Birth Date: May 8, 1992
Hometown: Cranston,Rhode Island
Olivia Culpo is an American beauty pageant title holder who won the Miss USA 2012 pageant after representing her home state. She previously won the 2012 Miss Rhode Island USA competition, the first pageant she entered.
Olivia was raised in musically rich surroundings, with her parents both having begun their professional lives as musicians. She began studying cello in the second grade and has participated in the Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, RI Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble, Bay View Orchestra and Rhode Island All-State Orchestra as well as studying voice, As a cellist, Olivia won a seat in the Boston Symphony Hall in Boston, Carnegie Hall in New York City and a tour of England in 2010.
Ms Culpo was accepted into an intensive summer music program at the Brevard Music Center in North Carolina for two summers. She continues to perform with the Boston University Accompanietta.
Miss Rhode Island USA 2012:
Culpo was crowned Miss Rhode Island USA 2012 on September 18, 2011.
Miss USA 2012:
Culpo competed at the Miss USA 2012 competition on June 3, 2012 representing the state of Rhode Island and eventually winning the title of Miss USA. She was crowned by the outgoing title holder Alyssa Campanella Miss USA 2011.
Miss Universe 2012:
Culpo will represent the United States at the Miss Universe 2012 competition scheduled in December. She will vie to succeed outgoing titleholder, Leila Lopez from Angola.