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Nicole Linkletter

Nicole Linkletter: America’s Next Top Model

Nicole Linkletter, born and raised in Grand Forks, North Dakota is renowned for her beauty and unique appearance – an example to many aspiring models.

She won America’s Next Top Model competition and received as her prize a contract with Ford Models, an Elle Girl magazine spread, and a $100,000 contract with CoverGirl cosmetics.

Nicole Linkletter is a Model

Nicole Linkletter of North Dakota won Cycle 5 of America’s Next Top Model, defeating Nik Pace and Bre Scullark to take home $100,000 and sign with Ford Models as her contract modeling agency. Since winning, Nicole has modeled for brands such as CoverGirl and Alice & Olivia while making appearances on Talk Model Covergirl as a guest host as well as the weekly My Life as a Covergirl segment on Tyra Banks Show.

Linkletter is currently signed to Nous Model Management in Los Angeles and ModelScouts, an international modeling scouting agency. She is represented by Diva Models Singapore, Dream Models Hong Kong, and Agence Presse Tokyo; in addition, her image has been featured in fashion spreads for Cleo Singapore Urban Singapore and Marie Claire Malaysia magazines.

She was a finalist for the 2006 Miss USA pageant and has appeared on television programs like Tyra Banks Show and American National Talent Model’s reunion show, in addition to hosting segments for VH1 entitled “Top Models in Action.”

Linkletter has also worked in print ads and runway shows, including appearances in Elle Magazine for couture spread shot in Paris; Elle Girl; Lemonade, LeMonDe, Vanidades magazines; CoverGirl cosmetics/eyewear, Ford Fusion; Secret Deodorant; Vigoss jeans as well as Yank Clothing Milk Boutique So Low Crystal Rock by Christian Audigier Trovata Nylon Mexico plus she graced Country and Townhouse Magazine December 2009 UK with a cover feature and fashion spread!

Nicole Linkletter is a Winner of “America’s Next Top Model”

Nicole Linkletter won Cycle 5 of America’s Next Top Model by beating out fellow contestants Nik Pace and Bre Scullark, showing strong posing skills and confident walking during the finale fashion runway show. Tyra Banks noted her looks, praising them as having that “it” factor while Twiggy described her beauty “like an English rose.” Upon winning she signed contracts with Forever 21 runway contracts, editorial spreads, LA models as well as multiple runway modeling gigs with Forever 21.

North Dakota native Katja is perhaps best-known among ANTM’s winners due to her unconventional personality. When she won, her victory caused an uproar and shocked some fans. Since then, however, she has found success as a fashion model; with her photogenic looks and charming persona making her a popular choice for ads campaigns, runway shows, and editorial spreads, as well as being featured in magazines such as ELLE (April 2006), ELLEgirl, Women’s Health, and Fitness Lemonade Vanidades US Weekly among others.

Jaslene Gonzalez is another American National Talent Management (ANTM) winner who has found success after appearing on the show. In 2006, she bested rival contestants Tatiana Price and Yoanna House to claim victory in cycle 6 of the ANTM competition and be known as Gigi Hadid’s double by becoming a winner. Since then she has gone on to sign with Elite Model Management, feature on Paper magazine covers, earn modeling contracts, and work with brands such as Rimmel London cosmetics.

CariDee English went on to experience success after her time on American Next Top Model (ANTM), landing modeling gigs and appearing on Shark Tank with her reusable bib company. Additionally, this North Dakota native also became an activist helping raise awareness about psoriasis and other skin conditions through social media posts promoting them as well as writing a book chronicling her experiences on ANTM.

Nicole Linkletter is Married to Adam Nathanson

Nicole Linkletter hails from Grand Forks, North Dakota, and was awarded America’s Next Top Model cycle five victory, beating out Nik Pace and Bre Scullark as competitors. Her prizes included contracts with Ford Models and CoverGirl as well as an Elle magazine spread.

Linkletter has since won in 2005 and since that time she has become an accomplished model, appearing on multiple television shows and walking the runways for Gharani Strok Fashion Show, Alice and Olivia, and Bebe. Additionally, she was featured in a Cover Girl commercial. Additionally, she frequently appears as a guest host on Tyra Banks Show.

Linkletter has made great efforts to bring attention to eating disorders through her modeling career and advocacy work. She has taken part in public service announcements and written articles detailing her battle against eating disorders; through these efforts, she has helped inspire other women to seek treatment for their disorders.

Linkletter married Adam Nathanson in 2013 and they currently reside in Los Gatos, California together. Together, they share one son named Theo and enjoy spending time with him. She enjoys cooking and spending time with her family; in her free time she also likes sharing photos on social media of them both; many of her posts on these platforms have inspired others to pursue their goals no matter their background or financial status; she truly serves as an inspirational figure for us all!

Supporter of the American Red Cross

Nicole Linkletter is an advocate of the American Red Cross, an organization providing relief in times of disasters such as fires, floods, and building collapse. With volunteers on call 24/7/365 and 24-7 support services available to them worldwide.

The Red Cross has been providing services in Massachusetts for more than 100 years. Last year alone, they assisted nearly 700 displaced residents due to home fires, replacing medications and equipment as needed. Furthermore, many volunteer programs and events such as blood drives, community service projects, and disaster relief exist within Massachusetts’ Red Cross organization.

Linkletter has also worked as a radio host and actress. She has appeared in television programs like Tyra Banks Show and Starstruck on CW Network; additionally, she has appeared in magazines such as ELLE Girl (April 2006 for a couture spread shot in Paris) and US Weekly (July 2007) while boasting an estimated US$100k contract with CoverGirl cosmetics.

CariDee English, winner of Cycle 5 of America’s Next Top Model, and Kellan Lutz (Emmert Cullen from Twilight movies) are among other prominent models who support the Red Cross. Furthermore, celebrity fundraisers regularly help raise money for this cause.

Miki Calderon has been volunteering at Wiesbaden Army Medical Clinic in Germany since January 2018 and has contributed over 370 nursing volunteer hours – she describes it as her passion and delight in helping others! Additionally, she took part in Sound the Alarm – a nationwide campaign raising awareness about volunteering.


Following the fashion trends and celebrities across the globe. I love writing about inspirational figures in entertainment industry. Apart from blogging over 10 years, I work as an event host in California. Feel free to reach out for any questions. Looking forward to hearing from you!

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