Miss USA 2021 Elle Smith, 23, of Germantown, Kentucky, United States will crown her successor in 2022. It will be the 71st edition of the national beauty pageant that selects the Miss Universe candidate of the U.S.
Miss Universe is one of the six grand slam international female beauty pageants. The others are Miss World, Miss International, Miss Earth, Miss Supranational and Miss Grand International.
Smith was crowned Miss USA 2021 at the Paradise Cove Theater of the River Spirit Casino Resort in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA on November 29, 2021. On December 12, 2021, she represented the U.S. at Miss Universe 2021 in Eilat, Israel and finished in the Top 10.
There are still no details about the date and venue of the 71st edition of Miss USA. Here are the confirmed Miss USA 2022 candidates:
(This is an ongoing list. It will be updated regularly.)