'America's Next Top Model' Winners

Since it launched in 2003, Tyra Banks' "America's Next Top Model" has turned dozens of 20-something girls (and a couple of guys) into experienced models. Here are the winners of each season of the modeling competition and what they've been doing since they won their cycle.

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Cycle One: Adrianne Curry

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Adrianne Curry (born August 6, 1982) was the very first winner of "America's Next Top Model," and she's gone on to become one of the most successful and well known of all the "Top Models."

The rebellious model went on to walk the runway for designers such as Jamie Pressly and Ed Hardy. She's also modeled for numerous magazines, appeared in Playboy, made several "Sexiest women" lists and appeared on TV commercials.

Curry appeared on game shows and also became a reality TV star, appearing on (where she met her now former husband, "The Brady Bunch"'s Chris Knight) and "My Fair Brady" (which documented their life together). She and Knight divorced on August 19, 2011. She runs a lifestyle blog,  "Curry-osity."

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Cycle Two: Yoanna House

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After winning Cycle Two, Yoanna House (born April 9, 1980) appeared in magazines such as Jane, modeled for Sue Wong, and did a commercial for the Declare Yourself voting campaign.

House became the host of the fashion show "The Look for Less" in 2005, replacing Elisabeth Hasselbeck. The following year, House became the face of The CW network, appearing in commercials and web advertisements for the fledgling network. In 2008, she hosted the reality series "Queen Bees" which attempted to reform mean girls. She has also hosted the web series "Fashion Gone Local" and was signed as an entertainment correspondent with IMG Speakers.

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Cycle Three: Eva Pigford

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Eva Marcille (born Eva Pigford October 30, 1984) was Cycle Three's resident tomboy. After winning "Top Model," she appeared on the cover of magazines such as Brides Noir and Women's Health and Fitness; she also modeled for companies such as CoverGirl, DKNY, and Samsung.

Marcille hosted BET's "My Model Looks Better Than Your Model"  and Oxygen's "Hair Battle Spectacular."

As an actress, Eva Marcille has appeared in numerous music videos and TV movies and guest-starred on TV shows such as "Everybody Hates Chris" and received award nominations for her role as Tyra Hamilton on the soap "The Young and the Restless." She appeared in 12 episodes of "House of Payne" from 2007–2011.

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Cycle Four: Naima Mora

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Cycle Four's mohawk-sporting model, Naima Mora (born March 1, 1984), went on to model for CoverGirl, Christopher Deane, Walmart, ELLEgirl, Elle and ​​IN Touch magazines.

As an actress, Naima Mora has appeared on "Veronica Mars" and in the independent film "Sarbanes-Oxley."

Also a singer, Mora is currently in the band Galaxy of Tar which released the single "Volatile Glass" in 2010.

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Cycle Five: Nicole Linkletter

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Although her personality didn't shine during "Top Model"'s Cycle Five, Nicole Linkletter (born February 27, 1985) impressed the judges. Since winning the CoverGirl contract, Linkletter has also modeled for companies such as Secret deodorant, Milk Boutique, So Low, and Crystal Rock by Christian Audigier; appeared in magazines such as People, Jewel, Us Weekly, and Girlfriend; walked for numerous runway shows; and graced the covers of Cleo Singapore, Urban Singapore, Marie Claire Malaysia, and More magazines.

Nicole Linkletter has also been a Miss USA judge, involved in casting for TV, and appeared on "The Tyra Banks Show."

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Cycle Six: Danielle Evans

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Although Danielle "Dani" Evans (born June 7, 1985) was hampered by her southern accent, she won Cycle Six of "Top Model." Since then, she's modeled for CoverGirl (she's one of only a few "Top Model" winners to have her CoverGirl contract renewed), Ford, Pastry, and Victoria's Secret. She served as the spokesmodel for Akademiks and walked for designers like Michael Knight, Zang Toi, Baby Phat Style Salon, and Jenni Kayne. She has appeared in Essence magazine, ELLE, InTouch, Seventeen (and more) and​ Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue and wrote a book about breaking into modeling, “The Skinny on Getting In.”

Dani Evans has appeared on BET's "Rip the Runway" and the finale of "Project Runway" Season Five.

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Cycle Seven: CariDee English

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CariDee English (born May 22, 1985) raised "Top Model" judges' concerns because of her over-the-top personality and tendency to act and speak impulsively. After she won Cycle Seven, English modeled for such companies as JC Penney, Johnny P. Shoes, and Matrix Professional Colors and designers Aubrey O'Day and Christian Siriano. She's been featured in magazines such as Seventeen, Social Life, Healthy Living and Runway and walked the runway for Yotam Soloman, Carlos Campos, Renee Larc, and Jordi Scott.

