Life After The Crown With Tim Tialdo

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In-Depth and Candid Interviews With Former Pageant Contestants, Titleholders and Women of Influence by 3-Time Emmy winning TV Host, Producer, Pageant Host and Author of "Host Your Own TV Show," Tim Tialdo. Website: Follow Us On Social Media Facebook: Instagram: Twitter: Get Your Life After The Crown Starter Guide here:


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In-Depth and Candid Interviews With Former Pageant Contestants, Titleholders and Women of Influence by 3-Time Emmy winning TV Host, Producer, Pageant Host and Author of "Host Your Own TV Show," Tim Tialdo. Website: Follow Us On Social Media Facebook: Instagram: Twitter: Get Your Life After The Crown Starter Guide here:





Today I explain why I've decided to end the Life After the Crown Podcast and what lies ahead.


ENCORE EPISODE - Miss Kansas USA 1993 Tavia Hunt - Being a Pageant Mom, Super Bowl Winning Wife of an NFL Team Owner and What Changes She Would Like to See For Miss USA

My guest today was Miss Kansas USA 1993 and second runner up that year at Miss USA. She was also a semi-finalist at Miss Teen USA 1990, representing Missouri. She is married to Clark Hunt, the Chairman and CEO of the Kansas City Chiefs. Today we chat about being a pageant mom to her daughter Gracie, being the wife of an NFL owner and possibly getting more involved in the world of pageantry in the future.


ENCORE REPLAY - Miss USA 2015 Olivia Jordan - How I Prepared For Miss USA and Landed The SI Swimsuit Issue

She has also been featured in Cosmo, Shape, Maxim and Vogue magazines. She graduated in 2011 from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science in Heath Sciences. This past August she got engaged to her now Fiancé Jay Hector. Excited to welcome Miss USA 210, Olivia Jordan to the Podcast!


ENCORE REPLAY - Miss USA 2018 Sarah Rose Summers - Reflecting On Her Year As Miss USA & What's Next

A Nebraska native, Sarah graduated cum laude from Texas Christian University (AKA TCU) in four years with two degrees while working part-time as a pilates instructor at Tatiana at Lululemon Athletica. Following graduation, she completed her clinical rotations to become a Certified Child Life Specialist. In addition to child advocacy, she is passionate about encouraging others to have a healthy relationship with food and fitness - she spoke out about body shaming during her year as Miss USA...


ENCORE REPLAY - Miss America 2020 Recap and Discussion with Former Miss America's Betty Maxwell & Savvy Shields

Fresh off the latest version of Miss America airing on NBC, former Miss America's Betty Maxwell and Savvy Shields have plenty to say about the newest version of the pageant (aka competition) and today they share ALL their thoughts on Miss America 2.0



After 2 years and 102 guests, I explain why I'm taking a Summer Hiatus before I launch the 3rd season!


SEASON 2 FINALE Miss Texas USA 2020 Taylor Kessler - Preparing for Miss USA during the China Virus and Pursuing a Career as an NFL Sideline Reporter

My guest today is the current Miss Texas USA and in 2017 was Miss Grand United States where she was able to travel the world and spent a month in Vietnam. With all the craziness surrounding being quarantined and not knowing when Miss USA will be in 2020, we chat about how she's preparing and what her goals are once pageantry is done.


100th EPISODE!!! Miss Tennessee Teen USA 2018 Sofie Rovenstine - How she landed the Victoria's Secret Fashion show, the ugly side of modeling, growing up tall and how Pageantry changed her for the better

I've had a ton of requests for today's guest. She was Miss Tennessee Teen USA 2018 and placed Top 10 that year at Miss Teen USA. Since giving up her crown she has gone on to walk in the coveted Victoria’s Secret Fashion show, shoot their campaign, and has quickly made a name for herself as an up and coming model.


Miss USA 2003 Susie Castillo - Winning Miss USA, How It Launched Her Hositng and Acting Career and Starting a Business With Another Miss USA

My guest today was Miss USA 2003 and Miss Massachusetts Teen USA 1998. She co-hosted Miss Teen USA in 2005 and as had a successful career as an actor, television host, and author. She is also the co-founder of Pageantology with her Miss USA sister Shandi Finnessey and together they are known as two of the most prominent and sought-after pageant coaches in the industry. You may recognize her from her years of being an MTV host and washing my face in commercials as a Neutrogena...


Miss Oklahoma USA 2019 Triana Browne - Winning Miss Oklahoma America and USA back-to-back and growing up an athlete in pursuit of the Olympics

My guest today is a former Division 1 track and field Heptathlete and Oklahoma State University. She made history as the first woman to hold titles in two major pageant systems back-to-back in Oklahoma. She was also Miss Oklahoma America 2018 and Miss Oklahoma USA 2019, and this past Spring took 2nd Runner Up at Miss USA.


