Jenny Derek

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Jenny Annette Derek is a former beauty pageant contestant. She became the second Australian to win the Miss International pageant.[1]

Her victory in 1981, beating 41 other contestants in Kobe, Japan, came 19 years after Tania Verstak took home the title.

Jenny went on to a successful modeling career in Adelaide. She appeared in Wheel of Fortune as the prizes hostess for several years.

She and her husband John owned The Body Shop franchise in South Australia until 2011. She is currently still in retail and had 3 children


  1. ^ "People". Chicago Tribune. September 8, 1981. Retrieved 2 November 2010. Jenny Annette Derek, Miss Australia, is the new Miss International and her favorite sports are jogging playing squash and cycling.

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