Cheslie Kryst from North Carolina Crowned Miss USA 2019

03 May 2019 | Seerat Kaur

At the grand coronation night of Miss USA 2019 held tonight at the Grand Sierra Resort's Grand Theatre, Reno in Nevada, Cheslie Kryst from North Carolina was crowned the new queen. She succeeds and was crowned by Miss USA 2018 Sarah Rose Summers who lived her reign with a great bash and relinquished the crown tonight.


Cheslie Kryst from North Carolina Crowned Miss USA 2019


Cheslie is a young 27-year-old diva who is a graduate of the Wake Forest University School of Law and Graduate School of Business from where she earned her Juris Doctor degree as well as a Master of Business Administration degree. Cheslie was no stranger to the pageant that she won this year as this was her third attempt to win the Miss North Carolina USA crown. During her free time, Cheslie likes to play the piano, go hiking, run 5Ks and walk in fashion shows.

The gorgeous and multi-talented beauty gleamed brighter in the finale as she won the title, is every bit worthy of it. The newly crowned queen’s court included –

First Runner-Up – Alejandra Gonzalez from New Mexico 

Second Runner-Up – Triana Browne Oklahoma


Cheslie Kryst from North Carolina Crowned Miss USA 2019


The finale began with the introduction of the hosts Nick Lachey and Vanessa Lachey. Both the hosts did an absolutely commendable job with their duties and introduced the Top 15 on the stage as the contestants were cut down from 51 to 15 at the beginning of the competition.

The Top 15 beauties are - Nicolette Jennings from Florida, Alejandra Gonzalez from NewMexico, Alice Magoto from Ohio, Triana Browne from Oklahoma, Cat Stanley  from Minnesota, Savannah Skidmore from Arkansas, Baylee Drezek from Iowa, Cordelia Cranshaw from District of Columbia, Victoria Paul from Louisiana, Cheslie Kryst from North Carolina, Alyssa Klinzing from Kansas, Kailyn Marie Perez from Pennsylvania, Mariela Pepin from Maryland, Lacie Choy from Hawaii and Tianna Tuamoheloa from Nevada.

Later on, the Top 5 beauties were announced - Alejandra Gonzalez from NewMexico, Cheslie Kryst from North Carolina, Tianna Tuamoheloa from Nevada, Triana Browne from Oklahoma and Alyssa Klinzing from Kansas.


Cheslie Kryst from North Carolina Crowned Miss USA 2019

(Photo Credits: Miss USA Facebook/Instagram Official)

The event was no less than a star-studded affair as the trio of Miss Universe sisters were present at the finale night. Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray, Miss Universe 2017 Demi Leigh Nel Peters and Miss Universe 2001 Denise Quiñones made the trio of Miss Universe queens.

North Carolina won Miss USA title after the decade as the last win for the state was in the year 2009. Well, Miss USA 2019 was definitely a success with an organised format, no anticipation and absolutely stellar performances from all the beauties at the pageant.

Angelopedia wishes heartiest congratulations to the newly crowned queen!