Chelsea Krist Wiki, Bio, Death, Age, Facts

Chelsea Krist was a popular television presenter, model, and fashionista who won Miss USA 2019 and landed in the top ten in Miss Universe 2019. If you want to learn about Chelsea Krist death then continue reading below.

Chelsea Krist Biography

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Chelsea Corrine Krist was born on April 28, 1991, in Jackson, Michigan USA. Her mother is named April Simpkins and her father’s name is unknown. Chelsea’s mother had a African-American ethnicity and father had Polish-American ethnicity.

She had five siblings out of which four were brothers named Asa, Chandler, Jet, Brooklyn, and a sister named Page. Her ethnicity is unknown but she followed Christianity and has American nationality. Chelsea’s mother April Simpkins was also a beauty pageant title holder as she was crowned Mrs. North Carolina US 2002.

Chelsea Krist Appearance 

Chelsea Krist was a beautiful and stunning model. She measured 5 feet six inches (168 cm, 1.68 m) and weighed 58 kg (135 lbs). She had brown eye color, and black hair and her shoe size measured 6 US standard shoe sizes.

Chelsea Krist Education

Chelsea Krist was a well-educated lady who did her schooling at Fort Mill High School in Fort Mill and Northwestern High School in Rock Hill, South Carolina. She was titled Miss Freshman at Northwestern High and Miss Fort at Fort Mill High.

She was crowned by Kaaviya Sambasivam who won Miss North Carolina Teen USA 2018. Chelsea had to be crowned by Caelynn Miller-Keyes, the formerly titled holder but she was unable to attend the crowning event due to filming of season 23 of The Bachelor.

Chelsea Krist then enrolled in the Bachelor’s program in marketing and human resource management at University of South Carolina and. She then enrolled in MBA of Darla Moore Business School where she was member of Alpha Lambda Delta society in 2013 and after graduation went on to study law at Wake Forest University School of Law.

Chelsea Krist Career

After completing her graduation, Chelsea Krist founded White Collar Glam, a blog dedicated to helping women dress for white-collar jobs. She worked as an attorney at Poyner Spruill LLP, practicing complex civil litigation and also became the lead correspondent for an entertainment show titled Extra and a year later, she was named a special correspondent in September 2019 before being promoted to New York correspondent in October.

Chelsea Krist Awards and Recognition 

Chelsea Krist began her pageantry career in high school. She participated in Miss Universe 2019 competition and was placed in the top ten models. She also competed for Miss USA 2019 and won it. She was the oldest person to be crowned Miss USA (aged 28 years).

Chelsea Krist was also nominated for two Daytime Emmy Awards given her passion and ambition being a correspondent for Extra.

Chelsea Krist Death

Many fans were shocked to hear about Chelsea Krist death on January 30, 2022. Chelsea was just 30 years old when she fell from her 60-story high-rise condominium complex named The Orion located at 350 W. 42nd St in Midtown Manhattan.

The time of her suicide was 7:15 am and the day was Monday. A few hours before her apparent suicide, Chelsea posted a photo on Instagram with the caption, “May this day bring you rest and peace.” The cause of death was later ruled out to be suicide by the coroner on January 31, 2022. Her death caused an instant uproar on social media and left many fans mourning her sudden demise.

Many popular celebrities and beauty pageant contestants shared their condolences. MaKenzie Divina, a Miss USA 2019 contestant who competed against Chelsea Krist remembered her as an amazing and strong woman.

Before her passing, Chelsea Krist left a note detailing that all her possessions had to be bequeathed to her mother. Her mother was also a beauty pageant who won miss North Carolina 2022. However, the note had no connection with her suicide and police tried to find the reason behind her suicide.

After her death, Chelsea’s mother April Simpkins revealed that her daughter suffered from high-functioning depression. To outsiders, she was an ambitious and strong woman who often advocated for mental health on social media. When Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu became Miss Universe, Chelsea Krist congratulated her.


Chelsea Krist was a charismatic and passionate model who broke the conventional norms and inspired models all across the globe. She had an amazing career and always advocated for mental health on social media. Chelsea Krist death was indeed a shock to the world as she left this world too soon.

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