Angela Perez Baraquio Grey Perez Baraquio Grey was crowning Miss America 2001 on October 14, 2000 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, becoming the first Asian American and first teacher ever to win the pageant. She participates in the pageant as Miss Hawaii 2000. A member of at present prominent Hawaiian family, she is the eighth of ten children born to an immigrant couple from the Pangasinan area of the Philippines. A politically conservative, pro-life Catholic, Baraquio has been publicly active in supporting different Republican politicians and in speaking out against abortion rights. She is also a teacher whose platform as Miss America was character education. Since 2004, Baraquio has co-hosted the eponymous Hawaiian television show Living Local with the Baraquios. She also helped host the Miss America 2002 pageant and has appear as a panelist on MTV's Pageant School: Becoming Miss America and on the conservative talk show, Hannity, of the Fox News Channel. Baraquio is also a professional public speaker and author and has worked as a celebrity spokesperson for a Hawaiian bank and a hotel.
Birth Date
June 1, 1975
Birth Place
Honolulu, Hawaii
Born Name
Born Angela Perez Baraquio
Educator, Television Host, Public Speaker
Miss America
Roman Catholic
Tinifuloa Grey

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