The small nation will make a comeback at Miss Universe after decades of absence. The last Seychellois beauty to compete at Miss Universe was Maria Payet and it was in 1995.
Gabriella Gonthier is a 24 year old model with a degree in International Business. She is also involved in several non-governmental organizations such as Ocean Governance Youth Group and Mental Health Associations. She hails from the capital city of Mahe.
Seychelles has been far more active at Miss World, even hosting the event in 1997, but has yet to compete at the Miss Earth or Miss Supranational pageants.