Allison Chu is a singer, actress, hula dancer, model and beauty queen from Hawaii, United States. Her nickname is Allie.
Chu is the first person to win both Miss Hawaii and Miss Hawaii USA. Here are 13 more things about her:
- She is from Honolulu, Hawaii.
- She is a voting member of the Grammy Awards.
- She holds membership in the SAG-AFTRA and Actor’s Equity unions.
- She was a valedictorian of Kalani High School.
- She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu where she earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology.
- In 1999, she started being classically trained to sing opera.
- Her sister Julianne Chu was Miss Hawaii Teen USA 2010 and Miss Hawaii USA 2018.
- In 2011, she started modelling professionally. She modelled not only in Honolulu but also in other parts of the U.S. including New York and Los Angeles, California.
- She was Miss Hawaii 2016.
- On September 11, 2016, she represented Hawaii at Miss America 2017 at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA. She was unplaced but she was one of the finalists in the STEM Scholarship awards.
- In October 2019, she performed at the 75th anniversary commemoration ceremony of the 442nd Battalion in France.
- She was 27 years old when she was crowned Miss Hawaii USA 2021 on December 10, 2020, besting 19 other candidates.
- On November 29, 2021, she represented Hawaii at Miss USA 2021 and compete against 20 other candidates at the Paradise Cove Theater in River Spirit Casino Resort, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. She was unplaced.