Jessica Mauboy Top 5 Facts

 
1
Jess was born Jessica Hilda Mauboy on August 4, 1989.
2
Jess grew up in Darwin, Northern Territory!
3
Jess scored the first 'touchdown' of the series from Idol judge Mark Holden on September 24, 2006 for her rendition of Christina Aguilera's 'Beautiful'.
4
In December, Jess's version of Night Of My Life was leaked by a New Zealand website which released it legally for download, even though she was not the winner!
5
When she was only 14 Jess won the 'Road to Tamworth' talent search, which gave her a record deal with Sony BMG. She recorded a country version of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' by Cyndi Lauper. There was a bit of controversy surrounding this during her stint on Idol, because contestants are not allowed to already have a recording contract.

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