Friday 9 December 2016

Five things to know about model of the moment Olivia Culpo

Published 25/10/2016 | 14:03

Actress Olivia Culpo attends the Second Annual
Actress Olivia Culpo attends the Second Annual "InStyle Awards" presented by InStyle at Getty Center on October 24, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for InStyle)
LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 19: Miss USA 2012, Olivia Culpo, reacts after being named the 2012 Miss Universe during the 2012 Miss Universe Pageant at PH Live at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on December 19, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)
Olivia Culpo (L) and singer/actor Nick Jonas attend the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards at AT&T Stadium on April 19, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Actress Olivia Culpo attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Olivia Culpo stunned in a gold gown at the InStyle Awards on Monday night, but what's to know about the model of the moment?

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1. She won Miss Universe in 2012

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It's no surprise to hear that Olivia won Miss Universe in 2012, after winning the title of Miss USA that same year at 21-years-old. The first pageant Olivia entered was Miss Rhode Island USA, also in 2012 - talk about a whirlwind.

2. She's an accomplished cellist

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Before her rise to fame as a model, Olivia played the cello in orchestras around America and attended the prestigious Brevard Music Centre in North Carolina for two summers.

3. She's part Irish

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The 24-year-old has Irish ancestry from her mother's side and Italian ancestry from her father's. She's the middle child of five and grew up in Rhode Island.

4. She dated Nick Jonas

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Olivia met Nick Jonas at the Miss Universe contest, and the pair dated for two years before splitting in 2015. She's reportedly now dating NFL player Danny Amendola.

5. She's an actress

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Olivia has dabbled into the world of acting since being crowned Miss Universe, and even held a role in The Other Woman alongside Cameron Diaz and Kate Upton. She is set to star in thriller American Satan with Denise Richards in 2017.

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