Kimmel was selected to represent the United States in this pageant from a group of applicants, and did not compete in a live competition for the title.
After passing on her Montana crown to Jill Mc Lain in late August 2005, Kimmel traveled to Quezon City, Philippines, to participate in the Miss Earth 2005 pageant.
Amanda Lee Kimmel (born August 3, 1984) is an American actress, model, beauty queen, and animal rights advocate who has competed in the Miss USA and Miss Earth pageants.
Kimmel was the second runner-up contestant on Survivor: China, runner-up Survivor: Micronesia, and later returned for Survivor: Heroes vs. Kimmel set several Survivor records during her three seasons on the show.
When he was only a couple of years old, his parents divorced and he moved with his mom, to Durham, North Carolina, to be closer to his relatives.
After a few more moves, his mother, with himself and his two siblings, Katrin and Zoe, settled in Mountain View, California. After graduating, he attended Santa Barbara City College, for two years, until he moved to the Los Angeles area.