Kim Greenwood

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Kimberly Payne-Greenwood
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Kimberly Payne
June 13th, 1967
Tennessee, U.S.
Title(s) Tennessee's Junior Miss 1985, Miss Tennessee USA 1989
America's Junior Miss 1985, Miss USA 1989

Kimberly "Kim" Greenwood (née Payne) is the executive director of the Miss Georgia USA, Miss Georgia Teen USA, Miss Mississippi USA, Miss Mississippi Teen USA, Miss Tennessee USA, and Miss Tennessee Teen USA pageants.[1] She also held the title of Miss Tennessee USA 1989.

Miss USA 1989[edit]

She competed in the Miss USA 1989 pageant representing Tennessee. The finals were held on February 28, 1989 in Mobile, Alabama.

Personal life[edit]

She married singer Lee Greenwood on April 11, 1992.[2] The couple has two sons.[3]

Greenwood Productions[edit]

She has been the director of the Miss Tennessee USA and Miss Tennessee Teen USA pageants since 1992.[4] She later took over as director of Miss Georgia USA and Miss Georgia Teen USA. She has recently also taken over as director of the Miss Mississippi USA and Miss Mississippi Teen USA pageants, and is organizing her first pageant in this state to be held from November 4–6, 2010.[5] She has produced two Miss USA's: Miss USA 2000: Lynnette Cole of Tennessee and Miss USA 2007: Rachel Smith of Tennessee and two Miss Teen USA's: Miss Teen USA 1997: Shelly Moore of Tennessee and Miss Teen USA 2009: Stormi Henley of Tennessee.


  1. ^ "Producers". Miss Tennessee USA/Teen USA Pageants. Retrieved August 27, 2010. 
  2. ^ Duke, Jan. "Today in Nashville History". Nashville. Retrieved August 27, 2010. 
  3. ^ Gallagher, Pat. "Lee Greenwood on Why Fourth Time's the Charm". the Boot. Retrieved August 27, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Kimberly Payne Greenwood named as Miss Tennessee USA Director" (Press release). Business Wire. 1992-05-28. 
  5. ^ "Pageant Info". Miss Mississippi USA/Teen USA Pageants. Retrieved August 27, 2010. 
Preceded by
Stephanie Potts
Miss Tennessee USA
Succeeded by
Charita Moses