Jun 10, 2015

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Where Are the America’s Next Top Model Winners Nowadays?

America’s Next Top Model is a reality show that covers the lives of aspiring models. This is produced and hosted by one of the top supermodels of her time Tyra Banks. Her TV program aims to show the grueling lives that young models need to go through to get castings by world-famous designers and to be hired by multi-billion companies to endorse their products.


The ANTM has been aired for the first time in May 20, 2003. Today, it still offers the unique opportunity to be trained and coached by big names in the industry including Nigel Barker, Kelly Cutrone, Jay Manuel and Andre Leon Talley, among others.

For more than a decade, ANTM has molded young aspiring talents to become top models that will be featured in major magazines like Vogue. So what happened to the winners? Are they famous models now? Let’s take a look.

Adrianne Curry – Cycle 1

After appearing in Playboy and TV shows multiple times, 32-year old Adrianne can be seen on social media as well as at comic conventions as a cosplayer.

Yoanna House – Cycle 2

She’s become a beauty correspondent for First Coast Living in Florida. She’s also a brand ambassador for OPI.

Eva Pigford – Cycle 3

After taking home the grand prize in 2004, Eva has gone on to becoming an actor. In fact, she co-stars Amber Rose in the movie Sister Code, which was shown last May.

CariDee English – Cycle 7

After taking home the ANTM crown in 2007 and hosting several shows, CariDee is now an aspiring musician as well as a spokesperson for psoriasis treatment.

Whitney Thompson – Cycle 10

Whitney was the first ever plus-size model to win the ANTM. She modeled for national brands. Then, she launched a dating site for plus-size women. Nowadays, you can see her at farm-to-table restaurant in Tennessee.

Krista White – Cycle 14

She has modeled off and on in retail and shows by Betsey Johnson and Nicole Miller. Today, she’s still doing print campaigns as well serve as a judge for beauty competitions.


Lisa D’Amato – Cycle 17 (All Stars)

She took home the Top Model All-Star title in 2011. She got married in 2013. She’s still into modeling, but focuses on music and her LA-centric podcast.

Jourdan Miller – Cycle 20

Cycle 20 was the first ever season where the show featured male and female models. Jourdan has since modeled for Kode, Vogue Taiwan, Swiss Made Magazine, Nylon and more.

Keith Carlos – Cycle 21

Since ANTM included male models, Keith was the first male to win, thanks to his Tyson Beckford look. He has a modeling contract with Next Model Management and won a spread in Nylon.