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Miss California USA and Teen USA Titleholder History

Your ultimate Miss USA state pageant resource

Take a trip back into the history of the Miss California USA and Teen USA pageants, from the first winner to the most recent. Get to know every single Miss and Teen titleholder with a full listing, hometown map and extensive photo archive, with state pageant photos, Miss USA and Teen USA competition photos and more.

Miss USA Julie Hayek and Miss Universe Lorraine Downes meet with President Ronald Reagan
Julie Hayek competes at Miss Universe 1983

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A guide to the state titleholder listings...

Miss USA and Miss Teen USA titleholders from California

MISS USA 1959

Terry Lynn Huntingdon

19 • Mount Shasta

2nd runner-up
at Miss Universe

MISS USA 1966

Maria
Remenyi

21 • El Cerrito

Semi-finalist
at Miss Universe

MISS USA 1975

California USA winner icon new 3
Summer Bartholomew

23 • Merced

2nd runner-up
at Miss Universe

MISS USA 1983

California USA winner icon new 4
Julie
Hayek

22 • La Cañada

1st runner-up
at Miss Universe

MISS USA 1992

California USA winner icon new 5
Shannon Marketic

21 • Malibu

Semi-finalist
at Miss Universe

MISS USA 2011

California USA winner icon new 6
Alyssa Campanella

21 • Los Angeles

Top 16
at Miss Universe

MISS TEEN USA 1994

Shauna Gambill

17 • Acton

 

MISS TEEN USA 2013

Cassidy
Wolf

19 • Temecula

 

Miss California USA titleholders 1952-2022

Recent titleholders

2019
California USA icon 2019
Erica Dann

27 • San Francisco

 
 

2020
California USA icon 2020
Allyshia Gupta

26 • Los Angeles

Top 10
at Miss USA

2021
California USA icon 2021
Sabrina Lewis

24 • Los Angeles

 
 

2022
California USA icon 2022
Tiffany Johnson

26 • Lancaster

Top 16
at Miss USA

2023
California USA icon 2023
Tianna Cook

28 • Perris

Semi-finalist
at Miss USA

Placements and Awards Summary

Placements

Winner

Terry Lynn Huntingdon (1959), Maria Remenyi (1966), Summer Bartholomew (1975), Julie Hayek (1983), Shannon Marketic (1992), Alyssa Campanella (2011)

1st runner-up

Pamela Stettler (1961), Susan Bradley (1967), Diana Magana (1988), Shauna Gambill (1998), Brittany Hogan (2005), Tamiko Nash (2006), Carrie Prejean (2009)

2nd runner-up

Kim Hobson (1972), Diane Schock (1991), Angelique Breaux (1999)

3rd runner-up

Donna Schurr (1955), Marilyn Tindall (1962), Gayle Gorrell (1974), Pamela Gergely (1977), Cynthia Kerby (1981), Meagan Tandy (2007)

4th runner-up

Francine Herack (1963), Troas Hayes (1969), Kelly Parsons (1986)

Top 5/6

Nadia Mejia (2016)

Semi-finalist

Marcella Roulette (1953), Sandra Constance (1954), Peggy Jacobson (1957), Donna Kay Brooks (1958), Teri Janssen (1960), Jeanne Venables (1964), Kathryn Lee Hage (1965), Suzanne Fromm (1968), Linda Hall (1970), Karin Morrell (1971), Carol Herrema (1973), Joni Pennock (1976), Donna Adrain (1978), Linda Fogarty (1979), Christina Maria Faust (1989), Jane Olvera (1993), Tarah Peters (2002), India Williams (2017), Tianna Clark (2023)

Top 8/10/11/12*

Top 15/16/20*

Raquel Beezley (2008), Mabelynn Capeluj (2013), Tiffany Johnson (2022)

* Where the semi-finalists are cut in multiple stages before the top 5 or 6

Awards

Congeniality

Kathryn Lee Hage (1965), Suzanne De Wames (1982), Diana Magana (1988)

Photogenic

Susan Bradley (1967), Suzanne De Wames (1982), Shannon Marketic (1992), Cassandra Kunze (2014)

Brittany Hogan placed first runner-up at Miss USA 2005.

