|Beauty pageant titleholder|
|Born||Brittany Elizabeth Hogan
1985 (age 28–29)
Escondido, California, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Title(s)||Miss California USA 2005|
|Miss California USA 2005
Miss USA 2005(1st Runner-Up)
Miss California USA 2005
Mayer won the Miss California USA title in a state pageant held in Fresno, California in September 2004. It was her first attempt at this title, although she had previously placed in the top 10 for Miss California Teen USA 2001. She competed as Miss City of San Diego in the pageant, which she won over one hundred contestants.
Miss USA 2005
Mayer represented California in the Miss USA 2005 pageant held in Baltimore, Maryland in April 2005 and placed first runner-up to Chelsea Cooley of North Carolina. Mayer's placement was her state's highest since 1998, when Shauna Gambill also placed first runner-up. Her sister titleholder was Stephanie Brink, Miss California Teen USA 2005, who placed fourth runner-up in the Miss Teen USA 2005 pageant. These placements made California the highest placed state for 2005. Mayer crowned her successor, Tamiko Nash of North Los Angeles, in October 2005.
Mayer, the oldest of seven children, was a political science student at Palomar College in San Marcos, San Diego County at the time of her pageant win. Her goal was to earn a degree in journalism from the University of California and work as a news correspondent and public speaker for humanitarian causes.
Was contestant on Fear Factor in 2005 on the Miss USA episode #5.29.
After returning home, Mayer began extensive work with the District Attorney. She married her longtime sweetheart and personal trainer from the Miss USA competition, Wesley Mayer on June 11, 2009. The two reside in San Diego.
- Family is proud of runner-up Miss USA, The San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 April 2005 (accessed 2 May 2006)
- Biography of Brittany on the Miss California USA website (accessed 2 May 2006)
- "BRITTANY HOGAN and WESLEY MAYER Wedding". Wedding Channel. Retrieved September 10, 2010.
|Awards and achievements|
|Miss USA 1st Runner-Up
|Miss California USA