Olivia Frances Culpo (born May 8, 1992) is an American model, actress and former beauty pageant title holder.
Culpo attended St. Mary Academy – Bay View, and later, Boston University. In 2010, she was signed by the Boston modeling agency Maggie, Inc. She began studying cello in the second grade, and played the instrument in the Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, the Rhode Island Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble, the Bay View Orchestra, and the Rhode Island All-State Orchestra. She attended the Brevard Music Center, in Brevard, North Carolina, for two summers, and has performed with the Boston Accompanietta. In August 2017, she opened a restaurant with her family in Rhode Island.
After winning the 2012 Miss Rhode Island USA competition, the first pageant she entered, she went on to win the Miss USA 2012 pageant on June 3, 2012.
On July 6, 2012, the city of Cranston, Rhode Island held a homecoming celebration honoring Culpo for her pageant win. At an outdoor ceremony held at Cranston City Hall, Cranston Mayor Allan Fung presented Culpo with the key to the city.
Culpo represented the United States at the Miss Universe 2012 pageant that was held on December 19, 2012, in Las Vegas, Nevada. She won the competition and was crowned Miss Universe 2012, becoming the eighth representative from the United States to win the title and the first since 1997. Culpo also became the first Rhode Islander to win the Miss Universe title. She succeeded outgoing titleholder Leila Lopes from Angola.
In January 2013, Culpo visited Indonesia for three weeks and helped crown the winner of Puteri Indonesia 2013 on February 1 in Jakarta. She also visited Yogyakarta, Surabaya and Bali during her visit. In Jakarta, Culpo hosted a discussion with young Indonesians for the United Nations Population Fund on HIV and youth prevention at the United States Embassy's cultural center of America.
On August 25, 2013, Cranston's city council approved a resolution adding Culpo's name to Albert Avenue, which runs the length between Broad Street and Narragansett Boulevard in Edgewood.
On September 10, 2013, Culpo walked in the Sherri Hill fashion show held at the Trump Tower in New York City. Culpo was in India from September 27 until October 6. During her visit, she reportedly ran into trouble after doing a commercial photoshoot at the Taj Mahal. On November 9, 2013, she crowned Gabriela Isler of Venezuela as her successor.
From 2013 to 2015, Culpo was dating musician Nick Jonas. She was romantically linked to football player Tim Tebow. Culpo was in an on-again-off-again relationship with football player Danny Amendola in 2016. After they broke up again in 2019, Amendola posted about Culpo criticising her "fishbowl lifestyle" and her social media actions to get "noticed on the internet and in Hollywood to make money".