Gina Tolleson

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Gina Tolleson
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Gina Marie Tolleson
(1969-03-26) March 26, 1969 (age 48)
Spartanburg, South Carolina United States
Hair color Brown
Eye color Hazel
Title(s) Miss South Carolina USA 1990
Miss World America 1990
Miss World 1990
Miss USA 1990
(1st runner-up)
Miss World 1990
(Miss World Americas)

Gina Marie Tolleson is an American model and beauty queen who was crowned Miss World America 1990 and also Miss World 1990.

Miss World[edit]

Gina won the title of Miss South Carolina USA 1990 and was the first runner-up at Miss USA 1990. She went on to win the Miss World beauty pageant in 1990, representing the United States. Gina was coached by C.B. Mathis of CB's Limited in Lancaster, SC.[1] During her reign, she traveled to the over twenty countries including United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, Dominican Republic, South Africa, Poland, Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala and throughout the United States.

Personal life[edit]

Gina married the late Canadian-American actor Alan Thicke (Growing Pains) on August 13, 1994 and divorced him on September 29, 1999.[2] She has a son with Thicke named Carter William. She has two other children born 2005 and 2006, with her second husband Christian Wiesenthal.


  1. ^ History of CB's Limited
  2. ^ "Alan Thicke Biography". Retrieved March 13, 2009. 
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Canada Leanne Caputo
Miss World Americas
Succeeded by
Venezuela Ninibeth Leal
Preceded by
Oklahoma Jill Scheffert
Miss World USA
Succeeded by
New Jersey Charlotte Ray
Preceded by
Angela Shuler
Miss South Carolina USA
Succeeded by
Traci Rufty