Brittany Mason

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Brittany Mason
Born Brittany Mason
Anderson, Indiana
Occupation Model
Website www.brittanymason.com
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Measurements 34b-27-35

Brittany Mason is an international fashion model, actress, activist and pageant queen from Anderson, Indiana.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Modeling[edit]

Represented by Wilhelmina, Mason signed with her first modeling agency at the age of 16 and moved into a model apartment in the New York City. Since, she has graced the Covers and pages of magazines such as Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Seventeen Magazine, Esquire, GQ, FHM and MAXIM. Mason has walked the runways around the globe in New York Fashion Week, China Fashion Week, Berlin Fashion Week and Miami Swimweek.[3][4][5]

Brittany has worked with famed photographers such as John Russo, Patrick Demerchelier and has modeled for many brands including but not limited to Yves Saint Laurent, Anna Sui, Ferragamo, Bebe, Jovani and Wet & Wild Cosmetics.[6][7]

Mason was the face of the 2010 John Frieda Go Blander Campaign.

Film and Television[edit]

Mason is a former student of the well respected acting school, Lee Strasberg in New York and has made several television appearances, most notably on the 200th episode of Two and a Half Men playing guest star Jason Alexander's secretary, Project Runway All Stars, and The American Country Music Awards 2010 & 2011.[8] In 2013, she appeared on four episodes of The Face, with Supermodels Naomi Campbell, Karolina Kurkova, and Coco Rocha.

Early life[edit]

At the age of 16 Mason signed with her first modeling agency and moved into a model apartment in New York City. Shortly after she entered a local pageant and won the title of Teen Indiana. From there she won the national title of Teen Model of the USA which then advanced Mason internationally to represent the United States at Teen Model of the World. Out of 52 countries competing for the title to be most beautiful woman in the world, Mason placed as first runner up and Miss Photogenic. The competition was televised throughout Europe, Asia, and South America in 2004. In 2008 She was crowned Miss Indiana USA, for Donald Trump's Miss Universe Organization placing in 7th at Miss USA live on NBC.[9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16]

Activism and charity work[edit]

Mason is involved with several charitable causes. As a teen, Mason created an anti-bullying awareness and prevention program inspired from her own experiences. She worked with kindergarten level to even college students. In 2008 it is estimated Brittany worked with close to 100,000 students across the state of Indiana. Her hometown of Anderson awarded her with the Service to Mankind award for her philanthropic efforts for safer schools. In 2006, Mason organized fund-raising events to collect supplies for Mission of HOPE Haiti where she traveled to work at a children's shelter and hospital. In 2008, she joined Chelsea Clinton to campaign for Hillary Clinton in the Democratic presidential primary in Indiana and continued her work with the Democratic Party for presidential nominee Barack Obama.[17] Mason also supports the Model Alliance which serves as a voice for models. In 2012 she studied fashion law at Fordham Law School under Susan Scafidi to further her work in hope to improve the industry and establish fair working rights for models.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.missindianausa.com/history.html
  2. ^ Potempa, Philip (5 November 2007). "Royalty in the region". NWI Times. Retrieved 7 December 2009. 
  3. ^ "February 2013 Cover Model Brittany Mason - Page 2 of 4 - VIVA GLAM MAGAZINE". Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  4. ^ "Brittany Mason – Activist and Model". Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  5. ^ "Brittany Mason Interview - The Acquiring Man". Retrieved 2015-09-05. (dead link)
  6. ^ "Brittany Mason Photos, Galleries and Videos". Mandatory. Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  7. ^ "Brittany Mason appear at 12th Annual Leather & Laces Super Bowl XLIX Party". Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  8. ^ http://www.bellezavenezolana.net/news/2004/agosto/20040830.htm
  9. ^ White, Jason M. (9 April 2008). "Anderson's Brittany Mason heads to pageant". The Herald Bulletin. Retrieved 7 December 2009. {Dead link)
  10. ^ Hennessey, Kathleen; Associated Press (11 April 2008). "Miss USA pageant marks a scandal-light year". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 7 December 2009. [dead link]
  11. ^ a b Richey, Rodney (11 April 2008). "Mason out of pageant". The Herald Bulletin. Retrieved 7 December 2009. (Dead link)
  12. ^ http://www.pageant-almanac.com/miss-usa/parade/indiana.php
  13. ^ yamabahari. "Brittany Mason: I believe in the law of attraction and the power of visualization". Retrieved 2015-09-05. (Dead link)
  14. ^ Rundschau, Lausitzer. "Cottbus.: Heller Glanz und kleine Schatten in der "Stadt von schön" :: lr-online". www.lr-online.de. Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  15. ^ BroBible. "Brittany Mason is a sexy, blonde, no-doubt 'one to watch'". BroBible. Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  16. ^ "MBFW with model Brittany Mason". Pattern. Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  17. ^ Schouten, Fredreka; Martha T. Moore (6 May 2008). "Candidates rely on family to help get message out". USA Today. Retrieved 7 December 2009. 
  18. ^ Miley, Scott L. (7 November 2008). "MADISON: Checking in with Brittany Mason, Miss Indiana USA". The Herald Bulletin. Retrieved 7 December 2009. 
  19. ^ "XO Wilhelmina". www.xowilhelmina.com. Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  20. ^ "Standing Against Suicide". NUVO. Retrieved 2015-09-05. 

Leach, Robin (September 2009). "Supermodel Brittany Mason catches superstar Leonardo Dicaprios Eye". VegasDeluxe.com. 

Preceded by
Jami Stallings
Miss Indiana USA
2008
Succeeded by
Courtni Hall