Laura Marie Kaeppeler is a nationally recognized performer, advocate for at-risk youth and inspirational speaker, originally hailing from the Midwest.
Laura Kaeppeler became the 86th woman to be crowned Miss America in 2012, and also the second in Wisconsin’s history.
As Miss America, Laura became the Goodwill Ambassador for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, and performed for members of the United States Armed Forces and their families with the USO.
Laura now proudly co-hosts a podcast called “Health Interrupted”, alongside fitness and wellness expert Gina Lombardi, discussing secrets to achieving optimal health, and interviewing real people who achieved wellness despite health challenges.
Laura Kaeppeler is originally from Kenosha, Wisconsin.