Megan Gale is an Australian model and actress. She began her career as a model at the age of 18 by winning a modeling competition in Perth. In 2008, Gale announced her retirement from runway modeling after 15 years and walked the catwalk for the last time. In May 2023, she announced that she would be making a Nostalgic Return To The Runway after 15 years.
Megan Gale Personal Life
Megan Gale was born on 7 August 1975 in Parmelia, Western Australia, Australia to an English father and a Maori mother. Her mother’s name is May Gale. Megan has two elder brothers.
On 14th July 2020, one of Gale’s brothers got missing from the Popanyinning General Store, 160km southeast of his Perth home. One week later, he was found dead in bushland next to his 1999 Honda CR-V SUV.
Megan Gale Career
Gale won a modeling competition in Perth at the age of 18. After several years of modeling, Gale became famous when in 1999 she was chosen to appear in advertisements for the Italian telecommunications company Omnitel (now Vodafone Italy). She appeared in commercials for the company until 2006. In 2003, she was also named the “Face of Australia in Italy” by the Australian Tourism Commission.
Gale graced the covers of Marie Claire Australia, Grazia, Gioia, GQ Italy and Australia, Maxim Italy, and InStyle Australia and appeared in editorials for Cosmopolitan Australia and Vogue Italia. Gale modeled for Italian fashion houses including Gianfranco Ferré, Genny, Gai Mattiolo and Mariella Burani, and Angelo Marani at Milan Fashion Week. Gale also favors many Australian designers such as Colette Dinnigan, Kirrily Johnston, Lisa Ho, Willow, and Alex Perry.
In 2006, she was a fashion commentator at the Logies Australian Television Awards. In January 2008, Gale announced her retirement from runway modeling after 15 years and walked the catwalk for the last time just weeks later when the David Jones winter collection was unveiled in Sydney. Her last costume was the Wonder Woman costume she was supposed to wear in the still-shelved Justice League of America movie.
In March 2011, Gale returned to the runway and closed Alex Perry’s 2011 Melbourne Fashion Festival show. In August 2011, Gale celebrated 10 years with department store David Jones, Australia’s longest-running fashion contract. That same month, Gale became an ambassador for L’Oréal Paris alongside Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, and Gwen Stefani. Gale has appeared in L’Oréal shampoo commercials in Australia, New Zealand, and Italy.
In May 2023, she announced that she would be making a Nostalgic Return To The Runway after a 15-year hiatus as part of the Melbourne Fashion Festival.
Megan Gale appeared in the Italian films Vacanze di Natale 2000, Bodyguards as herself in both films and Stregati dalla Luna (Bewitched by the Moon in Italian) as “Vivianna”. She also starred in the film Stealth (2005), playing the secretary of Dr. Orbit.
In January 2008, it was reported that she was offered the role of Wonder Woman in the upcoming George Miller film version of Justice League USA before the project was shelved and ultimately canceled. In August 2009, Gale finished filming her first Australian film, the romantic comedy I Love You Too in which she played Italian supermodel Francesca Moretti. Gale also appeared as “Fatma” in the Russell Crowe drama film The Water Diviner (2014) and 2015 as “Valkyrie” in Miller’s post-apocalyptic action film Mad Max: Fury Road.
In 2010, Gale launched the swimwear brand “Isola”. The series is sold in department stores, including “David Jones”.
In 2005, Gale became guest editor of the Nine Network travel show Getaway from October 2005 to June 2006. She also hosted the nine-part Australian documentary series What a Year with Mike Munro, which first aired on the Nine Network on 2 October 2006.
Gale also made a brief appearance on Australia’s Next Top Model in Cycle 4, Episode 4. She also appeared in episode 6 (2010), where the girls from that cycle performed in Isola’s first fashion show. In February 2005, Gale also became a National Ambassador for Children’s Aid. In 2009, she was appointed the first official national ambassador of the Red Cross.
In early 2011, Gale became the new host of Project Runway Australia, where she also served as a judge and executive producer of the design-based reality show. The new season premiered on July 4, 2011, on Arena TV. In 2016, Gale became a permanent judge on Australia’s Next Top Model.
Megan Gale Relationship
In 2011, Gale began dating Shaun Hampson, a Richmond footballer. On 20th July 2017, the couple got engaged. The couple welcomed two children, a son and a daughter named River and Rosie.
Megan Gale Net Worth
Gale has a net worth of $11 million. She earns by being a model and actress. She also earns via brand sponsorships. She has also worked with designers like Gianfranco Ferré, Colette Dinnigan, Kirrily Johnston, Lisa Ho, and many others.
Megan Gale Education
There is no information present publicly about her educational status so we cannot give any information.
Megan Gale Instagram Account
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Megan Gale Physical Stats
|Height||5 ft 11 in / 180 cm|
|Weight||137 lb / 62 kg|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Body Measurements||36-25-37 inch|
|Bra Size||40B US|
|Dress Size||6 (US) or 36 (EU)|
|Shoe Size||9.5 (US) or 41 (EU) or 7 (UK)|
Megan Gale Wiki/Bio
|Full Name||Megan Kate Gale|
|Date Of Birth||7 August 1975|
|Age||47 (as of 2023)|
|Birthplace||Parmelia, Western Australia, Australia|
|Parents||Mother- May Gale|
|Partner||Shaun Hampson (2011–)|
|Children||River and Rosie|
Megan Gale Filmography
|1999||Vacanze di Natale 2000|
|2001||Stregati dalla luna|
|2010||I Love You Too|
|2014||The Water Diviner|
|2015||Mad Max: Fury Road|
|2022||Three Thousand Years of Longing|
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