Full Titleholder Listing

IMAGEYEARNAMEHOMETOWNAGEPLACEMENTAWARDNOTES
2023Tianna ClarkPerris27Semi-finalist
2022Tiffany JohnsonLancaster26Top 16
2021Sabrina LewisLos Angeles24
2020Allyshia GuptaLos Angeles26Top 10
2019Erica DannSan Francisco27
2018Kelley Johnson^Hermosa Beach25Top 10Previously Miss CO 2015 (2RU Miss America)
2017India WilliamsLafayette20Semi-finalist
2016Nadia MejiaDiamond Bar20Top 5
2015Natasha MartinezChino Hills23
2014Cassandra KunzeSan Diego20Top 10Photogenic
2013Mabelynn CapelujSan Diego21Top 15
2012Natalie PackPalos Verdes23
2011Katie Blair*Los AngelesAssumed title after Alyssa won Miss USA; previously Miss MT Teen USA & Miss Teen USA 2006
2011ALYSSA CAMPANELLA*Los Angeles21Miss USAPreviously Miss NJ Teen USA 2007; T15 Miss Universe 2011
2010Nicole JohnsonWestlake Village24Top 10
2009Tami Farrell*Los Angeles25Assumed title after Carrie was dethroned; previously Miss OR Teen USA & Miss Teen USA 2003
2009Carrie PrejeanSan Diego211st runner-up
2008Raquel BeezleyBarstow21Top 15
2007Meagan TandyFontana213rd runner-up
2006Tamiko NashLos Angeles261st runner-up
2005Brittany HoganEscondido201st runner-up
2004Ellen ChapmanSan Jose22
2003Candice SandersLa Habra26
2002Tarah PetersSan Diego21Semi-finalist
2001Jennifer Glover^Castro Valley21Later Miss CA 2002
2000Rebekah Ann Keller^Lakewood25Previously Miss CA 1997 (4RU Miss America)
1999Angelique BreauxSan Diego212nd runner-upSF Miss World 2000
1998Shauna Gambill*Acton211st runner-upPreviously Miss CA Teen USA & Miss Teen USA 1994; SF Miss World 1998
1997Alisa KimbleLake Elsinore27
1996Shauna Lyn SearlesTustin26
1995Deana AvilaLaguna Niguel24
1994Toay Lynn FosterOxnard19
1993Jane OlveraReedley24Semi-finalist
1992Shauna Lyn SearlesTustin22Assumed title after Shannon won Miss USA
1992SHANNON MARKETICMalibu21Miss USAPhotogenicSF Miss Universe 1992
1991Diane SchockFontana242nd runner-up
1990Cynthia NelsonGilroy22
1989Christina Maria FaustWestlake Village23Semi-finalist2022
1988Diana MaganaRancho Palos Verdes221st runner-upCongenialitySF Miss World 1988
1987Lori DickersonLodi20
1986Kelly ParsonsChatsworth224th runner-up
1985Zina PonderLong Beach22
1984Theresa RingSan Diego
1983JULIE HAYEKWestwood22Miss USA1RU Miss Universe 1983
1982Suzanne De WamesThousand Oaks19Congeniality & Photogenic
1981Cynthia KerbyWestlake Village183rd runner-up
1980Kari LloydThousand Oaks19
1979Linda FogartyFullerton19Semi-finalist
1978Donna AdrainAnaheim21Semi-finalist
1977Pamela GergelySan Rafael193rd runner-up
1976Joni PennockNorthridge20Semi-finalist
1975SUMMER BARTHOLOMEWMerced23Miss USA2RU Miss Universe 1975
1974Gayle GorrellTemple City193rd runner-up
1973Carol HerremaArtesia19Semi-finalist
1972Kim HobsonSan Mateo192nd runner-up
1971Karin MorrellNewcastle19Semi-finalist
1970Linda HallVan Nuys21Semi-finalist
1969Troas HayesSacramento224th runner-up
1968Suzanne FrommRiverside20Semi-finalist
1967Susan BradleyTustin191st runner-upPhotogenic
1966MARIA REMENYIEl Cerrito20Miss USASF Miss Universe 1966
1965Kathryn Lee "Kathy" HageSanta Monica18Semi-finalistCongeniality
1964Jeanne VenablesCarmichael23Semi-finalist1968 (killed in a plane crash)
1963Francine HerackHollywood194th runner-up
1962Marilyn TindallHollywood213rd runner-up
1961Pamela StettlerSan Rafael181st runner-up
1960Teri JanssenLos Angeles18Semi-finalist
1959TERRY LYN HUNTINGDONMount Shasta19Miss USA2RU Miss Universe 1959
1958Donna Kay BrooksNorth Hollywood18Semi-finalist
1957Peggy JacobsonDowney18Semi-finalist
1956Shirlee WittyWilmington202020
1955Donna SchurrGarden Grove183rd runner-up
1954Sandra ConstanceTorrance18Semi-finalist
1953Marcella RouletteInglewood21Semi-finalist2007
1952Gloria MaxwellLos Angeles20† 1989
