Olivia Frances Culpo is an American model, fashion influencer, social media personality, and actress. After winning the Miss Rhode Island USA competition, she went on to be crowned Miss USA, and then Miss Universe in 2012.
Years active: 2012–present
Born: May 08, 1992, 31 years old and 0 months, Cranston, Rhode Island, U.S.
Sun Sign: Taurus
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Height: 5 ft 5½ in / 1.66 m
Measurements: 32-25-35 in / 81-63.5-89 cm
Bra Size: 32B US / 70C EU
Olivia Culpo looks sensational in a very sexy red thong bikini as she larks around with friends on board boat in Formentera.
In 2010, Culpo graduated from St. Mary Academy – Bay View in Riverside, Rhode Island with high honors. She also attended Boston University.
Later, she attended Brevard Music Center in North Carolina.
Father – Peter Culpo (Musician)
Mother – Susan (nee Curran) (Musician)
Siblings – She has four siblings
Olivia is the middle one in her family. She has two older siblings and two younger.
She has Italian ancestry on her father side while she is of Irish and Italian descent on her mother side.
She started learning this musical instrument (cello) when she was in second grade.
Early life and education
Olivia Frances Culpo was born May 8, 1992 in Cranston, Rhode Island, to parents Susan and Peter Culpo. She is the middle child of five siblings. Her restaurateur father co-owns businesses around Boston. She was raised in the Edgewood neighborhood of Cranston, and is of Italian descent with some Irish ancestry from her mother’s side.
Culpo attended St. Mary Academy – Bay View and later, Boston University, but did not graduate. She began studying the cello in second grade, and has played in the Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, the Rhode Island Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble, the Bay View Orchestra, and the Rhode Island All-State Orchestra. She attended the Brevard Music Center, in Brevard, North Carolina for two summers, and has performed with the Boston Accompanietta.
After winning the 2012 Miss Rhode Island USA competition on the first pageant she entered, she went on to win the Miss USA pageant on June 3, 2012.
On July 6, 2012, the city of Cranston, Rhode Island held a homecoming celebration for Culpo for her pageant win. At an outdoor ceremony held at Cranston City Hall, Mayor Allan Fung presented Culpo with the key to the city.
Culpo represented the United States at the 61st Miss Universe pageant that was held on December 19, 2012, in Las Vegas, Nevada. She won the competition, becoming the eighth representative from the United States to win the title and the first since Brook Lee was crowned Miss Universe 1997. Culpo has also become the first Rhode Islander to win the title. She succeeded outgoing titleholder Leila Lopes from Angola.
In January 2013, Culpo visited Indonesia for three weeks and helped crown the winner of Puteri Indonesia 2013 on February 1 in Jakarta. She also visited Yogyakarta, Surabaya, and Bali during her visit. In Jakarta, Culpo hosted a discussion with young Indonesians for the United Nations Population Fund on HIV and youth prevention at the United States Embassy’s cultural center of America.
On August 25, 2013, Cranston’s city council approved a resolution adding Culpo’s name to Albert Avenue, which runs the length between Broad Street and Narragansett Boulevard in Edgewood.
On September 10, 2013, Culpo walked in the Sherri Hill fashion show held at the Trump Tower in New York City. Culpo was in India from September 27 until October 6.
On November 9, 2013, she crowned Gabriela Isler of Venezuela as her successor. In doing so, she became the 3rd Miss Universe from the USA to pass the title off to Venezuela, after Shawn Weatherly in 1981 and Chelsi Smith in 1996.
Culpo became a social media personality after gaining a significant following on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube, and has partnered and collaborated with several beauty and fashion brands like L’Oréal, Kipling, and Uberliss as an influencer. Culpo was also featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and appeared on the cover of the 2020 issue alongside Jasmine Sanders and Kate Bock. She also appeared in the reality television show Model Squad (2018). In addition, Culpo had roles in the films The Other Woman, I Feel Pretty, Reprisal, and was cast as female lead in Venus as a Boy.
In August 2017, Culpo opened a restaurant with her family in Rhode Island.
Culpo has been in a relationship with NFL player Christian McCaffrey since 2019.
Culpo appeared in a TV film titled Macy Thanksgiving Day Parade 2012 as Herself – Miss USA 2012.
First TV Show
Olivia has guest starred in various television shows. The first one being the talk show Live with Kelly and Michael as herself – Rhode Island USA in 2012.
Food – Peanut butter, jelly
All-Time Favorite President – Ronald Reagan
Fast Food Chain – Dunkin’ Donuts
Actor – Tom Hanks
Rapper – Nicki Minaj
Viral Video – Call Me Maybe (By Carly Rae Jepsen)
Olivia Culpo Facts
She is Miss USA 2012 beauty pageant titleholder.
Due to both of her parents, being musicians, she also took interest in that and learned cello.
Olivia won Miss Rhode Island USA 2012 title, Miss USA 2012 title and Miss Universe 2012 title.
Since Brook Lee in 1997, America got its first Miss Universe in 2012 in the form of Olivia Culpo.
She was chubby in her childhood.
She has played cello at Boston Symphony Hall in Carnegie Hall.
She wants to be like fashion icon Audrey Hepburn.