PARTICIPATING REALITY STARS
Deena Nicole Cortese: The Jersey Shore
Deena Nicole Cortese is an American reality TV personality who has appeared on the MTV reality show "Jersey Shore" since 2011. Deena is also known as "The Blast in a Glass," joined the cast of the hit MTV show in its 3rd season & helped make the show a blockbuster hit with record-breaking ratings every week. While she has loved her time spent on “Jersey Shore,” Deena aspires to become a voice-over artist for TV & Films and is set to launch a fashion line inSummer 2013.
Lil Kim: Dancing With The Star, The Apprentice & Girlicious
'Lil' Kim, born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, will always be known as one of the greatest female rappers of all time. She became the only female member of the short lived rap group Junior M.A.F.I.A. She released her first solo album "Hard Core" in 1996, and from there she became an absolute hit. Kim is most notably featured in songs such as "Crush On You," "Not Tonight," "All About the Benjamins," and her collaborative work on "Lady Marmalade" alongside P!nk, Mya, and Christina Aguilera. She went on to release three more albums, and continued to work on several other artists on their albums. Kim is expected to release her fifth studio album, which is currently untitled, in 2013. Lil Kim has been featured as a judge on "Pussycat Dolls Presents: Girlicious", as well as a contestant on the eighth season of "Dancing With the Stars." She has also appeared on episodes of Donald Trump's "The Apprentice."
Janice Dickinson: Americas Next Top Model
Former Supermodel Janice Dickinson is known worldwide as the entertaining and ruthless judge on "America's Next Top Model" during the show's first four seasons, as well as a contestant on "I'm a Celebrity ...Get Me Out of Here," and star of her own reality show, "The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency," named after the modeling agency she opened in 2005.
Malaysia Pargo: Basketball Wives L.A.
Malaysia Pargo is a celebrity diamond jeweler, a savvy entrepreneur, actress and popular fan favorite on Vh1's Basketball Wives LA. The fashion driven entrepreneur is founding designer of Three Beats Custom Jewelry, a contemporary diamond jewelry line exclusively sold at the famed Jason of Beverly Hills. The mother off three and wife to NBA player Jannero Pargo is a passionate philanthropist who actively contributes her time and resources to national and local charities advocating literacy and children such as The Book Bank Foundation, the Boys and Girls Youth Authority in Chicago, IL and the Watts Boys and Girls Club in California.
Briella Calafiore: Glam Fairy
Briella Calafiore is known for her outspoken free-spirit personality on Style Network's, Jerseylicious and Glam Fairy. A true lover of the beauty industry, she rejoices in helping women feel beautiful and regain their swag. She recently caught the acting bug, starring in Vagina Monologues and "Grimm Women", a modern take on the Brothers Grimm fairy tales.
Although Briella's heart will always be in the beauty industry right now she's enjoying taking center stage and is optimistic to see where life and her career takes her.
Sheree Whitfield: The Real Housewives of Atlanta
As an alumna of the hit Bravo reality series “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” the single mother of three is anything but your average stay-at-home-mom. Whitfield has shown America the contemporary woman can follow her dreams, and truly have it all through her philanthropic work, health and fitness projects. Shereé was handpicked to join the Atlanta cast of the hit “Real Housewives” reality series, where she helped to brand the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” to be #1 on Bravo TV. Known for her quick wit, stylish flair & lavish lifestyle, Shereé quickly became a favorite amongst viewers worldwide.
Alex McCord: The Real Housewives of New York & Couples Therapy
Alex McCord of The Real Housewives of New York City is married to Simon van Kempen who are both currently starring in Couples Therapy. Wife, mom, author and model Alex is a staple within the New York City fashion and social scene. Alex and Simon have two boys together, Francois and Johan. McCord and her husband have written a book together entitled Little Kids, Big City.
Brittany Brower: Americas Next Top Model Cycle 4
Brittany is a favorites face from "America's Next Top Model" cycle 4 and also on the "Top Model All Star Season" cycle 17 , where she did major campaign photo shoots, including 1-800 FLOWERS, Got Milk?, Wonder Bra, Lubriderm, and Caress Body Wash. She has appeared on multiple shows, including Bravo's "Battle of the Network Reality Stars", a guest analyst on the final episode of "So you think you can Dance?" and more.
Tracy DiMarco: Jerseylicious
Tracy Dimarco is a shining star on the Reality show "Jerseylicious" which airs on The Style Network. The show follows the daily happenings at The Gatsby Salon, a hair salon in Green Brook, New Jersey. Jerseylicious is a place where big hair meets big personalities. DiMarco is a strong and dominant figure on the show, who always finds herself part of the drama. Sparks usually fly whenever this true “Jersey Girl” is around.
Michelle Money: The Bachelor & The Bachelor Pad
Michelle Money is hairstylist who joined The Bachelor season 15 featuring Brad Womack. She became one of the most controversial contestants on the season due to her mystery black eye, temper tantrums, aggressive seduction acts and threatening jokes. She was eliminated in week 7. In 2011, Michelle was cast on the second season of Bachelor Pad.
Ramona Rizzo: Mob Wives
Ramona Rizzo is no stranger to the mob lifestyle. She is the granddaughter of the infamous Benjamin Ruggiero aka Lefty Guns who was played by Al Pacino in the movie Donnie Brasco. Ramona is currently a cast member of Mob Wives.
Nikki Rae Walker: Big Rich Texas
Nikki Rae Walker is a cast member of the hit reality show "BigRich Texas" currently airing on Style Network. She is a former pageant beauty queen who has hung up her crown to share her knowledge and join the world of pageant coaching. Although Nikki is a Dallas party girl at heart, she also dedicates her free time to support many charities and foundations.
