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Meet the new Miss Texas USA Allison Drake

Allison "Allie" Drake is officially the new Miss Texas USA 2022, the state title held by the reigning Miss Universe R'Bonney Gabriel prior to winning Miss USA. The 26-year-old professional model and business owner represented Dallas during last year's Miss Texas USA pageant and placed second runner-up. No stranger to pageantry, the Austin-born beauty has already been joining competitions for years and bagged several runner-up finishes. She lives in Dallas where she founded Kissed Studio , an upscale tanning boutique providing services for nails, custom airbrush tans, hair, and makeup. In addition to running her own business in Uptown Dallas, she also works as a model under the Dallas-based modeling and talent agency The Campell Agency . As the new titleholder, Allie now continues R'Bonney's reign in Texas and is now expected to crown the next Miss Texas USA who will go on to represent the Lone Star State at Miss USA 2023. Meet the new Miss Texas USA: V

8 things to know about Miss USA 2022 R'Bonney Gabriel

Miss Texas USA, R'Bonney Gabriel was proclaimed Miss USA 2022 last night at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada. Here are 8 things to know about the new Miss USA: 1. She is the 10th Miss Texas USA to win Miss USA next to Crystle Stewart (2008) and the first Filipino-American in history to win both the state and the national pageant. View this post on Instagram A post shared by R’Bonney Nola (@rbonneynola) 2. She was born to an American mother from Beaumont, Texas, and a Filipino father who left the Philippines for the US as a young student. 3. She is originally from Missouri City, Texas, and grew up in Houston with three older brothers. As the only girl of four siblings, she considers herself the baby of the family and often joked about being the favorite child. View this post on Instagram A post shared by R’Bonney Nola (@rbonneynola) 4.  At age 28, she is the oldest Miss USA winner in the pageant's 71-year history. Bu

Miss USA 2022: R'Bonney Gabriel of Texas wins Costume Show

The Miss USA 2022 Costume Show was held on Sunday, October 2 at the pageant's official venue this year, the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada. Fifty-one contestants representing the 50 states and the District of Columbia paraded on stage in their colorful state costumes. Hosted by reigning Miss USA Elle Smith and FYI correspondent Christian Murhpy, three winners were announced at the end of the show which was broadcasted on . Miss Texas USA R'Bonney Gabriel, whose costume was inspired by the Texas state flower bluebonnet, was named the winner while Miss Tennessee USA Emily Suttle and Miss Maine USA Elizabeth Kervin were in second and third places, respectively. Reigning Miss Universe Harnaaz Sandhu was present at the glittering event together with Miss Universe Organization President Paula Shugart and CEO Amy Emmerich. Meet the winner: View this post on Instagram A post shared by R’Bonney Nola (@rbonneynola) Don't miss the final

Miss Texas USA 2022 is R'Bonney Gabriel

Fashion designer and model R'Bonney Gabriel was crowned Miss Texas USA 2022 at Hilton Houston Post Oak Hotel on Saturday, July 2. The 28-year-old Friendswood representative became the first-ever Filipina woman to win the state title. She also joined last year and finished as first runner-up to Victoria Hinojosa. Sydni Leonard, Allie Drake, Lluvia Alzate, and Gisela Contreras were the first, second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. "My heart is filled with joy," the new Miss Texas USA wrote in a statement on social media. "It's an honor to become Miss Texas USA 2022. I want to thank everyone involved in this special time! I have so much gratitude for your support," she added. R'Bonney will represent Texas in Miss USA 2022 while another winner Miss Texas Teen USA 2022 Chanel Williams will go to Miss Teen USA 2022. The final date and venue for the national competitions are yet to be announced. View this post on Instagram A pos