Maxim (Australia)

MAXIM Australia is the Australian edition of the United States-based international monthly men's magazine MAXIM. It is known for its pictorials featuring popular actresses, singers, and female models. Largely covering men's lifestyle topics and popular culture, MAXIM is currently the only monthly men's magazine title in Australia.

MAXIM Australia
EditorSanti Pintado
PublisherNuclear Media
First issueAugust 2011
Based inSydney

History and profileEdit

Following the closure of Ralph and Alpha, Australian MAXIM was launched by Nuclear Media under editor-in-chief Santi Pintado, former editor of Ralph.[1] The first issue was published in August 2011 featuring Jennifer Hawkins on the cover. The magazine is based in Sydney.[2]


In 2014, the series MAXIM TV launched on ONE HD based on the men's magazine, hosted by James Kerley and Lana Kington.[3] A second season hosted by Kerley and Kristy Hocking began in 2018 on 7mate.

MAXIM Australia HOT 100Edit

Each year since 2012, the Australian edition of MAXIM has released the MAXIM HOT 100. The winners and their corresponding ages and the year in which the magazine was released are listed below.

Year Choice Age Notes
2012 Miranda Kerr   29
2013 Jennifer Hawkins   30
2014 Iggy Azalea[4]   24
2015 Delta Goodrem   30
2016 Margot Robbie   26
2017 Ruby Rose   31
2018 Sophie Monk   39
2019 Margot Robbie   29
2020 Delta Goodrem   35
2021 Ellie Cole   29


  1. ^ "Maxim turns one". Mumbrella. 17 July 2012. Retrieved 22 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Nuclear Media Homepage". Nuclear Media and Publishing. Retrieved 28 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Welcome to MAXIM TV". 16 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Why Is Iggy Azalea Mad About This Super-Sexy Maxim Cover?". Entertainment Tonight. Retrieved 22 February 2020.

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