Miss USA 2022 Top 10 Hot Picks

29 Sep 2022 | Priya Bhardwaj

Miss USA 2022, the 71st Miss USA, will be held on 3rd October 2022 at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada where the winner will get the opportunity to represent USA at Miss Universe 2022. Miss USA 2021 Elle Smith of Kentucky will crown her successor at the end of the event finale.

Fifty-one stunning state titleholders are currently in the host city and preparing for their national stint. While all the beauties are stunning and talented, there are a few who have stood out with their fashionable auras and drive to bring a change through their efforts. Here are our Top 10 hot picks for the crown (in no particular order) –

Faith Maria Porter Miss District of Columbia USA 2022

Faith Porter was crowned Miss District of Columbia 2022 at the finale night held on 4th June 2022 at Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel in Northwest, Washington. Faith Porter originally hails from Bowie, Maryland and later moved to New York, USA. After attending Annapolis Area Christian School in Severn, Maryland, Porter went to Pace University in New York City where she earned her bachelor’s degree in arts, entertainment and media management in 2020.



R’Bonney Nola Miss Texas USA 2022

R'Bonney Gabriel of Houston was crowned Miss Texas USA 2022 at Hilton Houston Post Oak in Houston on 2nd July 2022 as she became the official representative of Texas at Miss USA 2022. She is 28 years of age who is a fashion designer and model. In 2018, the Filipina American earned a degree in fashion design with a minor in fibers from the University of North Texas.



Natalie Pieper Miss Nebraska USA 2022

Natalie Pieper was crowned Miss Nebraska USA 2022 on 6th March 2022 at The Rose Theater, Omaha, Nebraska, United States. She has stunning beauty, a charming personality and mesmerizing eyes.



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Elyse Noe Miss Kansas USA 2022

Elyse Noe, a native of Duluth, Minnesota, residing in Lawrence and a student of University of Kansas, was crowned Miss Kansas USA 2022 on 8th May 2022 at B&B Live and Music Theater in Shawnee. The stunning beauty is a journalist by profession. Her advocacy is Sexual Trauma & Abuse Recovery Teaching.



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Billie LaRae´ Owens Miss Pennsylvania USA 2022

Miss Pennsylvania USA 2022 was held at Johnstown’s Richland Performing Arts Center, yesterday on 24th April 2022 where Billie LaRae´ Owens was crowned the new queen. The stunning beauty is Syracuse University Alumna, Part of HoopHers Girls’ Empowerment Program and managed by Reinhard Model & Talent Agency.



Alexandra Nicole Lakhman Miss New Jersey USA 2022

Alexandra Lakhman of Hoboken was crowned Miss New Jersey USA 2022 on 3rd April 2022 at Hilton Parsippany Hotel in Parsipanny. Alexandra operates as a digital marketer for Newell Brands and loves the space of e-commerce. She graduated with a Bachelors in Advertising, Marketing, and Communications and a minor in English.



Lizzy Neutz Miss Kentucky USA 2022

Lizzy Neutz of Greater Louisville was crowned as Miss Kentucky USA 2022 on 27th March 2022 at The Center for Rural Development, Somerset in Kentucky, USA. Lizzy Neutz is a model and actor. She also partakes in real estate investment.



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Holly Haynes Miss Georgia USA 2022

Miss Georgia USA 2022, the 69th edition of the state pageant, was held on 26th February 2022 at The Avalon, McDonough, Henry County, Georgia where Holly Haynes representing Coastal Georgia was crowned the new queen. Holly Haynes is a singer and beauty queen from Smyrna, Cobb County. Holly graduated from North Gwinnett High School in Suwanee and went on to further graduate cum laude from the university’s Terry College of Business with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and fashion merchandising.



Morgan Romano Miss North Carolina USA 2022

The finale of Miss North Carolina USA 2022 was held on 29th January 2022 at The High Point Theatre where Morgan Romano was crowned the new queen as she became the official representative of North Carolina at Miss USA 2022. Morgan hails from Charlotte and is a Chemical Engineer who graduated from University of North Carolina. Not new to the pageantry, she was first runner-up at Miss South Carolina 2019 for Miss America.



Caleigh Shade Miss Maryland USA 2022

The 70th edition of Miss Maryland USA was held on 15th May 2022 at Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland where Caleigh Shade was crowned the new queen at the end of the event finale. From Cumberland, she attended Allegany High School in Cumberland. She pursued a double major in communications and political science at Salisbury University in Salisbury.