Miss World America Washington Shree Saini - How She Overcae a Heart Blockage, Near Fatal Car Accident and Now Uses Her Story To Inspire People Across The Globe

My guest today is the reigning Miss World America Washington, a global speaker, and a survivor. At age 12 she had a heart block and received a pacemaker and was told she would never dance again. However, she overcame her heart challenges and was selected at the world-famous Joffrey Ballet. Then, just a few years ago, she was in a near-fatal car accident and suffered major facial burns, but she continued to rise up from challenges and focus her energy on what she can do to make a difference...


Miss New York USA 2020 Andreia Gibau - Life as a current titleholder, winning 2 national pageant titles and gunning for a 3rd

My guest today is the reigning Miss New York USA 2020 and is also a former Miss Teen United States 2015 and Miss Earth USA 2017 where she placed in the top 16 at Miss Earth in the Philippines. Today, we talk about her pageant journey and her long journey as an immigrant.


CEO and Founder of Beyond Athletica Kylee Blehm - Starting a business while competing in pageants and what entrepreneurship looks like in your early 20's

My guest today is an entrepreneur, author & speaker who finished Top 10 this year and also won the people’s choice award at the Miss Oklahoma USA 2020 Pageant. She is the founder and CEO of the Women's Athleisure Wear line, Beyond Athletica and the 2019 recipient of a bronze Stevie for Young Female Entrepreneur of the Year. Today we chat about entrepreneurship and what that path looks like right out of school.


FRIDAY BONUS EPISODE - "Living Life In The Social Media Culture” A Conversation with Miss Georgia USA 2006 Lesa Wilson

How has the impact of Instant Gratification on the internet affected society? How to not quit before you finally see success. Exploring the Cancel & Bullying culture online and would you dare do a social media fast? A great convo with Miss GA USA 2006 Lesa Wilson


Ms. Nevada State 2019 Katie Williams - How She Was Allegedly Disqualified From Her National Pageant Because of Her Political Beliefs

She was set to compete in the Ms. America Pageant this past August, but she was disqualified 5 days before the event for her political beliefs being posted on her personal social media pages after having both vocal and written encouragement from the director. Today we chat about her decision to go public about it, what ensued after and how you can raise your voice to benefit the Pageant world.


Miss USA 2008 Crystle Stewart - Her Journey to the Miss USA Title, Her Acting Career, How She and Tyler Perry Met and Entrepenuership

Today, Miss USA 2008 Crystle Stewart talks about how she tried 5 times before winning Texas, and eventually the Miss USA title. She also dives into how she unexpectedly met Tyler Perry and how that launched her acting career. An insightful and inspiring conversation with Crystle Stewart!


Miss Virginia USA 2019 - Courtney Lynne Smits - What it's like to compete at Miss USA today, how she serves her country in the military and all things Bachelor related

My guest today just gave up her crown as was Miss Virginia USA 2019. Last year she was selected from a field of more than 8000 applicants as part of the ‘Sweet Sixteen” for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition and walked in the 2019 runway show for Sports Illustrated during Miami Swim Week. Today we talk about her pageant journey, serving her country in the military and watching her Miss USA sisters compete on the Bachelor.


CEO of the Tiny Closet Boutique Taylor Jones - Winning International Junior Miss, Finishing Runner Up 2 Times At Miss Alabama USA and Building an Apparel Company from Scratch

My guest today is a former beauty queen who drives a hot pink 40ft school bus for her online Fashion Boutique, The Tiny Closet. She was an International Junior Miss Teen. She competed in Miss Alabama USA for 4 years, finishing runner up twice. Today we chat all about her journey and her life as a successful entrepreneur.


Miss North Carolina Teen USA 2012 Kat Puryear - Being a Dallas Cowboy Cheeleader and Having the Courage to Put Everything on the Line to Pursue Your Dreams

My guest today was Miss North Carolina Teen USA 2012 and Top 16 that year at Miss Teen USA. She was a member of the Charlotte Hornets Honeybee Dance squad for 4 years and Earlier this year she became a rookie on the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders. Today we chat about being a DCC and her journey of pursuing goals that seemed impossible at times.


Miss South Carolina USA 2007 Caite Upton - Talking about her infamous Top 5 answer at Miss Teen USA, the aftermath and how she has been able to move on from it and turn it into a positive.

My guest today was Miss South Carolina Teen USA 2007 and went on to place third runner-up at Miss Teen USA that year. And that pageant changed her life forever. She went from beauty queen to pop culture icon when she stumbled on her Top 5 Question. In this episode we talk about: - The Question - The Days Following - The Scrutiny She Faced for Years - How it Led to a Successful Career - Jimmy Kimmel, Rob Dyrdek & Tosh.O - Finishing 3rd on The Amazing Race - Her Modeling Career - How...