Planet Beach is excited to announce Paige Duke as the official 2014 International Cover Model. The final results for the cover model contest were released during the annual Planet Beach Franchisee Convention in Tunica, Mississippi.
Planet Beach has spent months searching the globe to find the most beautiful, talented, and educated women in the world to compete in its cover model search. Hosting modeling competitions and casting calls for the past 12 months, Paige was chosen over 140 women, as the official Planet Beach Cover Model.
Paige Duke was born in Germany but raised in her parent’s small town of Lancaster, SC. Always a star student; She attended Clemson University Calhoun Honors College and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Animal Science. During her college education an agency reached out to Paige and she began modeling part time. She won 3rd runner-up in the Miss Hawaiian Tropic International pageant. She currently works as an internationally published print & commercial model. She can be seen in numerous Wrangler ads, QVC commercials, several country music videos, cohosting a local radio broadcast, and working as a Falken Tire and Momo Motorsports spokes model for Tudor United Sport scar racing, drifting, and super cross events.
While there she was cast on Season 2 of CMT’s #1 hit show “Sweet Home Alabama,” and subsequently was cast as the bachelorette for Season 3. In 2012 she moved home to Charlotte, NC. She still works as a vet tech and enjoys spending time with her two pit bulls, kickboxing, cooking, hiking, fishing, and hunting.
The Planet Beach International Cover Model Search was open to women from around the world, ages 18 to 40, who embody the Planet Beach lifestyle; an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for personal self-improvement, as well as an interest in the beauty and wellness industry. The competition was narrowed down to over 140 models who, through online votes, and was scaled to the top 40, who received a free trip to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The top five finalists of the Planet Beach Cover Models competitors were able to participate in photo and video shoots, interviews, and a runway show. They also represented Planet Beach in promotional materials, in-spa designs and marketing campaigns worldwide.
Planet Beach is excited to have Paige join their team this year and participate in a wide variation of campaigns and act as the new face of the brand.