Gemma Ward Biography

Published On Aug 23, 2015
Facts of Gemma Ward
Date of Birth: 1987 , November-3
Birth Nation: Australia
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Gemma Ward
Nationality Australian
Birth Place/City Perth, Australia
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Acting, Modeling
Weight in KG 57 kg
Married Yes
Married to David Letts
Children Naia
Education Presbyterian Ladies' College, Perth
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wikipedia
TV Show Bitten
Net Worth $8 Million USD
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blond. Born
Body Measurements 32-26-34 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Birth Name Gemma Louise Ward
Father Gary Ward
Mother Claire
Working For Actress/Model
Face Color White
Famous for Model and Actress
Divorce Yes
Awards Not yet
Breast Size 32
Waist size 26 in
Hip Size 34 in
Salary N/A
Tattoo(s) Not Available
Religion Roman Catholic
Neck Size 8.6
Shoe Size 9
Movies The Great Gatsby
Sisters Sophie Ward
Siblings Henry Ward,Oscar Ward
Girlfriend Amber Smith
Music Group Maybach Music Group
Nick Name Miss January 1999
Affair with Amber Smith
Albums Don Henley
Chest Size Unknown
Boyfriend David Letts
Special Title Miss January 1999
View moreless Facts of Gemma Ward

In 2008, Ward started dating actor Heath Ledger. At the end of 2007, they were also found together celebrating their holidays. They first met each other in November 2007 in New York when she was just turned 20. But it took three years for the conformation that they are seeing each other. In 2011, in an interview for The Sunday Telegraph, she confirmed that they had "developed a relationship and we started seeing each other."  Later in 2013, she started her affairs with someone else. In early December 2013, Ward and her boyfriend, David Letts became parents. She gave birth to a baby girl, whom she named Naia. They are about to get married but the exact date is not conformed and she is excited to be spouse. She is not married yet, so there is no way to get divorced. 

Ward never thought of modeling in her life. Her modeling career was an accidental one. When she was fourteen, she was accompanying her friends to the Australian modeling competition Search for a Supermodel. But unfortunately she ended up being scouted herself. Since her childhood days, she was fascinated towards acting and drama. To be an actor was her dream. She has played alongside Toni Collette and Rhys Wakefield in Australian director Elissa Down's film The Black Balloon as the girlfriend of a boy whose brother has autism. It is reported that she can earn net worth of $10,000 and $20,000 for a catwalk show and up to $100,000 for ad campaigns.

 

Gemma Ward

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Born in Perth, Western Australia

November 3 , 1987

Ward was from an upper middle class family. She was one of the four children of her parents. She was born in Perth, Western Australia to Gary Ward, an Australian doctor, and Claire, an English nurse. She has one older sister, Sophie, and younger twin brothers, Oscar and Henry.

Passion for acting

April 30 , 1997

Gemma used to be the family clown. Her ambition was acting and her passion for acting was born in 1997 when she played as the witch in a school play of Hansel and Gretel at age ten. She also took part in various other plays during her childhood days.

Conformed that she had developed a relation Heath Ledger

November 24 , 2011

In 2008, Ward started dating actor Heath Ledger. At the end of 2007, they were also found together celebrating their holidays. They first met each other in November 2007 in New York when she was just turned 20. In 2011, in an interview for The Sunday Telegraph, she confirmed that they had "developed a relationship and we started seeing each other." 

Started seeing David Letts

May 1 , 2013

Later in 2013, she started her affairs with someone else. The exact date when she ended her previous relationship is unknown. In 2013, Ward started dating her partner, David Letts. In December 2013, they also became parents of their first baby girl.

Became a mother of a baby girl named Naia

December 31 , 2013

In early December 2013, Ward and her boyfriend, David Letts became parents. She gave birth to a baby girl, whom she named Naia. She was just 26, when she 26 at that time. It is believed that they are living together happily.

