Lizzie Rovsek

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Lizzie Rovsek
Born Elizabeth Ann Arnold
1980 (1980) (age 34)
Orange County, California, U.S.
Other names Lizzie Arnold
Alma mater University of Kentucky
  • Beauty queen
  • fashion designer
  • television personality
Years active 1994-present
Television The Real Housewives of Orange County
Spouse(s) Christian Rovsek (m. 2009)
Children 2

Elizabeth Ann "Lizzie" Rovsek (née Arnold; born 1980} is an American beauty queen, fashion designer, and television personality. She has competed in the Miss Teen USA and Miss USA pageants.

Arnold, who hails from Columbia, Kentucky won the title Miss Kentucky Teen USA 1996 and first appeared on national television in the Miss Teen USA pageant held in Shreveport, Louisiana in August 1998. She failed to place in the pageant, which was won by Vanessa Minnillo of South Carolina.

Arnold returned to the spotlight in 2002 when she won the Miss Kentucky USA crown. She represented Kentucky in the Miss USA 2002 pageant won by Shauntay Hinton of the District of Columbia, but again failed to place. Arnold's "sister queen" for 2000 was Miss Kentucky Teen USA 2002 Tara Conner, who would later also win the Miss Kentucky USA crown, and became the first woman from Kentucky to win the Miss USA title.

At the time of her Miss USA reign, Arnold was a student at the University of Kentucky completing a degree with a major in Design, Merchandising and Textiles. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.

Arnold hosted an NBA All-Star game in 2004 and in 2006 appeared at the "Us Magazine and Rolling Stone Rock the Oscars After Party" for the 2006 Oscars and the Crown Royal Playboy Club Kentucky Derby party. She also attended the Mint Jubilee Gala alongside and fellow Kentucky titleholders Tara Conner and Kristen Johnson. Arnold appeared in the movie Stand by Your Man in 2006.

She is now appearing in the Bravo hit TV series The Real Housewives of Orange County.

She is the former girlfriend of singer and boy band member Nick Lachey.


Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Kelli Jones
Miss Kentucky Teen USA
Succeeded by
Lexie Kemper
Preceded by
Jo Pritchard
Miss Kentucky USA
Succeeded by
Lori Mitchell