Kimberly Pressler’s Life Took a Turn After Miss USA: Find Out How?
To all the ladies out there, what would you do if you were crowned as Miss USA? Would you travel around the world or wear all the beautiful clothes in the world.
You might change your mind after finding out what Kimberly Pressler did. Pressler did some great things like speaking out about breast and ovarian cancer. She also did a lot of fundraising for cancer research. Let’s see what Pressler is up to nowadays.
The Transition from Serving Society to Earning Huge Money
Kimberly Pressler is the winner of not one or two but three beauty pageants. She won Miss New York Teen in 1994, Miss New York in 1999, and Miss USA in 1999.
Privileges from Miss USA Pageant
Winning the Miss USA comes with a lot of responsibility; however, the prize that comes with it is absolutely amazing. The winner gets a rent-free luxurious apartment in New York City which is one of the most expensive cities in the world.
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All of the living expenses of the winner is covered for a year. The cost of living is very high in New York at $4000 per month as the average cost for a family.
The Mikimoto crown that the winner gets to put on her head is diamond and pearl-studded and comes with a price of $200,000. The winner has to return the crown after her reign is over.
The winner also gets a free wardrobe and the official stylist of the Miss Universe Organization will style the winner during her time as Miss USA.
Miss USA will get many opportunities which include movie appearances, movie premieres, sports competitions, and travel opportunities.
Miss USA to TV Personality and Becoming a Millionaire
Kimberly Pressler has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Most of her earnings come from her post-Miss USA career. The 42-year-old model has become a huge television personality after her Miss USA reign.
The Miss USA-1999 hosted a lot of shows on MTV which includes TRL, Senseless Acts of Video, and Becoming.
Pressler joined ESPN in 2004, where she hosted WPSA ATV Championships as a sideline reporter. She also traveled throughout the world and hosted Live motocross competitions among thousands of fans where she took her skills to an international level.
The New York native is currently a reporter at ESPN where she covers the Professional Bowlers Association. Pressler is also the Chief Financial Officer of Dane Herron Industries. Her salary as the CFO is around $250,000 per year.
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Kimberly has a really adventurous and charming nature due to which she has received a lot of work from renowned networks like ABC, MTV, NBC, Speed, Fox and many more.
Pressler Drives a Convertible
Kimberly owns a Camaro convertible with a 350 Corvette engine. The car comes with a price of $20,000, but she says she won the car in a competition.
Dating a Rockstar?
The former Miss USA, Kimberly Pressler is married to her husband Dane Herron, the owner, and president of Dane Herron industries. The love birds are blessed with two daughters.
Kimberly Pressler was in a relationship with Fred Durst, the frontman of rock band Limp Bizkit. The duo met in 1999 for the first time when his band was still unpopular. The duo’s first date is quite popular as they went to see the movie Fight Club.
The 42-year-old sportscaster also dated Tommy Lee and their relationship lasted only for a month. Sad, right?
Kimberly Pressler had a Military Childhood
The ESPN host was born and raised in the lavish city of Las Vegas. Her father Staff Sergeant Stan Pressler retired from the US Air-Force while her mother Michelle Kulczyk Pressler was a housewife.
Pressler lived throughout Nevada, California, and Germany while her father was still in the army. The family finally settled down in New York where Pressler graduated from the Ten Broeck Academy of Franklinville.
Amaze yourself with Kimberly Pressler’s Interesting Facts
- Kimberly Pressler graduated from Clarion University with a degree in International Business.
- She worked for the Department of Energy which is a nuclear facility in New York.
- Pressler is one of the four women to win both Miss New York and Miss USA.
- Her aunt is diagnosed with breast cancer and her other aunt is a survivor of ovarian cancer which is why she became a spokesperson for ovarian and breast cancer.
- In June of 2013, Pressler covered the Red Bull X Fighters World Tour Series.
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