BirthdayNovember 26, 1986
BirthplaceLawton, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Lauren Nelson

    Full name: Lauren Nelson
    Also known as: Lauren Nelson, Nelson, Lauren
    Education: University of Central Oklahoma
    Professions: American beauty pageant contestant
    Work: Miss Oklahoma State Fair 2006

  2. Lauren Nelson Measurements

    Height: 5' 6" (1.68 m)

  3. Lauren Nelson Known for

    Genius (2003), The 2007 Miss America Pageant (2007), 6ABC Boscov's Thanksgiving Day Parade (2007), Delivery (2006)

  4. Lauren Nelson Biography

    Lauren Paige Nelson (born November 26, 1986) is a beauty queen from Lawton, Oklahoma who holds the Miss America 2007 title. Nelson is the second consecutive Miss America and sixth in the history of Miss America to hail from this state.Nelson was Miss Teen Oklahoma 2004, and in this role, she performed at the 2005 Miss America Pageant. En route to Miss America, she won the Miss Oklahoma State Fair local title and then competed in the Miss Oklahoma pageant for the first time on June 11, 2006, and was crowned Miss Oklahoma 2006, for which she received a $16,000 scholarship. At age nineteen, she was the youngest contestant to become Miss Oklahoma.Nelson went on to represent Oklahoma in the Miss America 2007 pageant broadcast on CMT from the Theatre for the Performing Arts on January 29, 2007. She won a preliminary swimsuit award on Thursday night, becoming her state's first Swimsuit preliminary award since 1955. At the conclusion of the live telecast, Nelson was crowned the 82nd Miss America. She succeeds Jennifer Berry, of Jenks, Oklahoma, in the first occurrence of consecutive winners from the same state since Mississippi won in both 1959 and 1960.A graduate of MacArthur High School, Nelson is a student at the University of Central Oklahoma. She is a member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Lawton, Oklahoma. Her goal is to become a Broadway performer. Her Miss America talent was a vocal performance, and her platform issue is "Be NetSmart – Protecting Kids Online". She receives a $50,000 scholarship award along with the title.Nelson recently teamed up with host John Walsh on the FOX television show America's Most Wanted to assist in the apprehension of potential child predators. Initial reports as of May 1, 2007, stated that she did not plan to return to testify against those predators that were apprehended, putting the prosecution's case in jeopardy. However, she appeared to change her mind later that day, and it is reported that she will testify against the perpetrators.On January 17, 2008, Nelson appeared on Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? playing for the Miss America Organization. She won $175,000 before "dropping out". On August 2, 2010 Nelson joined CBS affiliate KWTV in Oklahoma City as a co-anchor of the station's 4 p.m. newscast, which was reformatted on that date from a traditional newscast to a lifestyle-oriented newscast.

  5. Lauren Nelson Family

    Spouse: Randy Faram

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