Television Hosting & Commercials
Runway & Print Model
Pageant & Contest Judging
and placing 2nd runner up at the Miss United States pageant,
Vincenza Carrieri Russo competed in pageants for 15 years,
winning numerous crowns along the way including the prestigious title of Miss Delaware USA 2008.
She is the first representative of Delaware to compete in the Miss Italy USA Pageant, placing Top 6 in the nation.
placed in the Top 10 at the Miss Delaware America competition twice,
and won many special awards including community service, photogenic, and swimsuit.
As Seen On
Vincenza also works as a model, actress and spokesperson.
She has walked the catwalk in New York City for
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week,
modeled in catalog and print work, appeared in feature films, emceed and
hosted many events, fundraisers and national televised pageants,
and has even been featured on the cover of numerous magazines.
Vincenza & Margherita Italian-American Bistro, open in 2013 and Co-Owner of Ice Cream Delight of Delaware.
She is also the Owner of Vincenza’s Edge, Professional Pageant & Image Development & Consulting
and the Co-Founder of Success Won’t Wait, a Literacy Program for Children in the United States.
Woman of The Year Candidate, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – 2012
Calendar Cover Model – 2009 to 2010
Winner of 2008 Miss Delaware USA – 2007 to 2008
Delaware Today Magazine Top 40 Under 40, Cover Issue – 2008
State Miracle Maker Award from the Children’s Miracle Network – 2007
Outstanding Young Wilmingtonian Jaycees Nominee – 2006
National Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Award for Service Benefiting a Local Community – 2006
Delaware’s Representative, National Jefferson Awards for Outstanding Community Service – 2006
Nikki Wolf Award, Volunteer of the Year, University of Delaware – 2006
Miss Delaware Pageant, Outstanding Community Service Award – 2004, 2006
Miss America Pageant, Outstanding Community Service Award – 2004, 2006
Daily Points of Light Award, Nation’s Volunteer of the Day – July 15, 2004
Tribute by Delaware’s Governor Ruth Ann Minner – 2008
“Vincenza Carrieri-Russo Day,” declared by Newark’s Mayor Vance Funk – July 15, 2004
Town and Gown Award for Community Service – University of Delaware – 2004, 2005, 2006
President’s Student Service Award, White House Initiative – 2003