Analeigh Christian Tipton (born on November 9, 1988) is an American figure skater, actres
Analeigh Tipton
s [1] and fashion model. She placed third on Cycle 11.

Early life

Analeigh Tipton was born on November 9, 1988 in Minneapolis, Minnesota[2] . When Analeigh was 8, her family relocated to Sacramento, California[2], where she later attended St. Francis High School and the New York Film Academy's Film School program at Universal Studios, Los Angeles. Currently she is studying film at Marymount College, in Palos Verdes, California.

Analeigh was also a fierce supporter of the Invisible Children. She even participated in the Global Night Commute in the Cesar Chavez park

Prior to America's Next Top Model, Analeigh had posed for photographers Shaun Pfeipher[3] and Robert Dahey[4], and modeled for a mock Grazia Magazine ad campaign, produced by Alejandra Garibay [5] . Analeigh was signed to I Model & Talent in Los Angeles[6] and walked in Los Angeles Fashion Week Fall 2008 for designer, Kelly Nishimoto for her Fall 2008 collection, Imasu[7].

Figure skating career

Tipton began skating at the age of two and a half[2]. She trained for most of her childhood, and competed in four U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships. Later, she and her pair partner, Phillip Cooke[8], became two-time regional champions, and competed at the U.S. Junior Figure Skating Championships twice on the Juvenile level[8]. She retired from competitive skating at 16, but continued to skate in charity ice shows for AIDS foundations.[2]

America's Next Top Model

Analeigh placed third on Cycle 11 of America's Next Top Model. She was recruited through Myspace and was asked to audition in Los Angeles.[2] After landing in the bottom 2 in the episode You're Beautiful, Now Change for not using her ice-skating moves to her advantage, she rebounded and appeared in the top three for seven consecutive weeks. Analeigh was called first twice, one for the first CoverGirl commercial, which Tyra Banks deemed "the best CoverGirl commercial in the history of America's Next Top Model" She also won the go-sees challenge, by booking all three of her go-sees she went to and returning back on time. In a challenge won by Elina Ivanova, Elina shared her prize with Marjorie Conrad and Analeigh; they appeared alongside each other in the December 2008/January 2009 issue of Seventeen Magazine magazine. She was subsequently eliminated in the finale after forgetting her lines in the second CoverGirl commercial, which left Samantha Potter and McKey Sullivan to walk in the finale runway show.

Post-America's Next Top Model

Analeigh has signed with Abrams Artists Agency, in both the commercial and theatrical divisions. [9]

Tipton appeared as a guest star on the television series The Big Bang Theory, in the episode "The Panty Piñata Polarization", with Samantha Potter.[10]She has also done some print work[11].She made her film debut in The Green Hornet, where she acted alongside Cameron Diaz and Seth Rogen, which was released on January 14, 2011.[16] Tipton also played a babysitter who has a crush on Steve Carell's character in Crazy, Stupid, Love., alongside Julianne Moore, Marisa Tomei, Emma Stone, and Ryan Gosling.[17] Her role in Crazy, Stupid, Love. garnered some praise from the critics, as she was called a "face to watch" by The New York Times,[18] and was featured in Nylon, Details, Teen Vogue and Interview.

Tipton, who is studying film, is also the head supervisor for an upcoming film called Stealing Second.

She is set to appear in the third season of HBO's TV comedy Hung, playing a schizophrenic pimp.[20]

Tipton is set to star in the zombie-apocalyptic horror film Warm Bodies; directed by Jonathan Levine. Tipton is set to star along actors Dave Franco, Teresa Palmer and John Malkovich. Tipton will play Palmer’s character's best friend.[21 ]



  1. BuddyTV - Favorite 'America's Next Top Model' Moments Revealed Tipton states, "Now I'm acting and signed with an agency in L.A."
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Ice Network Interview
  3. Shaun Pfeifer Photogtaphy
  4. Robert Dahey Photography
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  6. I Model & Talent
  7. Kelly Nishimoto Fall 2008
  8. 8.0 8.1 U.S. Figure Skating: Final Results: 2001-2002 U.S. Junior Figure Skating Championships: Juvenile Pairs
  9. Analeigh Tipton posted this herself on Reality TV Game forum
  10. The Big Bang Theory

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