Most Beautiful 2014

10 Celebrity Beauty Queens

Before they were stars, these famous faces – Halle Berry! Diane Sawyer! Jessica Simpson! – were crowned titleholders

HALLE BERRY

Title: Miss Teen All-American 1985
Berry made her pageant debut in 1985, winning Miss Teen All-American. "We didn't have a lot, so initially I saw dollar signs," she told PEOPLE. "But then I felt really empowered after winning." A year later, she was crowned Miss Ohio USA and became runner-up to Miss USA.