Jess Hardy

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Jessica Hardy is an Australian media and radio personality, and former reality television contestant who became best known on television franchise Big Brother Australia in 2002, known to the public simply as Jess, as a housemate she became well known during her time in the Gold Coast compound for her relationship and later subsequent marriage with Nathan Martin, better known as Marty, after the series ended. Their marriage was televised in the series Marty and Jess: An Outback Wedding. They are now divorced.[1]

She was a contestant in channel 7's "The Mole" in 2001, however she was eliminated along with five other contestants in a twist in the very first episode.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Sh grew up on the Gold Coast, Queensland. Her brother was killed in the 2002 Bali bombings.[2]

Radio career[edit]

From May–December 2007 she was working at Lismore, New South Wales radio station ZZZ FM. She later moved to a radio station in Dubbo and then 2CSF, a Star FM station in Coffs Harbour, New South Wales. Hardy then went on to Breakfast radio from 6 am, on local Tweed Heads, New South Wales broadcaster, Radio 97.[3]

Jess appeared on the television show Dating in the Dark Australia[4] She now works at POWER100 a rock radio station in Townsville (2017).