Utah’s Noelia Voigt crowned Miss USA 2023

Noelia Voigt Wins Miss USA 2023: Utah's Noelia Voigt was crowned Miss USA at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada, beating 50 other contestants.

Runner-Up: Hawaii's Savannah Gankiewicz secured the first runner-up position in the 2023 pageant broadcast live on the CW Network.

Top Five Finalists: The field narrowed down to five finalists - Noelia Voigt, Savannah Gankiewicz, Jasmine Daniels, Lluvia Alzate, and Alexis Loomans - after swimwear and evening gown rounds.

Noelia's Promise: In the final Q&A round, Noelia, a 23-year-old bilingual Venezuelan-American, pledged to connect with diverse communities as a Miss USA "brand ambassador."

Judges: The panel included Vivica A. Fox, Luann de Lesseps, and beauty vlogger Patrick Starrr.

Modern Approach: The 2023 Miss USA aimed to modernize the 70-year-old tradition, according to Laylah Rose, President and CEO of the Miss USA Organization.

Succession: Noelia Voigt succeeds the 2022 Miss USA, Morgan Romano of North Carolina, who took over from R'Bonney Gabriel of Texas.

Investigation and Changes: Past controversies led to an investigation and the end of the partnership with former national director Crystle Stewart, signaling changes in the Miss USA Organization.

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