Tiara Purifoy

Tiara Purifoy
Miss Beloit 1999 

Tiara Purifoy graduated from UW-Whitewater with a double major and a minor in Spanish.  She was a top 12 finisher in the American Idol contest.  The show is filmed ahead of time and contestants were not known, until the day an ad for American Idol came on with Tiara standing right beside Simon.  Tiara works in a suburb of Chicago while continuing her music career.  She married Azuka Jacob Oji in 2009.