Mary Nnenna Nwokoma


December 21, 1981 in Portland, Oregon


3, 4

Eliminated (Cycle 3)?

Yes (before the actual cycle); Both Mary and Toccara Jones were plus-sized, but Toccara's personality beat Mary's porportional body.

Eliminated (Cycle 4)?

Yes (before the actual cycle); Reason unknown.


Mary Nnenna

Mary Nnenna Nwokoma (born December 21, 1981 in Portland, Oregon) was a contestant on America's Next Top Model Cycles 3 and 4. Mary did not make the final cut both times.

Top ModelEdit


Mary's shots during Cycle 4.

Mary first appeared on the show on Cycle 3. Mary and Toccara were the only two plus-sized girls there. Toccara was larger than Mary. When the judges deliberated, they noticed that in terms of bring porportional, Mary had it, but in terms of personality, Toccara had it. Personality beat being porportional and Toccara got in. Mary did not get into the competition.

After Top ModelEdit

After her rejection, Mary continued to pursue her modeling dream. She was signed with FORD Models and SMG Models.

Personal Life/FamilyEdit


  • Henry Mbonu Nwokoma (age 48) Father
  • Marjorie Viola Nwokoma (age 51) Mother
  • Golda Chinyere Nwokoma (age 31) Sister


  • Mary is the first girl to actually appear on two cycles.
  • Mary is the first plus-size girl to be brought back twice.
  • There is only one Mary in the history of America's Next Top Model.
  • Mary is of Nigerian, Swedish and German descent, making her multiracial.