- 1 Where is CariDee English now?
- 2 Who is CariDee English?
- 3 Life before Modeling
- 4 Modeling Career Beginnings
- 5 “America’s Next Top Model”
- 6 Other Modeling Projects
- 7 Acting and TV Projects
- 8 Music Career
- 9 CariDee English Net Worth
- 10 Personal Details
- 11 Philanthropy and the National Psoriasis Foundation
- 12 Appearance and Vital Statistics
- 13 Social Media Presence
Where is CariDee English now?
The winner of the seventh season of “America’s Next Top Model”, CariDee English still works as a fashion model for Elite Model Management, and L.A. Models. Furthermore, she is pursuing her career not only as an actress, but also as a musician and drummer. Due to her skin disease, she is currently focused on her collaboration with the National Psoriasis Foundation, working as its spokesperson.
Who is CariDee English?
CariDee English was born on the 23rd September 1984, in Fargo, North Dakota USA, of Danish, German and Norwegian ancestry. She is a fashion model and television personality, probably best recognized for being the first natural blonde winner of the seventh season of “America’s Next Top Model”, which was aired on The CW network in 2006. She is also known for working as the television host of the Oxygen’s reality series “Pretty Wicked”.
Life before Modeling
When it comes to speak about her early life, CariDee spent her childhood in Fargo, North Dakota, where she was raised by her father, Grant Davis English, and her mother, Anastasia Claire English. Prior to becoming involved in the fashion industry, CariDee began pursuing career as a photographer. Besides that, she showed interest in performing arts and joined the comedy sketch group The 4th Option, performing with them in the old East Gate Lounge in Moorhead, Minnesota.
Modeling Career Beginnings
In 2001, CariDee’s professional modeling career started, as she was signed by the Academie Agencie in Fargo, and thanks to her talent, she participated at the 2002 Millie Lewis Actors Models and Talent Competition, after which she started working for Mega Models in Miami, Florida in the late spring of 2003.
“America’s Next Top Model”
In 2006, CariDee entered the seventh season – known as Cycle 7 – of the competitive show “America’s Next Top Model” with the judges Tyra Banks, Twiggy, J. Alexander and Nigel Barker, aired on The CW network. From the beginning, she was noted for her similarity to Karolína Kurková and Rebecca Romijn, and she finished as the winner of the season, which increased enormously not only her popularity, but also her net worth. During the show, CariDee won five Covergirl of the week awards, plus three first call-outs as well as one challenge, which led her to guest-star in an episode of The CW drama series “One Tree Hill” (2006).
Title of ‘winner’ made her the first natural blonde winner of ANTM, as well as the second winner from North Dakota after Nicole Linkletter, and earned her such prizes as a contract with Covergirl cosmetics worth $100,000, a modeling contract with Elite Model Management, and a cover and fashion editorial on six pages in the magazine “Seventeen”. In 2008, CariDee was named as one of the most memorable contestants in the show by AOL Entertainment Canada.
Other Modeling Projects
After gaining experience in the show, CariDee successfully continued her modeling career by making an appearance in The CW weekly segments of “My Life As A CoverGirl”, after which she worked alongside Danielle Evans on the advertising commercial for CoverGirl Eyewear in 2007. Additionally to her win, CariDee guest-starred in Cycle 8 of the show to give advice to the final three contestants. Moreover, she also appeared on the cover of such magazines as “Healthy Living”, “Cover”, “Runway Magazine” and “Allure”, among many others, and has worked for various brands, including American Salon, JC Penney Bisou Bisou, Stephenson Denim, etc. She also became the face of Ray Ban sunglasses in 2013. Other than these, CariDee has also done a number of catwalks, such as Honduras Fashion Week, L’Oréal Fashion Week, GM Style Auto Show, New York Fashion Week and Mercedes Benz Fashion Week 10, among many others.
Acting and TV Projects
As we already mentioned, CariDee made her debut appearance as an actress in 2006, in an episode of the fourth season of The CW drama series “One Tree Hill”, playing Tia, after which she guest-starred as Carissa, Bart’s date, in an episode of The CW teen drama series “Gossip Girl” (2007). During the same year, she was hired as the co-host of MTV’s “Scarred”, and guest-starred several times in “The Tyra Banks Show”. In 2010, she became the main host of Oxygen’s reality series “Pretty Wicked”, increasing her net worth by a large margin. To speak further about her acting career, CariDee also landed the role of Clair in the short comedy film “Breaking Up And Away” (2013), which was followed by her portrayal of actress in another short title “I Choose” (2014). Most recently, she was cast as Feather in the 2017 comedy-drama film “It’s Gawd!”, and played Fiona in the comedy film “Supercon” (2018).
Apart from her involvement in the entertainment industry as a fashion model, television host and actress, CariDee is also known for being a musician and drummer. In December of 2004, she performed with the Willy Waldman Project, and co-formed and played the drums for the duo called LUVnENGLISH, along with Celebrity DJ Lindsay Luv. Moreover, she also performs with the New York-based DJ Zeke Thomas, increasing further her wealth.
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CariDee English Net Worth
Her career started in 2001 and she has been an active member of the fashion industry as a professional model ever since. She is also actively involved in the entertainment industry as a television host and musician. So, if you ever wondered how rich CariDee English is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of her net worth is over $2 million, accumulated through her successful career.
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Regarding her personal life, CariDee English dated Tyson Beckford from 2008 to 2010, after which she briefly dated musician Marilyn Manson in 2010. Thereafter, she started a relationship with Brian Larrabee. Currently, she tends to keep her private life far away from the public, but it is believed that she is still single and there are no rumours of her dating. Her current residence is in Los Angeles, California.
Philanthropy and the National Psoriasis Foundation
CariDee is known in the media for having psoriasis for more than 15 years. After winning the title of ANTM, she started collaborating with the National Psoriasis Foundation in 2007, working as its spokesperson to increase awareness and help people with the same problem. In the following year, she opened the walk for Awareness in San Diego, and then appeared on the cover of “Allure” and featured in ads for the plaque psoriasis treatment called Stelara in 2012. She is currently trying to find a cure for this skin disease. Additionally, she also collaborates with other charitable organizations, including the Project Cuddle, NOH8 Campaign and the Power of Paws.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
If to talk about her appearance, CariDee is rated a very beautiful woman, who has long wavy blonde hair and green colored eyes. She has a classic body shape with a height of 5ft 11ins (1.80m) and weight that is reputed to be around 139lbs (63kgs), while her vital statistics are 34-24-36.
Social Media Presence
In addition to her career, CariDee is an active member across many of the most popular social media sites, which she uses to promote her projects and to share other various contents. She runs her official Instagram account, on which she has more than 53,000 followers, as well as her official Twitter account, having more than 80,000 fans. She has also launched her own website, on which you can find more information about her.