She grew up with parents, Ferdy and Therese Mauboy in Darwin, Northern Territory. Born and raised in Darwin, Northern Territory, Mauboy rose to fame in 2006 on the fourth season of Australian Idol; she became the runner-up and subsequently signed a recording contract with Sony Music Australia. When Jessica Mauboy fell out of love with music, she did the only thing her heart truly wanted: she went home. ''My father is Indonesian Timorese, my mother Aboriginal Australian,'' she says. Australian pop star Jessica Mauboy may have launched her singing career by reaching the finals of TV's Australian Idol in 2006, but she soon transcended pop idol status with her upbeat blend of contemporary pop and R&B. Jessica Hilda Mauboy famed as Jessica Mauboy is an Australian R&B and pop singer, songwriter, and actress who rose to fame after finishing 2nd in the fourth season of the music competition, ‘Australian Idol’, which also resulted in a recording deal with Sony Music Australia.She competed for Australia at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest and reached 20th place. AAP October 30, 2015 10:32am. She is one talented lady with pipes that have blown us (and the rest of the country) away. Read more. Jessica Mauboy is Australian, she was conceived on the fourth of August 1989 in Darwin, Northern Territory. Jessica Hilda Mauboy (born 4 August 1989) is an Australian singer and songwriter who rose to prominence on the fourth season of Australian Idol in 2006, placing second behind winner Damien Leith. The pop star has some shiny new bling on her ring finger. Kathy McCabe August 15, 2020 - 4:24PM We first met Jessica Mauboy in 2006 when she auditioned for Australian Idol season four in Alice Springs.. She was only 16, and blew the absolute socks off the judges with her rendition of Whitney Houston’s ‘I Have Nothing.’. She is also a hell of a lot of fun. Terms of Use; Privacy Policy; AdChoices; Advertising; California Privacy Rights; Do Not Sell My Personal Information © 2019 Billboard. "The love of my life proposed to … Singer Jessica Mauboy will marry her boyfriend of 10 years, the couple confirming the engagement by posting a series of images on social media. Jessica Mauboy is a singer, songwriter, actress, and one of Australia’s hottest exports. Jessica Mauboy has revealed the inspiration behind her award-winning new single which is deeply personal and goes back to her family roots. Jessica Mauboy’s Bio. Jessica Mauboy has had no other relationships that we know of. Announcing the happy news with a loved-up photo on Instagram earlier this month, Magripilis reportedly popped the question on a beach while holidaying in his native Greece. Instagram/Jessica Mauboy Speaking previously to WHO, Jess has said she ‘knows’ she and Themeli will get married and go on to have children in the future. Not to mention, Jessica Mauboy and her partner moved in her $1.8 million two-level Sydney apartment. About Billboard. According to sources, after asking Jessica’s family for permission, Themeli proposed to her while they were holidaying in his homeland of Kalymnos. Jessica Mauboy is reportedly engaged to her boyfriend, Themeli Magripilis. Thus, Jessica belongs to Australian nationality and indigenous ethnicity. Singing Whitney Houston's 'I Have Nothing' at the show's Alice Springs auditions. 'The craziest thing is I actually haven't envisioned us being married, and I think it will happen when it happens. It looks like Jessica Mauboy might have an excuse to Pop a Bottle, as she has hinted that wedding plans may be just around the corner for her and boyfriend Themeli Magripilis. Watch the full story in the clip above The couple announced the happy news by posting a … Though they made the long-distance relationship work, Mauboy can’t hide her excitement at his upcoming relocation to Sydney. According to 7News, Themeli surprised Jessica by getting down on one knee while on holiday in Greece. Since Idol, she has released two solo albums which were certified gold and platinum respectively. Her original name is Jessica Hilda Mauboy and she has 4 sisters 3 of whom are senior to her – Sandra, Jenny and Catherine; and … Beloved Australian popstar Jessica Mauboy and her boyfriend of 10 years, Themeli Magripilis, are officially engaged, and she’s finally given us a glimpse of the ring. Similarly, her mother hails as an Indigenous Australian. Get to know her like never before! “He’s here tonight, hiding away,” said … Now, Jessica Mauboy age is 30 years old born on 4 August 1989. Her father is an electrician and belongs to Indonesian descent. Chris Pratt steps out with son Jack as they visit construction site of their $15.6 million mansion ... Michelle Williams and husband Thomas Kail take their bundle of joy for a family walk in NYC. Jessica Mauboy is reportedly engaged to her partner of 10 years, Themeli Magripilis. Themeli Magripilis reportedly surprised Mauboy by popping the question on a beach in his native homeland of Greece. WATCH: Jessica Mauboy is set to marry boyfriend Themeli Magripilis Share. Why Jess Mauboy supports the Uluru climbing ban; Singer Jessica Mauboy will marry her boyfriend of 10 years, the couple confirming the engagement by posting a series of images on social media. Congratulations to one of Australia’s most successful female artists, Jessica Mauboy and her long-time boyfriend Themeli Magripilis, who have gotten engaged in Greece. Born and raised in Darwin, Northern Territory, Mauboy rose to fame in 2006 on the fourth season of Australian Idol; she became the runner-up and subsequently signed a recording contract with Sony Music Australia.After releasing a live album of her Idol performances and briefly … Everybody knows Jessica Mauboy, but they don’t know JESSICA HILDA MAUBOY. Jessica Mauboy's engagement news. Aussie darling Jessica Mauboy is engaged to boyfriend of 10 years Themeli Magripilis. Her father, an electrician, came from West Timor island, Indonesia, while her mother is from the indigenous Kuku Yalanji people in the rainforest regions of Far North Queensland, Australia. Mauboy has been with her formerly Darwin-based boyfriend, Themeli Magripilis, for the past eight years. The couple announced via Instagram that they are set to be wed, with Themeli reportedly popping the question on a beach whilst the couple were holidaying in his native, Greece. Jessica Hilda Mauboy was born on August 4, 1989 in Darwin, Northern Territory to Ferdy and Therese. Jessica Mauboy says she 'hasn't even thought' about marriage Jess has been with her boyfriend since 2016 - by Milly Haddrick Jessica Mauboy has been dating Themeli Magripilis since 2016, but the former Australian Idol star revealed that any thoughts of a wedding have never crossed her mind. Jessica Hilda Mauboy (born 4 August 1989) is an Australian R&B; and pop singer, songwriter, and actress. Jessica Mauboy has ended her professional relationship with her agent-of-16-years David Champion. Jessica Mauboy is reportedly engaged to her partner of 10 years, Themeli Magripilis. Accordi… Short Biography. Jessica Mauboy wants her fans to get to know the real her. Jessica Hilda Mauboy (born 4 August 1989) is an Australian R&B and pop singer, songwriter, and actress. Australian singer Jessica Mauboy is engaged to her boyfriend of 10 years. Jessica Mauboy at 16 auditioning for Australian Idol Season 4 in 2006. Jessica Mauboy is engaged to her longtime partner Themeli Magripilis, she announced on Instagram on Wednesday. Oct 07, 2019 6:30am. Show Comments. 23-11-2020 22:44 via dailymail.co.uk. It's that thing, like, what would heaven be like? Jessica Mauboy opens up about marriage plans with long-time partner In her most revealing interview yet, Jessica Mauboy spills on her relationship with … The singer and her partner of more than 10 years are currently on vacation in Europe, where it's believed the construction worker proposed in his native Greece. The adorable couple are currently on a three week getaway to Themeli’s home country of Greece, where it’s believed he popped the question to the 30-year-old Australian singer. 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