Jesinta Franklin

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Jesinta Franklin
Jesinta Campbell 2015.jpg
Franklin at the InStyle Awards, May 2015
Jesinta Campbell

(1991-08-12) 12 August 1991 (age 28)
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
TitleMiss Universe Australia 2010
Lance Franklin (m. 2016)
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair colorBlonde
Eye colorBlue
Miss Universe Australia 2010
Miss Universe 2010
(2nd Runner-Up)

Jesinta Franklin (née Campbell)[2] (born 12 August 1991) is an Australian TV Host, model and beauty pageant titleholder. Franklin won Miss Universe Australia 2010 and represented Australia at Miss Universe 2010, placing 2nd Runner-Up.

Early life[edit]

Franklin grew up in Gold Coast, Queensland, and attended Silkwood school during her youth and Aquinas College through her high school years.[3]

Beauty pageant career[edit]

Franklin was crowned as Miss Universe Australia 2010 on 17 June 2010 representing Queensland. She later competed at the 2010 edition of the Miss Universe pageant on 23 August 2010 and finished as the 2nd Runner-Up behind Yendi Phillipps (Jamaica) and winner Ximena Navarrete (Mexico).[4] She was also designated Miss Congeniality at this pageant.[5]

Media career[edit]

Franklin (as Jesinta Campbell) published her first book, Live a Beautiful Life, in October 2016 [6]


In September 2010, she became a guest reporter for entertainment and fashion subjects on Seven Network's The Morning Show.[7]

In October 2011, she appeared as a contestant on the Nine Network's The Celebrity Apprentice Australia as a member of Team Unity.[8]


Franklin appeared on the Hot30 Countdown on 3 January 2012 and filled in for Maude Garrett with Matty Acton for one week. She came back as Matty Acton's co-host on 27 February 2012 on the Hot30 Countdown.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Jesinta Franklin is married to Australian rules football player Lance Franklin, who plays for the Sydney Swans in the Australian Football League (AFL).[9] They married in November 2016 in a private ceremony with close friends and family.[10]

In August 2019, Franklin announced that she was expecting her first child.[11]


  1. ^ "Jesinta Campbell". Asics. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
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  3. ^ Strebe, Sacha (25 August 2010). "Jesinta Campbell: reliving the journey". Retrieved 10 October 2013.
  4. ^ "Announce Final Results Mexico - Jimena Navarrete Miss Universe 2010". Archived from the original on 16 September 2011. Retrieved 24 August 2010.
  5. ^ AAP (25 August 2010). "Australia's Jesinta Campbell wins Miss Congeniality at Miss Universe finals in Las Vegas". Retrieved 3 July 2011.
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  7. ^ Squires, Rosie (5 September 2010). "Miss Universe runner-up Jesinta Campbell joins Channel Seven's Morning Show". The Sunday Mail. Queensland. Archived from the original on 14 September 2010. Retrieved 3 July 2011.
  8. ^ Knox, David (21 November 2011). "Julia Morris wins Celebrity Apprentice 2011". TV Tonight. Retrieved 26 November 2011.
  9. ^ Clarke, Jenna (21 December 2014). "Lance 'Buddy' Franklin and Jesinta Campbell engaged". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 21 December 2014.
  10. ^ "'Mr and Mrs Franklin'". NewsComAu. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  11. ^ Daoud, Elizabeth (27 August 2019). "Jesinta Campbell and AFL star husband Lance 'Buddy' Franklin announce pregnancy news". Seven News. Retrieved 27 August 2019.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Kosovo Marigona Dragusha
Miss Universe 2nd Runner-Up
Succeeded by
Brazil Priscila Machado
Preceded by
Queensland Rachael Finch
Miss Universe Australia
Succeeded by
Western Australia Scherri-Lee Biggs