Miss USA 2006, Tara Elizabeth Conner was a featured model on the HDNet series Bikini Destinations in 2004, posing in Lake Tahoe.
She also held the titles Miss Kentucky Teen USA 2002, Miss Kentucky County Fair 2004, and Miss Kentucky USA 2006.
She became the center of a public scandal after she was caught drinking underage, using cocaine, and kissing Miss Teen USA Katie Blair at a New York nightclub.
Early Life Of Tara Conner
Tara Conner was born on December 18, 1985. The controversial American beauty queen had bagged the title, Miss USA in 2006. She has also shown her participation in various other beauty pageants like Miss Universe and Miss Teen USA.
Apart from getting involved in beauty pageants, Tara is widely recognized as the top-ranked American model. Tara is originally from Dallas, Texas and later moved to Russell Springs, Kentucky with her family.
Tara Conner's Career: Road to fame
Tara Conner came to the light right from 2001, the year she won Miss Kentucky Teen USA title. This bridged her to Miss Teen USA pageant in August 2002 where she places 2nd Runner-Up to Vanessa Semrow. Tara took some break from pageantry to continue her Business degree.
However, she returned to pageantry arena in November 2005 and bagged Miss Kentucky USA crown. Then, her career was led to screen too. She traveled to Los Angeles for a special episode of Deal or No Deal. The episode featured delegates of Miss USA 2006 with the reigning queen Chelsea Cooley.
Representing Kentucky, Conner participated in Miss USA 2006. She made through to the top ten after the swimsuit competition. She then competed with evening gown designed by Sherri Hill. The beautiful outfit dragged her to the top five.
She then completed the final interview round. She could have never hoped for her name to be aired as the title winner which was the reason, she had embraced Tamiko Nash whispering that she would bag the title. But the result turned in Conner’s favor letting Nash with a runner-up to her.
Later, she represented the United States at the Miss Universe pageant which was held in Los Angeles, California on July 23, 2006. Conner made the cut of swimsuit competition, then gown competition and finally competed in final interview round. She had to satisfy herself as 4th Runner-Up.
Beyond pageantry, Conner has featured in various series. Her feature on the HDNet series Bikini Fantasies in 2004, where she posed in Lake Tahoe is one of those that are most talked about. She also made an appearance on the 2007 MTV reality show Pageant Place. She made an appearance for MTV’s Spring Break 2008 too.
This sexy, top-ranked American model’s Net Worth as of 2014 is $145 million.
Tara Conner's Dethroning And Controversies
Tara Conner has been surrounded with numbers of controversies throughout her life. She has been alleged of drug consumption multiple times. High above all, the controversy of her nearly getting dethroned from her Miss USA 2006 title is one most talked about.
She was found guilty for her behaviors in several New York City bars and was nearly dethroned. But no confirmation was made, neither any denial by the Miss Universe Organization about the controversy. She was also found positive in the test for cocaine intake on December 16, 2006.
Similarly, she had kissed Miss Teen USA Katie Blair in public and had sneaked men into their Trump Place apartment. Many made comments that the small town girl wasn’t being able to handle the new sophisticated city life.
Tara Conner's Personal Life
Conner’s relationship status has been found undisclosed so far. This 28 years old American beauty queen stands 1.65 m tall and weighs 50 kg. This top-ranked model who also made into the 100 Hotlist by Maxim in 2007 has a sexy and attractive body with measurement 34C-24-34.
by milan, 31 May, 2014