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Miss Earth USA 2024 is Beatrice Millan-Windorski of Wisconsin

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Beatrice "Bea" Millan-Windorski of Wisconsin was crowned Miss Earth USA 2024 in a national competition held on Sunday, December 31 at the Rosen Centre in Orlando, Florida. The 22-year-old Filipino-American human rights advocate and university student from Whitefish Bay bested over 50 other competitors to win the competition. She became the first-ever Fil-Am to hold the national title. Rounding out the Top 5 for Miss Earth USA and crowned elemental queens were Sofia Terrazas of Texas, Sydney Hella of Colorado, Jireh Gerry of California, and Jada Kelly of Mississippi. Last year's titleholder, Danielle Mullins , who placed in the Top 20 at the recently held Miss Earth 2023 in Vietnam, crowned her successor at the end of the event. The other winners were Teen Miss Earth USA 2024 Alexandria Wolfe and her court of elemental queens Courtney Ianna Smith of Georgia, Vera Nathan of South Carolina, Summer Petrisko of Ohio, and Kalli Mejia representing the Coastal States. Also joini

Miss CosmoWorld 2023 is Shelby Howell of the United States

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Shelby Ann Howell of the United States of America was crowned Miss CosmoWorld 2023 in a glittering competition held on Wednesday, November 29 at The St. Regis Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The 23-year-old model and real estate agent bested more than 20 other competitors to win the international pageant. She succeeded last year's winner from the Philippines, Meiji Aculana Cruz . Elda Louise Aznar of the Philippines and Maryna Karpeka of Ukraine were named the first and second runners-up, respectively. The representatives from Canada, Gianna Llanes, and Lithuania, Sandra Boris rounded out the Top 5 finalists. Apart from winning the beauty title, the new Miss CosmoWorld also bagged the Miss Photogenic award. She will take home a cash prize of $100,000. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss CosmoWorld Beauty Pageant (@misscosmoworld) Photos: Miss CosmoWorld / Instagram

Miss International Queen USA 2024 is Kataluna Enriquez

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Kataluna Enriquez was officially crowned as Miss International Queen USA 2024 in a special coronation event held last Saturday, November 11 in Las Vegas. The 29-year-old Filipino-American model and fashion designer will now prepare to represent the USA at the Miss International Queen 2024 in Pattaya, Thailand next August. Her predecessor, Melony Munro, placed second runner-up at Miss International Queen 2023 which was held last June. The title went to Solange Dekker of the Netherlands. No stranger to pageantry, Kataluna became the first openly transgender woman to compete in the Miss USA pageant after winning Miss Nevada USA 2021. "It is a great honor to have this title and to represent our country," the new Miss International Queen USA shared on social media in her first week as titleholder. "I can’t wait for you all to witness and be a part of all the projects and events that me and the MIQ USA team are working on," she wrote in another post. Road to Miss Intern

Things to know about Miss USA 2023 Noelia Voigt

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Miss USA 2023, the 72nd Miss USA pageant culminated in a glittering final show held on Friday, September 29 at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada. The coveted national title went to 23-year-old Miss Utah USA, Noelia Voigt, who will now represent the USA at Miss Universe 2023 in El Salvador. Here are the things to know about the new Miss USA: 1. Noelia was born in Florida to a Venezuelan mother and an american father. She is the first titleholder of Venezuelan-American descent to be crowned Miss USA. 2. She is also the third representative from the state of Utah to hold the Miss USA title after Charlotte Sheffield (1957) and Linda Bement (1960). 3. Prior to winning Miss Utah USA, and eventually Miss USA, she joined Miss Alabama USA and finished first runner-up twice. She also held the titles Miss Teen Florida United States 2018, Miss Collegiate Alabama 2020, and Miss Connecticut Collegiate America 2021. 4. A published children's book author, she has devoted her writi

Miss USA 2023 is Noelia Voigt of Utah

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Noelia Voigt of Utah was crowned Miss USA 2023 on Friday, September 29 at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada. The 23-year-old Venezuelan-American interior designer and author of "Maddie the BRAVE" succeeds Morgan Romano and will now prepare to represent the USA at Miss Universe 2023 in El Salvador this November. Savannah Gankiewicz of Hawaii was named first runner-up while Alexis Loomans of Wisconsin, Jasmine Daniels of Pennsylvania, and Lluvia Alzate of Texas were the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. Apart from the opportunity to compete in Miss Universe, the new Miss USA will receive a lease at a highrise apartment in LA, a luxury vehicle courtesy of Porsche Downtown LA Motors, and a cash prize. In her answer to the final question "As the brand ambassador for Miss USA, what will be your contribution to the organization?" Noelia replied: "I believe the ability to connect with people is an important asset that a Miss USA shoul

LIVE UPDATES: Miss USA 2023 Final Competition Results

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The Miss USA 2023 final competition and coronation show is happening tonight at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada. This year's national pageant, to be hosted by Emmy award-winning TV personalities Keltie Knight and Adrienne Bailon-Houton, is airing live on The CW network. Miss USA 2022 Morgan Romano of North Carolina and internet personality Jordan Kimball serve as co-hosts and backstage commentators. A distinguished panel of judges who will have the most difficult task of choosing the winner consists of fashion designer Nicole Miller, actress Vivica A. Fox, model Emina Cunmulaj Nazarian, social media influencer Patrick Starrr, and Countess Luann de Lesseps. The next Miss USA will head to El Salvador to participate in Miss Universe 2023 this November. Who will be crowned Miss USA 2023? View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss USA (@missusa) --- FINAL RESULTS --- TOP 20 Illinois - Samantha Elliot District of Columbia - Cassie Baloue Tex

