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Miss Texas USA 2023 is Lluvia Alzate of Houston

Miss Houston, Lluvia Alzate, edged out over 90 other competitors to win Miss Texas USA 2023 on Saturday, July 15 at the Hilton Houston Post Oak Hotel. The 26-year-old beauty of Colombian descent won the pageant in her second attempt. She finished as third runner-up to R'Bonney Gabriel when she joined last year's competition. Lluvia is a business administration in finance graduate of the University of Houston and an ALS advocate. She will now prepare to represent Texas at Miss USA 2023 in Reno, Nevada later this year. Mary Sickler of Northwest Houston was named first runner-up while Lillian Claire Perez of San Antonio, Taylor Lauren Davis of Collin County, and Samantha Havenstrite of Post Oak were the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. Rounding out the Top 17 were Gisela Contreras, Bryceidee Leos, Taj Dright, Paris Sierra Beal, Destiny Anbar, Sydney Ying, Preslie Watson, Delaney Davis, Valerie Whiddon, Katharine Alexander, Catherine Ivey, and Elish Young. Alliso

71st Miss Universe R'Bonney Gabriel to receive special homecoming in Houston, Texas

The 71st Miss Universe R'Bonney Gabriel will have her special homecoming celebration in her hometown of Houston, Texas on Saturday, March 18. Fans and supporters can get the chance to meet and celebrate with the beauty queen at the Hilton Houston Post Oak at 7 p.m. CST (local time). The Miss Texas USA organizers made the official announcement on social media late last week. Don't miss your chance to meet the queen in person. Tickets for the upcoming homecoming event will go on sale starting this Monday, February 27 at Miss Texas USA's official website . R'Bonney was born in Houston to a Filipino father and an American mother. She grew up in Missouri City and later in Friendswood, with her three older brothers. Last January 14, she became the ninth Miss USA to win Miss Universe. She was crowned at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her success also made history as she became the first ever Filipino-American to win Miss Texas USA, Miss USA

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