Justin Hemmes has long been a prominent figure on Sydney’s social scene and has been linked to a bevvy of beauties, including Lara Bingle and Natalie Imbruglia.
And the playboy billionaire’s love life has taken centre stage once again thanks to his new romance with 24-year-old model Madeline Holtznagel – two years after splitting from his long-term partner Kate Fowler, 29.
With Madeline’s luscious brunette locks, pretty features and statuesque physique bearing a striking resemblance to designer Kate’s own striking appearance, it seems the 48-year-old certainly has a type.
In the spotlight: Billionaire Justin Hemmes’ love life has taken centre stage once again thanks to his new romance with 24-year-old model Madeline Holtznagel
Justin confirmed his romance with Madeline in true playboy style while ringing in his 48th birthday on his Bombardier Challenger jet late last month.
Madeline was one of four models who was permitted by Justin to self-isolate during the COVID-19 pandemic at his $60million mansion in Sydney’s Vaucluse.
Meanwhile, the hospitality mogul stayed at one of his his country properties with his two daughters, Alexa, four, and Saachi, three, whom he shares with Kate.
Things have moved at an alarming rate for Justin and Madeline, and the pub baron recently permitted his squeeze to move into his $2.1million beachfront apartment in Coogee.
Seeing double! With Madeline’s [L] luscious brunette locks, pretty features and toned, statuesque physique bearing a striking resemblance to designer ex Kate Fowler’s [R] striking good looks, it appears the 48-year-old certainly has a type
‘We hang out a bit’: Justin confirmed his romance with brunette bombshell Madeline [pictured] in true playboy style while ringing in his 48th birthday on his luxury jet Bombardier Challenger late last month
According to The Daily Telegraph, the father of two often stays at his family’s Vaucluse mansion and pays visits to Madeline in Coogee.
In 2018, Justin announced his split from Kate, who is the older sister of Victoria’s Secret supermodel Georgia Fowler.
The Merivale boss told The Sydney Morning Herald at the time: ‘Kate and I have the utmost love and respect for each other.
‘At the beginning of 2018, Kate and I decided our friendship and respect for family life would become the focus of our relationship.’
Home sweet home: Things have moved at an alarming rate for the new lovebirds, with the pub baron recently permitting the photogenic beauty to move into his $2.1million beachfront apartment in Sydney’s Coogee, according to reports
‘Kate and I have the utmost love and respect for each other’: In 2018, Justin announced his split from Kate – who is the older sister of Victoria’s Secret supermodel Georgia Fowler [Pictured together in 2016]
‘We love our children dearly and for now, continue to live together happily in our family home,’ he continued.
‘Kate is a wonderful, wonderful, wonderful woman. As for what the future holds, I am not sure.’
Justin, who has been described by friends as ‘not the marrying kind’, has attracted many column inches for his love life over the years.
In 2011, model Lara Bingle was coy about their alleged relationship, telling The Kyle and Jackie O Show that the pair ‘bump into’ each other.
‘He owns half of Sydney. I’m bound to bump into him. [He’s] such a nice guy, such a gentleman’ she said at the time.
In 2014, Natalie Imbruglia sparked rumours she was dating Justin when the longtime friends ate lunch together at his Coogee Pavilion restaurant.
Lothario: Justin, who has reportedly been described by friends as ‘not the marrying kind’, has attracted many column inches for his love life over the years
The pair had been linked once before in 2010, when they were spotted together on multiple occasions.
Justin is believed to have broken up with his previous girlfriend, yoga teacher Carla McKinnon, whom he had been dating since 2012, in August 2014.
Shortly after his split from Kate in 2018, it was claimed that Justin was dating a then-single Montana Cox of Australia’s Next Top Model fame.
The brunette denied the reports, however, insisting they were ‘just friends’.
Linked: In 2011, model Lara Bingle was coy on the issue of their alleged relationship, telling Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O Henderson on their radio show that the pair ‘bump into’ each other.