Inside Lucciana Beynon’s VERY lavish 18th birthday party: The Candyman’s model daughter shows off $10,000 worth of gifts including Louboutin heels and a diamond necklace – as she celebrates with her glamorous friends

By MONIQUE FRIEDLANDER FOR DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA

PUBLISHED: 08:21 AEST, 9 July 2019 | UPDATED: 08:50 AEST, 9 July 2019

Her father, Travers ‘The Candyman’ Beynon, is known for throwing some of Australia’s most expensive parties. 

So it was hardly surprising the Gold Coast-based businessman splashed out on his daughter Lucciana’s 18th birthday celebrations on Monday. 

The teenage model was showered with expensive designer gifts before heading out for dinner at a luxury restaurant with friends and family. 

Inside Lucciana Beynon's VERY lavish 18th birthday party: The Candyman's model daughter (right) celebrated with friends (left and centre) on the Gold Coast on Monday night

Inside Lucciana Beynon’s VERY lavish 18th birthday party: The Candyman’s model daughter (right) celebrated with friends (left and centre) on the Gold Coast on Monday night

Lucciana documented her milestone birthday via Instagram, sharing several photos and videos of herself posing up a storm in a black mini dress.  

Sporting a dramatic makeup look, she looked ready to step onto the catwalk as she showed off her statuesque figure and hourglass curves.

One of her Instagram posts showed a table setting decorated with festive balloons that spelled ‘LUCC 18’. She captioned the snap: ‘OMG I love my family’. Take a look inside Lucciana Beynon’s lavish 18th birthday

She's all grown up! Lucciana documented her milestone birthday via Instagram, sharing several photos and videos of herself posing up a storm in a black mini dress

She’s all grown up! Lucciana documented her milestone birthday via Instagram, sharing several photos and videos of herself posing up a storm in a black mini dress

Surprise! One of her Instagram posts showed a table setting decorated with festive balloons that spelled 'LUCC 18'. She captioned the snap: 'OMG I love my family'

Surprise! One of her Instagram posts showed a table setting decorated with festive balloons that spelled ‘LUCC 18’. She captioned the snap: ‘OMG I love my family’ 

Daddy's girl: In another video, the brunette bombshell offered a glimpse of her birthday dinner, with her multi-millionaire father (pictured) sitting opposite her at the table
Daddy's girl: In another video, the brunette bombshell offered a glimpse of her birthday dinner, with her multi-millionaire father sitting opposite her at the table

Daddy’s girl: In another video, the brunette bombshell offered a glimpse of her birthday dinner, with her multi-millionaire father (left) sitting opposite her at the table 

In another video, the brunette bombshell offered a glimpse of her birthday dinner, with her multi-millionaire father sitting opposite her at the table. 

But it was Lucciana’s extravagant gifts that really caught her fans’ attention.

She received a brand new pair of Louis Vuitton boots ($2,000), spiked Louboutin pumps ($1,800), a matching clutch ($1,500) and a Balenciaga belt bag ($1,700). 

Her final gift was a black sapphire and diamond necklace by Canturi ($6,000).  

Wow! Lucciana's lavish gifts included this pair of Louis Vuitton boots, worth around $2,000

Wow! Lucciana’s lavish gifts included this pair of Louis Vuitton boots, worth around $2,000

Fancy footwear: She also received a new pair of spiked Louboutin pumps worth around $1,800
Fancy footwear: She also received a new pair of spiked Louboutin pumps worth around $1,800

Fancy footwear: She also received a new pair of spiked Louboutin pumps worth around $1,800

It's in the bag! Lucciana also showed off her $1,500 Louboutin clutch (pictured) and $1,700 Balenciaga belt bag
It's in the bag! Lucciana also showed off her $1,500 Louboutin clutch and $1,700 Balenciaga belt bag (pictured)

It’s in the bag! Lucciana also showed off her $1,500 Louboutin clutch (left) and $1,700 Balenciaga belt bag (right) 

Cha-ching! Her final gift was a black sapphire and diamond necklace by Canturi worth $3,000

Cha-ching! Her final gift was a black sapphire and diamond necklace by Canturi worth $6,000

Lucciana lives in her father’s $3.7million ‘Candy Shop Mansion’ on the Gold Coast, where he often hosts wild parties.

She is joined by her three siblings – Valentino, 20, Velicia, eight, and Serafina, seven – as well as her father’s dozen or so girlfriends.

Despite Travers’ openly polyamorous lifestyle, Lucciana recently said that the Beynon family live a very ‘normal’ life.

Living the high life! Lucciana lives in her father's $3.7million 'Candy Shop Mansion' on the Gold Coast, where he often hosts wild parties. Pictured with her father Travers

Living the high life! Lucciana lives in her father’s $3.7million ‘Candy Shop Mansion’ on the Gold Coast, where he often hosts wild parties. Pictured with her father Travers 

Back in 2017, Lucciana revealed her plans to leave Australia and move to the U.S. to pursue her runway dreams. 

