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Sal Stowers AKA Lani Price

Sal Stowers has quite the resume! Saleisha Lashawn “Sal” Stowers (born January 20, 1986) is an American model and actress. We all know her as Lani Price on NBC’s Days of Our Lives soap opera. She went from a rough childhood into modeling and now acting. You would be surprised to see just how many show appearances she has done!

Early Life and Modeling Career

Stowers stated she had a rough life growing up. She lived with her grandmother in Madera, California. When she was 14, she attended Camp T-Zone, Tyra Banks’ self-esteem camp just for girls. Stowers worked as a receptionist in Los Angeles.

Before appearing on Cycle 9, Stowers was signed with Photogenics Model Management and had also appeared in a commercial for fast-food restaurant Wendy’s, with actor Tom Lenk.

She had modeled for DOMIJ clothing, and d.e.m.o. She was also an extra in an episode of the TV series Ugly Betty and on two episodes of the Tyra Banks Show, modeling for Rami, Project Runway season four contestant.

Stowers appeared in the “Welcome Back” music video, and had an ad for 24 Hour Fitness.

She also modeled for Especially Yours wigs, and was featured in a fashion spread for InTouch Weekly. She was recruited for America’s Next Top Model, which she subsequently won.

Winner of America’s Next Top Model

Stowers entered the competition with a lot of confidence and high self-esteem. Her bubbly, positive personality, and her strong walk won the judges over. But the judges in the beginning felt she relied too much on her commercial look, so they gave her a Louise Brooks inspired black hair weave to edge her out. She struggled during the third week, and consequently landed in bottom two with contestant Victoria Marshman. But she was spared, and she started improving, producing better photos. She received 2 First Call-Outs and 2 Bottom Two appearances. In one of the challenges, she won an ad for Old Navy. In the final deliberation, the judges were impressed with Stowers’s command on the runway and for her fluidity. She won against Chantal Jones.

As part of her prize, Stowers won a contract with CoverGirl Cosmetics which features her campaigning for WetSlicks Fruit Spritzers, and appeared on the cover of the February 2008 issue of Seventeen magazine.

She has also won a contract for representation with Elite Model Management. Like previous winners of ANTM, Stowers appeared in weekly segments of My Life as a CoverGirl during the running of America’s Next Top Model, Cycle 10.

Stowers currently has a Metro Style campaign along with fellow Top Model alum, Jaslene Gonzalez, Dani Evans and Whitney Thompson. Stowers was on the cover of Seventeen as part of her prize. She has appeared on the cover of Paper Doll Magazine, had a cover and spread in Florida International Magazine and had spreads in the January 2008 issue of InTouch Weekly, OK! Magazine, the July 2008 issue of Essence Magazine, Jam Style. and had a four-page spread in an issue of Macy’s. She has modeled for Gilt Groupe and Macy’s catalogue online. She has also modeled for Dereon, Apple Bottoms, Baby Phat, and Love Tease for Macy’s. Stowers had a campaign with Garage Clothing for their Spring 2009 line. She has also appeared in Modern Bride for the February/March 2009 issue.

Runways

Stowers has walked for Tibi in Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2008, Peter Som’s Bill Blass Fall 2008 Collection at Saks Fifth Avenue on April 2, 2008,[16] Carson Kressley’s Safilo USA Spring/Summer ’08 Designer Eyewear Fashion Show at Vision Expo East on April 12, 2008, Jose Duran for NYC fashion week, which also showed on her My Life as CoverGirl commercials, a GenArt Fashion Show for Jennifer Mary, Billabong’s 2nd Annual Design for Humanity fashion show in Los Angeles, and Pamella Roland at New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2009. Stowers appeared on the finale episode of America’s Next Top Model, Cycle 10 to give encouragement to the final two, and she opened for a mock Versace runway show. Stowers walked for Beach Bunny Swimwear and Lana Fuchs in Los Angeles Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2009. She also appeared on the Tyra Banks Show for the episode titled Tina Knowles modeling in a House of Dereon fashion show.

Tyra Banks and Others

Sal Stowers has appeared on the Tyra Banks Show multiple times.
n March 2015, Sal Stowers guest starred on an episode of the ABC Family show, Switched at Birth. In June 2015, Stowers joined the cast of Days of Our Lives in the role of Lani Price, and made her first appearance on September 25, 2015.

Sal Stowers on Days of Our Lives

Either way you see it, Theo will become an uncle. We now know that the father can not and is not JJ (Casey Moss) but Eli Grant (Lamon Archey) . This will bring Valerie closer to her which will please Abe (Valeries boyfriend and Lani’s father).
Are hoping they have a girl or a boy? Leave us a comment!

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