How Jade Yarbrough (left) and Jasmine Stefanovic (right) climbed their way to the top of the social scene by coupling up with a TV star and a world-famous cricketer

Who are the Yarbrough sisters? How blondes from a wealthy family climbed up the social scene

One is the wife of Today host Karl Stefanovic, while the other is enjoying a fledging romance with Australian cricket great Michael Clarke.

So it’s no wonder Jasmine and Jade Yarbrough are the talk of the town.

Once a pair of no-name sisters from Queensland, the lookalike blondes have found fame in recent years thanks to their high-profile relationships, perhaps proving the old saying: ‘It’s not what you know, but who you know.’

How Jade Yarbrough (left) and Jasmine Stefanovic (right) climbed their way to the top of the social scene by coupling up with a TV star and a world-famous cricketer

Amid reports about Jade and Michael’s new relationship, Daily Mail Australia takes a look at the Yarbrough sisters’ ascent to the top of the social ladder.

Jasmine, 38, and Jade, 30, have always had a close bond.

The girls were born into a tight-knit, well-to-do family and grew up living in Ascot, one of Brisbane’s wealthiest suburbs.

Jade has made headlines for her new romance with cricketer Michael Clarke.  The pair were spotted embarking on a European holiday together last Friday

Jade has made headlines for her new romance with cricketer Michael Clarke. The pair were spotted embarking on a European holiday together last Friday

The girls were born into a tight-knit, well-to-do family, and grew up living in Ascot, one of Brisbane's wealthiest suburbs

The girls were born into a tight-knit, well-to-do family, and grew up living in Ascot, one of Brisbane’s wealthiest suburbs

Their father Bob is a successful businessman while their mother Cheryl works as a private school teacher.

The matriarch of the family is Jasmine’s late grandmother Isabel Hollingworth, who was related to Peter Hollingworth, who was Governor-General between 2001 and 2003 and was also the Anglican Archbishop of Brisbane

The sisters were privately educated before going on to work in different creative fields.

Their father Bob (centre) is a successful businessman while their mother Cheryl works as a private school teacher

Their father Bob (centre) is a successful businessman while their mother Cheryl works as a private school teacher

The sisters were privately educated before going on to work in different creative fields

The sisters were privately educated before going on to work in different creative fields

Jasmine worked as a fashion model in Los Angeles in her twenties, and became well known around the local social scene

Jasmine worked as a fashion model in Los Angeles in her twenties, and became well known around the local social scene

Jasmine worked as a fashion model in Los Angeles in her 20s, and became well known around the local social scene.

When she wasn’t walking runways or posing for campaigns, she was seen partying in LA with Australian celebrities such as Lara Worthington and Miranda Kerr.

Jasmine and Miranda even featured together in a catwalk show for David Jones in 2011, modeling Kirrily Johnston’s latest fashion line.

When she wasn't walking runways or posing for campaigns, Jasmine was seen partying in LA with Australian celebrities such as Lara Worthington (left) and Miranda Kerr

When she wasn’t walking runways or posing for campaigns, Jasmine was seen partying in LA with Australian celebrities such as Lara Worthington (left) and Miranda Kerr

Jasmine and Miranda even featured together in a catwalk show for David Jones in 2011, modeling Kirrily Johnston's latest fashion line (both pictured at the runway show)

Jasmine and Miranda even featured together in a catwalk show for David Jones in 2011, modeling Kirrily Johnston’s latest fashion line (both pictured at the runway show)

After a successful modeling career, Jasmine went on to establish her own shoe brand, Mara & Mine, with best friend Tamie Ingham, an heiress to the Ingham’s chicken fortune.

Their shoes were worn by the likes of Kendall Jenner and Margot Robbie. Candice Swanepoel even designed a capsule collection for the brand in early 2017.

Meanwhile, Jade pursued a career in interior design and marketing.

After a successful modeling career, Jasmine went on to establish her own shoe brand, Mara & Mine, with best friend Tamie Ingham, an heiress to the fortune Ingham's chicken

After a successful modeling career, Jasmine went on to establish her own shoe brand, Mara & Mine, with best friend Tamie Ingham, an heiress to the fortune Ingham’s chicken

Like her big sister, Jade moved to Los Angeles to work for a marketing company in 2015, giving her the chance to rub shoulders with Jasmine's famous pals

Like her big sister, Jade moved to Los Angeles to work for a marketing company in 2015, giving her the chance to rub shoulders with Jasmine’s famous pals

However, it was Jasmine's 2017 romance with a newly separated Karl Stefanovic (left) that really thrust the Yarbrough sisters into the spotlight

However, it was Jasmine’s 2017 romance with a newly separated Karl Stefanovic (left) that really thrust the Yarbrough sisters into the spotlight

Like her big sister, Jade moved to Los Angeles to work for a marketing company in 2015, giving her the chance to rub shoulders with Jasmine’s famous pals.

She returned to Australia in 2016 after being hired as a marketing coordinator for luxury fashion brand Camilla.

She later founded her own homeware brand, Merci Maison, in 2019.

When Karl and Jasmine married in a star-studded Mexican wedding in 2018, Jade was by their side as the maid of honor

When Karl and Jasmine married in a star-studded Mexican wedding in 2018, Jade was by their side as the maid of honor

Jade has a strong friendship with brother-in-law Karl (right) who have even volunteered to feed the homeless together

Jade has a strong friendship with brother-in-law Karl (right) who have even volunteered to feed the homeless together

However, it was Jasmine’s romance with a newly separated Karl Stefanovic, 47, that really thrust the Yarbrough sisters into the spotlight.

Karl and Jasmine were first pictured kissing on a yacht on Sydney Harbor in late February 2017, after the Today host split from ex-wife Cassandra Thorburn in 2016 following 21 years of marriage.

The couple were often spotted partying with Jade, with the trio even sitting front row together at Sydney Fashion Week in 2017.

Jade boasts a number of famous friends, including models Montana Cox (left) and Tahnee Atkinson

Jade is also pals with Bambi Northwood-Blyth (left)

Jade is also pals with Bambi Northwood-Blyth (left)

When Karl and Jasmine married in a star-studded Mexican wedding in 2018, Jade was by their side as the maid of honor.

As for Jade’s love life, the blonde has been linked to several famous men over the years.

In 2018, she was spotted kissing model Jordan Barrett during a nude sunbathing session, before later enjoying a long-term relationship with charity director and surfer Andrew Leece.

In 2018, she was spotted kissing model Jordan Barrett (right) during a nude sunbathing session

In 2018, she was spotted kissing model Jordan Barrett (right) during a nude sunbathing session

She last posted about Andrew on social media in January, and it is believed the couple split about that time.

Her latest flame is Michael Clarke, whom she is said to have met through her brother-in-law Karl.

The single father of one is also close friends with the husband of Jade’s business partner.

Jade and Michael are currently on a romantic European holiday, staying at Soho House Rome, a members-only leisure club and hotel with an A-list clientele.

Jade was in a long-term relationship with charity director and surfer Andrew Leece (left), but they split at the start of the year

Jade was in a long-term relationship with charity director and surfer Andrew Leece (left), but they split at the start of the year

The Daily Telegraph reports Michael has become ‘quite fond’ of Jade in recent weeks.

The retired Test captain was previously in a high-profile relationship with PE Nation co-founder Pip Edwards.

Andrew bears a striking resemblance to Michael, as Jade does to Pip, providing the pair certainly have a type.

The Daily Telegraph reports Michael (pictured) has become 'quite fond' of Jade in recent weeks

The Daily Telegraph reports Michael (pictured) has become ‘quite fond’ of Jade in recent weeks

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