Nia Temple Sanchez is the runner-up for Miss Universe 2015 (Paulina Vega). She won Miss USA in 2014 and represented Miss Universe in 2015.
Born in Sacramento, California on February 15, 1990 to David Sanchez (military general) and Nicole Sanford, she graduated from Paloma Valley High School in 2008. When she was just 13, she won Miss San Jacinto Valley, after which at the age of 19, she was the runner-up for Miss Citrus Valley USA (Miss California) in 2010. She was in the top 20 list for Miss California in 2011 and 2012 She won Miss Nevada in 2014, after which she became Miss USA in the same year.
The 5 feet 8 inch tall Nia Sanchez is an exponent in taekwondo and has been a fourth-degree black belt. Her body measurements are 36-24-36. She has also studied ballet and jazz forms of dancing. A traveler at heart, Sanchez visited 12 countries includes few countries in Europe. Kenya, Hong Kong and Mexico.
Nia Sanchez – boyfriend
Nia Sanchez is engaged to boyfriend actor Daniel Booko. He proposed to her in New York, and the two had been dating even before she won Miss Nevada.
Goof-up answer in Miss Universe 2015
When boxer Manny Pacquiao asked her what message she would send to global terrorists, Nia said that she would spread the message of love, hope and peace to them. Though the answer was on the diplomatic side, her answer was thought to be as stupid and funny, adding to the parody list on Twitter.