Elyse Knowles

Elyse Knowles

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Elyse Knowles
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Elyse Knowles in August 2015
Occupation Model
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Hair color Blonde
Eye color Blue

Elyse Knowles is an Australian model best known for winning the reality television series, The Block, in 2017.[1]

She is a brand ambassador for Myer.[2]

Early life[edit]

Elyse was born and raised in Melbourne[3] to Stuart and Kim. She has two younger siblings, a sister, Tahlea, and a brother, Brayden.

Elyse started modeling in when she was 10 years old. Throughout primary school, she worked for a group of family brands, such as Target, until she was chosen for a Jay Jays campaign.[4] When she turned 16, she travelled to China and Hong Kong to model internationally.[5]

Career[edit]

In 2015, she became a fitness model for Billabong, she was the female ambassador for the Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix and the Melbourne Spring Racing ambassador.[6] Elyse also launched her own fashion label, “Evrryday”.[7]

In 2016, Elyse was the face of ulta3, the face of the Caulfield Cup Carnival,[8] an ambassador for ATC Longines Golden Slipper, alongside Rachel Griffiths,[9] and an ambassador for DHL’s “Safer Beaches” campaign, reminding people to swim between the flags.[10]

Elyse and her boyfriend Josh Barker, were one of five couples competing in Nine Network’s thirteenth season of The Block, premiered on 30 July 2017.[11] They won when their renovated house sold at auction to comedian Dave Hughes, for $3.067 million AUD. This allowed the couple to pay off their mortgage in real life.[12] Also in 2017, Elyse became WaterAid’s event ambassador, in her first charity ambassador role.[13]

The publicity boost from Elyse’s win in The Block, helped her book more modelling gigs and has contributed to a busy 2018, particularly with ambassador roles.[14] She is an ambassador for Aveda Haircare,[15] Seafolly, Davidoff Parfum ‘Cool Water’ Fragrance,[16] and more recently Myer, where fellow Aussie model Jennifer Hawkins stepped down from her role there after 12 years.[17]

Personal Life[edit]

Elyse met her boyfriend Josh in his hometown, Byron Bay, in 2013. They currently reside in Melbourne together.[18
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Self (2 credits)
 2017 The Block (TV Series)
Herself

The Block Auctions (2017) … Herself (as Elyse)
Living and Dining Walk Arounds & Challenge (2017) … Herself (as Elyse)
48 Hour Challenge Reveal (2017) … Herself (as Elyse)
48 Hour Challenge (2017) … Herself (as Elyse)

 

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