|Beauty pageant titleholder|
September 3, 1990
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Hair color||Light brown|
|Title(s)||Miss Universe Ireland 2010|
|Miss Universe Ireland 2009
Miss Universe Ireland 2010
Miss Universe 2010
Rozanna Purcell (born September 3, 1990) is an Irish model, charity worker and beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss Universe Ireland 2010 and represented Ireland at Miss Universe 2010 in USA where she placed Top 10.
Rozanna Purcell competed in Miss Universe Ireland 2009 and was 1st Runner-up to Diana Donnelly. The following year, 2010, Purcell became the first Miss Universe Ireland to place since 1998, after being called among the Top 15. Purcell competed in the swimsuit segment and placed 4th with an average score of 8.784. Purcell then competed in evening gown with a score of 8.548. Despite being confirmed as a favourite of Pageant Experts and Blogs across the globe to become Ireland's first Miss Universe, Purcell failed to advance to the Top 5, finishing in 7th place.
After Miss Universe
Purcell was offered a contract with Trump Model Management after the Miss Universe 2010 competition ended, and was offered additional contracts in Mexico and Colombia. She was then invited to judge at the Miss Venezuela 2010 pageant. She later joined her mentor Andrea Roche's modeling agency in Ireland.
She has talked of her difficulties at temperatures of minus 25C on Kilimanjaro.
She was a judge at Miss Universe Ireland 2012.
She published her first cookbook Natural Born Feeder in January of 2016.
In February 2015 She appeared as the guest Celebrity Chef on TV3’s The Restaurant.
She has worked with the Children's Hospital of Puerto Rico.
She has also helped to raise awareness and funds for the Irish Cancer Society's 'Get Active For 2015' campaign.
Purcell was dating Irish musician Niall Breslin since 2013 although they announced the relationship had ended in April 2016. In October 2013 she started her own food blog naturalbornfeeder.com and plans to publish her first cookbook in December 2015.
- Horoscopes. "Roz offered contract by billionaire Trump - Around Town, Entertainment". Herald.ie. Retrieved 2012-03-19.
- Horoscopes. "Lovely Roz back on home ground after NY triumph - Around Town, Entertainment". Herald.ie. Retrieved 2012-03-19.
- Horoscopes. "Roz tells of her hell at minus 25C on Kilimanjaro - Around Town, Entertainment". Herald.ie. Retrieved 2012-03-19.
- "Congratulations to Miss Universe Ireland 2012 Adrienne Murphy". RSVP Magazine. Dublin: RSVP. 2 November 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
- "Purcell wins Celeb Come Dine with Me". RTÉ Ten. Raidió Teilifís Éireann. 7 January 2012. Retrieved 7 January 2012.
- http://www.independent.ie/lifestyle/independent-woman/celebrity-news-gossip/roz-loves-being-a-lad-as-she-bonds-with-dad-over-celebrity-bainisteoir-3251208.html%7Ctitle=Roz loves 'being a lad' as she bonds with dad over 'Celebrity Bainisteoir'
- "Even raunchier than before! Roz Purcell sizzles in new campaign for Newbridge Silverware". evoke.ie. 24 March 2015.
- "Paleo princess Roz Purcell tops the leaderboard on The Restaurant - but falls short of top marks". evoke.ie. 4 February 2015.
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- "Get Active with Roz Purcell and help raise vital funds for cancer research this new year". evoke.ie. 6 January 2015.
- "Roz Purcell reveals the REAL reason why she & Bressie are delaying marriage". evoke.ie. 21 January 2015.
- "Watch out, Rosanna! Roz Purcell has secret weapon in cookbook war". evoke.ie. 22 July 2015.
|Awards and achievements|
|Miss Universe Ireland