See What the Winners of ‘America’s Next Top Model’ Are Doing Now

Since its 2003 debut, America's Next Top Model has produced plenty of winners — 23 to be exact (and soon to be 24). Wondering what happened to all of them? From old favorites like Eva Pigford to new favorites like Nyle DiMarco, you might be surprised to learn what your favorite ANTM contestants have been up to lately!

All the winners of the show get a modeling contact, a cover spread in a fashion magazine, and prize money. Unfortunately, not all winners go on to achieve Gigi Hadid-level fame. Some have stopped modeling completely, while others have switched from modeling to acting, appearing in small roles in film and TV. But surprisingly, the majority of the winners from the show have simply gone back to their regular lives. That's what happened to Season 1 winner Adrianne Curry.

“Tyra Banks really didn't help us out and the show didn't put any money into us," she revealed in 2007. "We trusted Tyra, but we've all been screwed over.” Adrianne wasn't the first model to speak out against the show. Season 3 runner-up Yaya DaCosta has also spoken against ANTM, saying competitors from the show aren't taken seriously by professionals since they're, technically, "reality TV stars" — which apparently is a dirty word in the industry. “There was such a stigma in Hollywood, and people don’t realize that,” Yaya said in 2016. “The stigma didn’t just have to do with being a model, it was reality TV in general. You didn’t talk about it. It wasn’t on your résumé."

Today, Adrianne has moved away from Hollywood and lives a quiet life in Arizona as an Avon lady. Although she's grateful for what reality TV did for her career, she advises against it. "I would advise anyone trying to get on a show to REALLY think about the consequences," she said in 2018. "Fame isn’t as great as everyone makes it out to be. Anything you do or say will be thrown in your face in 15 years…in your children’s faces…your family’s. What you’re fine with doing now, you may not be OK with your kids (nieces, nephews, etc.) seeing later. If fame means more to you than these things, do it up!"

Check out the gallery below to see what other Top Model alums have been doing after the show.