Vanessa Semrow

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Vanessa Semrow
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born 1984 (age 32–33)
Rhinelander, Wisconsin U.S.
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Hair color Brown
Eye color Hazel
Title(s) Miss Wisconsin Teen USA 2002
Miss Teen USA 2002
Miss Teen USA 2002 (winner)

Vanessa Semrow (born 1984) is a beauty queen who won Miss Teen USA 2002.[1]

Semrow won the Miss Wisconsin Teen USA title on October 15, 2001, in a pageant paying tribute to the events of September 11, 2001.[2] In August 2002, she represented Wisconsin in the Miss Teen USA 2002 pageant.[3]

As Miss Teen USA, Semrow represented the Miss Universe Organization and lived in a Trump apartment in New York City, the first Miss Teen USA titleholder to live there full-time.[4] During her reign, Semrow traveled to Kuwait and Saudi Arabia on a USO tour,[5] raised money for charities, and attended celebrity events. Her reign ended on 13 August 2003, when she crowned Tami Farrell Miss Teen USA 2003.[6]


  1. ^ "Miss Teen USA 2002 crown goes to Wisconsin native". Associated Press. 2002-08-29. 
  2. ^ Nelson, Aaron (2001-10-15). "Beauty Pageants Provide Some Respite Here". The Capital Times. 
  3. ^ "Miss Teen USA 2002 crown goes to Wisconsin native". Associated Press. 2002-08-29. 
  4. ^ Martell, Chris. "Life's a Whirlwind for Teen Queen; Rhinelander Takes on Big City after Earning Crown". Wisconsin State Journal. 
  5. ^ "Miss Universe and Miss Teen USA Bring a Touch of Home To Troops in Southwest Asia". PR Newswire. 2002-11-18. 
  6. ^ "Miss Teen USA 2003 crown goes to 18-year-old from Oregon". Associated Press. 2005-08-13. 
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Missouri Marissa Whitley
Miss Teen USA
Succeeded by
Oregon Tami Farrell
Preceded by
Kellyann Langford
Miss Wisconsin Teen USA
Succeeded by
Jenna Christine Tighe