‘When I finish school I’ll still be 17, so as soon as I turn 18, I’m going to move to America forever,’ she told the Gold Coast Bulletin.

‘I want to become a Victoria’s Secret Angel and then ultimately become a supermodel,’ she added.

Lucciana, whose mother is Venezuelan former beauty queen Ninibeth Leal, added that she has a contingency plan for when her modelling career ends.

‘Once my time is up, because modelling doesn’t last forever, I’ll get involved in the family business [FreeChoice Tobacco] and invest in property,’ she said. 

High hopes: Lucciana will soon be moving to America to launch a modelling career

High hopes: Lucciana will soon be moving to America to launch a modelling career

‘He’ll show me how to walk and he’ll be fully in character!’ The Candyman’s daughter Lucciana Beynon, 17, says her father gives her modelling advice as she chases Victoria’s Secret career

By MARTA JARY FOR DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA

She the 17-year-old daughter of tobacco tycoon Travers ‘The Candyman’ Beynon. 

But Lucciana Beynon is striking out on her own in the hope of walking the runway for Victoria’s Secret.

But she still has time for advice from her 47-year-old father’s advice when it comes to striking a pose. 

'He'll show me how to walk!' Lucciana Beynon, 17, (right) told the Gold Coat Bulletin on Friday that her father Travers 'The Candyman' Beynon (left) gives her modelling advice

 ‘He’ll show me how to walk!’ Lucciana Beynon, 17, (right) told the Gold Coat Bulletin on Friday that her father Travers ‘The Candyman’ Beynon (left) gives her modelling advice

Speaking to The Gold Coast Bulletin, Lucciana said: ‘It’s really funny, he’ll show me how to walk and he’ll be fully in character and everything, it’s amazing. 

In fact he is her biggest supporter and insists that practise makes perfect.  

‘He always tells me, “You’ve got to practise every night, practise your walk, look in the mirror, look at your faces” – he gets really into it!’ she added.     

Speaking to The Gold Coast Bulletin, Lucciana said: 'It's really funny, he'll show me how to walk and he'll be fully in character and everything, it's amazing!' Pictured together in a social snap

Speaking to The Gold Coast Bulletin, Lucciana said: ‘It’s really funny, he’ll show me how to walk and he’ll be fully in character and everything, it’s amazing!’ Pictured together in a social snap

Lucciana already boasts an impressive 72,800 followers on Instagram.

She is hoping to follow in the footsteps of Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner by joining the ranks of Victoria’s Secret.

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Smart! 'He always tells me, "You've got to practise every night, practise your walk, look in the mirror, look at your faces" - he gets really into it!' she added. Pictured together in a social snap

Smart! ‘He always tells me, “You’ve got to practise every night, practise your walk, look in the mirror, look at your faces” – he gets really into it!’ she added. Pictured together in a social snap

‘When I finish school I’ll still be 17, so as soon as I turn 18, I’m going to move to America forever,’ she told the Gold Coast Bulletin.

‘I want to become a Victoria’s Secret Angel and then ultimately become a supermodel,’ she added.

Lucciana, whose mother is Venezuelan former beauty queen Ninibeth Leal, added that she has a contingency plan for when her modelling career ends.

High hopes: Lucciana is striking out on her own and moving to American in the hope of walking the runway for Victoria's Secret

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‘Once my time is up, because you know modelling doesn’t last forever, I’ll get involved in the family business and invest in property,’ she said.

Lucciana’s multimillionaire father is notorious for his extravagant parties held at the Candyshop Mansion in Helensvale, on the Gold Coast.

Travers lives at the $3.7million, six-bedroom property with his wife Taesha Beynon, their children and his numerous girlfriends. 

Famous: Lucciana already boasts an impressive 72,800 followers on Instagram

Famous: Lucciana already boasts an impressive 72,800 followers on Instagram

No Photoshop required! Travers ‘The Candyman’ Beynon’s model daughter Lucciana, 17, wears a black bikini in unairbrushed test photos

By MONIQUE FRIEDLANDER FOR DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA

PUBLISHED: 09:07 AEST, 25 June 2019 | UPDATED: 19:48 AEST, 25 June 2019

She’s the daughter of tobacco tycoon Travers ‘The Candyman’ Beynon who dreams of becoming a Victoria’s Secret model. 

And Lucciana Beynon, 17, looks well on the way to achieving her goals, taking to Instagram on Monday to share some of her unairbrushed test shots. 

Posing against a plain white wall, the 178.5m tall brunette posed in a black string bikini while maintaining a neutral expression. 

No Photoshop required! Travers 'The Candyman' Beynon's model daughter Lucciana, 17, wore a black string bikini in unairbrushed test photos released on Monday

No Photoshop required! Travers ‘The Candyman’ Beynon’s model daughter Lucciana, 17, wore a black string bikini in unairbrushed test photos released on Monday

She added height to her frame with a pair of pink pointy-toe heels, which featured gold detailing at the front. 

Lucciana opted for a subtle makeup palette and styled her long, raven hair loosely.  

