Samantha Jade Gibbs (born 18 April 1987), known as Samantha Jade, is an Australian singer-songwriter, model, actress, and dancer from Perth, Western Australia. She has written tracks for artists including JoJo and Ashley Tisdale. On 20 November 2012 Jade won the fourth season of The X Factor (Australia), the first female to win the Australian series. Early life Samantha Jade Gibbs was born in Perth, Western Australia. Her father is of Anglo-Indian descent, whilst her mother is of Scottish descent.