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:: Spotlight :: Profile on Miss Multiverse Australia 2017 - Gabrielle Keaton

By: Carmine Pascuzzi

Grant Dwyer of AMG (Adpro Management Group) has been pivotal in the careers of a number of Australia’s top models, including Rachael Finch, Jesinta Franklin (nee Campbell), Jessica Kahawaty and the current Miss World Australia Esma Voloder

These also include specifically a number of models from the Newcastle Region in Northern New South Wales including Jennifer Hawkins Miss Universe 2004, and World Supermodel Australia’s 2013 Natalie Roser and World Supermodel Australia 2015 Vivienne Barclay

The current Miss Multiverse Australia Gabrielle Keaton is another such model who has had her career pivotally developed by Grant Dwyer. Gabrielle attended an AMG model casting in Newcastle earlier this year, Grant noted Gabrielle’s beauty and career goals and he advised Gabrielle on a strategy to nurture her profile and modelling career potential.

Since then Grant Dwyer has introduced Gabrielle to a number of industry contacts of note, invited her to a number of key Red Carpet Events to network and gain PR, arranged photo shoots with leading photographers including Peter Collie, He nurtured paid events work and modelling opportunities, brand ambassador roles and introduced Gabrielle to a number of key magazines including Maxim. As well as identifying the Miss Multiverse Modelling Competition and TV Show as a perfect vehicle to leverage her profile and potentially to win and represent Australia at an International level given the multifaceted judging criteria. This included an academic component given Gabrielle has just completed her University Degree in Zoology.

Grant has now followed up with modelling links and Brand Ambassador roles with Maui Jim Eyewear, Rose Noir Fashion label, Pretty Porter Kaftans, Oogii Handbags and Shoes and Byron Blu Swimwear etc. Grant sees a great future for Gabrielle and feels she has an excellent chance to be a serious contender at the Miss Multiverse International Final in the Dominican Republic. He sees her natural beauty and warm personality as magnificent assets for her modelling future.

Just prior to Gabrielle's excursion for the Miss Multiverse International Final, we took the opportunity to do a Q & A to find out a little more about the vivacious Sydneysider.

Q. What is your family background?

A. Dutch

Q. Did you grow up in your early teens wanting to be a model?

A. No. I wanted to be a scientist.

Q. What have you discovered / learnt from the modelling scene?

A. It is a very fast paced and demanding industry that is constantly evolving.

Q. Career highlights to date?

A. Winning Miss Multiverse Australia

Q. Favourite hobbies?

A. Playing football (soccer), running, and cooking.

Q. Favourite music?

A. I don't have specific type of music I like but I love anything upbeat you can sing and dance too. I also love old classics, The song Bohemian Rhapsody is my all time favourite by Queen.

Q. Favourite films?

A. Always loved the cartoon horse movie Spirit and India Jones.

Q. Beauty tips?

A. Always drink lots of water and eat good wholesome foods.

Q. What is your fashion sense?

A. Not entirely sure. I love things that are different and elegant but still groovy. I do love a nice flowing jumpsuit

Q. What do you feel sexiest wearing?

A. Believe it or not - activewear. It's comfy and when I'm comfy I feel good.

Q. Advice for young girls aspiring to be models?

A. Don't get caught up in the image of the industry. Make sure to stay true to who you are.

Q. What's the craziest thing that you've done?

A. Jumped off a rock cliff into a very narrow channel of water.

Q. What's the funniest pick up line you've encountered?

A. On a scale of 1 to 10 you're a 9 and I'm the one you need.

Q. Favourite place visited?

A. I love a little place near Belligen on the river. It was so beautiful and peaceful.

Q. Do you have a role model/s?

A. Nobody specific. Everyone I meet has done different things in their lives. Some have had tough and some have had inspiring journeys and it those stories that I admire.

Q. People you've admired generally?

A. Like I mentioned earlier I admire a lot of people and what they have done. Real people with real stories that I have met over the years.

Q. Are there any issues that you feel strongly about and would like to briefly discuss?

A. Not really.

Q. Future ambitions?

A. I'd like to do some post graduate study and travel to the Gal√°pagos Islands.

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Height: 177 cm / 5ft 10in
Weight: 69 kg / 151 lbs
Waist: 76 cm / 30in
Hips: 88 cm / 35in
Eyes: Brown