TIMELINE: Remembering the life of Cheslie Kryst

Apr 5, 2022 | Arts

Former Miss USA Cheslie Kryst had an unbelievable career before her death earlier this year.

She’s a beauty pageant title holder, television correspondent and the founder of fashion blog White Collar Glam, which advised women on how to dress professionally for white collar jobs.

Kryst’s pageant career began in 2016, when she placed fourth runner-up at the Miss North Carolina USA competition.

Over the next few years, she managed to win Miss North Carolina 2019, Miss USA 2019, and represented the U.S. at the 2019 Miss Universe pageant.

Kryst’s personality shone beyond the pageant stage as she became a New York correspondent for entertainment news program Extra shortly after her Miss USA win.

She was well known on social media platforms, including Tik Tok and Instagram, for her advice videos to young women on fashion, beauty, law school, and self-confidence.

Kryst, 30, jumped to her death from her apartment in Midtown Manhattan on Jan. 30, 2022. Fans were shocked by the tragic loss.

Kryst had posted an Instagram picture earlier that day and the caption under her last post read, “may this day bring you rest and peace.”

Below is a timeline of Kryst’s accomplishments and best career moments.