Vanessa Williams Penthouse pictures struck after her win as Miss America 1984.
The Brooklyn beauty got a taste of performing early on and was only 11-years-old when she joined the New York City Opera's Children's Choir.
Her most famous early role was in the horror film Candyman in 1992.
She starred alongside America Ferrera on Ugly Betty.
She would be able to keep her crown and her title and is still recognized as Miss America 1984.
This Vanessa Williams is no the former Miss American who became an actress.