Miss Louisiana USA 1996.
Miss USA 1996.
Borrowed a dress for the Miss USA pageant from photographer Kay Ouzts.
Named by "People" magazine as one of 50 most beautiful people in the world
1998 Graduated from Cecelia High School in Cecelia, Louisiana in
1991. Since her Doritos ad (aired during Super Bowl 1998) she had
male fans toss Doritos bags like footballs to her.
Member of Kappa Delta Sorority. She met Mario López when he emceed
the 1998 Miss Teen USA pageant and she was a commentator. He was instantly
smitten. Though she was hesitant, he persisted.
Engaged to actor/TV host Mario López (summer 2003).
She is from the southwestern region of Louisiana, also referred to as "Acadiana";
this area is known as the "heart of Cajun country". Measurements are