Nicole Marie Lenz

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Nicole Marie Lenz
Born Nicole Marie Lenz
(1980-01-24) January 24, 1980 (age 37)
Cleveland, Ohio, United States[1]
Occupation Model and actress
Years active 2007–present

Nicole Marie Lenz (born January 24, 1980)[1] is an American model, health advocate and film and television actress.

Family and personal life[edit]

Nicole was born in 1980, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Laura Lenz, a secretary and Theodore Lenz, a contractor. She has a younger sister named Emilie. She's of mixed Dutch, German, English, Swedish and Italian ancestry. Lenz was raised in the small town of North Royalton in Ohio.[2] She attended North Royalton High School, where she was a gymnast and cheerleader. Lenz's great grandfather was responsible for the architecture of the Terminal Tower, a landmark skyscraper located on Public Square in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.[3]

She graduated from North Royalton High School in 1998. She has a bachelor's degree in metaphysics from the University of Sedona and has been in mentorship for business and finance since 1997. Nicole is a certified Yoga instructor specializing in combination of metaphysics and Kundalini yoga as medicine. Lenz has one daughter named Leia Elizabeth who was born in 2009.[4]

Lenz previously shared a Los Angeles home with hotel heiress Paris Hilton.[5]

Career[edit]

Nicole Marie Lenz
Playboy centerfold appearance
March 2000
Preceded by Suzanne Stokes
Succeeded by Brande Roderick
Personal details
Born (1980-01-24) January 24, 1980 (age 37)
Cleveland, Ohio, United States[1]
Measurements Bust: 32"[1]
Waist: 24"
Hips: 32"
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)[1]
Weight 105 lb (48 kg; 7.5 st)

Lenz grew up in northeast Ohio and started modeling for Ford Models in her teens.[6] She gained major public recognition in 2000, appearing in the Millennium issue of Playboy Magazine as Miss March 2000, after winning 3rd place in a worldwide contest where over 15,000 women were entered.[7] She was also featured in the November issue of W photographed by Mario Sorrenti. She subsequently signed a modeling contract with Elite modeling agency, before appearing on the cover of Men's magazines including French Playboy and Italian Max magazine. She was also ranked number 94 of the 100 Sexiest Women in the US by Stuff and Maxim Magazine, in 2007.

Lenz made her film debut in August 2003 in Confidence, directed by James Foley, and has since appeared in several independent and feature films, including My Sister's Keeper, Seeing Other People, Toxic, Kush, and Fanboys. She also appeared in an episode of CSI: NY, "Playing with Matches" in 2008.[8]

Lenz has modelled work for Lee Jeans, Paul Mitchell, Airwalk, and Trucco and appeared in high fashion magazine's such as Vogue (Italy), Glamour, and Marie Claire. She also appeared in the SKYY vodka 2005 campaign shot by David LaChapelle and 2006 Bacardi ad Campaign shot by Teri Richardson.

Lenz has also appeared in several music videos, including for Elton John, Paul McCartney, Robbie Williams, and Duran Duran, and is featured in Chevelle's The Clincher.

Later life and philanthropy[edit]

After her daughter’s birth, Lenz gave up acting and modeling and began working professionally in alternative medicine in 2013. Lenz started her own company in healthcare, in 2014. It was one of the first companies to offer yoga covered by health insurance. Currently, she owns a wellness spa in Los Angeles, California.[9]

Lenz does a lot of volunteer work in downtown LA, helping empower women and children with Yoga and her therapy. Lenz is involved in many humanitarian projects involving children and feeding the poor with Embracing the World and the Khalsa youth camps.[10]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Playmate data". Retrieved February 9, 2010. 
  2. ^ Nicole Marie Lenz- Biography Retrieved August 27, 2016
  3. ^ Our miss march is cleveland's newest attraction Retrieved August 27, 2016
  4. ^ Nicole Lenz specializing in Kundalini Yoga, as therapy Retrieved August 27, 2016
  5. ^ Paris Hilton: A Biography By Sandra Gurvis Retrieved August 27, 2016
  6. ^ (2 February 2000). Porter's People, Beacon Journal
  7. ^ Nicole marie Lenz at Playboy Retrieved August 27, 2016
  8. ^ (20 March 2008). Casting Calls, Hollywood Reporter
  9. ^ Nicole Lenz is the Co- Founder of Los Angeles Wellness Spa, Elements Holistic. Retrieved August 27, 2016
  10. ^ (October 2015). Nicole is involved in many humanitarian works., Mission and History

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