Chelsi Mariam Pearl Smith was an American actress, singer, television host, and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss USA 1995 and Miss Universe 1995. Smith was the third Miss USA of African-American origin, after Carole Gist and Kenya Moore, in addition to being the sixth American woman to win Miss Universe and the first since Shawn Weatherly was crowned Miss Universe 1980. She was the first, and only, African-American Miss Universe.
|Born:||Chelsi Mariam Pearl Smith, August 23, 1973, Redwood City, California, U.S.|
|Died:||September 08, 2018, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Hometown:||Deer Park, Texas, U.S.|
|Title(s):||Miss Texas USA 1995, Miss USA 1995, Miss Universe 1995|
|Major, competition(s):||Miss USA 1995, (Winner), Miss Universe 1995, (Winner)|
|Twitter:||Chelsi Smith’s Twitter profile|
|Facebook:||Chelsi Smith’s Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Chelsi Smith’s IMDb|
About Chelsi Smith
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.
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.
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.
Her former husband is fitness coach Kelly Blair.
She appeared in the 2003 independent film Playas Ball alongside Allen Payne.
Information related to Chelsi Smith
- Miss Universe 1995 contestants
- Miss Universe winners
- Miss USA winners
- Miss USA 1995 delegates
- African-American female singers
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