Episode 197: Jessica Mauboy – From Australian Idol, the Sapphires, Eurovision, and now a lead in a TV drama The Secret Daughter

Jessica Mauboy

Born and raised in Darwin, it was a humble Jessica Mauboy who auditioned among the flies for the fourth season of Australian Idol. Coming runner-up to Damien Leith, she went on to release platinum hits such as “Inescapable”, “Because” and “Burn”. After a number of film roles, Jess became the first Australian Indigenous actress to take on a lead role for a television …