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TOCCARA JONES Biography

TOCCARA JONES
  • Age: 36 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 5 feet 5 inch
  • Name: Toccara Jones
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Dayton, Ohio, U.S.Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
  • Profession: Acting, Modelling
  • Net Worth: $1.5 Million USD
  • Body Measurements: 36F-28-38 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
  • Breast Size: 36 in
  • Waist size: 28 in
  • Hip Size: 38 in
  • Neck Size: 7
  • Shoe Size: 9
  • Weight in KG: 58 kg
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Born and Birth

Toccara Jones was born on March 13, 1981 in Dayton, Ohio, U.S.A.

Childhood and Family

Not much is known about her childhood days.

Education

Jones attended Stivers School for the Arts in Dayton, where she majored in theatre and dance.

Career

She was the eighth contestant eliminated on the third cycle of America's Next Top Model, where she won "Covergirl of the Week" five times. She was voted as one of the most memorable contestants by AOL Entertainment. Jones has modeled for Ashley Stewart, Avon, Torrid, New York and Company, Target, Essence magazine, Vibe magazine and Smooth magazine. Her runway shows include Hot 97's Third Annual Full Frontal Hip hop Fashion Show, Luxe & Romance Fall 2005, BET Presents: Rip The Runway 2, Elle Girl presents Dare To Be You: Wal-Mart Meets America's Next Top Models 2005 and Alice & Olivia Fall 2006. Jones was also selected to be part of the 2007 Rocawear "I Will Not Lose" campaign representing the Rocawear plus-size line for full-figured females. She was photographed by Steven Meisel for the July "Black Issue" of Vogue Italia, the highest selling issue ever, and had a 14-page spread in the magazine. The "Black Issue" featured significant past and current black models in response to the "black out" of black models preventing them from getting hired for print and runway jobs.

She has co-hosted an episode of 106 & Park. She was a correspondent for The Black Carpet and a co-host on the game show Take the Cake, both for the BET network. She occasionally appears on The Tyra Banks Show. In one talent episode, she served as a judge. She also hosted America's Next Thick and Sexy Model on the show. She recently was one of the former Top Model girls who appeared in post show interviews in America's Next Top Model: Exposed. In 2006, Jones appeared in another reality show for VH1, Celebrity Paranormal Project. In 2008, Jones was a competitor on the second season of the VH1 series Celebrity Fit Club. She has released her own workout DVD called Toccara's Fabulous Work-Out for Real Size Women. The work-out DVD is a program for the everyday woman who wants to exercise but have a good time doing it. The program consists of 30 minutes of cardio and 10 minutes of sculpting techniques for the arms, legs, and abs.

Marriage, Affairs and Divorce

Toccara is currently dating Jason Newsome. She has been in three celebrity relationships averaging approximately 3.5 years each. She has never been married.

Height, Weight and Age

She is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs around 85 kg. She is currently 33 years old.

Nationality and Ethnicity

She is an American citizen.

Net worth and Salary

She has a net worth of $1.5 million dollars.

Weight Loss

In 2008, Jones was a competitor on the second season of the VH1 series Celebrity Fit Club. During the show, she lost 15 kg to get down to 78 kg. Toccara wanted to weigh 82 kg because it was "good for her career." Toccara gained 6.4 kg back and appeared on Celebrity Fit Club: Boot Camp, which pitted celebrities from past seasons up against new celebrities. She ended the show weighing in at 166 pounds, surpassing her weight-loss goal by 7 pounds.

 

  • Last modified : 18 August, 2014
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