Updates On 21 America’s Next Top Model Contestants

From Too Hot To Handle to Armani runways to Vogue Italy to Real Housewives of Atlanta to Playboy, oh my!

1.

Yaya DaCosta (Cycle 3):

The CW

Yaya was the runner-up on Cycle 3 of ANTME who you may remember for being heavily criticized for appearing “too African” by the judges.

NBC

Since ANTME, Yaya pivoted to acting and has gone on to star in Ugly Betty, The Kids Are Alright, All My Children, and, most notably, the Chicago Cinematic Universe (Med, Fire, and PD)

2.

Cassandra Amell — FKA Cassandra Whitehead (Cycle 5):

The CW

Cassandra was a contestant on Cycle 5 of ANTME who you may remember for self-eliminating in the early weeks because she refused to re-cut her hair.

3.

Fatima Siad (Cycle 10):

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Fatima was second runner-up on Cycle 10 of ANTME who you may remember for being very opinionated and not-so popular with her fellow housemates.

4.

Nyle DiMarco (Cycle 22):

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Nyle was the Cycle 22 winner of ANTME who you may remember for being the first deaf winner of the series.

5.

Matthew Smith (Cycle 21):

The CW

Matthew was a contestant on Cycle 21 of ANTME who you may remember for being the heartthrob who stood up for Will against some of the toxic males in the house.

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Since ANTME, Matthew went on to participate in the first season of Netflix’s Too Hot To Handle.

6.

Cory Wade (Cycle 20):

The CW

Cory was the second runner-up on Cycle 20 of ANTME who you may remember for being the first openly gay contestant on the show and for their androgynous approach to modeling.

7.

Will Jardell (Cycle 21):

The CW

Will was the runner-up on Cycle 21 of ANTME who you may remember for being a tall legend who would wear 6″ heals to panel.

8.

Jade Cole (Cycle 6):

The CW

Jade was the second runner-up on Cycle 6 of ANTME who you may remember for giving us one of the most iconic lines in reality television history.

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Since ANTME, Jade continued modeling and is currently signed to agencies in the states, Canada, and Asia.

*Writer’s note: I swear, this photo from 2014 is the most recent photo that I could find / was allowed to use of Miss Jade.

9.

Eva Sterling — FKA Eva Pigford (Cycle 3):

The CW

Eva was the Cycle 3 winner of ANTME who you may remember for her iconic spider photoshoot and being the first black woman to win ANTME.

Bravo

Since ANTME, Eva continued modeling and starred in a few television shows. Most notably, she was a cast member on The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

10.

Danielle Evans (Cycle 6):

The CW

Danielle was the Cycle 6 winner of ANTME who you may remember for refusing to fully close her gap after Tyra sent her to the dentist to do just that.

11.

Chantelle Young (Cycle 21):

The CW

Chantelle was a contestant on Cycle 21 of ANTME who you may remember for her vitiligo, which cause her skin to loose pigment in certain areas.

12.

Lio Tipton (Cycle 11):

The CW

Lio was the second runner-up on Cycle 11 of ANTME who you may remember for their ice skating background that allowed for them to get into cool and intricate poses.

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Since ANTME, Lio has come out as queer and non-binary and uses they/them pronouns. While they went on to model after their time on the show, they found more success in acting and appearing in Crazy, Stupid, Love, Manhattan Love Story, and Two Night Stand.

13.

Don Benjamin (Cycle 20):

The CW

Don was a contestant on Cycle 20 of ANTME who you may remember for his bitchin’ tattoos.

Republic

Since ANTME, Don continued modeling and pursuing his music career. Most notably, he appeared opposite Ariana Grande in her music video for “Into You.”

14.

Eugena Washington (Cycle 7):

The CW

Eugena was the second runner-up on Cycle 7 of ANTME who you may remember for her fierce poses.

15.

Elina Ivanova (Cycle 11):

The CW

Elina was a contestant on Cycle 11 of ANTME who you may remember for her amazing photos but “inability” to “lose control” in her photos. Not to mention, she had, dare I say, worst Ty-over of her season / ANTME history.

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Since ANTM, Elina continued modeling in print and on the runway.

*Writer’s note: I swear, this photo from a 2013 photoshoot is the most recent photo that I could find / was allowed to use of Elina.

16.

Isis King (Cycle 11):

The CW

Isis was a contestant on Cycle 11 of ANTME who you may remember for being the first openly transgender contestant on the series.

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Since ANTME, Isis has continued modeling and has since pivoted to acting. She’s appeared in When They See Us, Good Trouble, and With Love.

17.

Allison Harvard (Cycle 12):

The CW

Allison was the runner-up on Cycle 12 of ANTME who you may remember for her large eyes and fascination with nose bleeds.

18.

Jeana Turner (Cycle 24):

VH1

Jeana was the runner-up on Cycle 24 of ANTME who you may remember for being open and candid about her alopecia.

19.

Fo Porter (Cycle 12):

The CW

Fo was a contestant on Cycle 12 of ANTME who you may remember for her iconic freckles.

20.

Kyla Coleman (Cycle 24):

VH1

Kyla was the Cycle 24 winner of ANTME who you may remember for being a liberal political activist who often got into arguments with Liberty, who was a conservative republican.

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Last, but not least, Kim Stolz (Cycle 5):

The CW

Kim was a contestant on Cycle 5 of ANTME who you may remember for her “boyish” appearance and, according to the judges, appearing “too gay.”

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