Last 20 Miss USA Titleholders

Miss USA in 1991




Kelli McCarty (born September 6, 1969; Liberal, Kansas) is an American model, actress and @dult; film performer who was crowned Miss USA in 1991.

Miss USA 1992



Shannon LaRhea Marketic (born January 14, 1971), is a former beauty queen from Phoenix, Arizona who became Miss USA 1992. In 1997 she filed a lawsuit against a prince of the ruling family of Brunei, alleging that he had compelled her into performing sexual acts for guests at a party he organized.

Miss USA 1993




Kenya Summer Moore (born January 24, 1971) is an American film and television actress, producer, model and author. Moore was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan by her grandmother (and primary inspiration). She is of African-American and Native American ancestry, and is a graduate of Cass Technical High School; whose other notable alumni include Diana Ross, David Alan Grier, Lily Tomlin, and Miss USA 1990 Carole Gist (the first African American to win). After high school, she went to Wayne State University where she majored in Psychology.

Miss USA 1994




Lu Parker : An extraordinary and intelligent woman, the perfect example that beauty and intelligence, do go hand in hand. Funny, humble, dedicated and very professional, she is Lu Parker, Miss USA 1994, who happily agreed to grant us an unforgettable interview here at “El anecdotario”. The only woman among three brothers,  "a certified tomboy",  in her own words, born in South Carolina, Lu Parker obtained her Bachelor of Arts in English at the College of Charleston and furthermore a Master's Degree in Education from the prestigious military academy “The Citadel”.

Miss USA 1995




Shanna Lynn Moakler (born March 28, 1975) is an American model, actress, reality television star and a former beauty queen. She was the winner of the Miss New York USA pageant in 1995 and was originally the first runner-up at Miss USA 1995. She was later crowned Miss USA after Chelsi Smith won Miss Universe. Moakler began modeling at age 15 and was later chosen as a Playmate of the Month for Pl@yb0y; magazine in December 2001.

Miss USA 1996




Ali Germaine Landry (born July 21, 1973) is a former Miss USA (1996), model and actress. She is recognized as the Doritos Girl from her popular 1998 Super Bowl commercial. In 1998, she was named by People magazine as one of 50 most beautiful people in the world.

Miss USA 1997




Brandi Sherwood : In 1997, she won the Miss Idaho USA title and represented her state at Miss USA 1997. She became first runner up to eventual Miss USA, Brook Mahealani Lee. Sherwood assumed the Miss USA title when Lee was crowned Miss Universe 1997 in Miami. Sherwood held the titles of Miss Idaho Teen USA and Miss Idaho USA. To date, Sherwood is the only woman to have held the titles of both Miss Teen USA and Miss USA. During her reign as Miss USA, Sherwood worked with Special Olympics. She has also worked with the DARE program and continues to volunteer her time speaking to students about resisting drugs and violence.

Miss USA 1998




Shawnae Jebbia (born September 13, 1971) is an entertainer and former beauty queen from Mansfield, Massachusetts who won the Miss USA title in 1998. Jebbia won the Miss Massachusetts USA title in 1997, in her first attempt at a pageant title.[2] She went on to represent Massachusetts in the Miss USA 1998 pageant, becoming that state's first Miss USA winner.[3] Whilst Jebbia had little prior experience, her first runner-up Shauna Gambill had previously held the Miss Teen USA 1994 title. Jebbia's "sister" titleholder, Miss Massachusetts Teen USA 1998 Susie Castillo, went on to hold the Miss Massachusetts USA title and became Massachusetts' second Miss USA titleholder in 2003.

Miss USA 1999




Kimberly Pressler (born May 21, 1977) is an entertainment presenter and former Miss USA. She is one of few women to win both the Miss New York Teen USA and Miss New York USA titles.


Miss USA 2000




Lynnette Cole (born February 9, 1978), won the title Miss Tennessee USA in 2000. She went on to become the first woman from that state to win the Miss USA pageant, which was held in Branson, Missouri on February 4, 2000.

Miss USA 2001




Kandace Gayle Krueger Matthews (born May 27, 1976) is an American television personality and former beauty queen who has held the Miss USA title. She was born and raised in Austin, Texas.

Miss USA 2002




Shauntay Hinton is an actress and former beauty queen from Starkville, Mississippi who won the Miss USA title in 2002.

Miss USA 2003




Susie Cintron Castillo (born October 27, 1979), is a former beauty queen who has held the Miss USA title and who has competed in the Miss Teen USA and Miss Universe pageants. She pursued a career in the media, and as such, has made various television appearances and hosted shows such as MTV's Total Request Live as a VJ.

Miss USA 2004




Shandi Ren Finnessey (born June 9, 1978; Florissant, Missouri, U.S.) is an American beauty queen, model and television hostess. She is best known for winning the Miss USA title, as Miss Missouri USA. She had previously held the title of Miss Missouri 2002 and competed in Miss America where she won a preliminary award.

Miss USA 2005




Chelsea Cooley (born October 30, 1983) is a beauty queen from Charlotte, North Carolina who has competed in the Miss Teen USA, Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants and who has held the Miss USA 2005 title.


Miss USA 2006




Tara Elizabeth Conner (born December 18, 1985) is an American beauty queen and model, who was Miss USA 2006 and has also competed in the Miss Teen USA and Miss Universe pageants. Apart from her role as Miss USA, Conner has been employed as a model. She was a featured model on the HDNet series Bikini Fantasies in 2004, posing for the cameras in Lake Tahoe. She has held the titles Miss Kentucky Teen USA 2002, Miss Kentucky County Fair 2004, Miss Kentucky USA 2006 and Miss USA 2006.

Miss USA 2007




Rachel Renee Smith (born April 18, 1985 in Panama) is an American beauty queen and television personality from Clarksville, Tennessee, who won the Miss USA pageant in 2007 [1] and who previously had competed in the Miss Teen USA pageant.

Miss USA 2008




Crystle Danae Stewart (born September 20, 1981), from Missouri City, Texas, is an American beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss USA 2008.

Miss USA 2009




Kristen Jeannine Dalton (born December 13, 1986), from Wilmington, North Carolina, is an American beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss USA 2009.

Miss USA 2010




Rima Fakih (born October 2, 1985) is an American beauty pageant contestant, and winner of the 2010 Miss USA title. She represented the state of Michigan in the Miss USA 2010 pageant, having previously won the 2010 Miss Michigan USA competition. A native of Lebanon, as a child Fakih moved to the United States with her family. As a Muslim and an Arab, she is reputed to be the first person of her nationality, ethnicity or religion to be named Miss USA. In 2008, she traveled back to Lebanon to compete in the Miss Lebanon Emigrant pageant, placing third.

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