Krista Marne White (born December 19, 1984) is an American fashion model, best known as the winner of cycle 14 of ANTM in 2010.
Krista was originally born in Alexandria, Louisiana. She later attended the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. When she was 16, she was signed to excel model management.
She worked as a retail manager before the show.
At casting, Krista said she auditioned for the show every cycle since after cycle 1. She was the seventh girl called to the final cast.
She was really good friends with Angelea. Within the first week in the house, Krista stood up for Angelea to Alasia, when she confronted her about her treatment of Brenda, leading to a screaming match.
She broke up the fight between Alasia and Anslee in episode six.
She received four consecutive first call outs, in the final American panel and all the New Zealand panels. She won a total of four reward challenges.
As part of her win, Krista signed with Wilhelmina Models, had a $100,000 contract with CoverGirl, and was on the cover of Seventeen. She was also in the magazines People, Ebony, Instyle, US Weekly, InTouch, Fantasticsmag, Fiasco, Her World, REMIX, Shimmer, Jamaica Gleaner, Moda, Estetica and Seven Tribes.
As part of her challenge win prize, Krista has walked the runway for Nicole Miller in New Zealand Fashion Week. She has also modeled for Betsey Johnson and friend Sergio Guadarramo's collection "Celestino Collection". In 2011, she walked the runway for BET's Rip The Runway. She also walked for Roberto Cavalli.
She served as a judge for season one of the TLC competition show "Global Beauty Masters". She was a mentor for season two.
She is currently a fashion director for a magazine called Deluxe Version, or DLXVRSN, which she also models for.
- Krista is the first girl to receive four first call-outs consecutively. She is followed by Ann Ward.
- She is the fourth winner to never place in the bottom two. She is after Jaslene Gonzalez, McKey Sullivan, and Nicole Fox.
|Cycle 14 Contestants|
Alasia Ballard • Alexandra Underwood • Angelea Preston • Anslee Payne-Franklin • Brenda Arens • Gabrielle Kniery • Jessica Serfaty • Krista White • Naduah Rugely • Raina Hein • Ren Vokes • Simone Lewis • Tatianna Kern