ANTM Winners

Tuesday, August 9 by Deana Clark

There have been fifteen ANTM winners to date. ANTM is a reality show where women compete for the title of ANTM and to begin a career as a model. The show was created by Tyra Banks in 2003 and is in the middle of its sixteenth season. There are normally ten to fourteen women competing during each episode. During each show, one woman is eliminated until a winner reigns supreme.

  1. Adrianne Curry- Adrianne is an ANTM winner of Cycle 1. She was born in 1982 and is married to Christopher Knight who played Peter Brady on “The Brady Bunch.” She has appeared on other reality shows “The Surreal Life,” “Celebrity Paranormal Project” and “Celebrity Family Feud.”
  2. Naima Mora- Naima was the winner of Cycle 4. She was born in 1984 in Detroit, Michigan. Her father is Francisco Mora, a Mexican jazz percussionist. She attended Detroit’s Ballet Renaissance. Her win gave her a fashion spread in Elle magazine, Ford Models contract and $10,000 contract with Cover Girl Cosmetics.
  3. Nicole Kinkletter- Nicole is the ANTM winner for Cycle 5. She was born in 1985 and auditioned for ANTM at the Mall of America. She currently attends California State University Northridge. She has signed with Nous Model Management in Los Angeles, Diva Models in Singapore, Dream Models in Hong Kong and M and P Model Management in London.
  4. Danielle Evans- Danielle is the Cycle 6 winner of ANTM. She was born in Little Rock, Arkansas and has a heavy southern accent. During the ANTM competition, the judges told her she has a signature look. She is signed with Ford Models and Click Model Management. She is a spokesmodel for Akademiks.
  5. Saleisha Stowers- She is one of the ANTM winners for Cycle 9. She was born in 1986 and attended Tyra Banks’ self-esteem camp for girls, Camp T-Zone, at the age of 14. She previously modeled wigs for Especially Yours Wigs and appeared in a Wendy’s commercial. During ANTM, she was in the Bottom Two twice.
  6. Whitney Thompson- Whitney won ANTM Cycle 11. She was born in 1987 in Atlantic Beach, Florida. As part of her winnings, she was given a billboard in Times Square. She was in the Bottom Two four times during the competition. She is a spokesmodel for Smile Stylists.
  7. Eva Pigford- Evan is the ANTM winner for Cycle 3. She was born Eva Marcille but she changed her name for acting reasons. She played the role of Tyra Hamilton on "The Young and the Restless" in 1984. She had roles in movies such as “The Wedding Album” and television roles such as “Smallville.”
  8. Yoanna House- Yoanna won the ANTM competition for Cycle 2. She was born in 1980 and speaks fluent Japanese and Spanish. She has a son, Alastain, who was born in 2008. She signed with IMG Models and made her modeling debut at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in 2004. She appeared in commercials for Sheer Cover, a brand of make-up.
  9. Cari Dee English- Cari is the Cycle 7 winner of ANTM and was born in 1985. As part of her winnings, she appeared in a six-page fashion editorial and cover for Seventeen magazine. She is the host of “Pretty Wicked” on Oxygen.
  10. Jaslene Gonzalez- Jaslene is the Cycle 8 winner of ANTM. She was born in 1986 in Puerto Rico and grew up in Humboldt Park, Chicago. She was in the semi-finals of ANTM during Cycle 7. In 2007, she was voted Best Female Reality Star for ANTM at the Teen Choice Awards.

- Deana Clark

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