24 Facts About Lisa D'Amato


Lisa D'Amato first came into the public eye as a participant on Cycle 5 of the television series America's Next Top Model, placing sixth, and eventually went on to win Cycle 17: All Stars.


Lisa D'Amato's parents divorced when she was seven, with her mother raising her as a single parent.


Lisa D'Amato was the last girl selected for the top thirteen to compete on the UPN reality television show America's Next Top Model Cycle 5.


Lisa D'Amato explained that this support truly comes from her heart because she wants other models to look their best, especially on national television.


Lisa D'Amato cites having been abused as a child as the reason for her hard-hitting, survivalist attitude.


Lisa D'Amato shocked the other models by urinating in a diaper while on a shoot which Nicole Linkletter was disgusted about.


Lisa D'Amato would run around with wigs, masks, and weird outfits; and once had a long conversation with a Pampas Grass bush she named "Cousin It".


Over her stay, Lisa D'Amato won two challenges, received one Covergirl of the Week award, received one first call-out and two second call-outs.


Lisa D'Amato has been identified since cycle 5 as one of the most memorable contestants due to her entertaining personality, unconventional beauty, penchant for melodrama, and strong fan base.


Lisa D'Amato appeared as an assistant in a Cycle 6 episode where the top ten girls received lessons on commercial and high-fashion posing from Janice Dickinson.


On December 7,2011, Lisa D'Amato won over fellow finalist Allison Harvard from Cycle 12 who was the runner-up in both of her cycles.


Lisa D'Amato is the second girl in the show's history to compete on more than one cycle and win.


Lisa D'Amato appeared in episode six of Cycle 18: British Invasion to inform the top nine models that they will have to perform in a group music video representing their country.


Lisa D'Amato appeared on the third season of Celebrity Rehab.


Lisa D'Amato appeared on the fifth season of WeTV's Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars.


In 2011, D'Amato starred in an Oxygen Network ordered television pilot titled "My Name Is Lisa" produced by Den of Thieves.


Lisa D'Amato has been modeling since the age of 18, starring in advertisements for companies such as XOXO, Barneys New York, Mervyn's, Teen Magazine, Sassy, YM, Seventeen, Guess, Flojos, Surfer Magazine, Dragonfly.


Lisa D'Amato has modeled for Shoshanna Lonstein, DaftBird, Ford Fusion, Clementyne, Lip Service, Elle Girl Magazine, Lemonade magazine, Lilian Kha, and Permission magazine, where she appeared on the cover of its October 2006 issue.


Lisa D'Amato has appeared in two Old Navy commercials and on Ripe TV.


In December 2011, Lisa D'Amato became the face of ANTM's fragrance Dream Come True.


Lisa D'Amato has pursued a career in music and has made a transition from modeling to performing, particularly in the rap, electro rap and hip hop genres.


Between recording sessions, Lisa D'Amato has performed throughout the Southwestern United States, doing shows with her backup dancers, dubbed "The Super Smokin' Hot Bikini Dancers".


Lisa D'Amato has played as a resident and host at the Viper Room in Hollywood, California, the Key Club, MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, Rio Hotel Las Vegas, Air Conditioned Lounge Venice, CA, Fubar Hollywood, The Roxy Hollywood, Hard Rock Hotel, Malibu Inn, Mood, SXSW, Palms Hotel and Casino, Magic, Coachella, and Hyde.


Lisa D'Amato married entrepreneur Adam Friedman on September 30,2012 in the Hollywood Hills.