Birth Name: Olivia Frances Culpo
Place of Birth: Cranston, Rhode Island, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 8, 1992
Olivia Culpo is an American actress, model, beauty queen, television presenter, and cellist. She won Miss Rhode Island USA 2012, Miss USA 2012, and Miss Universe 2012.
Olivia is the daughter of Susan (Curran) and Peter Culpo. Her father is of Italian descent. Her mother is of Irish and Italian ancestry.
Olivia’s paternal grandparents are John A. Culpo (the son of Antonio Pietro/Peter J. Culpo and Emilia Formento) and Madeline C. Cantarella. Antonio was born in Selva di Trissino, Province of Vicenza, Veneto, Italy.
Olivia’s maternal grandfather was Andrew Curran (the son of Francis/Frank Curran and Katherine Campbell). Francis was the son of John Curran, who was born in Prince Edward Island, Canada, to Irish parents, and of Jane O’Halleran.
Olivia’s maternal grandmother was Aurora Spadea (the daughter of Agostino Spadea and Assunta Procopio).
Sources: Obituary of Olivia’s paternal grandfather, John A. Culpo – http://www.iberkshires.com
Genealogy of Olivia’s maternal grandfather, Andrew Curran (focusing on his father’s side) – http://records.ancestry.com
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