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Marissa Janine Whitley Net Worth

Marissa Janine Whitley Net Worth is
$100,000

Marissa Janine Whitley Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Marissa Whitley is a former Miss Teen USA, having won the 2001 title representing the state of Missouri. She was the first titleholder from that state to win the national competition.Whitley won her first title, Miss Missouri Teen USA in 2000, and reigned until she won the Miss Teen USA 2001 title at South Padre Island, Texas on August 22, 2001. Whitley was crowned by Jillian Parry of Pennsylvania and later gave up her title to Vanessa Semrow of Wisconsin on August 28, 2002. Whitley is also the 3rd biracial (African American/White) winner of the pageant.Less than a month into her reign, and now living in New York City (as part of her prize package), Whitley witnessed the 9/11 Attacks first hand, and was able to use her title to reach out to children affected by the terrorism.As Miss Teen USA, Whitley represented the Miss Universe Organization. Her "sister" 2001 titleholders were Kandace Krueger (Miss USA, from Texas) and Denise Quiñones (Miss Universe, of Puerto Rico).Marissa Whitley is still residing in New York City where she is working for MTV Networks on the College Television Network and as a commercial print model for Ford Models. She continues to speak at events around the country.
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Date Of BirthJanuary 11, 1983
Place Of BirthLos Angeles, California, USA
Height5' 8" (1.73 m)
ProfessionActress
Star SignCapricorn
#Quote
1You'll always miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
#Fact
1Mother was Scotch-Irish, English, Indian decent.
2She was the Editor-in-Chief of her high school's Literary Magazine that won 2nd place in National Journalism Convention in San Francisco.
3Grew up with two cats, Sissy and Sylvester and a black Labrador, Casey.
4Worked for The State of Illinois as a Marketing Assistant.
5Has her own organizing business.
6She enjoys philanthropic work including helping refurbish a Habitat for Humanity house that her sister and nieces live in! Other work includes being chosen as a spokesperson for the United Way of the Ozarks, serving food at Ground Zero after 9/11 and helping to speak to kids at the Boys & Girls Clubs throughout the nation.
7Larissa Meek, from Average Joe 2: Hawaii is a good friend and designed her website and was her big sister for a year while she was Miss Missouri USA when Marissa was Miss Missouri Teen USA in 2001.
8She was voted Best Dancer of her senior class at Glendale High School in Springfield, Missouri.
9Marissa was voted Miss Congeniality at the Miss Missouri Teen USA 2001 Pageant and then went on to win the state title!
10Marissa grew up in Springfield, Missouri which is Brad Pitt's hometown. They went to rival high schools and her first car was owned by Brad Pitt's mother.
11She was a varsity athlete excelling in both basketball and track and field. Her team made it to AAU Nationals in 1996 and played in Cincinnati.
12Marissa created the Diversity Club her senior year of high school that promoted student differences and service by volunteering at various organizations and events such as Habitat for Humanity, the AIDS Walk and the Martin Luther King walk in Springfield, Missouri.
13She is the first person from Missouri to win the Miss Teen USA crown
14Miss Teen USA 2001

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
One Step a Mile2013Jamie "Chanel" Goldwyn

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Miss Teen USA Pageant2001TV SpecialHerself - Miss Missouri Teen USA (Miss Teen USA 2001)

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