Lara Bingle (born 22 June 1987) is an Australian fashion model and minor media personality. She is best known for appearing in the 2006 Tourism Australia advertising campaign So where the bloody hell are you? Her own reality television series, Being Lara Bingle, premiered on Network Ten in June 2012.
Worthington has been featured on the cover of ELLE, Grazia, Oyster, CLEO and New Idea. Worthington has also appeared in episodes of Home and Away and other shows such as The Celebrity Apprentice Australia and Australia’s Next Top Model.
Worthington competed on the Nine Network’s celebrity ice dancing show Torvill and Dean’s Dancing on Ice, where she was the last woman to be eliminated, resulting in coming runner-up in the series, and in the channel’s ad for the 2006-2007 Ashes series. Nine re-hired Worthington in 2008 as a reporter for a new travel show, Holidays for Sale.
Worthington signed a one-year deal in 2008 with international phone company Vodafone as one of their official ambassadors. Worthington signed a three-year contract (2008–2011) with swimwear brand Speedo.
Since 2009, Worthington has been an Ambassador for Bowel Cancer Australia.On 4 June 2010, Worthington officially launched the 2010, “Love My Family” ad campaign.
On 10 January 2007, Sydney tabloid The Daily Telegraph claimed that Worthington (then Bingle) and Australian cricketer Michael Clarke were an item. On 25 March 2008 it was announced that the pair were engaged after Clarke proposed in New York. Clarke’s public relations firm announced the ending of the engagement on 12 March 2010.
On 18 October 2013, it was confirmed that Bingle was in a relationship with fellow Australian and actor Sam Worthington.The couple married in 2014 and in 2015 they couple welcomed a son, Rocket Zot.
Worthington announced in 2014 that she was re-locating from Sydney to New York City. On 23 February 2014, Bingle’s boyfriend Sam Worthington was arrested in New York City for assault, after punching a paparazzo named Sheng Li for kicking Bingle in the shin. Worthington was released on a desk appearance ticket and is due back in court on February 26. Li was arrested on charges of reckless endangerment, assault and harassment.
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