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Whitney Port: Snapshot

Name
Whitney Port
Date of Birth
March 04, 1985
Birth Place
Los Angeles, Calif.
While Lauren Conrad feuded with Heidi Montag and Audrina Patridge, coworker Whitney Port stood in the shadows, nodding her head and rolling her eyes as she let the other girls play out the drama for MTV cameras. But the levelheaded and leggy blonde steadied herself–and nabbed her own show, The City.

After four seasons on The Hills, the Los Angeles native moved to the opposite coast and out of Conrad's shadow with her own reality series, which chronicled her life in New York as she launched her clothing line, Whitney Eve. Though the series was canceled after two seasons, it led to longtime love for Port, who is set to marry Tim Rosenman, an associate producer on the show.

Whitney Port: Video

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Whitney Port: Five Fun Facts

  1. Despite The Hills' success, Whitney Port is rarely approached by fans. "Being in Los Angeles, there are so many real celebrities and real people they don't really care," she told Paper Magazine.
  2. Whitney Port attended the same Santa Monica high school as Spencer Pratt.
  3. Whitney Port said it's "surreal" being a reality star: "A lot of people say, 'We love your character,' and I'm like, I didn't even know I was a character. I try not to freak myself out about it."
  4. Following in the footsteps of Lauren Conrad and Heidi Montag, Whitney Port launched Whitney Eve, her own fashion line of cocktail dresses and eveningwear in March 2008.
  5. In a scene cut from The Hills' third season, Whitney Port admitted to Lauren Conrad that she kissed Conrad's on-and-off again boy toy Brody Jenner in Las Vegas. "We literally pecked. It was like how I kiss my brother," she said.

Whitney Port: Biography

2000s

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Fashionable Ports

Fashion runs in Los Angeles native Whitney Port 's blood: her father Jeff owns apparel company Swarm, which produces the young men's line, Shades of Greigh, and backs her own fashion line, Whitney Eve. After graduating from Crossroads School in Santa Monica, Port earns a bachelor's degree in gender studies from the University of Southern California, before interning at WWD and Teen Vogue.

2005

Whitney Port

November

The Hills Are Alive!

MTV develops a Laguna Beach spinoff with fan-favorite Lauren Conrad, featuring her move to L.A. as she studies fashion and interns at Teen Vogue. The show, which premieres in May, features Port as LC's coworker, Heidi Montag as Conrad's best friend, and Audrina Patridge as Conrad's neighbor. "The drama on this show is real problems, like, [am I] going to get fired" Conrad, 20, tells PEOPLE.

2007

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March 26

Whitney's GMA Fall

In the second season of The Hills, Port finally gets her time in the spotlight when Andre Leon Talley, Vogue Editor-At-Large, notices her leggy physique and insists she model for a Good Morning America spot. Outfitted in Hilary Swank's Oscar dress, Port makes her way down the stairs and falls on live TV. Although she's embarrassed, Port is eventually promoted to Fashion Contributor at the magazine, becoming Conrad's superior.

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Photo Credits

Top Left: MTV

BIOGRAPHY (top to bottom): whitneyport.celebuzz.com; Clinton H. Wallace/Globe

Edited by Julia Wang

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