The aspiring supermodel is signed to Vivien’s Model Management and already boasts an impressive 71,200 followers on Instagram. 

Rising star! The budding supermodel is signed to Vivien's Model Management and already boasts an impressive 71,200 followers on Instagram

Rising star! The budding supermodel is signed to Vivien’s Model Management and already boasts an impressive 71,200 followers on Instagram 

She is hoping to follow in the footsteps of Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner by walking the runway for Victoria’s Secret. 

In 2017, Lucciana revealed her plans to leave Australia and move to the U.S. to pursue her runway dreams. 

‘When I finish school I’ll still be 17, so as soon as I turn 18, I’m going to move to America forever,’ she told the Gold Coast Bulletin.  Travers Beynon’s daughter Lucciana at Candyshop Mansion partyLoaded: 0%Progress: 0%0:00PreviousPlaySkipMuteCurrent Time0:00/Duration Time1:01FullscreenNeed Text

Catwalk queen: In 2017, Lucciana revealed her plans to leave Australia and move to the U.S. to pursue her runway dreams

Catwalk queen: In 2017, Lucciana revealed her plans to leave Australia and move to the U.S. to pursue her runway dreams

Non-traditional family: Lucciana's multimillionaire father Travers Beynon (left) is famous for his extravagant parties held at the Candyshop Mansion in Helensvale, on the Gold Coast

Non-traditional family: Lucciana’s multimillionaire father Travers Beynon (left) is famous for his extravagant parties held at the Candyshop Mansion in Helensvale, on the Gold Coast

‘I want to become a Victoria’s Secret Angel and then ultimately become a supermodel,’ she added.

Lucciana, whose mother is Venezuelan former beauty queen Ninibeth Leal, added that she has a contingency plan for when her modelling career ends.   

‘Once my time is up, because you know modelling doesn’t last forever, I’ll get involved in the family business and invest in property,’ she said. 

Following in her footsteps: Lucciana's mother is Venezuelan former beauty queen Ninibeth Leal. Pictured at the Miss World pageant in 1991

Following in her footsteps: Lucciana’s mother is Venezuelan former beauty queen Ninibeth Leal. Pictured at the Miss World pageant in 1991

Lucciana’s multimillionaire father is notorious for his extravagant parties held at the Candyshop Mansion in Helensvale, on the Gold Coast.

Travers lives at the $3.7million, six-bedroom property with his wife Taesha Beynon, their children and his numerous girlfriends. 

Lucciana is supportive of her dad’s polyamorous lifestyle, telling Unilad recently: ‘Yes, dad has a wife and a few more girlfriends than the norm, but we are all family and we make it work.’

Support: Lucciana is supportive of her dad's polyamorous lifestyle, saying recently: 'Yes, dad has a wife and a few more girlfriends than the norm, but we are all family and we make it work'

Support: Lucciana is supportive of her dad’s polyamorous lifestyle, saying recently: ‘Yes, dad has a wife and a few more girlfriends than the norm, but we are all family and we make it work’

The Candyman’s daughter Lucciana Beynon, 17, shows off her jaw-dropping shoe collection worth more than $25,000 – including Versace sneakers and Louis Vuitton boots

By BENGE NSENDULUKA FOR DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA

PUBLISHED: 09:12 AEST, 20 June 2019 | UPDATED: 10:51 AEST, 20 June 2019

Lucciana Beynon recently launched a fashion career after signing with Vivien’s Model Management.

And it seems the 17-year-old’s hard work is paying off, as she showed off her very expensive shoe collection on Wednesday.

The daughter of Gold Coast millionaire Travers ‘The Candyman’ Beynon revealed her jaw-dropping array of heels and sneakers, estimated to be worth more than $25,000.

Expensive taste! On Wednesday, The Candyman's daughter Lucciana Beynon (pictured) showed off her jaw-dropping shoe collection worth more than $25,000

Expensive taste! On Wednesday, The Candyman’s daughter Lucciana Beynon (pictured) showed off her jaw-dropping shoe collection worth more than $25,000 

She showed off 18 pairs of designer shoes, with each pair costing around $1,300.

Her collection includes five pairs of Versace sneakers, as well as two pairs of black heels, two pairs of sandals and gold boots from the same designer, all of which range in price from $900 to $1,500.

In addition, she owns four pairs of Christian Louboutin heels, each estimated to be worth between $1,200 and $1,400.

Her Louis Vuitton sneakers and boots also retail for up to $1,700 each.  

