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Claudia Jordan
Beauty pageant titleholder
Claudia Jordan.jpg
Claudia Jordan attending her 35th Birthday Party at Club Boulevard 3, Hollywood, California on April 13, 2008. 2008-04-13
Birthdate April 12, 1973 (1973-04-12) (age 36)
Birthplace Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Eye color Brown
Hair color Brown
Title(s) Miss Rhode Island Teen USA 1990
Miss Rhode Island USA 1997 (Semi-finalist)
Major competition(s) Miss Teen USA 1990
Miss USA 1997
Claudia Jordan at IMDb

Claudia Jordan (born April 12, 1973) is an American television and radio personality and former Miss Rhode Island title holder. She was primarily known as a Barker's Beauty on CBS's game show The Price Is Right from 2001 to 2003, and then stepped up to Prime Time TV as a model on the U.S. version of Deal or No Deal. Jordan held case number 1. Jordan is an aspiring real estate mogul and businesswoman that caught the eye of Donald Trump earning her a spot on the popular tv show, Celebrity Apprentice. She also hosts her own weekly radio show on Sirius/XM Radio on The Foxxhole, called "The Claudia Jordan Show."

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Personal life

She was born in Providence, Rhode Island, to an Italian mother and an African-American father. Claudia's parents met when her father was in the U.S. Air Force, stationed in Brindisi, Italy. She attended Baldwin Wallace College in Berea, Ohio where she majored in broadcasting and journalism and had her own campus radio program. Claudia also earned all-American honors as a sprinter in the 400 meter relay. Jordan also began working as a model and was one of 8 chosen out of the nation to compete and shoot for the cover of Seventeen Magazine.

Career

Jordan held the Miss Rhode Island Teen USA 1990 title and represented Rhode Island at the Miss Teen USA 1990 pageant. In 1997 she won the Miss Rhode Island USA title, becoming the second African-American woman ever to hold that title. She competed at Miss USA 1997 where she placed in the top 10.

She has worked at the Providence American newspaper and at the Boston television station WHDH-TV. She has appeared in television commercials for Coors Light, Sears, Pepsi and Visa. She appeared as a contestant on Dog Eat Dog.

She is currently one of the co-hosts on the Jamie Foxx Sirius talk radio show The Foxxhole.

She co-hosted the Miss Universe 2009 pageant from the Bahamas alongside Billy Bush

Jordan appeared on the second season of Celebrity Apprentice.[1] In the series, celebrities raise money for a charity of their choice; Jordan selected the NAPSAC Foundation as her charity.[2] She was "fired" by Donald Trump on the episode of Celebrity Apprentice that first aired March 22, 2009.

She plays the thief in the Fabolous music video "Throw It In the Bag".

Filmography

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Film

  • S1m0ne (2002) (Simone Lookalike)
  • Black Supaman (2007) (Laura Lane)
  • Nora's Hair Salon (2004) (Journalist)
  • "Template:Middle Men" (2009) (Cynthia)

TV Work

  • Fabolous: Video (2009) _ thief main lady music video "Throw it in the Bag"
  • Celebrity Apprentice (2009) (TV Series) — Herself/Contestant
  • Joe (singer): Video (2008) — Girl in music video "Why Just Be Friends"
  • Ballers (2007) (TV Series) — Co-Host
  • Deal or No Deal (2005-Present) — Model #1
  • That's So Raven (They Work Hard for His Honey, 2005) - Miss Bonita
  • One on One (2005) — playing herself
  • Modern Girl's Guide To Life (2005-06) Host
  • Livin' Large (2004-05) — Co-host
  • "BET J Virtual Awards Red Carpet Pre-show"
  • "BET J Anguilla Jazz Festival Pre-show" (2009)
  • "Extra" Guest Host (2006)
  • "Access Hollywood" Guest Host (2008)
  • "Entertainment Tonight" Correspondent/Super Bowl Piece
  • 54321 (2003)(TV Series) — Correspondent/Fill-In Host
  • "The Fantasy Show" ESPN (2007) Host (pilot)
  • "The Doctor Phil Show" Guest/expert (2008)
  • "The Maury Show" Re-occurring Guest host "Caught on Tape" segments (2008-present)
  • The Bold and the Beautiful (2002) — playing herself
  • Dog Eat Dog (2002) — Celebrity contestant
  • The Price Is Right (2001-2003) — Model
  • The Best Damn Sports Show Period (2001)(TV Series) — Herself/Guest Correspondent
  • Jack & Jill (2000) — Natasha
  • Little Richard (2000) — Sexy Lady
  • Joe (singer): Video (2000) — Girl in music video "I Wanna Know"
  • City Guys (1999) — Vanessa
  • Trippin' (1999)
  • Backstreet Boys: All Access Video (1998) — Girl in music video "As long as you love me"

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Preceded by
Deb Hodges
Miss Rhode Island Teen USA
1990
Succeeded by
Gina Tognoni

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