Born in Brisbane Australia, Ellie spent her childhood climbing trees, playing sport, performing, exploring nature, riding bikes and horses.

 

The outgoing, androgynously dressed, tomboy Ellie originally aspired to become an actress however before her 14th birthday her destiny took an unexpected turn, she was discovered by a talent scout and a modelling career was born. Whilst attending a Brisbane school, Ellie modelled on holidays and weekends while also attending NIDA acting classes on holidays before graduating in 2008 to successfully pursue modeling full time.

 

Now being represented by New York management team, Ellie resides in Los Angeles and has modelled for various internationally known brands in all forms of media, has been featured in and on the cover of numerous magazines, appeared on TV shows, radio and news. On top of that, Elllie designed her own limited collection of swimwear which gained international recognition.

 

Ellie is also an avid animal lover and proud global ambassador for Australia Zoos charity; Wildlife Warriors. Alongside other internationally known names including Bindi Irwin, The Veronicas and Justin Timberlake, she supports the amazing work that the late Steve Irwin and wife Terri Irwin founded. For more information click here.

 

Ellie has acquired an incredible following and loyal fan base through her social media channels. With a total reach of 4.5 million people, Ellie is able to stay in contact with her fans on a daily basis by engaging with people who enjoy being a part of her journey. With Ellie being so passionate about pursuing her own goals and empowering the people around her, it has been this interaction with the people following her journey that has been one of the driving forces behind the creation of her YouTube channel and many other projects she works on.

 

“With every job, business venture or project that I commit to, I do it with passion and work hard to achieve my goals. I truly hope to inspire, encourage and lead as many people as I can to do the same. There is something extremely beautiful about a woman who goes after what she wants with confidence and a vision to be a better version of herself than she was yesterday."
 

With having achieved all of this in her early 20s; Ellies success is fueled by ongoing passion, hard work, dedication and a hunger to lead.

 

Ellie;

 

Born in Australia.

Lives in Los Angeles.

Rode horses for 10 years.

Was a ballerina for 5 years.

Was a tomboy from age 5.

Has a Pomeranian named Daisy.

Has 10 years of singing experience/vocal training

Is of Australian, Portuguese and Caribbean ancestry.

Enjoys staying active daily and lives a healthy, positive lifestyle.

Has appeared on the cover of MAXIM Magazine Australia 3 times, being the first Australian model to do so.

 

 

ABOUT ELLIE GONSALVES

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