Olivia Jordan

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Olivia Jordan in 2015.

Olivia Jordan Thomas (born September 28, 1988) is an American model, actress, TV show host and beauty pageant titleholder from Oklahoma who won Miss USA 2015 and also finished 3rd in Miss Universe 2015. She was the first Oklahoman to be crowned Miss USA.

Early life & education[change | change source]

She was born to Bob and Jill Thomas on September 28, 1988, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. After her high school graduation, she went to Boston to attend Boston University. She graduated in May 2011, with a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences.

Jordan soon joined the SAG and adopted the name Olivia Jordan. She moved to Los Angeles, California, to do modeling and acting after college. She acted in the movie Ted during college, and later acted in several other films.

Pageants[change | change source]

Jordan began her career at the Miss California USA 2013 pageant, where she finished 2nd. Later that year, she was named Miss World America 2013 and competed at Miss World 2013 pageant, where she finished in the top 20 and was also finished 2nd for Top Model.

On December 21, 2014, Jordan won Miss Oklahoma USA 2015, and went on to win Miss USA 2015 as well. She participated in Miss Universe 2015, representing the United States. She finished 3rd.

Personal life[change | change source]

In 2018, she became engaged to actor Jay Hector. They married on November 8, 2019, in Palm Springs, California.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Former Miss USA Olivia Jordan Marries Jay Hector: 'This Is My Person'". Us Weekly. 2019-11-09. Retrieved 2020-08-01.

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