Born In: Los Angeles, California, United States
Chanel West Coast is a famous American entertainer who has gained prominence as a rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, model and television personality. Born as Chelsea Chanel Dudley, she is known internationally by her stage name Chanel West Coast. Born to a DJ father, the love for music came in naturally to Chanel. From an early age, Chanel aimed to make her mark in the field of entertainment. In 2009, she found herself a role of a model cum receptionist in MTV's ‘Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory’. The show became a major hit and gave Chanel a celebrity status. Such was the positive reception of the show that its second season followed soon after. In 2015, she starred in the seventh season of the show which premiered on January 1, and ended on March 5. Following the success of ‘Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory’, Chanel was cast in ‘Ridiculousness’ which was also equivalently successful. Meanwhile, her music career also took off as she released the mixtape ‘Now You Know’ and was one of the contributors to the compilation album ‘Young Money: Rise of an Empire’.
Also Known As: Chelsea Chanel Dudley
Born Country: United States
Ancestry: British American
U.S. State: California
City: Los Angeles
Chanel West Coast was born as Chelsea Chanel Dudley on September 1, 1988, in Los Angeles, California. Her parents lived separately due to which Chanel spent her time between North Hollywood where her mother lived and New York City with her father.
Chanel’s father was a DJ by profession. At a young age, Chanel developed an interest in music. She accompanied her father to various nightclubs throughout the city, where he played as a DJ. Young Chanel also took singing and dancing lessons.
Chanel West Coast’s career in television started as early as in 2009. Television personality and celebrity figure Rob Dyrdek offered her a position as a receptionist on the MTV reality series ‘Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory’. In it, she played the character of a young and reckless model who takes up the position of a receptionist and secretary at the Fantasy Factory.
‘Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory’ was a major hit that it was renewed for a second season. The second season was even a bigger hit which eventually led to the 12-episode third season which premiered in 2010, and the fourth season in 2011.
In 2012, she was signed by Lil Wayne to his label Young Money Entertainment. The following year, she released her mixtape ‘Now You Know’ featuring Evan Ross, French Montana, Snoop Dogg and Robin Thicke. To promote her mixtape, she undertook two headlining tours, the Punch Drunk Love Tour and Now You Know Tour. At around the same time, she released a music video ‘Been On’ featuring French Montana.
Chanel West Coast’s most prominent work came in as an actress when she clutched the role of a model-receptionist in celebrity figure Rob Dyrdek’s MTV reality series ‘Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory’. The show shared a unanimous appeal amongst the critics and the audience and was lauded for its unique concept and perfect portrayal. Its super successful reception led to its eventual seasons.
Chanel West Coast grew up in Carlifornia with her mother and her father stayed in New York. She was romantically linked to Chris Pfaff and Liam Horne. She started dating Dom Fenison in 2022. In June 2022, Chanel West Coast announced that she was expecting her first child. In November 2022, they welcomed their daughter.
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