Olivia Culpo was born on May 8, 1992, in Cranston, Rhode Island. Olivia is an American fashion influencer, reality television, and social media personality, former beauty pageant titleholder and actress. After winning the Miss Rhode Island USA competition, she went on to be crowned Miss USA, and then Miss Universe in 2012.
Culpo represented the United States at the 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 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.
From 2013 to 2015, Olivia Culpo dated musician, Nick Jonas. She was romantically linked to football player Tim Tebow until November 2015. Culpo was in an on-again-off-again relationship with football player Danny Amendola from February 2016 to April 2019. During the summer of 2019, she started dating football player, Christian McCaffrey.