Glamorous life: Lucciana's shoe collection includes items by Christian Louboutin, Louis Vuitton and Versace

Glamorous life: Lucciana’s shoe collection includes items by Christian Louboutin, Louis Vuitton and Versace

Impressive: Lucciana's collection includes $1,500 Versace Palazzo high-top sneakers (pictured) and $900 Lion head sneakers
Impressive: Lucciana's collection includes $1,500 Versace Palazzo high-top sneakers and $900 Lion head sneakers (pictured)

Impressive: Lucciana’s collection includes $1,500 Versace Palazzo high-top sneakers (left) and $900 Lion head sneakers (right)

Versace, Versace, Versace! Lucciana showed off two pairs of Versace pumps, which retail for between $900 and $1,400
Versace, Versace, Versace! Lucciana showed off two pairs of Versace pumps, which retail for between $900 and $1,400

Versace, Versace, Versace! Lucciana showed off two pairs of Versace pumps, which retail for between $900 and $1,400Travers Beynon’s daughter Lucciana at Candyshop Mansion partyLoaded: 0%Progress: 0%0:00PreviousPlaySkipMuteCurrent Time0:00/Duration Time1:01FullscreenNeed Text

‘Who else has a bag and shoe addiction?’ she wrote in the caption.

Lucciana lives in her father’s $3.7million ‘Candy Shop Mansion’ on the Gold Coast, where he often holds wild parties.

She is joined by her three siblings – Valentino, 20, Velicia, eight, and Serafina, seven – as well as her father’s dozen or so girlfriends.

Despite Travers’ openly polyamorous lifestyle, Lucciana recently said that the Beynon family live a very ‘normal’ life.

Wow! In addition, she owns four pairs of Christian Louboutin heels, each estimated to be worth between $1,200 and $1,400
Wow! In addition, she owns four pairs of Christian Louboutin heels, each estimated to be worth between $1,200 and $1,400

Wow! In addition, she owns four pairs of Christian Louboutin heels, each estimated to be worth between $1,200 and $1,400 

'My first pair': Lucciana showed off Louis Vuitton boots estimated to be worth $1,600

‘My first pair’: Lucciana showed off Louis Vuitton boots estimated to be worth $1,600

‘It’s surreal at first but then it feels normal. It’s how I’ve always lived,’ Lucciana told  The Morning Show during a joint interview with her father earlier this month. 

‘We live in a house full of girls so we’re all really loud! My dad and my brother [Valentino] are never around for the drama.’

When asked what Travers is like as a father, she replied: ‘He’s not like he’s perceived. He’s actually more involved in my life than most dads would be with their daughters.

‘Anyone who knows me knows how much I love him, and I take on his advice and direction.’ 

Rising star: Lucciana recently launched a modelling career after signing with Vivien's Model Management

Rising star: Lucciana recently launched a modelling career after signing with Vivien’s Model Management

In 2017, tobacco tycoon Travers revealed he didn’t grow up with money.

‘I came from humble beginnings. My parents both worked hard, they had an amazing work ethic, my mother was a full-time mum and she worked hard, often until 3am,’ he told News.com.au.

‘I wasn’t born with a silver spoon in my mouth. I was taught to appreciate all that you have and work hard for what you want. It was important to me to raise my own children the same way, they don’t expect things to be handed to them.’ 

Daddy's girl: The model lives at the Candy Shop Mansion on the Gold Coast with her father Travers Beynon (left) and his harem of girlfriends

Daddy’s girl: The model lives at the Candy Shop Mansion on the Gold Coast with her father Travers Beynon (left) and his harem of girlfriends

Candyman Travers Beynon to lift lid on fantasy sex party in new reality show

The controversial businessman has been pictured being filmed for a new reality show

ByJane LavenderAssistant EditorLiz Dunphy

  • 11:32, 19 JUN 2019
  • UPDATED15:54, 19 JUN 2019
Travers could be getting his own reality show (Image: Candy Shop Mansion/snapchat)

He’s known as the multi-millionaire playboy who handpicks guests to attend the ultimate fantasy party at his orgy mansion.

Travers Beynon, AKA The Candyman, is famed for his polyamorous life.

As well as his stunning wife Taesha, with who he has two children, Travers also has a string of model girlfriends.

These even share his bed with his wife.

The couple have two daughters, Velicia, six, and Serafina, five, and Travers has two children from a previous marriage to Venezuelan beauty queen Ninibeth Leal – Valentino, 21, and Luciana, 17.

Taesha, a former body building champion, said that she actually instigated their infamous polyamorous lifestyle, not Travers.

Travers Beynon AKA CandyMan
Travers Beynon, surrounded by his family, refers to himself as their protector and provider (Image: Instagram/candyshopmansion)

And now the controversial businessman looks set to lift the lid on his unusual life with a fly-on-the-wall reality TV show.

Behind the scene shots which appear to show filming at his sex mansion have been leaked.

The show is rumoured to be based around Beynon’s eyebrow-raising family dynamic and will focus not only on his wife but also his girlfriends.

His model daughter, Lucciana and his DJ son, Valentino, are also expected to feature.

The leaked images show UK based production company ‘Gass Productions’ at The Candy Shop Mansion late last year.

Films crews are believed to have filmed last year’s orgy house party

Party goers from the 2018 ‘Secret Society’ party seemed to have witnessed a full camera crew at the lavish event.

Pictures show that film equipment was dominant throughout the 18 hour party.

A spokesperson for Travers Beynon said: “There has been great UK interest in Travers and his family however at this stage we can neither confirm or deny that there will be a reality show based around the Beynon family coming to the UK.”

