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Jessica Terelle White
Birth name Jessica Terelle White
Date of birth June 22, 1984 (1984-06-22) (age 25)[1]
Place of birth Buffalo, New York[1]
Height 5 ft 9.5 in (1.77 m)[1]
Hair color Black[1]
Eye color Brown[1]
Measurements 34-24-34 (US), 86.5-61-86.5 (EU)[1]
Dress size 4 (US), 34 (EU)[1]
Shoe size 7 (US), 39 (EU)[1]
Agency Elite Model Management

Jessica White (born June 22, 1984 in Buffalo, New York) is an African-American model and occasional actress.

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Biography

At the age of 16 she was scouted by Susan Makai in her hometown of Buffalo, New York, and had gone to Personal Best modeling school at age sixteen. In Paris, she signed a contract with the IMG agency and over the next six months landed campaigns for CoverGirl, Chloé, and Gap.

She was soon walking the runways for New York’s top designers, including Ralph Lauren, Oscar de la Renta, Marc Jacobs and Tommy Hilfiger. Tyra Banks dubbed her "the model of her generation."[2] In June 2007, White signed a contract with cosmetics company Maybelline.

She has done editorials for Harper's Bazaar, Teen Vogue, King and covers shots for Surface and Trace magazines. In 2003, White was chosen for a coveted shoot in Sports Illustrated's famed Swimsuit Issue. She was also featured in the 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2009 issues. In addition to working with world-class photographers she was the object/subject of several Joanne Gair body painting works in these editions.[3][4]

White was currently part of Elite Plus in New York City until see was terminated Elite Plus.[5]

On October 14th, 2009, she was featured on America's Next Top Model.

She was reportedly dating Buffalo Bills wide receiver Terrell Owens, as seen in Owens's VH1 reality show, The T.O. Show. She has been romantically linked to actor Sean Penn.[6]

She is now represented by Lorenzo Martone and Ryan brown, founders of Arc New York Public Relations.

Acting

In 2006, White had a small role in Big Momma's House 2 and has appeared in music videos for singer John Legend, rapper Jay-Z and Robin Thicke. In 2008 she appeared in The Young and the Restless.

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