Former Miss America who went on to become a successful singer and occasional actress.
She was the first African American to win Miss America in 1984.
She played a spoiled, rich, and pompous woman in the television series, Ugly Betty and Desperate Housewives.
She married second husband, Rick Fox in 1999, and the couple had a daughter in 2000.
She starred on the show, Ugly Betty alongside America Ferrera.
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