Road to Miss USA 2016: Introducing California

A Fleeting Look at Miss California USA 2016, Nadia Mejia

California yet again is very strong at Miss USA 2016. Nadia Mejia is holding the sash of the state, which stands at second rank in producing Miss USA winners. California has spawned a Miss USA winner every decade, except the 2000s, and this year if Nadia Mejia brings back the Miss USA crown to California once again, do not be surprised!

Nadia Mejía is one of the most beautiful contestants this year, who is vying to fill in the shoes of the reigning Miss USA, Olivia Jordan. With the eyes that speaks like ocean, and finely carved facial features, she certainly has an eye-catching personality. She oozes confidence, oomph and fire! Having a pageant perfect body, she is nailing her presence already!


Nadia Mejía’s ambition to reign over the pageant world not merely branched off from an inner instinct. Nadia belongs to an amazingly resolute family. Nadia’s mother, Kathy Eicher was Miss West Virginia USA 1989 and Nadia’s father is none other than the 90’s heartthrob, Gerardo Mejía, who is best known for the song “Rico Suave.”

Nadia Mejia is a full time model and has worked for renowned brands such as Nordstrom, PacSun, Tilly’s, Reef and Wet Seal.  Being a professional model, she is incredibly confident and calm while posing for the camera and seems beautifully fierce in her every appearance. Apart from being an ace model, she is a wonderful TV Personality as well. Nadia Mejia is currently working in the episode, “Suave Says” which started airing on VH1 in Fall, 2014. Interestingly, the entire family was the part of “Suave Says”. Hence, her persona is already quite acknowledged and admired not merely in the United States but also across the globe.


Nadia is not new to world of pageantry and has tried her hands at pageants till the time she could embark on the highest feat. Formerly Nadia Mejía competed for the title of Miss California Teen USA in 2014 representing the state of Los Angeles. This was Nadia’s fifth attempt to win Miss California USA.

Nadia Mejia has the Ecuadorian-Lebanese descent. In addition to being a professional model and TV Personality, Miss California USA 2016 is also the budding singer, who is endowed with a modeling contract with L.A. Models.


California has placed 45 times at Miss USA and it seems that 46th placement or shall we say, the 7th Miss USA crown is quite certain. Where do you see the reigning Miss California USA 2016 at Miss USA 2016? Do share your opinions!

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