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BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRICAN AMERICAN " CLAUDIA JORDAN " IS A RADIO AND TELEVISION PERSONALITY : GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "

                                 BLACK                SOCIAL             HISTORY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Claudia Jordan  born April 12, 1973  is an American television and radio personality. She is primarily known for appearing as a model on the U.S. version of Deal or No Deal, and for competing on Seasons 2 and 6 of Celebrity Apprentice.

Personal life

Jordan was born in Providence, Rhode Island, to an Italian mother and an African-American father. Claudia's parents met when her father was in the U.S. Air Force, stationed in Brindisi, Italy.
Claudia Jordan was an impressive sprinter and earned all-state honors in track and field while in high school in Rhode Island. Claudia Jordan competed in three Junior Olympics and in college became an All-American sprinter in the 400-meter relay. In addition to the sprints she finished third in the long jump at the East Coast Invitational.

Career

Jordan held the Miss Rhode Island Teen USA 1990 title and represented Rhode Island at the Miss Teen USA 1990 pageant. In 1997, she won the Miss Rhode Island USA title, becoming the second African-American woman ever to hold that title. She competed at Miss USA 1997 where she placed in the top 10.
She has worked at the Providence American newspaper and at the Boston television station WHDH-TV. She has appeared in television commercials for Coors Light, Sears, Pepsi and Visa. She appeared as a contestant on Dog Eat Dog and in Joe's music video for "I Wanna Know".
She was primarily known as a former Barker's Beauty on CBS's game show The Price Is Right from 2001 to 2003, before her breakout role as a model on the U.S. version of Deal or No Deal, where she held case number 1.
Jordan appeared on the second season of Celebrity Apprentice. In the series, celebrities raise money for a charity of their choice; Jordan selected the NAPSAC Foundation as her charity. She was "fired" by Donald Trump on the episode of Celebrity Apprentice that first aired March 22, 2009. She was later selected to compete on the All-Star version of Celebrity Apprentice, being "fired" in the fourth episode of the show.
She co-hosted the Miss Universe 2009 pageant from the Bahamas alongside Billy Bush. She also played the thief in the Fabolous music video "Throw It In the Bag".
Jordan hosted her own weekly show on Sirius/XM Radio on The Fox hole, called "The Claudia Jordan Show."
Jordan is currently a co-host on "Reach Around Radio" with TDP, Comedian Speedy, Comedian RT and The Poetess. The show also features DJ Always.
Jordan will be a co-host on Tameka Cottle's upcoming late night talk show Tiny's Tonight alongside Tamar Braxton and rapper Trina. The show is schedule to premiere in December 2012 on VH1. It will be the first ever talk show on the network.