Nicole Trunfio

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Nicole Trunfio
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Trunfio at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival
Born (1986-03-16) 16 March 1986 (age 33)
Merredin, Australia
Years active2002–present
Gary Clark Jr. (m. 2016)
Modeling information
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Hair colorDark brown
Eye colorHazel
AgencyIMG Models (Worldwide)[1]
Iconic Management (Berlin)[2]

Nicole Trunfio (born 16 March 1986) is an Australian model from Merredin, Western Australia.


Trunfio was the winner of the third installment of the Australian television series Supermodel of Australia in 2002 and came second in the international version, Supermodel of the World.[3]

She has modelled for various Australian as well as international designers including Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, Christian Dior, Gucci, Fendi, Missoni, Roberto Cavalli, Vivienne Westwood, Valentino, Victoria's Secret, Sweetface, and Neiman Marcus, she has appeared in campaigns for Karl Lagerfeld, D&G, Sonia Rykiel, Lacoste, Sisley, Anne Taylor, BCBG Max Azria, Chadwick's and Guess. Trunfio has worked with photographers such as Richard Avedon for Kenneth Cole campaign, Patrick Demarchelier for Harpers Bazaar, Steven Klein for D&G campaign, Peter Lindbergh for Italian Vogue, Terry Richardson for British Vogue, Greg Kadel, Melvin Sokosky, Russell James, and is the current face of Ulta.

She has been passionate about acting since childhood and in 2006, she began several years of studying in New York City with people such as Susan Batson, Harold Guskin, Stella Adler Studio, she is attending NIDA, and was featured in the Australian movie Two Fists, One Heart playing the role of Italian temptress Jessica.

She served as a mentor for the female models in the second season of the American version of Make Me a Supermodel, she was also a mentor for one of the three teams on the first season of The Face Australia.[4]

Trunfio is represented by IMG Models in New York City, Iconic Management in Berlin and Viviens Model Management in Australia.

Trunfio replaced Miranda Kerr as the face of David Jones' winter 2011 launch.

Personal life[edit]

Trunfio is the youngest girl in a family of four children, she is Italian Australian, her father having origins in Calabria and her mother, Kim (née Poulton) is Australian.[5] She attended St. Mary's Primary School in Merredin.[6] Later Trunfio and her family moved to Australind, she is married to musician Gary Clark Jr.[7]


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  3. ^ "Supermodel Nicole Trunfio: Jewelry, Beautiful Babies & New York City". Billabout. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  4. ^ Knox, David (9 January 2009). "Aussie model to mentor American Supermodel". Retrieved 9 January 2009.
  5. ^ Surace, Marika. "Nicole Trunfio". Vogue Italia. Retrieved 17 December 2014.
  6. ^ "Nicole a country girl at heart". Merredin-Wheatbelt Mercury. 29 March 2006. Archived from the original on 20 July 2012. Retrieved 9 January 2009.
  7. ^ Croffey, Amy (21 April 2016). "Nicole Trunfio marries Gary Clark Jr. in Coachella-style wedding". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 30 August 2017.

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