The most gorgeous women in the world have stormed the sunny island shores of the Bahamas to compete at the chance of being crowned Miss Universe 2009. ESSENCE.com headed to the Caribbean to give you the scoop on the international brown beauties vying for the coveted title.
Chloe MortaudAge: 19 Fluent in: French, English, German
“I’m really enjoying the Bahamas. I was the first contestant to arrive and I must say the Bahamas is cool,” says Mortaud, who is France’s first a binational and biracial crown winner. Her mother is African-American and her father is French.
Update: Made it to the top 15 contestants of Miss Universe 2009