Leann Tweeden, a multiple Venus International Model Host, has also been a regular on ESPN's 'Fitness Beach'. With a great looking well-proportioned body, she has been one of the most popular lingerie models in Playboy magazine, besides being a regular in the catalogues of Fredrick's of Hollywood as well. Leann Velez Tweeden was born on June 13, 1973, at Manassas, Virginia. She attended the Osborne Park Senior High School. After graduating from Osborne Park, Tweeden shifted base to Colorado Springs to try her luck in modeling. She took up a job as a waitress at Hooters. Tweeden almost got into Harvard, but gave it up because she wanted to make it big as a model. Two years down the line, Tweeden won the 1992 Venus International Model Search contest. This was followed by her television debut for Tony Little, the Venus International Model Search fitness trainer. From 1993 to 1997, Tweeden hosted the Venus International Model Search contests. She was hired to model for Swimwear USA Magazine, the 1993 and 1994 Hooters Calendar, and the 1994 Hooters card Set as well as Women of the World card set. Her next major venture was with Playboy, where she featured as a cover girl, besides appearing in the Playboy Book of Lingerie. In 1997, Tweeden posed as a cover girl for a comic book, Coven 13. She also holds the record for featuring the maximum number of times in Fredrick's of Hollywood. Tweeden is also an avid dirt bike rider, traveler and aspires to be a sportscaster someday. Even her romantic involvements have been with sports stars only. She initially dated road racer Ben Bostrom and, later on, surfer Shane Dorian.