NOW: Diane Sawyer
She has risen to become one of the most well-known journalists in the world since her pageant days. Millions have praised her achievements, and she was even inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1997.
THEN: Lynda Carter
Lynda won Miss World USA in 1972 and went on to represent the United States in the Miss World competition. Despite the fact that she did not win the major prize, her achievements garnered her national recognition.