Debra Maffett

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Debra Maffett
Born (1956-11-09) November 9, 1956 (age 57)
Occupation Television personality
Title Miss California 1982
Miss America 1983
Predecessor Elizabeth Ward
Successor Vanessa L. Williams

Debra Sue Maffett (born November 9, 1956) was Miss America 1983. Although she competed in the Miss Texas pageant several years without winning, she moved to California and was subsequently crowned Miss California 1982.[1] She represented California when she won the Miss America crown. Debbie graduated from S.P. Waltrip High School in Houston, Texas, in 1975.[2]

Maffett, from Cut and Shoot, Texas, has served as host on The Harvest Show, Hot, Hip and Country, and TNN Country News.


Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Elizabeth Ward
Miss America
Succeeded by
Vanessa L. Williams
Preceded by
Cheryl Vancleave
Miss California
Succeeded by
Lisa Davenport