Most well known for her Logie Award-winning portrayal of Martha MacKenzie on the Australian soap opera Home and Away, she is also notable for her modeling career, as well as for her work in the 2011 feature film The Cup.
Before joining the cast of Home and Away, she signed with Vivien's Modeling Agency and participated in major advertising campaigns for the Tony Bianco, Crystelle, and 2Chillies clothing lines.
She was an eighth season contestant on the Australian edition of Dancing with the Stars.
She and her brother, Ben, spent their early years in Mackay and Sydney, Australia. They are the children of Bronwyn Gordon and New Zealand-born, Maori father Ray Gordon. In 2014, Jodi Gordon and her husband, professional rugby player Braith Anasta, welcomed a daughter named Aleeia.
She and Leeanna Walsman both had recurring roles on the Nine Network series Underbelly: Badness.