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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In his office, Yack tells Chelsea he wants her to plan a party in thanks for his doubling her budget. He thinks they should use her to force a truce between the Abbotts and Newmans. Ashley interrupts. They bicker about business. Chelsea gets a call from Billy about Connor and leaves. Ash accuses Yack of acting more like Billy than his old self. She suggests that he's stopped caring about the family. He claims that getting past the Newman feud is what they need. She's not impressed. "What would the old Jack do?" Yack asks. She backs down. They hug and he tells her they can only make the company what their father would have wanted if they can keep the peace. She begs him to stay his old self. She doesn't want to see 'pod Jack' again. Later, Phyllis pays Yack a visit. He asks her to show him how they made love before they were married.
Billy drops by Chelsea's with the baby. He looks for the kid's car when Gabriel shows up at the door. Gabe wants him out. Billy glibly informs him that the kid has an ear infection and needs his mom tonight. He tries putting Connor to bed. The kid misses his mom. Gabe asks Billy to go but he won't leave until Chelsea returns. They bicker about her and Gabriel blurts out that the child's father wouldn't want him around. Billy trashes Adam. Gabe defends him. Billy claims Adam confessed to what happened to Delia. Chelsea arrives and bellows at them to stop. The men bicker some more. Billy finally leaves after Chelsea thanks him for all he's done. She orders Gabe to stop defending her to the other man. They argue and he lets it slip that he's taken someone else from the Abbott. He changes the topic. "You thought you would have this one great love... you thought it was Adam. I'm going to prove you wrong," he says.
In the dining room at the club, Sage and Nick tell Gabriel and Chelsea about their plans for the baby. Gabriel stumbles through an awkward congratulations. The expectant parents leave. Chelsea's sure that was hard for him. He tells her what a great mom she is. She worries about Sage's child having Victor for a grandfather. The topic turns to Victoria and he assures her that the Newman's anger isn't really about her. He encourages her to push past it.
Victor is in Yack's office questioning him about the killings. Yack insists he wasn't involved. It sounds like Victor has more of a motive than he does. "That's absurd," Victor grumbles. They discuss the crimes they've committed together. Yack insists that he has consistently come through for Newman. Victor barks that he doesn't want any more games or improvisation. He walks out. Later, Chelsea shows up with her designs and tells him that Victoria wasn't interested in them. She worries that Victoria may have a vendetta against her. He offers to green light her ideas and double her budget. She's thrilled. He takes her hand and tells her how much he trusts her.