Candice Crawford life and biography

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Candice Crawford biography

Date of birth : 1986-12-16
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Lubbock, Texas, United States
Nationality : American
Category : Famous Figures
Last modified : 2011-07-14
Credited as : Beauty queen, Miss USA pageant , Miss Missouri USA

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Candice Crawford was a reporter for KDAF, the CW-affiliate in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas and a former American beauty queen. She won the Miss Missouri USA competition in 2008. She later competed in the Miss USA pageant when she placed in the top ten.

Born in Lubbock, Texas and then raised in Dallas, Texas, Crawford is the younger sister of the actor Chace Crawford, from the television show Gossip Girl. Crawford graduated from Trinity Christian Academy in Addison, Texas in 2005.

She competed in the Miss Texas Teen USA 2003 and 2005 pageants, placing third runner up in both competitions.

Crawford competed in the Miss Missouri USA 2007 pageant in November 2006 and placed first runner up to Amber Seyer. She then competed the following year and won the 2008 title and the Special Achievement recognition in the Swimsuit category. She represented Missouri in the Miss USA 2008 pageant held in Las Vegas, Nevada in April 2008.

Crawford now works for KDAF as the 33TV’s reporter covering high school sports, as well as the Up All Night segment about nightlife hot spots in Dallas Fort Worth, mostly drinking establishments and co hosts The RC Project with Roni Proter about the latest trends. When not working for The 33, Crawford will host the Dallas Cowboys’ weekend sports show, Special Edition.

After high school, Crawford enrolled at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri, where she studied journalism and business. While at Columbia, Missouri, Candice worked with the local NBC affiliate KOMU TV as a reporter. During college, Crawford also worked for Dallas, Texas CBS affiliate KTVT, as a reporter covering the Dallas Cowboys on the CBS show, The Blitz. She was also an active member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority for Women. Plus, Crawford served as a volunteer writer for sports blog Midwest Sports Fans.

On March 16, 2007, Crawford was arrested for underage possession of alcohol at the bar Tonic in Columbia, Missouri.

She has been dating Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo since summer 2009. On December 16, 2010, the KDAF Dallas Fort Worth, Texas news station where Crawford works, announced she became engaged to Romo while celebrating her 24th birthday with her family at the restaurant Five Sixty.

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