Last year Travers Beynon hosted a ‘Secret Society’ themed party in his luxurious mansion.

It was dubbed it ‘The World’s Biggest House Party’.

Leaked pictures show film crews at his mansion

The businessman said: “It’s only taken 22 years to create the best party on the planet. When you think of the Candmay party, you think next level – then double it.

“A Candyman party is a place to be free and live out your wildest fantasies without any judgement.

“The only problem with my party is that my bed only sleeps nine girls.”

Last December more than 1,200 people flocked to the bash.

Dom Perignon flowed, along with Moet, Gentleman Jack and Grey Goose vodka.

And the centre piece of the party – Travers himself.

He arrived on a floating stage on the river behind his 18-bedroom ‘orgy’ mansion.

The reality show is expected to show what really happens at one of his infamous parties

People clamour to get on the guest list but there is only space for 1,000 people – and The Candyman has come up with a very unusual way of deciding who will be getting in.

He has teamed up with Celebrity Ink to brand fans around the world with a real tattoo of his Candy Shop Mansion logo.

Travers claims 1,500 people from countries including  Australia, Indonesia, India and Thailand have confirmed they will be getting the tattoos.

Taesha speaking previously to Mirror Online: “When I was younger I was into girls. I was curious and I kissed girls but it never went further than that.

“Our first few years of married life were normal. We had children, we got married, but I would text him pictures of girls and ask him if he liked them or point out girls when we were out.”

One night, the couple decided to invite another girl into their company and their bed has rarely been empty since.

Crews will look at his relationships with his wife as well as his girlfriend

Four women – and just one man – sleep there on an average night while at parties, naked bodies tend to spill out onto the floor, the couple said.

“I like girls the way Travers does so it works for us both,” Taesha said.

The couple met when Taesha was just 18 but their 19 year age gap has not proved a barrier to their enduring love, they said.

An agent first invited Taesha to one of Travers’ Candyman parties but she turned down the offer.

When she was later recruited to work at a Candyman party, she refused two roles – as a rollerskater and a cloakroom attendant – but she eventually agreed to be a hostess.

The parties are described as a fantasy orgy

And when she met Travers there she said it was love at first sight.

“I had Googled him before and I thought he was really hot but when I met him I froze.

“He was the most drop-dead gorgeous thing I had ever seen.

“He had glasses on and when he took them off he had the most amazing green eyes. It was instantly love for me.

“But he takes his parties very seriously. He just said hello and was very business like.

“He was not sleazy at all and clearly respected all the girls which impressed me.

“We didn’t get together that night but we were destined to be together because we kept crossing paths.

It will be a fly-on-the-wall look at his life

“We always saw each other on a track we both exercised on. I was with my mum the first time we met there and I was too shy to speak.

“But then we bumped into each other at a club. He told me I had a really fat ass and gestured at it.

“I couldn’t really hear him so I went right over to him and he told me I had a really big ass again.

“He offered to help me with my modelling portfolio and we just really clicked.”

The couple quickly had daughter, Velicia, now six, and found their dream house – the Candyman Mansion – where they now live and throw their elaborate parties.

Travers has girlfriends as well as his wife

Taesha said: “We had desperately wanted the house and when we were moving in we went for a celebratory dinner in a restaurant we had wanted to go to for a while.

“He started telling me ‘I love you. You’re the mother of my children,’ and all these sweet things.

“Then he took out a ring, got down on one knee and asked me to marry him in front of the whole restaurant.

“I said ‘yes I’ll marry you’. He had already asked my dad. He’s very romantic when he wants to be.

His crazy life will be filmed
Including what happens at his sex parties


“You would not know it from  Instagram  but he has a sweet side. The Candyman is just a persona.

“Our initials were the same even before we married. We were just meant to be together,” she said.

Now they have a custom made bed, the size of three king sizes put together, that stands under a mirrored ceiling spiked by a stripper pole.

Expertly lit make-up stations, walk-in wardrobes and bathrooms line the walls.

The Candyman marketing strategy has outraged many, who claim the images objectify and degrade women, but the couple insist that Travers is actually a progressive thinker, and a feminist, behind all the sleazy marketing gloss.

Leaked Images Show Travers ‘Candyman’ Beynon Filming New Reality TV Series


Rebecca Shepherd
 in ENTERTAINMENT

Notorious Australian playboy Travers ‘Candyman’ Beynon looks to be recording a brand new reality TV show that will give warts and all access to his famous mansion – and the wild parties that are regular features.

Beynon – the bloke who once held the ‘world’s biggest house party’ and manages to juggle several girlfriends and a wife as part of his domestic set up – is being followed by a camera crew, for a rumoured new reality show that could become an absolute must-watch.

The production company were seen filming at the 'Secret Society' party which was held late last year.


The production company were seen filming at the ‘Secret Society’ party which was held late last year.

The multi-millionaire playboy and successful entrepreneur is certainly not one to shy away from controversy as he openly promotes his polyamorous relationship.

Now a reality show could be the next step for and it looks like the ball is already rolling for the inside story of Beynon’s playboy lifestyle.

