Mrs. South Dakota American Hannah Neeleman was crowned Mrs. American 2023 in a glittering competition held on Friday, August 25 at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino in Nevada.
The 33-year-old rancher and entrepreneur bested over 40 other competitors to win the national title. She succeeds last year’s titleholder Krisdee Clark of South Carolina and is now expected to compete next in the Mrs. World 2023 pageant.
Mandy Fave of Minnesota and Jayme Perryman of Idaho were the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Sharelle Mendenhall of Nevada, Katheryn Clatterbaugh of North Carolina, and AnnMarie Gutierrez of Texas rounded out the Top 6 finalists.
Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, South Carolina, Utah, and Wisconsin were the rest of the Top 15 semifinalists.
The new Mrs. American is a Juilliard School graduate ballerina and a former Miss New York City. She is a mother of seven and owns Ballerina Farm with her husband in the mountain valley of Kamas, Utah.
Source: Pageant Circle