Brittany Wiser

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Brittany Wiser
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Brittany Wiser
(1987-08-02) August 2, 1987 (age 29)
Bozeman, Montana, U.S.
Education University of Oklahoma Independent Learning High School
University of Denver
Montana State University - Bozeman
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Hair color Brunette
Eye color Hazel
Title(s) Miss Montana 2009
Miss Montana USA 2011
Miss America 2010
Miss USA 2011

Brittany Wiser (born August 2, 1987) is an American beauty pageant title holder from Bozeman, Montana. As of 2015, she is one of only two women to earn both the Miss Montana and Miss Montana USA titles.

Early life and education[edit]

Wiser was born in Bozeman, Montana, on August 2, 1987, to Betty and Lee Wiser.[1] She is a summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2009 graduate of the University of Denver with a degree in communications management and minors in chemistry & leadership.[2][3] After graduation, she enrolled in the pre-medical post-baccalaureate program at Montana State University.[3]

Pageant career[edit]

On June 18, 2009, Brittany Wiser entered her first-ever beauty pageant.[4][5] On June 20, she was crowned Miss Montana 2009.[6][7] Unlike most state pageants in the Miss America system, Montana does not use preliminary local pageants to limit entrants to the state-level competition.[8] In January 2010, she competed in the Miss America 2010 pageant in Las Vegas, Nevada.[2][9] Wiser was a Top-10 finalist for the Quality of Life Award. Her platform was suicide prevention and her talent was singing.[1][10]

In September 2010, Wiser won the title of Miss Montana USA 2011.[5][11] She competed in the Miss USA 2011 pageant at the Theatre for the Performing Arts in the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip in January 2011.[12]


  1. ^ a b French, Brett (June 27, 2009). "New Miss Montana discovers her voice". Billings Gazette. Billings, MT: Lee Enterprises. Retrieved September 6, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Rogers, Rob (January 29, 2010). "Confidence high for pageant contestant". Billings Gazette. Billings, MT: Lee Enterprises. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Boswell, Evelyn (June 2, 2011). "Aspiring physician now aims for Miss USA crown". Montana State University. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  4. ^ "13 vie for Miss Montana title in Glendive this weekend". Billings Gazette. Billings, MT: Lee Enterprises. June 18, 2009. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b Strickler, Lee (April 30, 2011). "Brains and Beauty: You Can Have Both?". Bozeman Magazine. Bozeman, MT. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Brittany Wiser crowned Miss Montana". Billings Gazette. Billings, MT: Lee Enterprises. June 22, 2009. Retrieved September 6, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Former Titleholders". Miss Montana. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  8. ^ Cole, Erin (July 6, 2010). "An Uphill Climb for Miss Montana". Flathead Beacon. Kalispell, MT. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Miss Montana 2009 Brittany Wiser en route to Miss America pageant". Missoula, MT: KPAX-TV. January 18, 2010. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Miss Montana". Miss America. 2010. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Past Miss Montana USA Delegates". Miss Montana USA. December 15, 2014. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  12. ^ "Brittany Wiser, Miss Montana USA 2011". Pageant Update. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 

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Preceded by
Jennifer Hepner
Miss Montana
Succeeded by
Kacie West
Preceded by
Elizabeth Anseth
Miss Montana USA
Succeeded by
Autumn Muller