ABOUT ELLIE GONSALVES
Proudly represented by One DAYDREAM PR Ellie Gonsalves is a model, actress, entrepreneur and wildlife warrior.
Born in Brisbane, Australia, Ellie spent her childhood climbing trees, playing sports and riding horses.
The young tomboy, Ellie dreamed of becoming an actress as she had a natural charismatic ability to perform in front of people. As a result of this, before her 14th birthday, she was enrolled for some extra curricular activities including singing, dancing, acting and modelling.
This ultimately lead to the occasional modelling jobs between school. Ellie landed the lead role of Sandy in a ‘Grease Is The Word’ production in her final year of highschool and also continued to work while studying with the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA).
She kept a busy schedule taking acting classes until she graduated in the year 2008 and with her new skill set intact, she started to model full-time while pursuing opportunities in film and television.
Ellie has been on the cover of numerous magazines, worked with notable international labels, starred in a coconut water commercial, hosted a popular TV show named JETPACK Nation and also designed her own limited-edition swimwear collection, which gained international acclaim.
Ellie was the star of the hugely popular Yellowtail Wines Super Bowl commercial which aired in February 2017 and made Ellie a household name. She has also opened for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, stared on the cover of Treats! Magazine, Flaunt Magazine and Maxim, shot campaigns for L'Oreal, Guess Jeans, Stylerunnerand most recently Ellie fronted the 2019 Spring campaign for Khloe Kardashians denim label, Good American and sat on the judging panel for their Australian model casting held in Sydney, Australia.
In January 2017 Ellie was cast as WWE Diva ‘Madison’ in an upcoming comedy/drama called 'Fighting With My Family'. The film is produced by Seven Bucks Productions, written and directed by Stephen Merchant and stars Dwayne Johnson, Lena Headey, Vince Vaughn, Florence Pugh and Nick Frost, it was released in cinemas worldwide February 2019.
Most recently Ellie worked alongside award winning director Peter Spann and starred in/co-produced an award-winning dark comedy short film called ‘ZEBRA’. Taking out the Festigious International Film Festival ‘Best Dark Comedy’, 'Best Horror' and ‘Best Actress in an indie’ film awards, ‘Best Horror Film’ by New York Film Awards, 'Best Horror' by Los Angeles Film Awards and ‘Best Dark Comedy’ award by Topshorts Film Festival.
Ellies work as a model has not only gone as far as photoshoots and campaigns, it has led her to appear for brands such as L’OREAL, REVOLVE, Beautyblender, Ole Henriksen, Good American, GUESS, Yellowtail Wines, G.H. Mumm Champagne, Dubai Tourism, Hamilton Island Tourism, Virgin Australia, RPPLE, Lorna Jane, Universal Pictures, St Tropez and Cotton On.
In 2011 Australia Zoo announced Ellie as a global ambassador for the Steve Irwin Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors charity alongside names like Bindi Irwin, Olivia Newton-John and Justin Timberlake. Ellie has used her voice to raise awareness for Wildlife Warriors and was just recently awarded and recognized for the last 8 years she has dedicated towards the charity.
Ellies social media following of 5 million+ people across her channels watch on as she walks into many exciting projects and engages with them on a daily basis. She combined her passion for health and fitness and launched her Body By Ellie Program to her online community, a guide to how she transformed her body and life which has reach thousands of women around the world.
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