Mylinda Tov (born July 24, 1981 in Paris, France) is a French-American Model, actress, and Special Event Host. She is best known to Game Show Audiences as Briefcase Model #19 on the NBC Primetime Game Show Deal or No Deal and has also appeared as a Barker's Beauty on The Price is Right.
Mylinda was born and raised in Paris, France. Although she looks like she hails from Hawaii, she is actually of Chinese descent and she also speaks fluent Chinese. Her exceptional talents became apparent when she was still very young. At the young age of five, Tov performed in a concert with Chantal Goya, a French Musician who sings children's music.
In High School, she was a member of the Green Club and the French Club. After graduating from High School, Mylinda then pursued a career in the acting and modeling industry. She was a finalist in a YM Magazine cover contest and soon sought after other modeling gigs.
Deal or No Deal CareerEdit
Tov's biggest accomplishment in the entertainment industry was landing a gig as a model on two of America's hottest TV Game Shows. She first appeared as a one of the Briefcase Models on the newly NBC Primetime Game Show Deal or No Deal during the one week trial run in December 2005, Mylinda stood beside briefcase #1 (which Claudia Jordan would soon stand next to) for that week only.
Price is Right CareerEdit
After the one week trial run on Deal or No Deal, less than a month later, Mylinda landed a short-term gig as a Barker's Beauty on The Price is Right, appearing from January 31st to February 13th, 2006 for a total of 10 episodes.
From 'Price' to 'Deal'Edit
Shortly after her 10-episode stint on The Price is Right, Tov went back to Deal or No Deal as the show was picked up and added to NBC's primetime TV schedule lineup. She went from Briefcase Model #1 to #14 before settling in as Briefcase Model #19 and remained until after the third season when she parted ways with the show.
In 2006, Mylinda, along with the rest of the Deal or No Deal models, were named in People Magazines "Most Beautiful People" list.
She spends her time between Los Angeles and Hawaii as she continues to work as a professional print and commercial model as well as a Special Event Hostess and not only that, Mylinda is also very flexible. She can put her hands in the praying position while on her back and has the ability to tie a cherry stem with her tongue.
On "The Price is Right"
On "Deal or No Deal"