Megan is one of Australia’s most recognised, loved and trusted personalities. A multi-faceted talent – model, actress, designer, TV personality, brand ambassador – Megan’s career has now spanned over two decades. Megan has an exceptionally broad audience appeal across a diversity of ages, genders, socio demographic profiles, interests and lifestyles.
Highly unique, Megan embodies the precious balance of being both aspirational and inspirational; high-end and accessible; glamorous and natural. Megan and her partner Shaun Hampson are proud parents to their son River & daughter Rosie.
Born and raised in Perth, Australia, Megan began modeling during her final year of high school. After building a substantial portfolio, Megan won a modeling competition at 18 years of age which spurred her to move to Sydney to pursue a professional career in the industry.
In a career now spanning two decades, Megan has modeled extensively in Australia and abroad both on and off the catwalk for a variety of clients, brands and events.
Demonstrating equal appeal and credentials for both advertising and editorial work, Megan quickly became a regular face on magazine pages, television screens and billboards around the globe.
With her undeniable and charismatic presence both on the runway and in front of the camera, Megan is without question and still remains one of Australia’s most accomplished, acclaimed and in-demand models.
the Italian years
After several successful years working in Australia, Megan rose to international fame when she was cast in a series of advertisements for Italian Omnitel (Vodafone).
Both life and career changing for Megan, she became an overnight sensation as the first advertisement aired and a devoted Italian fan base was born.
Inundated with new opportunities, Megan embraced the chance to live and work in the country that would quickly become her second home.
During her years in Italy, Megan modeled for several Italian fashion houses at the prestigious Milan Fashion Week, including Mariella Burani, Angelo Marani and Gianfranco Ferré where she walked alongside Naomi Campbell.
Megan also starred in a number of Italian movies and television shows.
One of Australia’s most adored, admired and influential personalities, Megan has worked as an ambassador for a number of leading brands throughout her career. Highly trusted within the consumer landscape, Megan brings a credibility and genuine authenticity that people both respect and value. Megan has a track record of converting awareness and influence to sales via a variety of ambassador roles within the beauty, fashion, travel and lifestyle categories.
the business woman
In 2010 Megan launched resort-style swimwear brand, Isola by Megan Gale. Megan’s goal was to create a swimwear and resort-wear range predominantly aimed at women in their 30s and 40s that was sophisticated, sexy, chic and very wearable. Upon it’s launch, Isola by Megan Gale quickly secured a large and highly loyal customer base with significant growth season to season.
With a passion for design and natural eye for style, Megan created a capsule collection of homewares - MG Australia - in September 2015, sold exclusively in Target Australia. The range consisted of high quality but affordable bed linen, cushions, throws and towels with consumers instantly falling in love with the collection.
In 2016 Megan donated her esteemed design flair to a unique collaboration in support of the men’s health. Megan joined forces with innovative watch company UNCLE JACK to create a limited-edition collection of unisex timepieces with proceeds from every sale being donated to the Movember Foundation.
the tv personality
Television was a natural progression for Megan and she began as a guest reporter for Channel Nine’s popular Getaway travel program in 2005. She also worked with Mike Munro to co-host the Australian documentary program What A Year which aired in late 2006.
Megan was signed as the host, judge and executive producer on Foxtel’s Project Runway Australia for the 2011 and 2012 seasons. The design-based reality show was a ratings smash for Foxtel’s Arena TV and saw Megan thrive both in front and behind the camera.
Having featured multiple times as a coveted guest judge on Foxtel’s Australia’s Next Top Model throughout the years, Megan was signed as a permanent judge for the 2016 season alongside Alex Perry and Jennifer Hawkins.
Megan’s popularity as a guest of Channel Ten’s The Project over the years has led to her appearing as a guest panelist for the show many times.
Megan has always been actively committed to giving back to the community around her. Throughout her career, Megan has worked with a number of charitable organisations and supported several philanthropic organisations and her passion to assist in making the world a better place continues to be a key priority for her.