Name: Danah Wheatley
Date of Birth: 10th July
Place of Birth: Sydney, NSW.
Current Address: Yagoona, NSW
Likes: animal lover, aussie car enthusiast, interior design & house renovation, summer time! Xbox gamer.
Dislikes: cold weather, trains & buses, r’nb music, slow computers & fussy eaters.
Greatest Ambition: it was to be on a cover of one magazine, but I have been on the cover of more than four magazines now. Zoo Weekly would be my ultimate success story. But until then I hope to achieve the cover & feature of all magazines I am interested in.
What is important to you about modeling? I was an ‘ugly’ duckling if you will when I was younger, and it always played on my mind. I was always the last girl to be asked to dance at school dances and I wasn’t very outgoing. I spent most of my free time playing Playstation, hulled up in my room. In high school I started to get a little more confident, realizing that humor & comedy were my strong points. I could make anyone laugh & it made me feel better about myself because I didn’t have the strong beauty like some of my school peers had. When I was fresh out of high school, I started modeling, I was 17 & I took a big leap & transformed myself into the person I am today. It has given me a new insight & a new confidence I never thought Id ever have. I don’t regret being the little unsure, insecure person I was before though, because I am still that person now, just with a whole lot more confidence boosters to show for it. The type of person I was before not only made me an exceptionally great gamer but also opened up my eyes to the importance of acceptance. I have always had a close group of friends that I will do anything for, but going through high school I found myself being a friend to every one. And still to this day, no matter how many magazines I have been on, or how many competitions I have done, I am still the unsure little girl, using comedy to get by & getting all the high scores on Xbox live.
Complete this sentence: “Life is like (Don’t say “Box of Chocolates”, be original)
Anything you want it to be. You are the owner of your own life, and you make the rules. Don’t let anyone or anything hold you back or tell you that ‘you can’t do it’. This year, I’ve learnt the meaning behind the word “simplify”. It’s a very simple word, but it’s meaning is so crucial. I’ve simplified my life, and let go of all the things that weren’t making me happy or were standing in the way of what I wanted. I’ve never felt so liberated.
If we could give you anything at all … your greatest wish … what would that be ?
A new set of boobs? Or a cover of one of the most well known men’s magazines in Australia (or even the world) and maybe a HSV Monaro.
What would be the ideal theme to photograph you in ?
Most definitely on the beach in a bikini. Or in a decked out bedroom in lingerie. I was so much lingerie that I have never ever been shot in. It seems a waste that no one has seen it…
Where did you hear about us ?
My friend Megan Creighton recently shot for you & she sent me a photo of her tear sheets that were going to be featured & it rekindled my love of modeling & magazine spreads and I took the plunge to ask you to shoot again