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Olivia Culpo biography: 13 things about Miss Universe 2012

Olivia Frances Culpo is an American cellist, model, actress and beauty queen from Rhode Island, United States. She is of Italian and Irish descent.

Culpo was born in Cranston, Rhode Island to musicians Peter Culpo and Susan Culpo. Olivia has two older siblings namely Pete Culpo and Aurora Culpo and two younger siblings namely Gus Culpo and Sophia Culpo.

Olivia Culpo
Olivia Culpo

In second grade, Olivia began studying the cello. She also attended the Brevard Music Center in Brevard, North Carolina, USA for two summers.

Olivia is 5’5″ tall. Here are 13 more things about her:

  1. In 2010, she graduated from St. Mary Academy-Bay View in Riverside, Rhode Island. She attended Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts, USA but did not graduate.
  2. On September 18, 2011, she was crowned Miss Rhode Island USA 2012 at The Rhode Island Center for Performing Arts in Providence, Rhode Island. It was her first beauty pageant.
  3. On June 3, 2012, she represented Rhode Island at Miss USA 2012 and competed against 50 other candidates at The AXIS in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. She won the title, making her the first Miss USA from Rhode Island. On July 6, 2012, the city of Cranston held a homecoming celebration for her.
  4. On December 19, 2012, she represented the U.S. at Miss Universe 2012 and competed against 88 other candidates at PH Live of Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. She won the title, making her the first Miss Universe from Rhode Island and the eighth Miss Universe from the U.S.
  5. From 2013 to 2015, she dated Nick Jonas. From January 2013 to February 2013, she visited different parts of Indonesia including Bali, Surabaya and Yogyakarta. On September 10, 2013, she walked in the Sherri Hill fashion show at the Trump Tower in New York City, New York, USA. On November 9, 2013, she crowned her successor Miss Universe 2013 Gabriela Isler at Crocus City Hall in Krasnogorsk, Moscow, Russia. She made a cameo appearance in “The Other Woman“, which was released on April 25, 2014.
  6. From 2016 to 2019, she dated Danny Amendola.
  7. In August 2017, she and her family opened a restaurant in Rhode Island.
  8. She starred in the 2018 films “I Feel Pretty” and “Reprisal“. She starred in “Model Squad“, a docu-series that aired on E! from September 4-14, 2018.
  9. In 2019, she started dating Christian McCaffrey.
  10. In 2020, she starred in the film “The Swing of Things“. She and Mario Lopez hosted Miss Universe 2020 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, USA.
  11. In 2021, she starred in the film “Venus as a Boy” and the television series “Paradise City“.
  12. In 2022, she and her sisters Aurora and Sophia starred in the TLC show “The Culpo Sisters“.
  13. She was 30 years old when she and Jeannie Mai hosted the Miss Universe 2022 coronation night on January 14, 2023 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

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