Sophie Van Den Akker

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Sophie Van Der Akker
Born Sophie Van Den Akker
(1990-08-01) 1 August 1990 (age 26)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Nationality Australian
Modeling information
Height 176.5 cm (5 ft 9 12 in)[1]
Hair color Auburn[1]
Eye color Brown[1]
Manager Chadwick Models Australia, PMA Models Hamburg, Germany, IMM Brussels, Berlin, Crystal Models Paris, France, Monster Management Milan, Italy, Two Management LA, USA

Sophie van den Akker is an Australian fashion model. She came third in the sixth cycle of the reality television show Australia's Next Top Model.[2]

Australia's Next Top Model[edit]

Sophie entered the Top Model House along with 15 other girls. As the show progressed she evolved from a commercial to a high fashion look, particularly the 'fur shoot' where she received best picture. She was praised by Alex Perry for giving the most 'expensive' photo of the competition whilst wearing Armani on a shoot.

She was told by Kat Doll from Elite Model Management that she could really work overseas. Until the last episode before the live finale, Kelsey and Sophie were on the bottom two and the judges could not decide who would join Amanda. Therefore, they decided to bring both girls until the end. Sophie placed third on the live finale.[2]


Sophie signed with Priscilla's Model Management in Sydney, Australia, but later moved with Chadwick Models in Melbourne & Sydney, Australia . She modeled for Avon and joined with Rachel Finch for the Speedo 2011 summer campaign.[2]

Sophie has appeared in an editorial for Faint Magazine Story UK, as well as a cover and editorial spread for Covet Magazine.[2]

In March 2011, she walked at L'oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival 2011 and in July that year she was announced as the face of Melbourne Spring Fashion Week.[3]

In August 2011, she walked for David Jones' Melbourne Preview Show alongside models Miranda Kerr and Samantha Harris. She also walked at the Speedo show at Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival alongside Rachel Finch and Eamon Sullivan.

She also walked for Myer Autumn Launch last 1 March 2012 with international models like Ruby Wilson and Jessica Hart, fellow antm alumni Samantha Downie. and Miss Universe 2005, Jennifer Hawkins.

She walked for Melbourne Fashion Series during L'oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival 2012 for designers like MIMCO, etc.

She is currently the face of Mossman Clothing Co.

Plays recruit no. 3 in Predestination.


In March 2012, she went to Germany and signed with PMA Models in Hamburg where she appeared for magazine such as ICON & Superior Magazine, Grazia Germany, she has done several photo shoots for Tino Criso, Fotoformplus and many more.


  1. ^ a b c Chadwick Models - Sophie van den Akker
  2. ^ a b c d "Vic teen Sophie Van Den Akker News", Australian News. Retrieved on 2010-08-21.
  3. ^ Dykes, Daniel (26 July 2011). "Time to shine: MSFW preview". Retrieved 26 July 2011. 

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