And some pictures have started to emerge from the shoot – showing Beynon and his gang of girls in action.

A spokesperson for Beynon told LADbible: “There has been great UK interest in Travers and his family however at this stage we can neither confirm or deny that there will be a reality show based around the Beynon family coming to the UK.”

Neither confirm or deny…so that’s a yes then?

The leaked pictures show the family going about their day to day business.


The leaked pictures show the family going about their day to day business. 

From the pictures it's clear to see the camera crew.


From the pictures it’s clear to see the camera crew.

Speculation started a few years ago that a show was coming to the UK – however it now looks like it could be close to hitting screens.

Rumoured to be based around the not-your-average Beynon family dynamic, it will likely hone in on Travers, his wife and girlfriends, his model daughter Lucciana, and his DJ son Valentino.

The leaked images show UK-based Gass Productions filming at The Candy Shop Mansion late last year.

Party goers from the 2018 ‘Secret Society’ party seemingly shared the lavish 18-hour event with a full camera crew.

More than 1,000 hand-picked people from across the world attended the glamorous annual bash – because, obviously they have to look the part. And with it being Beynon, most of those on the invite list were female.

With high security around the mansion, around 1,200 people walked through his front door in less than two hours – where they enjoyed free food and booze for the duration of the epic bash. Explains why there were no late attendees.

Speaking after the huge event, Travers said: “Debauchery at the Candyman party is only the starting point. I believe in diversity…the only majority is half naked women. Girls come straight and leave bi [sexual].”

There’s no word yet on when we might see the show – but it looks worthy of a binge when it finally does drop.

Is the ‘Candyman’ for real?

Liam Walsh Reporter

Jun 14, 2019 — 12.10pm

A week before our lunch, Gold Coast entrepreneur Travers “Candyman” Beynon posted on his Instagram feed a photo of bikini-clad women eating potato chips at his $4.3 million home with the caption, “Snacks on snacks”.

That Instagram post is a hallmark of the brash businessman’s style. It’s a trait that despite attracting ire – former Minister for Women Michaelia Cash has called his actions deplorable – has also tapped an audience that loves his politically incorrect image, which could have come straight from the “greed is good” 1980s.

Beynon’s Candyman brand has more than 1 million social media fans, including Millennials from Australia, but as far afield as India. They are entranced by his gaudy multimillionaire lifestyle, which he says includes living with his wife and four girlfriends, and his imagery of women that is totally out of line in today’s #MeToo world.


Travers Beynon arrives at a Candyshop Mansion Party in 2016. 

Beynon’s wealth comes from a source equally unpalatable to modern society: tobacco. His business has 1300 vending machines and more than 300 franchised and company-owned stores. He also dabbles in property.

His alter-ego provides regular fuel for tabloid headlines, including recently when a kangaroo jumped into his mansion grounds, sending women – wearing bikinis, of course – fleeing. But hopefully, speaking to him will reveal more about his less-covered business tactics and help me work out where the persona ends and the real Beynon begins.

Beynon has selected Ioesco at the Gold Coast’s elite Sanctuary Cove for a meal. It’s an airy, refined, riverside restaurant. It’s not crowded and fairly quiet on the Wednesday we attend.

Today, our fellow diners look like well-off retirees, but we could just as likely have bumped into billionaire Clive Palmer. The area oozes wealth; cars parked near the restaurant include a red Ferrari, a 4WD Mercedes and Beynon’s 2014 Rolls Royce Wraith Coupe.

For the next hour and a half, the former international model dives into issues from selling legalised marijuana to running for politics – without worrying about splashing sauce on his $1700 Italian suit.

“How would life be if I can’t wear my suit because I might get something on it?” he asks.

Virgin inspiration

Beynon partly models his business on Richard Branson’s Virgin, but unlike his entrepreneurial hero’s love of flying, Beynon’s preference is for fast cars. One of his six luxury vehicles is a gold and black Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 (which sells for north of $500,000 … used), with doors flashily emblazoned “The Candyman”.

In his Candyman persona, Beynon can be seen posing in Versace gym gear or Brioni suits. For International Women’s Day, Candyman was pictured on a bed with two naked women using their legs to form a letter W, while another woman in a G-string vacuumed the floor. That last woman’s face isn’t visible but her bottom is. On it appears to be a tattoo of the word  “Freechoice”, the name of Beynon’s tobacco chain.

This is the same guy who is politely chatting with an elderly couple sitting behind us. The persona is just the tip of the iceberg, Beynon tells me. But he tones it down in front of his two youngest children, he adds.

“I’m a non-smoker, but I’m an advocate for freedom of choice,” says Beynon. “I mean, the dangers of smoking cigarettes are obvious.” Paul Harris

Beynon was born in Melbourne in 1972. His parents were involved in the  tobacco industry but he saw his future playing Australian Rules; at 16 he won best and fairest at a national schoolboys’ carnival. Then an on-field collision ruined his back and footy dreams.