Ramona Singer: The Real Housewives of New York City
Ramona Singer of Bravo's The Real Housewives of NYC is an astute businesswoman, wife, mother and a true aficionado of fashion. Ramona is well known for her newest venture, creating and promoting Ramona Pinot Grigiomade in the Veneto region of Italy. Ramona has also taken the beauty and accessory industries by storm with her Tru Renewal skincare line, her True Faith jewelry collection, as well as Ramona Singer Jewelry on HSN. She also has her Amazon store, Ramona Singer Collections. Ramona is passionate about her charities, and in addition to walking the runway for RFRA Ramona is also involved with raising money for shelters and safe houses for women and children who are victims of domestic abuse.
Jessica Romano: Glam Fairy
Jessica stars on the hit Style Network show Glam Fairy where they follow her ever evolving career as a makeup artist. Between filming and focusing on her successful makeup line Glamorous Cosmetics, Jessica is one busy fairy. Season two of Glam Fairy is currently airing Sunday nights on Style.
Keenyah Hill: Americas Next Top Model
Growing up in the suburbs of Los Angeles, California, Keenyah started her career in the entertainment industry at seventeen years old by participating in local fashion shows and modeling contests. Less than one year later, she was recruited by Tyra Banks to participate in "America's Next Top Model" and worked her way to becoming a top three contestant and internationally recognizable personality. After ANTM, Keenyah’s modeling career was fueled by campaigns such as Samsung and Heineken, magazine shoots with Rolling Stone, Cosmopolitan and Seventeen, and runway shows for Alice & Olivia, Indashio and Custo Barcelona, to name a few.
Tiffany "New York" Pollard
Tiffany Pollard is better known as reality celeb "New York" of the hit reality shows Flavor of Love and Flavor of Love 2. She was such a hit with television viewers that she went on to have a string of successful reality shows of her own. These included I Love New York and I Love New York 2, New York Goes to Hollywood and New York Goes to Work. Also, adding to her acting career are various other television appearances as well as film and theatre. Currently, Tiffany “New York”, Pollard is a cast member on LOGO channel’s DTLA.
Courtney Robertson: The Bachelor Season 16
Courtney Robertson is a professional model and television commercial actress based in Santa Monica, California. Born and raised in Scottsdale Arizona, she was discovered working at Abercrombie & Fitch when she was 17. The brunette model has done major campaign photo shoots for Izod, Clarisonic, Roxy, Marciano, Lucky Jeans, Target, Hearts on Fire, Abercrombie and Fitch, Clairol and Diet Coke. Courtney has appeared in television commercials for Old Navy, Kettle One Vodka, Caesars Palace and Jim Beam. In 2012 she appeared on ABC Televisions Bachelor Season 16 where she got engaged to Sonoma, California winemaker Ben Flajnik in Zermatt, Switzerland. The pair recently split and Courtney has resumed her fashion and runway modeling activities. The Reality of Aids is a cause that Courtney has a deep connection with since she tragically lost a close friend, Timothy Scott Moore, to Aids in 2010.
Elizabeth Vashisht: "Tough Love" New Orleans
Elizabeth Vashisht is best known for her breakout role in the fourth installment of the hit VH1 series "Tough Love" New Orleans, which aired in early 2012. She quickly became the star of the show. Elizabeth has been perfecting her broadcasting and commentating skills at several events. She also has plans to further her modeling and acting career. In addition to being a part of the series, Elizabeth is a freelance makeup artist for over 10 years and is set to launch a cosmetic line in 2013.
Carissa Rosario : ABC's "The Big Time"
Carissa, who is not only an international model she is an actress, spokesmodel for Monster Energy, businesswoman, nutritionist, and philanthropist and is clearly one of the hardest working models in the industry. Currently ranked #1 on Google as the most searched professional Maxim model in the world, the brunette beauty has graced the cover of more than fifteen international and national magazines. Carissa will be making her way into the homes of millions of Americans coming to the Style Network this spring in "Model Genius." She also finished first out of 600 contestants on ABC's "The Big Time," and hosted the show "Como TV" for Telemundo.
Drita D'Avanzo : Mob wives
Drita D'Avanzo is best known for her starring role in the hit VH1 television series, "Mob Wives," through which her unrelenting toughness & devotion to her loved ones has earned her loyal fans. A mother before anything else, Drita has two beautiful daughters, whom she is raising as a single parent. Recently, Drita launched a cosmetics line "Just Me" Cosmetics & is opening a store for the brand in Staten Island. This year she also started a charity, Single But Not Alone, which provides support to single parents in need.
Leslie Birkland: Big Rich Texas
Prior to joining the cast of "Big Rich Texas" Leslie competed in her first Mrs. Washington America Pageant in 1992. Leslie continued to compete in various beauty pageants until the early 2000’s. She then decided to pass on her knowledge and become professional pageant coach. Opening up a new chapter in her life, Leslie joined the cast of Style Network’s "Big Rich Texas," which aired their first episode in July of 2011. Currently in their third season, the docu-reality series chronicles the glamorous lives of five Dallas women and their privileged daughters. "Big Rich Texas" is currently the second highest rated show in its Sunday night timeslot.
Karlie Redd hails from the cast of VH1's Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta. She's a Hip Hop artist, model and aspiring actress. Karlie Redd is a woman on a mission to entertain. She is a graduate of the joint AFI & Los Angles Film School Degree Program in Film Directing and Producing. Redd has worked with Grammy nominated producer Sean Kingston, Tyrese Gibson, Jamie Foxx and Claudette Ortiz of Cit High, among others. In 2012 she was cast in the spin off.