A model of Indian origin, Nina Davuluri, has won Miss America 2014 title.The first Miss American of Indian origin was crowned the Miss America title on September 15, 2013. The Indian-American and the Asian-American community was overjoyed on the victory of Nina and the Runner-up Miss California Crystal Lee is a Chinese-American. Crystal said, "We’re making history standing here as Asian Americans."
Born on April 20, 1989 in Syracuse, New York, Nina had won the Miss New York 2013 title – a path to the Miss America participation. Back in 2006, she was also the Runner-up for Miss Teen America. To compete in Miss America, Nina had taken a whole year of preparation.
Miss was crowned by her predecessor, Miss America 2013, Sharon Oliver. Nina received a $10,000 scholarship.