By Dylan Kickham
Updated December 04, 2015 at 12:00 PM EST
Credit: Eddy Chen/The CW

SPOILER ALERT: The following contains information about the season 22 winner of America’s Next Top Model.

Which gorgeous model will hold the honor of being the last-ever Top Model? The show’s final cycle contained some stiff competition — not to mention its fair share of drama — but in the end it was Lacey, Nyle, Mamé, and Mikey who stood poised to rece. As many had already guessed, it was fan favorite Nyle DiMarco who took home the coveted modeling contract and Nylon magazine spread.

DiMarco, 25, is the first and only deaf contestant on America’s Next Top Model. For mostly staying away from the drama at the house and consistently delivering in challenges, DiMarco quickly became a fan-favorite. Prior to joining ANTM, he appeared on the ABC Family series Switched at Birth in a recurring role.

EW spoke to host and creator Tyra Banks prior to the finale; head here to find read about the legacy she hopes to leave behind. (Oh, and the best smizer in the history of Top Model.)

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