Ellie Smith

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Birthday
5, 1996
Birthplace
Henderson, NV
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
5, 1996 (age 22)
Birthplace
Henderson, NV

About

Known for her singing and pageant careers. She has gained renown for being the 2014 Miss Nevada winner at the age of 17. With her win, she became the then-youngest Miss USA contestant in the history of the pageant.

Before Fame

Prior to her Miss America win, she had sung in musical theater productions, including Les Miserables. She had also performed the national anthem at the 2011 NBA All-Stars Rookies game.

Trivia

Her platform during her Miss Nevada campaign was called Bullying: Don't Let It Get to You. Following her win, she enrolled at Brigham Young University to study musical theater and dance.

Family Life

She was born and raised in Henderson, Nevada. Her sister won the Miss Teen Nevada title the same night that she was crowned Miss Nevada.

Associated With

She has performed in programs featuring the dual act of Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett.