Claudia Angela Jordan is an actress, model, businesswoman, and reality television and radio personality from the United States. She is best known for modeling on the American versions of Deal or No Deal, and The Price Is Right and competing on Celebrity Apprentice seasons 2 and 6. Jordan appeared in the seventh season of Bravo's reality show The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
Jordan was born in Providence, Rhode Island, to an Italian mother and an African-American father on April 12, 1973. Claudia Jordan was a sprinter in high school in Rhode Island, earning all-state accolades in track and field. Claudia Jordan was an All-American sprinter in the 400-meter relay in college and competed in three Junior Olympics.
Jordan was crowned Miss Rhode Island Teen USA in 1990 and represented the state of Rhode Island at the Miss Teen USA pageant in 1990. She won Miss Rhode Island USA in 1997, making her the second African-American woman to win the title. She participated in Miss USA 1997, finishing in the top ten. She appeared in music videos for Backstreet Boys, Ginuwine, Fabolous, Charlie Wilson, Joe, Chico DeBarge, D'Angelo, Coolio, Master P, Ludacris, and Kenny Lattimore. She has worked as a journalist for the Providence American newspaper and producer for WHDH-TV in Boston. She has appeared in Coors Light, Sears, Pepsi, Visa, Microsoft, and Mountain Dew on national television.
She was a contestant on the reality show Dog Eat Dog. Jordan was a former Barker's Beauty on the CBS game show The Price Is Right from 2001 to 2003 before appearing on Deal or No Deal. She appeared on Deal or No Deal for four seasons, holding Case No. 1.
Jordan was a contestant on the Celebrity Apprentice's second season.
Throughout the series, celebrities raise money for a charity of their choice; Jordan chose the NAPSAC Foundation.
She was later asked to compete on the Celebrity Apprentice All-Star edition. The Apprentice host Donald Trump then hired her to co-host the Miss Universe 2009 contest from the Bahamas with Billy Bush. Jordan's first hosting gig was as a red carpet correspondent for Fox Sports West's 54321, and he later appeared on The Best Damn Sports Show Period. She then co-hosted The Modern Girl's Guide to Life for two seasons on E! and The Style Network. She was then invited to join John Salley, Guy Torry, and Hugh Douglas on BET's late-night sports show Ballers. Jordan was also a standout on Jamie Foxx's satellite radio show The Foxxhole, where she was given her weekly show named "The Claudia Jordan Show" on Sirius/XM Radio. Jordan also co-hosted on "Reach Around Radio." Jordan, Tamar Braxton, and Trina were co-hosts of Tameka Cottle's talk show Tiny's Tonight. VH1 broadcasted the television pilot in December 2012. Jordan also hosted The Summer of Adventure, a travel show for AT&T. Jordan revealed in October 2014 that she will be joining the cast of The Real Housewives of Atlanta as a primary housewife for the seventh season, co-hosting the nationally syndicated Rickey Smiley Morning Show. Jordan is also a regular contributor on CNN/HLN. She then starred in TV One's The Next 15 and hosted her morning program, The Morning Rush, in Dallas, the top-rated R&B morning show In The City. Claudia Jordan now has her talk program, Out Loud with Claudia Jordan, on the Fox Soul Platform.
Claudia Jordan married film producer Turner in Las Vegas in 2009, but the couple divorced the following year. Claudia considers it the worst time of her life because her husband was cheating on her, causing her to be depressed and drink excessively. Claudia began dating Medina Islam, an actress, and rapper, after her divorce. The couple even got engaged, but it was short-lived.
|Birth Date:||12 Apr, 1973|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Education:||Baldwin Wallace University|
|Net Worth 2021:||1.5 million|