Miss Universe 1995 Chelsi Smith passed away on Saturday at the age of 45 due to prolonged illness. According to the reports, she was battling cancer and finally lost her life to it. Sushmita while reminding her association with her shared a throwback picture at the crowning moment and tweeted, 'I loved her smile and that generous spirit. Rest in peace my beautiful friend, Chelsi Smith. Miss Universe 1995. Apart from Miss Universe event, Chelsi also represented the USA at Miss Universe pageant.