FAVORITES: Miss USA 2023 final Top 20 favorites

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In just a few hours, the much-awaited Miss USA 2023 pageant will culminate at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada. Fifty-one equally beautiful and empowered women across the United States of America will battle it out to win the highly coveted national title. Only one of them will become Morgan Romano's successor as Miss USA and represent the country at Miss Universe 2023 in El Salvador this November. Based entirely on their performances during the preliminary competition, meet our final Top 20 favorites: (in alphabetical order) California - Tianna Clark Florida - Caroline Dixon Hawaii - Savannah Gankiewicz Idaho - Hannah Menzner Illinois - Samantha Elliot Iowa - Grace Keller Kentucky - Madalyne Kinnett Maryland - Savena Mushinge Massachusetts - Annika Sharma Michigan - Alexis Fagan-Williams Missouri - Autumn Black Nevada - Josie Stephens New York - Rachelle di Stasio North Carolina - Jordyn McKey South Carolina - Kirby Self Texas - Lluvia Alzate Utah - Noelia Voigt

Miss USA 2023: Savannah Gankiewicz of Hawaii wins Costume Show

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The 51 contestants vying for Miss USA 2023 showcased their glittering state costumes during the Costume Show held on Wednesday, September 27 at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada. Miss Hawaii USA 2023 Savannah Gankiewicz bagged the award for the best state costume for her spectacular costume inspired by the banyan tree of Maui. The beautiful creation was made by Patrick Isorena, the same talented designer behind R'Bonney Gabriel's winning costume at last year's Miss USA pageant. In a post on social media, Savannah shared: "It is with immense pleasure and gratitude that I am proud to take home the best costume for Miss USA. This means so much more than a win to me and my home state, as this symbolizes a beacon of hope, overcoming catastrophe and true resilience." "The banyan tree of Maui survived the worst fires in American history in over 100 years. This costume pays tribute to the roots of Hawaii and the everlasting cycle of life showing the

FAVORITES: Miss USA 2023 Top 16 early favorites

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Miss USA 2023 kicked off this weekend with the arrival and check-in of the 51 contestants at this year's official venue, the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada. The week-long event will conclude this Friday, September 29 with the coronation of the 72nd Miss USA who will go on to represent the United States of America at Miss Universe 2023 in El Salvador on November 18. As the prestigious national competition begins, it is not easy to predict which of the contestants will take home the crown as it could be anyone's game. A distinguished panel of judges will have the most difficult task of choosing the next Miss USA based on their interviews, and performances during the preliminary swimsuits and evening gown competitions. One contestant will earn a sport in the semifinals through a People's Choice fan vote. Voting is open until September 28 on the Miss USA official website. Who will be crowned Miss USA 2023? Meet our Top 16 early favorites: TOP 16 (in alphabetical

Miss USA 2023 hosts and judges announced

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Emmy award-winning TV personalities Keltie Knight and Adrienne Bailon-Houton have been announced as hosts of the upcoming Miss USA 2023 pageant. The 51 contestants vying for the coveted title are now on their way to the national competition in Reno, Nevada. Only one of them will be crowned as USA's representative to Miss Universe 2023 which is set for November 18 in El Salvador. An esteemed panel of judges who will select Morgan Romano's successor includes beauty entrepreneur and founder of One/Size Beauty Patrick Starrr, fashion designer and businesswoman Nicole Miller, actress, director, producer and entrepreneur Vivica A. Fox, and model, philanthropist, and entrepreneur Emina Cunmulaj Nazarian. Tickets for the show can be purchased on the pageant's official website  but if you can't make it to Nevada, the 72nd Miss USA will broadcast live from the Grand Sierra Resort on September 29 at 8 p.m. EST on The CW. You may now also cast your vote on the website for People

Miss USA 2023 to air live on CW this September 29

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For the first time since 2019, the annual Miss USA pageant will air live on national television. The CW Television Network will broadcast Miss USA 2023 on September 29 at 8 p.m. EST from the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada. Miss Teen USA 2023 will also be held at the same venue, on September 28 at 7 p.m. EST, and will stream live on the network's official app and website. Further details on the upcoming national competitions including the hosts and members of the selection committee have yet to be announced. Reigning Miss USA Morgan Romano and Miss Teen USA Faron Medhi will crown their respective successors at the end of the much-awaited events. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss USA (@missusa) Photos: Miss USA / Instagram RELATED POSTS: Miss USA 2023: Meet the contestants Miss USA 2023 schedule of events — costume show, preliminary and final competition

Miss USA 2023 schedule of events — costume show, preliminary and final competition

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In just a few weeks, Miss USA 2023, the 72nd edition of the Miss USA pageant will happen at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada. The much-awaited event will be the third edition to be hosted in the "Biggest Little City in the World" after 2019 and 2022, and the first since fashion designer Laylah Rose took over the directorship from former Miss USA Crystle Stewart. Contestants from 50 states and the District of Columbia, crowned from different state competitions held between September 2022 and August 2023, will be vying for the coveted title currently held by Morgan Romano of North Carolina. The next Miss USA will represent the United States of America at the 72nd Miss Universe (Miss Universe 2023) in El Salvador this November and try to pull off a back-to-back win. Mark your calendars, here is the schedule of important events for Miss USA 2023: Costume Show  — Wednesday, September 27, 2023 Preliminary Competition  — Thursday, September 28, 2023 Final Competition  — Frida