His career as a model began when a local hairdresser offered Beynon $350 to photograph him. “I’m like, just to take a photo?” he says. For nearly a decade he was based in New York and worked for brands including Levi’s as well as gracing magazine covers.

While he looked bulky in modelling photos, Beynon says he was strict on food, “keeping my sides down to fit suits”.

That brings us to lunch. Even though he quit modelling nearly 20 years ago, Instagram demands a buff Candyman.

“I’m dieting at 47 harder than I was when I was 20,” he says. “One part is about looking healthy. But the main thing [about dieting] is to keep my energy up to be able to do all the things I need to do with work and my lifestyle.”

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That lifestyle includes caring for two young kids and two older children (his 17-year-old daughter Lucciana has started modelling), while being partner to his wife, Taesha, long-term girlfriend Nisha Downes, and three other girlfriends who all live in the family home. That leaves time for about four hours’ sleep. The bedroom at night is no time to chill out, he remarks. I wonder if this is a line he’s spinning as part of his Candyman schtick. But more on this later.

Health kick

We select just mains, but then the restaurant owner suddenly spots us a calamari entree – I assume because Beynon is a regular. Beynon orders the chicken breast parmigiana and recommends the lamb shanks, which prove excellent. We also settle for water since Beynon doesn’t often drink alcohol.

The health kick is ironic for a man running a tobacco chain. He’s tried electronic cigarettes but says he never smoked normal ones, which probably stems from his early years focusing on football.

“I’m a non-smoker, but I’m an advocate for freedom of choice,” he says. “I mean, the dangers of smoking cigarettes are obvious. But no one stopped me when I started motor racing. If someone said that’s too dangerous, don’t do it, I’d be like, ‘Go to hell’.”

“I wouldn’t see myself as a politician, because I have no filter and I’m not politically correct,” Beynon says. “But I would certainly get a job done.” Paul Harris

Freechoice was founded in 1991 by Beynon’s parents – he says he lent them $100,000 he had earned from modelling – and he bought the operation in 2006. The business is growing despite the industry shrivelling, he says. He gives rough estimates – revenues up 5 per cent and earnings before interest and tax up 37 per cent this year – but declines to provide a dollar figure.

His various entities are private and don’t have to make their accounts public, so the only available figures are from company documents filed in a court dispute, listing pre-tax profits of $6.4 million in 2014 and $10.4 million in 2015. Increasing profits had been based on petrol-station deals, the documents said. Although vending was described then as “bleeding”, the company says that division is now growing.

Beynon links an overall improvement to Freechoice grabbing a larger piece of a shrinking pie. It also cut costs. “If you really get down to numbers, which I do, you can find savings,” he says.

But the industry outlook is sickly and so Beynon’s strategy is to build the Freechoice brand, which he says is synonymous with the Candyman. His inspiration is Branson’s Virgin brand, which began as a chain of record shops and now encompasses credit cards and airlines.

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“Your Freechoice tobacconist could be a Freechoice convenience store,” he says.

Disruptive marketing

Whatever brand extensioning he does, the Candyman persona has been key to the plan.

The character emerged in 2015 and among the first Instagram posts was one of the Candyman using bikinis as leashes for two women crawling on his driveway. “Doggy style,” he wrote.

“I knew that people would react,” he tells AFR Weekend. “Again, don’t take life so serious. Once I got the exposure I used it to my advantage. It’s called … disruptive marketing.”

It’s also been called misogynist, sexist and offensive. But Beynon maintains he is not about disrespecting women. “My mum was my idol, my grandmother was called The General … I grew up with dominant women,” he says.

Hate it or press like on it, his posts are marketing manna. The Candyshop Mansion Instagram account has 878,000 followers, plus 109,000 Facebook followers and a YouTube channel with 51,000 subscribers.

The fans are predominantly Millennials and, surprisingly, split evenly male-female, Freechoice says. Picturing the Freechoice name in some images doesn’t breach strict tobacco advertising laws forbidding the use of specific brands such as Marlboro, which is another benefit.

Behind the outrage at his activities, Beynon has been quietly registering trademarks. Since 2015, his companies trademarked everything from his face to Candyman logos. The Candy Shop Mansion website sells a range of branded items including clothes and vaping equipment.

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He says he will consider other commodities for Freechoice too, potentially including legalised marijuana.

“We were actually exploring it probably a year or two ago. The only hurdle there is in the states where you can’t be a retailer of tobacco and a licensed seller of cannabis,” he says.

Eye on property

The photographer is snapping away at the restaurant and Beynon has a fleck on his collar – surprisingly he isn’t fazed by this spot on his image. I quietly wonder if he’ll just quietly dump the whole persona one day.

Beynon says he probably won’t retire from business fully, but may focus more on property. An AFR Weekend search of property records indicates he’s paid almost $16 million for Queensland properties alone, including seaside homes he might develop.

Another avenue he has toyed with is politics: Gold Coast mayor.

The coast could be the most desirable destination in Australia, Beynon says.

“I wouldn’t see myself as a politician, because I have no filter and I’m not politically correct,” he maintains. “But I would certainly get a job done.”

