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Olivia Palermo      

Socialite, Known for Being a Cast Member on the Reality TV Show "The City"

Olivia Palermo was born February 28, 1986 and is currently a cast member on the MTV reality television series The City. The daughter of a Connecticut real estate developer named Douglas Palermo, Palermo came to New York to attend the New School. She has been noted as a former socialite and has graced the cover of New York Magazine as the It-Girl in 2007.

Palermo was born in New York and was raised between New York City and Connecticut. Growing up as an athlete, Palermo participated in sports such as ice hockey, skiing, lacrosse and tennis. She studied abroad in Paris before returning to New York to complete her undergraduate degree in Communications Studies at The New School.

Palermo made her debut on the New York social scene when famed social photographer, Patrick McMullan began snapping pictures of her at events about town. She has since been featured in many major international publications such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, InStyle, Life & Style and Ok! Weekly.

Palermo currently works in the public relations department for fashion label Diane von Fürstenberg in their New York City office.

Palermo is a cast member on The City alongside Whitney Port. The show documents their lives along with other cast members in New York City. The series is currently filming and debuted on December 29, 2008. New York Post's Page Six reported that Palermo was granted $12,000 per episode.

She is known for her style and has been featured in magazines such as Teen Vogue.


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