About Jessica Mauboy
One of Australia’s most successful female artists, Jessica is from Darwin, with her mother from the Indigenous KuKu Yalanji tribe and her father from Timor.
Her musical journey began in 2006 with Australian Idol, and since then she’s sold over 3.4 million units globally, achieved five top 10 albums, 15 top twenty singles, four ARIA accredited Platinum selling albums and has won two ARIA Music Awards from 24 nominations. Jessica’s songs have been streamed globally 158 million times and her videos have been viewed globally 37 million times.
Her glittering music career has led her to tour around Australia and perform with global superstars Beyonce, Flo Rida and Chris Brown.
Apart from her music career, Mauboy started acting in the Australian film musical Bran Nue Dae. She starred in the critically acclaimed movie, The Sapphires, where she was awarded the AACTA Award and AFCA Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Julie.
Jessica has been a strong campaigner for the welfare of Indigenous children, and has opened many doors for Indigenous performers.