A brand new queen has been topped Miss USA.
Miss Texas R’Bonney Gabriel walked away a winner in the course of the Oct. 3 competitors on the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nev. Miss North Carolina Morgan Romano was awarded runner-up adopted by Miss Nebraska Natalie Pieper.
Through the ceremony, 2021 Miss USA titleholder Elle Smith gracefully handed down the crown, marking the tip of her reign. Simply yesterday, Elle mirrored on her time with the title by sharing a message with a photograph of her crowning final 12 months.
“The second that modified my life eternally,” Elle wrote on Instagram Oct. 2. “Class of 2021, I hope I made you proud.”
Now, the glowing piece is within the fingers of R’Bonney—a dressmaker with lots to be realized about her.
R’Bonney made historical past as a titleholder by being the primary Asian American girl to earn the Miss Texas USA title, per ABC Information. She was additionally the primary Filipina-American to carry the title.