Nicole Johnson (Miss California USA)

Nicole Michele Johnson
Beauty pageant titleholder
Rancho Mirage, November 22, 2009.
Born Nicole Michele Johnson
(1985-07-12) July 12, 1985 (age 29)
Hair color Brown
Eye color Brown
Title(s) Miss California USA 2010
Miss California USA 2010
Miss USA 2010
(Top 10)
For other people named Nicole Johnson, see Nicole Johnson.

Nicole Michele Johnson (born July 12, 1985) is a beauty queen from Westlake Village, California who was crowned Miss California USA 2010. She was first runner-up in 2007.

Early life

When Johnson was 17, she read an advertisement in The Acorn for Miss California USA.[1] Johnson, a Moorpark College student at the time, wanted to transfer to the University of Southern California and thought the scholarship would help pay her education.[1] Out of 304 contestants Johnson took first runner-up. She has since competed in seven pagents.

In 2007, Johnson graduated with honors from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication.[2] During her time at USC she focused on sports entertainment.

Miss USA 2010

Nicole placed in the top 10 at the Miss USA 2010 pageant and continued California's sixth consecutive placement.[1][2][3][4] She was sponsored by INTA Gems and Diamonds, Agua Caliente and Tony Bowls.[5]

Personal life

Her parents are Rick and Annette Johnson (divorced) and she has a younger brother, Ricky. Nicole is from Westlake Village, CA formerly worked for Mercedes Benz and before her departure prior to the Miss USA pageant was promoted to Finance Assistant at the dealership. [6] She was romantically linked to olympic swimmer Michael Phelps from 2010-2012.


External links

  • Nicole Johnson's Miss California profile
  • Nicole Johnson's Miss USA profile
Honorary titles
Preceded by
Tami Farrell
Miss California USA
Succeeded by
Alyssa Campanella