Madison Marsh is an American beauty pageant titleholder, Air Force Officer, and a Harvard University graduate student, who has taken the world by storm after she was crowned Miss America 2024. She made history as the first active member of the United States Air Force to win Miss America. She has already carved a niche for herself as the 2nd lieutenant in the US Air Force. Her radiant personality, combined with her poise and intelligence, has captured the hearts of millions across the world. Madison’s journey reached new heights when she won the title of Miss America 2024, a pivotal moment that catapulted her into the national spotlight.
Madison Marsh Biography
Madison Marsh was born on August 3, 2001, in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States of America. As of 2024, she is 22 years old.
|Date of Birth
|August 3, 2001
|22 years old
|Place of Birth
|Fort Smith, Arkansas, U.S.
|Pilot, Beauty Pageant Titleholder, US Air Force Officer
Early Life and Family
Madison is the daughter of Mike and Whitney Marsh. Her father is a doctor. Her mother passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2018 when Marsh was 17 years old. She has a sister named Heidi Marsh. She is very close to her mother and started The Whitney Marsh Foundation (WMF) after the death of her mother in 2019, to raise funds and awareness for pancreatic cancer.
She attended and graduated from Southside High School in 2019, then attended the United States Air Force Academy in El Paso County, Colorado. She studied astrophysics here, graduating in 2023. She obtained her pilot’s license at the age of 16. She earned a national Truman Scholarship and she’s now pursuing her Master’s in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is also a graduate intern at Harvard Medical School, where she’s researching how to detect pancreatic cancer using artificial intelligence.
Madison Marsh Boyfriend
Madison Marsh is very open about her personal life. She has been in a relationship with a fellow Air Force officer Walker Morris for years now. He’s also a 2023 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy. The duo celebrated the 2023 Christmas together in New York City.
|5 feet 8.5 inches or 174 cm
Madison Marsh Facts
She is a certified private pilot.
She is a two-time National Astronaut Scholar and has a black belt in Taekwondo.
Madison was a National Rhodes finalist.
She was an intern at NASA for gamma-ray burst research.
Madison won Miss Academy 2023 and competed in the Miss Colorado 2023 pageant, eventually winning the title.
As a Miss Colorado 2023, she represented Colorado at the Miss America pageant, which was held at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Orlando, Florida. She won the title of Miss America 2024, making her the first active-duty military service member to be crowned Miss America in the pageant’s history. She was crowned by former Miss America 2023 title holder Grace Stanke.