She also attended Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School, in San Bernardino, California, for one year.Minnillo was crowned Miss South Carolina Teen USA and went on to win the title Miss Teen USA in 1998, the first Miss Teen USA from South Carolina and also the first from South Carolina to be named the pageant's Miss Congeniality.

In 2011, she guest starred on 30 Rock as Carmen Chao, Avery's coworker at NBC who is competing for the same promotion.

Minnillo later guest starred on the then-new series Hawaii Five-0 with then fiancé Nick Lachey.

She's obviously happily married with two and I'm happily married and about to have two so it all worked out the way it was kind of meant to work out," he added.

(Simpson's happily ever after came with husband Eric Johnson and their two kids Maxwell, 2, and Ace, 16 months; Nick and Vanessa are parents to son Camden, 2, with a little girl on the way.) PHOTOS: Nick and Vanessa's son The former Newlyweds stars don't keep in touch, however.

She was a host on MTV's Total Request Live (TRL) from 2003 until 2007 and became a New York City correspondent for Entertainment Tonight in 2005.

Minnillo hosted Miss Teen USA (2004) and co-hosted Miss Universe (2007).

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"You get to this point, you've got to get very creative with your positioning," Nick said while laughing.

She lived in Washington, California, Nevada, Florida, Germany and Japan and attended eight different schools in nine years. By 1991, in the wake of Operation Desert Shield, they returned to their father's home, eventually settling in Charleston, South Carolina, where Minnillo attended the Roman Catholic Bishop England High School and was a cheerleader.