Chelsi Smith

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Birthday
23, 1973
Birthplace
Redwood City, CA
DEATH DATE
Sep 8, 2018 (45)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
23, 1973
Birthplace
Redwood City, CA
DEATH DATE
Sep 8, 2018 (45)

About

Pageant contestant who rose to fame as Miss USA and Miss Universe 1995. She became the third Miss USA of African-American descent, and later made appearances as a model for Hawaiian Tropic and Pure Protein, amongst other brands. She passed away in September 2018 due to liver cancer complications. 

Before Fame

She was studying education at San Jacinto College in Texas prior to her beauty pageant career. She later won Miss Texas USA en route to the Miss USA pageant. 

Trivia

She appeared in the HBO short film One Flight Stand with Aisha Tyler. She served as a guest judge at the 2016 Miss Peru beauty pageant. 

Family Life

Her former husband is fitness coach Kelly Blair. 

Associated With

She appeared in the 2003 independent film Playas Ball alongside Allen Payne