Nancy Redd

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Nancy Redd
Born
Nancy Amanda Redd

(1981-04-28) April 28, 1981 (age 39)
Alma materHarvard University (B.A., 2003)
Height5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
TitleMiss Virginia 2003
Spouse(s)Rupak Ginn
Children2
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorBrown
Major
competition(s)
Miss America 2004 (Top 10)

Nancy Amanda Redd (born April 28, 1981) is an American author who was Miss Virginia in 2003 and competed in Miss America, finishing in the top ten and winning the preliminary "Lifestyle & Fitness in Swimwear" competition.[1]

She authored the book Body Drama: Real Girls, Real Bodies, Real Issues, Real Answers and is a host of HuffPost Live.[2]

She is also the author of Diet Drama: Feed Your Body! Move Your Body! Love Your Body[3] and Pregnancy, OMG!: The First Ever Photographic Guide for Modern Mamas-to-Be.

Early life and education[edit]

Nancy Amanda Redd was born in Martinsville, Virginia on April 28, 1981. As a child in Virginia, she was active in 4-H, and was in Girls State in high school.[citation needed] In February 2002, while attending Harvard University, Redd won $250,000 on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, and donated a considerable amount of her winnings to 4-H. Redd was one of Glamour's Top Ten College Women in October 2002.[4] Redd graduated from Harvard with honors in 2003, with a degree in women's studies.[5]

Pageantry[edit]

Miss Virginia 2003[edit]

Miss America 2003[edit]

Career[edit]

Books[edit]

Hosting[edit]

Personal life[edit]

Redd is married to Indian-American actor Rupak Ginn. They have two children, a son named August and a daughter also named Nancy.[6]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Body Drama: Real Girls, Real Bodies, Real Issues, Real Answers (2007)
  • Diet Drama: Feed Your Body! Move Your Body! Love Your Body! (2010)
  • Pregnancy, OMG!: The First Ever Photographic Guide for Modern Mamas–to–Be (2018)
  • Bedtime Bonnet (2020; with illustrator Nneka Myers)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carmon, Irin (22 September 2003), "Alums Wow, Fall Short At Pageant", The Crimson CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Bob Roth―Meditation Teacher To The Stars". Retrieved 20 October 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ What's on your nightstand? Body Drama: Real Girls, Real Bodies, Real Issues, Real Answers (Book review), 1 September 2008, Ebony (magazine)
  4. ^ There she is, Miss Harvard?
  5. ^ Okunseinde, O.I. (14 February 2002), "Redd Hot", The Crimson CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ Gillette, Sam. "How Nancy Redd's Bedtime Bonnet Helped Her Daughter Love Her Hair: 'There's No Shame'". People.

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