Started her modelling career

November 23 , 2002

Ward modeling career was an accidental one. She never thought of modeling in her life. When she was fourteen, she was accompanying her friends to the Australian modeling competition Search for a Supermodel. But unfortunately she ended up being scouted herself.

Nominated in Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards

October 6 , 2009

In 2009, Ward was nominated in Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards for Best Actress. She was nominated in this award for her role in The Black Ballon. In 2008, she was also nominated in IF Awards. But both times she didn't win the award.

Was named Breakout Stars to Watch for in 2011

February 16 , 2011

In 2011, Ward was named as one of the 'Breakout Stars to Watch for in 2011' by MTV Networks' NextMovie.com. Before three years in 2008, she was also ranked 30th in the 2008 FHM Australia list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World".

Appeared on the cover of Teen Vogue magazine

July 16 , 2005

In 2005, Ward became the first model ever to appear on the cover of Teen Vogue magazine. The same year, she also appeared on the spring 2005 cover of TIME Magazine's Style & Design issue. Vogue Paris also listed her on one of the top 30 models of the 2000s. 

 

Won Young Hollywood Awards

June 20 , 2001

In 2001, she was honored by Young Hollywood Awards for New Stylemaker - Female. In 2015, she was nominated in Behind the Voice Actors Awards for Best Female Vocal Performance in a Television Series in a Guest Role - Action/Drama but she didn't win it.

Began her modelling career

November 12 , 1993

In November 1993, while she was attending Nancy Bounds' Studios, she was noticed at her graduation fashion show by model agent Michael Flutie. She was then invited to New York City to begin modeling professionally. She then joined Company Management.

Began her acting career

February 19 , 1999

She began her acting career in 1999 and her debut role was in the Daniel Waters' comedy Happy Campers, as Pixel. She first appeared in a large Hollywood production with her role as the seventeen-year-old nurse, Betty, in the World War II epic romance Pearl Harbor (2001).

Voted 20th in Stuff magazine's list

2002

In 2002, she was listed in Stuff magazine's and she was ranked 20th in the "102 Sexiest Women in the World" (2002). The same year she was also honored by Loaded Magazine. She was voted 30th in Loaded magazine's "Hot 100 Babes" (2002).

Listed on Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005

2005

In 2005, she was listed on the  Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list. She was ranked 28th on that list. After two years, she was also listed on the same list for the second time but this time her rank was lowered and she was ranked 36th.

 

Won Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2002

In 2002, he also won Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards for Best Acting Ensemble. He was also honored by this award the next year in the same category. In 2004, he again was nominated in this award but this time he was not lucky enough like before.

Won Screen Actors Guild Awards

2004

Ian won Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2004 for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. He was also honored with this award in 2002 and it was for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role.

Awarded with CBE

1979

Ian has given lots of thing to the world from his acting in mover as well as in drama. So, in return of this he was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 1979 for his services to drama.

Honored by Laurence Olivier Theatre Award

1985

In 1985, he was honored by the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award (1984 season) for Best Actor in a Revival for "Wild Honey". He was also honored with this award in 1991 (1990 season) for Best Actor in "Richard III" at the Royal National Theatre.

Listed in the 100 most powerful people in British

2008

He has not just won some prestigious awards in his life. In 2008, he was ranked 45th in the 2008 Telegraph's list "the 100 most powerful people in British culture". It like there is no award he has won or listed in.

Honored by University of Ulster

February 3 , 2013

Ian received almost all honors through his acting career. On February 3, 2013, University of Ulster also honored him and provided him an honorary doctorate. On 18 June 2014, Cambridge University also awarded him an honorary Doctorate of Letters.

Diagnosed with prostate cancer

2012

December of 2012 was really a sad day for all his fan followers. Someday in December, he reveled that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. And he stated on his blog that "There is no cause for alarm. I am examined regularly and the cancer is contained. I've not needed any treatment."

Honored by British Empire

1990

Throughout his life, he is actively involved in acting in movies and also in dramas. In 1990, he was honored by the British Empire. They awarded him the Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in 1990 for his services to drama.