CariDee English co-hosted MTV's "Scarred" and Oxygen's "Pretty Wicked" and has appeared in some shorts and TV shows. She is a spokesperson for the National Psoriasis Foundation.

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Cycle Eight: Jaslene Gonzalez

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Puerto Rican American model Jaslene Gonzalez (born May 29, 1986) had tried out for "Top Model" Cycle Seven before returning to win Cycle Eight. Since then she has appeared in dozens of magazines, such as the New York Post, US Weekly, In Touch Weekly, Vibe Vixen, Seventeen, Latina, and ZooZoom Magazine. She has modeled for brands such as Garnier Nutrisse, Southpole, Kett Cosmetics, and Marianne Stores and walked the runway for numerous fashion weeks and designers such as Elda De La Rosa, James De Colon, Nora Del Busto, and Soledad Designs.

Jaslene Gonzales has appeared on BET's "Rip the Runway" and in the finales of several seasons of "Project Runway." She has been on the talk shows "Live With Regis and Kelly," "106 & Park," "TRL," and "The View" and has several small film and TV credits as an actress.

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Cycle Nine: Saleisha Stowers

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Saleisha Stowers (born January 20, 1986) commanded the "Top Model" runway but had to fight her commercial looks to win Cycle Nine. After winning, she went on to model for companies such as CoverGirl, Dereon, Apple Bottoms, Baby Phat, and Macy's; she has appeared in magazines such as Seventeen, InTouch Weekly, OK!, Modern Bride, and Essence, and she has walked the runway for Bill Blass, Carson Kressley's Safilo, Billabong, Beach Bunny Swimwear, and Lana Fuchs.

Saleisha Stowers has appeared on several episodes of "The Tyra Banks Show" and episodes of TV shows such as "All My Children," "Days of Our Lives" and "Caged," among others.

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Cycle 10: Whitney Thompson

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During "Top Model" Cycle 10, Whitney Thompson (born September 26, 1987) was criticized for being "too pageanty," but she overcame that to win the season. Since then, "plus-size model" Thompson has modeled for CoverGirl, Fashion Bug, Saks Fifth Avenue, Torrid, Target, Panache, and Forever 21. She has appeared in magazines such as Seventeen, Plus Model Magazine, and Jacksonville Magazine.

She has served as an ambassador for the National Eating Disorders Association and also has a YouTube video blog. 

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Cycle 11: McKey Sullivan

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A stand-out of Cycle 11, Brittany "McKey" Sullivan (born September 9, 1988) was booked on all four of her go-sees, despite being disqualified for returning late. Since winning "Top Model," Sullivan has modeled for CoverGirl, WalMart, Forever 21, Rendezvous, Myer and Crabtree, and Evelyn. She's appeared in magazines such as Seventeen, Nylon, and Marie Claire and has walked the runway for EиD by Eva and Delia, Mada van Gaans, Ready to Fish by Ilja Visse, G-Star, and Mr. Jay's clothing line, Attitude.

McKey Sullivan was named one of People magazine's Most Beautiful People of 2009. 

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Cycle 12: Teyona Anderson

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During Cycle 12's competition, Teyona "Asia" Anderson (born in 1988), was commended for her versatility. Since winning, Anderson has modeled for CoverGirl, walked in more than 30 shows in South Africa, and appeared in magazines such as ​Seventeen, Destiny, Edgars Club, Soul, and Glamour (South Africa).

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Cycle Thirteen: Nicole Fox

At 5 feet, 7 inches Nicole Fox (born March 6, 1991) was the tallest of Cycle 13's "petite" models. Since winning "Top Model," Fox has modeled for CoverGirl, Spirit Hoods, Heritage 1981, House of Harlow 1960, and Steve Madden. She's been featured in magazines such as Seventeen, Illiterate, More, and OK! and appeared in the "Avengers" Dr. Pepper commercial as Stan Lee's assistant.

As an actress, Nicole Fox has appeared on the soap "The Bold and the Beautiful" and has other film and TV credits appearing as herself.

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Since Krista White (born December 19, 1984) won "Top Model,"  she has modeled for CoverGirl and designers Betsey Johnson and Sergio Guadarramo. She has appeared in magazines such as Seventeen and walked the runway for New York designer Nicole Miller.

Krista White appeared on BET's "Rip The Runway" and is the fashion director for Deluxe Version Magazine.

