Miss America Pageant Results 1991

1991 Miss America Pageant - Marjorie Vincent Miss Illinois wins

Marjorie Vincent, Miss Illinois, won the 1991 Miss America Pageant held in September 1990 in Atlantic City. Popular talk show hosts Regis Philbin and Kathie Lee Gifford are hired as the new as co-hosts of the Miss America Pageant, making Gifford the first woman to serve as a full-fledged co-host of the competition.

Miss America 1991 Marjorie Vincent at press conference
Miss America 1991 Marjorie Vincent at her first press conference afterwinning.


The platform she has chosen to address if selected the winner is Domestic Violence. Rumors have it that Miss Illinois has also nailed the private interviews with judges earlier in the week, where her background as a law student would have served her well.

Vincent returns to crown her successor, Carolyn Sapp Miss America 1992, Miss Hawaii.

She later completes her law degree, marries, and has a son. She also uses the opportunities and connections provided by her reign to become a television news anchor for a time.

all Miss Americas

  • Miss America 1991: Marjorie Vincent, Miss Illinois
  • 1st runner-up: Mary Waddell Gainey, Miss South Carolina
  • 2nd runner-up: Dana Brown, Miss Tennessee
  • 3rd runner-up: Suzanne Lawrence, Miss Texas
  • 4th runner-up: Linnea Marie Fayard, Miss Louisiana

Marjorie Vincent, Miss Illinois, plays Chopin to win the talent competition at the 1991 Miss America Pageant.







The new Miss America 1991 is... Miss Illinois Marjorie Vincent!


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