It would be foolish to write off his chances of success in a post-Donald Trump world. (Beynon once compared himself to the US President in an Instagram post: “The only difference between us: ‘the pussy grabs me!’”)

But politics is not an ambition for Beynon right now as he is too busy with Freechoice, Candy Shop Mansion and his extended family. Beynon insists his unorthodox home life is not for show. Girlfriend Downes has lived with them for four years. “It’s a serious relationship,” he says.

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But even hedonism has rules. For example: could a girlfriend bring along a bloke?

“No,” Beynon says immediately. He maintains that’s not hypocritical. “In every relationship there’s different rules of engagement. If we’re both happy with them, then why is it for anyone else to judge?”

Court fights

Rules and the law are a common feature in Beynon’s life, despite his nonconformist lifestyle. His companies have faced court fights with a cigarette maker, car team and rivals and he sued his current father-in-law about texted comments in a property dispute.

“I’ve won a lot more than I’ve lost,” he says of lawsuits.

Beynon outside Brisbane’s Federal Court: “I’ve won a lot more than I’ve lost,” he says of lawsuits. AAP

One appeal he lost was in February when Freechoice and Beynon were found to have breached the Fair Work Act in a bitter dispute over the dismissal of a senior manager.

Separately, in 2016, the Federal Court ruled Freechoice had engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in trying to entice store defections from rival Tobacco Station.

“Sometimes you’ve got to defend and sometimes you’ve got to fight,” he says of his approach to lawsuits. “It’s a fine line of what really went down, and what employees did. I’m ultimately responsible so I won’t skirt away from that.”

When it’s time to go, Beynon departs, having eaten most – but not all – of the meal. After all, he has an image to protect.

The bill

Ioesco, 3a Masthead Way, Hope Island, Qld

Lamb shanks, $38
Parmigiana di pollo, $34
Sparkling water, $9.50
Still water, $9.50
Total: $91

Candyman mulls legalised pot trade as the ‘show’ goes on

Liam Walsh Reporter

Jun 15, 2019 — 12.00am

Inflammatory entrepreneur Travers Beynon hopes his risque “Candyman” persona will help diversify his Freechoice tobacconist brand into new businesses – and he’s even considered legalised marijuana.

Gold Coast-based Beynon tries to attract attention as the Candyman, posting incendiary images on social media, such as him affixing bikini leashes to women, or flaunting gaudy displays of wealth, such as him cruising in a gold and black Lamborghini Aventador.


Travers Beynon arrives at a Candyshop Mansion Party in 2016. 

Despite being branded a misogynist, the 47-year-old has acquired 878,000 followers on Instagram. His posts have also referenced his Freechoice chain, which has 1300 cigarette vending machines and more than 300 company and franchise-owned stores.

But the traditional tobacco sector was shrinking, Mr Beynon said.

One solution was to try to build up Freechoice, which he said was synonymous to Candyman as a brand. He cited the example of Richard Branson’s Virgin brand moving from record shops to airlines and credit cards.

“My best chance is to build Freechoice as big and as exposed, and the reputation of success and everything that comes with it behind Freechoice, so then if the opportunity comes I can move towards another service, industry, commodity … a different country,’’ he told AFR Weekend.

“Your Freechoice tobacconist could be a Freechoice convenience store. This wasn’t an overnight thought. I’d been planning this for many, many years.”

His companies have trademarked everything from his face to the term ‘‘Candyman’’ for potential items including clothes and sex aids.

He said legal cannabis was a commodity he would consider. “

We were actually exploring it probably a year or two ago, looking into the States. The only hurdle there is in the States where you can’t be a retailer of tobacco and a licensed seller of cannabis,” he said.

Mr Beynon’s move into branding was controversial.  

Another item of potential interest was Iqos, a device for heating tobacco. ‘‘That could be … part of the volume in Australia,’’ he predicted.

Mr Beynon’s move into branding was controversial. A former international model who studied accounting, psychology and computer networking on returning to Australia, he bought his parents’ Freechoice business in 2006.

However, he only started a viral social media campaign with the Candyman persona in 2015. That included an Instagram post of him holding bikinis like a leashes attached to two women crawling on his driveway.

Mr Beynon said he was not disrespecting women. That post had been about “having fun” and people should not ‘‘take life so serious’’, he said, adding he would never treat women like that. However, he thought the outrage was good for exposure.

Mr Beynon did not think he could retire completely. The actions of Hugh Hefner, the US magazine creator who died at his Playboy mansion aged 91, were probably “past its time” when he was “75 to 80, kissing the 20-year-old girls on the lips”. “I have no intention to be doing that at 80 years of age, though you never know,” he said.

Mr Beynon declined to spell out his net wealth. His Queensland properties cost more than $16 million, but debt levels are unclear.

He said Freechoice’s profitability was improving – a mix of capturing more market share and cost-cutting – but declined to specify dollar figures.

Court documents in a company dispute state the tobacco business generated $10.4 million pre-tax profit in 2015.


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