Nicole Trunfio

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Nicole Trunfio
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Trunfio in 2012 Tribeca Film Festival
Born Nicole Trunfio
(1986-03-16) 16 March 1986 (age 30)
Merredin, Australia
Ethnicity Italian Australian
Partner(s) Gary Clark, Jr. (fiancé)
Children 1
Modeling information
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Hair color Dark brown
Eye color Hazel
Manager Iconic Management
IMG Models
Traffic Models
Viviens Model Management [1]

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.[2]

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[3][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 Australian.[5] She attended St. Mary's Primary School in Merredin.[6] Later Trunfio and her family moved to Australind, where she attended Parkfield primary and then Australind Senior High School. On 5 November 2014, Nicole announced that she is engaged and expecting her first child with longtime boyfriend musician Gary Clark, Jr.[7] On 11 January 2015, the couple welcomed their son Zion.[8]


  1. ^ "Nicole Trunfio - Fashion Model Directory". Fashion Model Directory. Retrieved 13 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Supermodel Nicole Trunfio: Jewelry, Beautiful Babies & New York City". Billabout. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  3. ^ Knox, David (9 January 2009). "Aussie model to mentor American Supermodel". Retrieved 9 January 2009. 
  4. ^ "Nicole Trunfio". IMDb. Retrieved 13 July 2014. 
  5. ^ Surace, Marika. "Nicole Trunfio". Vogue Italia. Retrieved 17 December 2014. 
  6. ^ "Nicole a country girl at heart". Merredin-Wheatbelt Mercury. 29 March 2006. Retrieved 9 January 2009. 
  7. ^ Gusmaroli, Danielle; Soldani, Bianca (5 November 2014). "Nicole Trunfio pregnant with her first child and confirms she's engaged to partner Gary Clark. On April 19 Trufnfio married Gary ClarkJr". The Daily Mail. Retrieved 22 February 2016. 
  8. ^ Soldani, Bianca (12 January 2015). "Nicole Trunfio gives birth to first child with fiance Gary Clark Jr". The Daily Mail. Retrieved 22 February 2016. 

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