Deidre Downs

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Birthday
7, 1980
Birthplace
Birmingham, AL
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
7, 1980 (age 38)
Birthplace
Birmingham, AL

About

Best known for winning the Miss America pageant title in 2005, this southerner had previously served as Miss Alabama 2004.

Before Fame

After briefly studying at the University of Virginia, she transferred to Samford University in Alabama.

Trivia

At the conclusion of her year as Miss America, she enrolled in medical school at the University of Alabama (Birmingham).

Family Life

She married teacher Andrew Gunn in 2008.

Associated With

She succeeded Florida native Ericka Dunlap as Miss America.