Olivia Culpo

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Olivia Culp.

Olivia Culp (Eng. Olivia Culpo . b. May 8, 1992, Cranston (RI), United States) – an American contestant beauty contest winner Miss USA 2012 and Miss Universe 2012.


  • Biography
  • Participation in competitions
    • Miss Rhode Island USA 2012
    • Miss USA 2012
    • Miss Universe 2012
  • rename a street in New York
  • Notes
  • Links

Olivia was born on 8 May 1992 in Cranston (RI), the son of Peter and Susan Culp. Her father – Italian descent, and his mother Italian and Irish roots. Both parents – professional musicians. In addition to her family Culp four more children. In 2010 she graduated from Catholic school for girls «St. Mary Academy – Bay View »in Rhode Island.

In the second grade, Olivia began to study the cello. She played in various orchestras, including the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, New York Orchestra, and in 2010 went on a tour of England. Until recently, Olivia performed with Boston Accompanietta. “Miss Universe 2012” also studied singing. In the competition, Olivia was a student 2-year student at Boston University. It owns not only the mother tongue, but also Italian. Her love of the language allowed her to take part in two foreign language programs in Milan (Italy).

From June 2013 to June 2015 met with actor and musician, ex-lead singer of a rock band «Jonas Brothers» Nick Jonas.

Participation in competitions

Miss Rhode Island USA 2012

September 18, 2011 Culp won the Miss Rhode Island USA 2012.

Miss USA 2012

3 June 2012 Olivia represented Rhode Island at the Miss USA 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and eventually won.

At the competition “Miss USA”after the scandal with Jenna Talakovoy Olivia spoke in favor of transsexuals. Asked how she will concern the fact that beauty contests will be involved men to change their sex, Olivia said that, despite the possible dissatisfaction of his countrymen, and that would consider such a victory unfair, she would have accepted the same decision as the jury. According to her, now many have to resort to drastic procedures to improve their lives.”I believe that this is a free country,” – Olivia added.

Miss Universe 2012

Olivia Culp won the title of Miss Universe 2012, which took place on Dec. 19, 2012 in Las Vegas. For the Americans this was the eighth victory in the competition’s history and the first since 1997. He crowned the winner of “Miss Universe 2011” Leila Lopes from Angola.

Olivia gave her the title of Miss Universe Venezuelan Maria Gabriela Isler. The contest was held November 9, 2013 in Moscow.

rename a street in New York

The name Olivia – winner of Miss USA 2012, which represented the state of Rhode Island, Miss Universe 2012 and was immortalized on a street in Cranston. The City Council approved a resolution calling the name of the winner of the beauty contest of the Albert Avenue “The way to Olivia Culp» (Olivia Culpo Way).

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