Moraya Wilson Wiki, Height, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Moraya Wilson

Moraya Wilson is an Australian model, who was crowned the 2nd runner-up at the 72nd Miss Universe pageant (2023).


Moraya Wilson was born on Monday, 10 September 2001 (age 22 years; as of 2023) in Melbourne, Australia. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. She attended Caulfield Grammar School in Melbourne. In 2023, she earned a bachelor’s degree in business marketing from RMIT University in Melbourne. [1]LinkedIn – Moraya Wilson

Physical Appearance

[2]Vivien’s Models Height: 5′ 9½”

Weight (approx.): 55 kg

Hair Colour: Medium Blonde

Eye Colour: Hazel

Figure Measurements (approx.): 30-26-32

Moraya Wilson


Parents & Siblings

Her father, Anton Joseph Wilson, is a businessman. Her mother’s name is Melinda Jane Wilson.

Moraya Wilson's parents

Moraya Wilson’s parents


She is unmarried.


She is in a relationship with Sam Alabakis, an Australian football player.

Moraya Wilson with Sam Alabakis

Moraya Wilson with Sam Alabakis



In May 2020, she began to work as a sports coach at Caulfield Grammar School. In December 2020, she was appointed as a hospitality ambassador for Tennis Australia.


She joined Lucente Collective as a part-time stylist and social media specialist in December 2021. In January 2023, she began to work as a part-time retail sales stylist at Manning Cartell.

Beauty Pageants

On 1 September 2023, she was crowned Miss Universe Australia.

Moraya Wilson after winning the title of Miss Universe Australia 2023

Moraya Wilson after winning the title of Miss Universe Australia 2023

She went on to represent Australia at Miss Universe 2023 held in El Salvador and secured the position of 2nd Runner-up. This marked Australia’s highest placement since 2010 in the Miss Universe beauty pageant. [3]ABS CBN News


Shortly after Moraya Wilson won the title of Miss Universe Australia 2023, reports surfaced revealing that her parents, Anton and Melinda Wilson, operated several businesses and became bankrupt property developers after leaving creditors with debts exceeding $45 million. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) banned Anton from managing corporations until 2027, while his ex-wife, Melinda Wilson, was disqualified for five years, with debts amounting to $39 million. Moraya Wilson also faced allegations of being a director of 10 companies with outstanding thousands of dollars in tax payments as of 2 September 2023, just a day after winning the Australian crown in Melbourne; however, she denied any knowledge or involvement in these businesses. [4]Daily Mail A petition urged her to step down from the Miss Universe 2023 pageant and garnered 472 signatures out of the intended goal of 500. The petition mentioned,

What Miss Wilson has taken from people’s future to build a home does not encourage other women to push the limits of what’s possible but rather impairs their capacity to forge a better future.” [5]The Canberra Times


  • She is a fitness and sports enthusiast. When she was studying in school, she was awarded the highest level of school contribution in the areas of sports, arts, and community.
  • In 2023, she became the face of the beauty campaigns of the Australian department store chain Myer.

    Moraya Wilson as the face of Myer's beauty campaigns

    Moraya Wilson as the face of Myer’s beauty campaigns

  • In the Q&A segment of the Miss Universe 2023 pageant, the top 3 contestants were asked which woman they would choose to live as for a year if given the chance. She answered the question and said,

    I would live my mother’s year in her birth year because she’s a very strong woman. She’s taught me how to work hard, how to be great, how to be strong. And I’m forever grateful for those lessons she taught me.” [6]Cosmopolitan

  • She follows a non-vegetarian diet.

    Moraya Wilson's Instagram post about her non-vegetarian meal

    Moraya Wilson’s Instagram post about her non-vegetarian meal

  • She consumes alcohol occasionally.

    Moraya Wilson drinking wine

    Moraya Wilson drinking wine

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