Past winners of reality-TV competition series "America's Next Top Model" include Cycle 1 winner Adrianne Curry, first plus-sized winner Whitney Thompson, "short girls" cycle winner Nicole Fox, first-ever boys vs. girls cycle winner Jourdan Miller and first male winner Keith Carlos. As of November 2015, 21 cycles have aired, with 21 out of 282 overall participants crowned "America's Next Top Model."Continue Reading
The Tyra Banks-hosted competition premiered in 2003 and is ending in 2015 after 22 seasons. In the show, models compete to win a modeling contract, an appearance in a fashion magazine and a cosmetics campaign.
Cycle 1 winner Adrianne Curry went on to star on VH1's "The Surreal Life" and "My Fair Brady." She has also posed multiple times for Playboy.
Whitney Thompson became the show's first plus-sized winner when she won Cycle 10. She has since landed several national plus-size campaigns. Thompson launched The Big and the Beautiful, a plus-size dating site, in 2011.
At 5 foot 7 inches, Nicole Fox is the shortest contestant to win the show, winning the "short girls"-themed Cycle 13. Fox went on to appear on soap opera "The Bold and the Beautiful" and star in several short films.
Jourdan Miller won the first-ever cycle that pitted male and female models against each other. The Cycle 20 winner has since modeled for Nylon, Vogue Taiwan and SYN.
The following year, former professional football player Keith Carlos won the male-only Cycle 21. Carlos went on to model for Guess and to appear in a spread in Nylon.Learn more about Art & Literature