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Encouraged her friends and family, she entered the Miss Teen Texas competition and won. The Wilhelmina modeling agency subsequently signed her.
Probably best known for her appearances in Playboy, first as a Playmate of the Month in April 2009 (photographed by Stephen Wayda) and later, the 2010 Playmate of the Year in which the magazine included a first-ever 3-D foldout image of her.
Hope Dworaczyk was a contestant on The Celebrity Apprentice, sharing screen time with Gary Busey, Jose Canseco, Lil Jon, La Toya Jackson, among others. She said in an interview about her time there, "Little did I realize it's all about the silliness that's happening " it's not about the business stuff. So that part, as much as you would get fired for making a wrong business move, it's just as much about the drama, which I did not know going in." Hope Dworaczyk was fired on the ninth episode after her A.S.A.P. women's team lost the season's task assignment. Before she was fired, she was Project Manager in episode seven and won $20,000 for her charity, Best Buddies International.
She's a big fan of Best Buddies, calling it a great cause, and even became friends with a woman in the program in Los Angeles. Said Hope, "We go to trendy restaurants, get our nails done and go to the spa."
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When she was fired from Celebrity Apprentice, she said, "The first thing I did when I got fired is I got in the car that they put you in to drive you around and said, 'Take me to the Mandarin Oriental. I need to go to the roof and have a dirty martini.' I was so happy " I am not kidding!"
Hope Dworacyzk is the host of the popular Toronto based "Inside Fashion," a weekly program that focuses on beauty and lifestyle, and includes coverage of fashion shows, backstage presentations, and interviews with photographers and designers. It's broadcast throughout Canada on E! Entertainment.
Hope has also done runway work for such names as Balenciaga, Robert Rodriquez, Lana Fuchs, Leila Rose, Abaete, Joanna Mastroianni, Rosa Cha, XOXO and Miss Sixty. She also did an international world tour for Versace with visits to Tokyo, London and New York.
Hope is a fan of shoes and has more than 250 pairs.
She dated 6'4" NBA star Jason Kidd and famously wore a painted Dallas Mavericks jersey over her naked body. She says she likes, "mama's boys" because if they're good to their mother, they'll be good to her. While there were rumors she was pregnant with Jason Kidd's baby, they were just that " rumors.
Hope Dworaczyk splits her time between Los Angeles, New York and Toronto, but still finds time to return to her hometown of Port Lavaca.
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Born in Port Lavaca, Texas, to father Shawn Dworaczyk and mother Tina, Hope Dworaczyk reached her height of 5' 10" by the age of thirteen.