As the name suggests, America’s Next Top Model is a show that features aspiring models who are looking to kick start their career in the modeling industry. Each contender is put through a series of challenges to evaluate if they have what it takes to succeed in the modeling industry. And the contenders must leave behind everything if they want to succeed in the competition. The series first aired on the 20th of April 2003 and has 23 seasons. And while not all winners make a name for themselves in the industry, most do. Brittany McKey Sullivan is one of those winners who made it. She won the 11th season of the show and has gone on to make a name for herself in the industry.
Brittany McKey Sullivan was born on the 9th of September 1988 in Lake Forest, Illinois. Born and raised in Lake Forest, Brittany spent her early childhood with her two younger brothers, Jimmy and Mikey, and a younger sister, Bridgette. Brittany aspired to be a model growing up and was supported by her parents, Michael and Gayle. She attended Lake Forest High School before moving onto Ripon College. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in government and chemical biology.
A sports enthusiast, Brittany looked ready to make a name for herself in the world of sports. An injury ended her chances and Brittany decided to compete at the Elite Model Look. She ended up winning the modeling event and signed her first professional contract. Things were looking good for Brittany who continued to work in several small gigs.
On the 3rd of September 2008, Brittany decided to compete in America’s Next Top Model which was in its 11th season. With two girls named Brittany, Brittany had to change her name to McKey. This proved to be a good luck charm for Brittany who managed to win the entire series.
She was awarded a chance to appear on the cover page of Seventeen Magazine and to sign deals with Cover Girls Cosmetics and Elite Model Management. Brittany’s fame continued to grow and she was soon working with top-tier designers and agencies. She continued to appear in magazines including, In Touch Weekly, Forest & Bluff Magazine, and Nylon. She has also been featured by international brands like Mercedes Benz and G-Star. During her time as a model, Brittany walked Trinidad and Tobago’s Fashion Week in 2009, and Amsterdam International Fashion Week.
Personal Life and Net Worth:
Brittany is currently married to mixed martial artists Sam Alvey. The pair met through a mutual friend at the Bristol Renaissance Faire in 2005. The pair soon began dating and Sam proposed to Brittany four years later. Things picked up pace and the pair got married on the 9th of January 2013. In their years of togetherness, the pair are proud parents to three lovely children. Reagan Quincy was born in July of 2013 and is the eldest of the three siblings.
Reagan was followed by a son Ival who was born in October of 2014. The pair gave birth to another baby boy in 2019. As of 2020, Brittany’s net worth is expected to be around USD 2 million.