Will third time be a charm for Acacia McBride at Miss California USA 2023?

07 Mar 2023 | Priya Bhardwaj

Acacia McBride, through her official social media, announced her return to Miss California USA 2023 as she will be competing for the state crown to compete at Miss USA 2023 and complete her dream of representing her country at Miss Universe.

This is Acacia’s third attempt at Miss California USA 2023; the stunning beauty was adjudged 2nd runner-up at Miss California USA 2021 and 3rd runner-up at Miss California USA 2022. With her experience at the pageant itself in the last few years, Acacia is definitely a strong contender for the state crown this year.



Acacia is 25 years of age. She was born and raised in rural Mississippi and is an international model, influencer, and digital creator. Acacia obtained her bachelor’s degree in communications with a concentration in radio, television, and film from Atlanta Clark University. After her studies, she moved to Los Angeles, California where she currently resides.

Acacia is a huge special needs advocate and co-founded a non-profit organization called ‘Micah’s Walk For Autism’. Her little brother Micah is autistic and was her inspiration upon founding this organization. The organization provides assistance and resources to children, families, and other nonprofit affected by autism.



The finale of Miss California USA 2023 will be held on 18th June 2023 at Hyatt Regency in Orange County where the next representative of California at Miss USA will be crowned. The finale night will also see the coronation of the next representative of California at Miss Teen USA.