Renee Alway Biography
Renee Alway (Renee Diane Alway) is an American fashion model, the 3rd place of America’s Next Top Model, Cycle 8, and the runner-up on Modelville.
Renee Alway Age
Alway was born on April 29, 1986, in Northern Michigan, Michigan, United States. He is 36 years old as of 2022.
Renee Alway Height
Alway stands at a height of 5 ft 10.5 in (1.79 m).
Renee Alway Family
Renee was born and raised in northern Michigan, where her father was a pastor and police officer. On the first episode of Modelville on October 8, 2008, she revealed in that her father was physically and mentally abusive, and that she, her siblings, and her mother Sandra, were afraid to leave due to her father’s respected position in the community as well as his mental instability.
Renee Alway Husband
Alway got married to Jason DeWitt in 2006 and together they have three children.
Renee Alway Divorce
It is not quite clear as to whether Alway and her husband got divorced although things were not going great. Stay tuned, this information will be updated soon.
Renee Alway Lesbian
In September 2016, Alway established a Twitter account, where she revealed that she is a lesbian and an atheist.
Renee Alway Salary
Always earns an estimated salary of about $500k to $800k.
Renee Alway Net Worth
Her net worth is estimated to be around $1 million to $5 million.
Renee Alway America’s Next Top Model
Renee was one of the final three contestants on America’s Next Top Model, Cycle 8. Alway heard about the audition the day before it took place in Chicago, and had been in town to get married. She went to the audition four days after she got married.
On the show, she received two first call-outs and won two challenges. Alway started feuds with many contestants, but after mediation with Tyra Banks, the feud stopped. She soon began to get along with her fellow models.
She made it to the finals but was cut after her CoverGirl ad and commercial. Despite making the best commercial and shooting the best ad, the judges felt she couldn’t embody a Covergirl because she photographed too old. Placing third, Alway was subsequently eliminated.
Renee Alway Modeling/Acting Career
Alway began modeling when she was 13. Before Top Model, Alway modeled in New York City, Europe and Japan and appeared in Seventeen and Italian Vogue. She also appeared in ads for Delia’s.
She appeared in US Weekly with Natasha Galkina, Jaslene Gonzalez, and Dionne Walters. She has also done post-top model work for Roman Holiday Collection.
Alway has appeared on the CBS TV series Shark, in an episode titled “In Absentia.” She competed on the reality show Modelville that aired within The Tyra Banks Show and finished 2nd.
Renee Alway Arrest
On June 28, 2013, Renee Alway was arrested after a six-hour standoff with police in Palm Springs, California. She was arrested for multiple offenses, including drug possession, committing a felony while on bail, burglary, theft, and fraud. Alway also had prior arrests that year for grand theft of more than $400, grand theft with a firearm, and receiving stolen property.
On December 10, 2014, she was sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to four felony burglary counts, one count of vehicle theft, one count of firearm possession, and one misdemeanor count of identity theft. Alway was dismissed of more than a dozen other counts under a plea agreement.
She was released from prison in April 2018 after serving a 5-year sentence since June 2013.
Renee Alway Drugs
Always confessed to the police that her addiction began after she was given pain medication for her back pain. Sadly Renee’s first children were born addicted to drugs due to her frequent abuse. After her third baby was born, she was soon arrested.
Renee also did hard drugs like heroin then she later gave up custody of her children.