Miss United States

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Miss United States
Formation1986; 34 years ago (1986)
TypeBeauty pageant
HeadquartersRochester, New York
  • United States
Official language

Miss United States Pageant is a pageant held in the United States for unmarried women between the ages of 20-29. The pageant includes women selected to represent all 50 states, District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Miss United States is part of the system known as Mrs. United States Pageants, Inc. [1] which has eight divisions starting at the age of 8: Little Miss United States, Miss Pre-Teen United States, Miss Jr. Teen United States, Miss Teen United States, Miss United States, Ms. United States, Ms. Woman United States, and Mrs. United States. Mrs. United States Pageant, Inc. is the official and exclusive owner of the Mrs.United States Pageants trademarks. In 2016, Miss United States organizers held the national pageant in Las Vegas, where it initially was held, for a 30th anniversary celebration.

The reigning Miss United States is Tiffany Rea of Tehachapi, California, who was crowned on October 15, 2020 in Palm Beach, Florida. [2]

Notable past Miss United States titleholders include Miss United States 2013 Candiace Dillard, who is a reality television personality on Bravo's Real Housewives of Potomac, and Miss United States 2014 Elizabeth Safrit, who also represented the United States at Miss World 2014 in London, England on December 14, 2014 where she placed as 2nd runner-up and earned the title of Continental Queen of Beauty of the Americas.


This is a list of women who have won the Miss United States beauty pageant since 2001.

Year Miss United States State Represented Host City International Pageant
2020 Tiffany Ann Rea  California Palm Beach, Florida
2019 Alexia Robinson  Missouri Las Vegas, Nevada
2018 Andromeda Peters  Virginia Orlando, Florida
2017 Rachael Todd  Florida Orlando, Florida
2016 Alayah Benavidez  Texas Las Vegas, Nevada
2015 Summer Priester  South Carolina Washington, District of Columbia
2014 Elizabeth Safrit  North Carolina Washington, District of Columbia Miss World 2014 - 2nd Runner-up
*Miss Multimedia
*Top 5 Performing Talent
*Top 19 Interview Scores
2013 Candiace Dillard Washington, D.C. District of Columbia Washington, District of Columbia Currently appears on The Real Housewives of Potomac
2012 Whitney Miller  Texas Washington, District of Columbia
2011 Ashley Smith  Virginia Las Vegas, Nevada
2010 Jessica Black  Georgia Las Vegas, Nevada
2009 Erin Grizzle  Georgia Las Vegas, Nevada
2008 Brittany Williams  Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada
2007 Ashley Kazian [3] [4]  South Carolina Raleigh, North Carolina
2006 Shannon Haggard  North Carolina Raleigh, North Carolina
2005 Nicole Falsone  Arizona Los Angeles, California
2004 Brandy Baham  Louisiana Houston, Texas
2003 Lacie Lybrand  South Carolina New York City, New York
2001 Starla Smith  Alabama New York City, New York


  1. ^ "Home - Miss United States Pageant". Miss United States Pageant.
  2. ^ Miss United States - 2020 Tiffany Rea
  3. ^ "Home - Ashley Kazian crowned Miss United States 2007". Ashley Kazian crowned Miss United States 2007.
  4. ^ "Home - Greer's Ashley Kazian crowned Miss United States". Greer’s Ashley Kazian crowned Miss United States.