Full detailed profile on Chelsea Lawson Newman Played by Melissa Claire Egan on The Young and the Restless Daytime Soap Opera.
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Chelsea Lawson Newman
Actor: Melissa Claire Egan
Who played Chelsea Lawson Newman over the years
Melissa Claire Egan (November 11, 2011 to present)
Useful information on Chelsea Lawson Newman
* Met Billy in Mayanmar
Current: Fashion designer at Jabot
Past: Bartender/Con Artist
Chelsea met Billy in Myanmar and had sex with him when he was drunk and missing Victoria desperately. She planted drugs on him and he was thrown in jail. She was conspiring with her mother, Anita, and Victor Newman, who later brought her to Genoa City, to keep Billy from Victoria. A pregnant Chelsea showed up at Billy's door in Genoa City prepared to get as much money as she could out of the pregnancy, but softened toward him and Victoria, turned her back on her scheming mother, and agreed to sign over the baby to Billy and Victoria for adoption.
Chelsea lived in the garage apartment at Billy and Vikki's place while pregnant, and struck up a friendship with Adam Newman, who helped her find out her biological father is Jeff Bardwell. Despite a DNA test, Chelsea didn't receive a warm welcome from Jeff, who denied being her dad. Before giving birth, Chelsea fell through the ice on the pond after an argument with Vikki and Adam saved her life and delivered the baby. Chelsea followed through and signed over the child to Billy and Vikki, but decided not to leave town, even when Victor offered big money for her to do so. With Adam's encouragement she earned her GED and they decided to get married on the farm in Kansas. Anita showed up back in Genoa City and Jeff admitted he is Chelsea's father. The pair began cozying up to the newlyweds, who bought Genevieve's estate.
After finishing her high school equivalency program, Chelsea became pregnant with Adam's child. They were ecstatic. Unfortunately, as they were headed to the airport for a holiday, Summer, who was driving upset, swerved into their lane and caused a wreck. Chelsea lost the baby soon after in the hospital. Chelsea and Adam began having issues as he seemed to be emotionally unavailable to Chelsea when they were grieving. Adam became involved with Sharon again after saving her from the fire she started at the ranch, which caused Chelsea to become jealous and suspicious. Adam insisted he loved Chelsea, and only Chelsea, but then she caught him kissing Sharon. Chelsea tried to get Adam to move away with her to Paris, but when it came time to go, Adam couldn't leave Newman Enterprises, so Chelsea dumped him. Later, Chelsea discovered she was pregnant by Adam, but she was afraid he would try to take custody of the baby away from her, so she didn't tell him. Since she had had a one night stand with Dylan McAvoy, she reluctantly took Chloe's advice and let Dylan believe he was the one who had got her pregnant. They fell for each other and got married. After the baby was born with an eye problem and Adam got wind of it, he assumed it was hereditary - he confronted Chelsea about the child's true paternity. Dylan was devastated by the news and Adam made Chelsea and the baby move into his penthouse. They grew close while tending to Connor's medical needs, however, even after Connor received Delia's corneas and was fine, Adam continued to behave as though he were stressed. When they finally decided to remarry, they tied the knot in front of a justice of the peace.
Adam suggested that they immediately move to Paris. Just before they were to leave town, Chelsea found a note from Adam and a videotaped confession that he was the driver who hit Delia.
Chelsea vowed to do anything to help Adam, but he was thought killed in a car crash with Billy. Victor reached out to Chelsea and Connor, much to Jack’s dismay, but Chelsea refused to believe Adam was dead. She and Chloe grew at odds with each other, and Chloe snatched Connor and took him to Paris. Victor helped Chelsea get Connor back, and Chelsea got a restraining order against Chloe. She moved on making the fashion line without Chloe, though they eventually reconciled. Meanwhile, Victor helped Chelsea in her quest to find out the truth about Adam and broke the news he really was dead.
Billy and Chelsea began to grow close, connected by Adam’s role in Delia’s death. He asked for Chelsea’s help exposing Ben’s secret past and they went to Australia together. The trip spurred Victoria to divorce Billy and he and Chelsea grew even closer. They began dating seriously and he moved in with her one his divorce was final. Together they found a nanny cam that had been installed in the nursery and thought maybe it was placed there by Victor.
Dylan McAvoy (married August 9 2013)
Adam Newman (married on January 29 2014; married on July 20 2012; divorced on April 25 2013)
John Abbott (signed over rights to Billy Abbott)
Riley Newman (son with Adam; miscarriage)
Terrance "Conner" Newman (son with Adam; born Aug 9 2013)
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At Newman-Abbott, Chelsea is warning Adam about looking like he's out for revenge. Abby appears in a suit. She knows he thinks he hired a tube of lipgloss as COO, but she's going to operate the hell out of the place. Adam tells Abby to work with Chelsea. They bicker, but agree. Later, Nick arrives. Adam suggests he drop his resume at the front desk. Abby says she's COO and hires Nick. Abby, Adam and Chelsea go to complete a deal and Nick looks at Victor's portrait.
At the Club, Abby and Chelsea tell Adam he doesn't need to be at the meeting. He leaves for the office. The client arrives as Abby is complaining about her iced tea and Chelsea is trying to hush her. He wonders if they're interns. Abby tells him they don't need to impress him - they either strike a deal or they move on to another trucking company. Abby then asks for a ride in his big rig. Chelsea jumps in to cover the awkward silence. The man offers them the contract. Abby negotiates a reduction in fees and still wants a ride on the big rig. At the bar, Joe complains to David about being innocent, yet tried and convicted in the public eye. David suggests he go back to Chicago, but Joe says Genoa City is where he gets his revenge.
In Victor's office, Adam puts the family photos in a drawer. Billy, Chelsea, Ashley, and Neil file in. Victoria and Abby will be there soon; Phyllis is with Jack. Adam announces there will be major shake-ups. He tells Neil he's taking over the CFO duties from him. Neil quits and suggests the others do the same. Billy rants that he's not even convinced 'Gabe' is Jack's son. Ashley tells him the DNA test confirmed it.
Abby and Victoria arrive at Newman and learn Neil quit. Adam announces that Abby is replacing Victoria as COO. Abby feels she's not qualified. Adam insists she is. Victoria says it's ridiculous. Abby, slightly offended, says she'd like the job. Victoria is upset and Abby takes off. Adam tells Billy he'll remain in R&D. Once alone with Chelsea, Adam explains why he let Neil go; he could figure out they tried frame Victor for embezzlement. She asks if he blackmailed Victor to get this position. Nick appears. Chelsea goes. Nick wonders why 'Gabe' is out to get Victor; he hardly knows him. Adam says he'll pay for shooting Jack. Nick counters that he'll have to go through him. Adam says Nick's finally become the one thing he hates. "Your father."