Olivia Paige was Playboy’s Playmate of the Month for September 2010. Olivia grew up on 40 acres in Holley, a small town in western New York, where she loved hunting and fishing. “I was a tomboy,” she told Playboy. “I had a four-wheeler, and my clothes were always dirty—and now I’m pretty much the girliest girl in town. I love hair and makeup.”
Olivia became a committed girly-girl at age 14 when she started competing in beauty pageants. “But I’ll never let it go to my head,” she vowed, “because it doesn’t mean anything if you’re a bad person. Being pretty isn’t enough; you need a good heart to back it up.” Olivia is beautiful on the inside as well. She worked with autistic children during her senior year of high school and raises money for autism research and advocacy. She counts Playmate of the Year 1994 and fellow autism advocate Jenny McCarthy among her role models.
Playboy found Olivia Paige at a casting call in Las Vegas and cast her on Playboy Shootout. She came in second only to Playmate Shanna Marie McLaughlin, and it was such a close second that Playboy made Olivia a Playmate, too. “I couldn’t believe it,” she said. “There were less than a hundred students in my graduating class, so yeah, being the centerfold is kind of a big deal.” What has Olivia Paige been up to since her Playboy shoot? She moved to Louisiana with her family, which she says has been an easy transition. “I had so many good times at the Mansion, but I’ve never been a party girl,” she said. “I’m happiest at home in the country with my husband and our dog.” She loves sewing and drinking wine—“sometimes, but not always at the same time” —as well as cooking, crafting, and working out.
Olivia is a country girl at heart, and she prefers men with a rugged side, like construction workers. She told Playboy, “I like a hardworking man with a good sense of humor—and nice guns don’t hurt.” She isn’t interested in guys who act jealous or are too pretty. “Being flashy doesn’t impress me.”