Eleanna Livaditis was born and raised in Centennial Colorado. She graduated from the University of Wyoming where she received a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice. She currently works in the legal department of an oil and gas company in Denver and plans to use the skills she has learned to help her achieve her dream of practicing environmental law. Eleanna is 100% Greek and the only first generation Greek American to compete at Miss USA. She thinks that growing up with the duality of both cultures has made a major impact on her life. Eleanna comes from a big family and their love and support are everything to her. Eleanna is the youngest of five kids; she has three older sisters, and one older brother. She is also blessed to have four nephews that are the light of her life and she spends as much time with as possible. Her hobbies include traveling, seeing live music, cooking, teaching Greek school, and playing with her dog, Berkley.