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Cycle Fifteen: Ann Ward

Ann Ward (born April 20, 1991) is 6 feet, 2 inches. "Top Model" judges were impressed with her height and extremely small waist. Since winning "Top Model," Ward has appeared in magazines such as  Vogue Italia, Beauty In Vogue, and​ Velvet; she has walked the runway for Alex London and Vivienne Westwood.

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Cycle 16: Brittani Kline

Brittani "Autumn" Kline (born on May 19, 1991) is remembered for her angry confrontations with fellow models and the judges' panel during Cycle 16.  Since then, Kline has appeared in magazines such as Vogue ItaliaTrendy Magazine (Colombia), and Rouge Magazine (China) and modeled for United Colors of Benetton before leaving her modeling agency, IMG Models, and her modeling career to return to Pennsylvania and attend college.

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At 30 years old, Lisa D'Amato (born October 22, 1981) may have been the oldest "America's Next Top Model" All-Star competing in Cycle 17—and many viewers may have believed Angelea Preston (who was suddenly disqualified from the competition) should have won—but that didn't stop D'Amato from taking home the title.

D'Amato had previously competed on Cycle Five of "America's Next Top Model."

Lisa D'Amato has modeled for Black Chandelier, Clementyne, DaftBird, Shoshanna Lonstein, Ford Fusion, Gap, Target, and Old Navy and appeared in magazines such as ​Swindle, Lemonade, Elle Girl, Permission, and Vogue Italia.

Lisa D'Amato has also pursued a music career. Her song, "Can't Touch It!" was featured on HBO's "Entourage." Her debut album, "La Puchinetta," was released in 2009, and her second album, "Flippin' The Bird," was released in September 2011. She has shared the stage with LMFAO, Hyper Crush, Andre Legacy, Mickey Avalon, Ultraviolet Sound, Electric Valentine, and The Beach Boys. She has a podcast available for streaming on her website.

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Cycle 18: Sophie Sumner

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Sophie Sumner became the first non-American to win "America's Next Top Model." The 21-year-old model from Oxford, England, had previously come in second on "Britain & Ireland's Next Top Model"'s Cycle 5 before she won the American version's Cycle 18's "British Invasion."

Sophie Sumner has appeared in Vogue Italia and is modeling for CoverGirl.

She has appeared in "Cocktail" and the TV series "Taking New York" and hosted “Hello Style” and Marie Claire’s “Love Match."

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Cycle 19: Laura James

The winner of "Top Model"'s Cycle 19, the college-themed season, Laura James (born November 18, 1990) comes from a showbiz family. Her father, John James, starred on "Dynasty," and her mother, actress Denise Coward was a runner-up for Miss World in 1978 for Australia. 

Following the show, she modeled for Nine West and Smashbox Cosmetics.

Mostly, though, Laura has been racking up screen credits since her win, with several film and TV projects in production or completed during 2018 alone: "Paper Bullets," "The Wolf," "Axcellerator," "American Woman," and "The Young and the Restless."

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Cycle 20: Jourdan Miller

 

Jourdan Miller (born October 6, 1993), won Cycle 20, "Top Model"'s first "Boys vs. Girls" cycle. She found out about the ups and downs of the industry; after her big year following the show win, she received a bankruptcy judgment in early 2016.

She has appeared in Nylon, Cleo (Malaysia), Vogue Taiwan, SYN, Swiss Made, Ellements, Kode, Cake, and Ugly magazines and did modeling for Guess.

On BTV, she appeared on "Best Week Ever" and "OK!TV."  

 

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Cycle 21: Keith Carlos

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The first male winner in "Top Model," Cycle 21's Keith Carlos (born December 19, 1987), had a short stint in the NFL as a wide receiver prior to the modeling competition.

He has appeared on TV shows "The Bold and the Beautiful" and "Like Family."

 

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Cycle 22: Nyle DiMarco

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Cycle 22 of "Top Model" was the last to air on The CW, and the height restriction was removed. Taking the top prize was Nyle DiMarco (born May 8, 1989), the show's first deaf contestant and winner. 

In addition to his modeling work, he's amassing film and TV credits, such as "This Close," "Difficult People." and "Switched at Birth."

 

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Cycle 23: India Gants

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"Top Model" returned to the all-female format for Cycle 23 and its first season on VH1. Winner of this competition was India Gants (born June 11, 1996). 

She is enthusiastic about many different parts of the showbiz industry, what with modeling, exploring a shoe line and dreaming of becoming a music producer/DJ, as she told Billboard magazine in 2017.