Olinda Borggren

Olinda Borggren
Olinda Borggren
Born September 30, 1976 (1976-09-30) (age 35)
Occupation Television presenter, Reality Show Contestant, Model, Singer
Known for Joe Millionaire, Paradise Hotel, Little Italy, The OP Tour

Olinda Joy Elisabeth Borggren (born September 30, 1976) is a Swedish television personality who was a contestant on the American reality show Joe Millionaire[1] and the first season of the Swedish version of Paradise Hotel. She is also a singer and a model.



Swedish television

In 2005 Olinda was a contestant on the Swedish version of Paradise Hotel which was broadcast on TV4, where she fast became the most notable contestant of the season.[2] Being eliminated twice but still re-instated by the producers of the show in different ways.[3][4] In the end Borggren managed to make it to the final week. She became the most hated contestant of the season from fellow contestants but also managed to get a huge fanbase from the Swedish viewers.

She became romantically involved with another contestant on Paradise Hotel, Patrick Michael Larsson, and they have two new specials on TV4's sister channel TV400 after their Paradise Hotel visit.

One special was The OP Tour; in it, Borggren and Larsson showed how their music show was produced, travelled all over Sweden, and Borggren sang her single "Playboy Bunny", the most purchased mobile phone ringtone of 2005.

Their next show was Little Italy, in which Borggren and Larsson went to Italy and met different Italian celebrities, such as the football player Maldini.[5] The show aired on TV400.

Borggren and Larsson have also been hosts for the talk show Paradise Hotel Extra, for the cast members of season two.

American television

Borggren appeared in the second season of the American reality show Joe Millionaire named "The Next Joe Millionaire" in 2003, where she was cast as one of the women who competed for Joe named David Smith.[6] Olinda was eliminated in the fifth episode, but still being one of the most talked about contestants being labelled the villain[7] of the season, Borggren moved back home to Sweden after the show ended, and was quickly cast for Paradise Hotel.

Personal life

Borggren and Larsson now live in Marbella, Spain.

TV shows

  • Paradise Hotel (Swedish Edition)
  • Paradise Hotel Extra (season 1 as a guest)
  • Paradise Hotel Extra (season 2 as a host)
  • Joe Millionaire (USA edition)
  • The OP Tour
  • Little Italy


External links

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