Nancy Redd

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Nancy Redd
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Nancy Amanda Redd
(1981-04-28) April 28, 1981 (age 36)
Martinsville, Virginia
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Hair color Brown
Eye color Brown
Title(s) Miss Virginia 2003
Miss America 2004 (Top 10)

Nancy Amanda Redd, born April 28, 1981, is an American journalist 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 is a native of Martinsville, Virginia, and graduated with honors from Harvard in 2003 with a degree in woman's studies. In February 2002 she won $250,000 on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire and donated a considerable amount of her winnings to 4-H, which she had been active in as a child.[2] She is an alumna of Girls State.

She authored the book Body Drama: Real Girls, Real Bodies, Real Issues, Real Answers and is a host of HuffPost Live.[3]

She is the author of Diet Drama: Feed Your Body! Move Your Body! Love Your Body.[4]


  1. ^ Carmon, Irin (22 September 2003), "Alums Wow, Fall Short At Pageant", The Crimson 
  2. ^ Okunseinde, O.I. (14 February 2002), "Redd Hot", The Crimson 
  3. ^ "Bob Roth―Meditation Teacher To The Stars". Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  4. ^ What's on your nightstand? Body Drama: Real Girls, Real Bodies, Real Issues, Real Answers (Book review), 1 September 2008, Ebony (magazine)

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