YEARNAMEHOMETOWNAGEPLACEMENTAWARDNOTES
2023Tianna ClarkPerris27Semi-finalist
2022Tiffany JohnsonLancaster26Top 16
2021Sabrina LewisLos Angeles24
2020Allyshia GuptaLos Angeles26Top 10
2019Erica DannSan Francisco27
2018Kelley Johnson^Hermosa Beach25Top 10Previously Miss CO 2015 (2RU Miss America)
2017India WilliamsLafayette20Semi-finalist
2016Nadia MejiaDiamond Bar20Top 5
2015Natasha MartinezChino Hills23
2014Cassandra KunzeSan Diego20Top 10Photogenic
2013Mabelynn CapelujSan Diego21Top 15
2012Natalie PackPalos Verdes23
2011Katie Blair*Los AngelesAssumed title after Alyssa won Miss USA; previously Miss MT Teen USA & Miss Teen USA 2006
2011ALYSSA CAMPANELLA*Los Angeles21Miss USAPreviously Miss NJ Teen USA 2007; T15 Miss Universe 2011
2010Nicole JohnsonWestlake Village24Top 10
2009Tami Farrell*Los Angeles25Assumed title after Carrie was dethroned; previously Miss OR Teen USA & Miss Teen USA 2003
2009Carrie PrejeanSan Diego211st runner-up
2008Raquel BeezleyBarstow21Top 15
2007Meagan TandyFontana213rd runner-up
2006Tamiko NashLos Angeles261st runner-up
2005Brittany HoganEscondido201st runner-up
2004Ellen ChapmanSan Jose22
2003Candice SandersLa Habra26
2002Tarah PetersSan Diego21Semi-finalist
2001Jennifer Glover^Castro Valley21Later Miss CA 2002
2000Rebekah Ann Keller^Lakewood25Previously Miss CA 1997 (4RU Miss America)
1999Angelique BreauxSan Diego212nd runner-upSF Miss World 2000
1998Shauna Gambill*Acton211st runner-upPreviously Miss CA Teen USA & Miss Teen USA 1994; SF Miss World 1998
1997Alisa KimbleLake Elsinore27
1996Shauna Lyn SearlesTustin26
1995Deana AvilaLaguna Niguel24
1994Toay Lynn FosterOxnard19
1993Jane OlveraReedley24Semi-finalist
1992Shauna Lyn SearlesTustin22Assumed title after Shannon won Miss USA
1992SHANNON MARKETICMalibu21Miss USAPhotogenicSF Miss Universe 1992
1991Diane SchockFontana242nd runner-up
1990Cynthia NelsonGilroy22
1989Christina Maria FaustWestlake Village23Semi-finalist2022
1988Diana MaganaRancho Palos Verdes221st runner-upCongenialitySF Miss World 1988
1987Lori DickersonLodi20
1986Kelly ParsonsChatsworth224th runner-up
1985Zina PonderLong Beach22
1984Theresa RingSan Diego
1983JULIE HAYEKWestwood22Miss USA1RU Miss Universe 1983
1982Suzanne De WamesThousand Oaks19Congeniality & Photogenic
1981Cynthia KerbyWestlake Village183rd runner-up
1980Kari LloydThousand Oaks19
1979Linda FogartyFullerton19Semi-finalist
1978Donna AdrainAnaheim21Semi-finalist
1977Pamela GergelySan Rafael193rd runner-up
1976Joni PennockNorthridge20Semi-finalist
1975SUMMER BARTHOLOMEWMerced23Miss USA2RU Miss Universe 1975
1974Gayle GorrellTemple City193rd runner-up
1973Carol HerremaArtesia19Semi-finalist
1972Kim HobsonSan Mateo192nd runner-up
1971Karin MorrellNewcastle19Semi-finalist
1970Linda HallVan Nuys21Semi-finalist
1969Troas HayesSacramento224th runner-up
1968Suzanne FrommRiverside20Semi-finalist
1967Susan BradleyTustin191st runner-upPhotogenic
1966MARIA REMENYIEl Cerrito20Miss USASF Miss Universe 1966
1965Kathryn Lee "Kathy" HageSanta Monica18Semi-finalistCongeniality
1964Jeanne VenablesCarmichael23Semi-finalist1968 (killed in a plane crash)
1963Francine HerackHollywood194th runner-up
1962Marilyn TindallHollywood213rd runner-up
1961Pamela StettlerSan Rafael181st runner-up
1960Teri JanssenLos Angeles18Semi-finalist
1959TERRY LYN HUNTINGDONMount Shasta19Miss USA2RU Miss Universe 1959
1958Donna Kay BrooksNorth Hollywood18Semi-finalist
1957Peggy JacobsonDowney18Semi-finalist
1956Shirlee WittyWilmington202020
1955Donna SchurrGarden Grove183rd runner-up
1954Sandra ConstanceTorrance18Semi-finalist
1953Marcella RouletteInglewood21Semi-finalist2007
1952Gloria MaxwellLos Angeles20† 1989

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