Chanel West Coast whose real name is Chelsea Chanel Dudley is a popular American television personality, musician and entrepreneur. She became known for her work in MTV’s Rob Dyrdrk’s Fantasy Factory and also co-hosted Ridiculousness for 24 seasons.
As a single, she is more focused on the hip hop and pop music genre. She released her debut album titled “America’s Sweetheart” in October 2020 and already boast of up to two mixtapes to her credit. She has released other numerous hit singles such as Nobody, I be like, West Coast Christmas, No Plans and so on.
|Chanel West Coast|
|Real Name:||Chelsea Chanel Dudley|
|Date of Birth:||September 1, 1988|
|Birth Place:||Los Angeles, California, U.S|
|Occupation:||Singer, TV personality|
|Height:||5 feet 3 in|
|Net Worth:||$6 million|
Chanel West Coast was born on September 1, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, United States.
She grew up with her parents, while spending some time with her mother at North Hollywood and her father in New York City. Her father who is of Russian Jeeish descent, was a Disc Jockey at night clubs while her mother, Penny Porsche who is of English descent, was an adult film actress.
Chanel went to Taft High School in Woodland Hills for two years before she eventuall resorted into home schooling.
Chanel grew up listening to rap songs and at the age of 14, she started rapping with inspiration from Tupac Shakur song “Joe Do U Want It”.
She was acquainted with TV character Rob Dyrdek through common companions in 2008. Subsequently, Dyrdek offered Chanel a position as his secretary while he was showing up on the MTV reality series Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory. The series was subsequently renewed for a second season by MTV.
Chanel made her acting debut with a role as Sheila in an episode of the MTV series The Hard Times of RJ. She later turned into a primary cast member on the series Ridiculousness.
Chanel showed up in both the fifth period of Fantasy Factory and the second period of Ridiculousness, in 2012. That very year she started to voice the personality of Flipz in the enlivened series Wild Grinders. West Coast kept on voicing the character into 2013, when she additionally showed up on the third period of Ridiculousness. The 6th season of Fantasy Factory was declared in 2013, and the fourth season of Ridiculousness debuted on January 2, 2014.
Chanel became part of the supporting cast of Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood for season four in 2017.
As a singer, Chanel started recording music in 2009, where she teamed up with various artists. That year, she featured Tiffanie Anderson on the tune “Melting Like Ice Cream”. West Coast affirmed she had endorsed with Polow Da Don on his record name Zone 4, in 2011.
However she later left the record label without delivering any material. During this time, West Coast started delivering her own material free of charge download on the web, and later recorded a music video for the tune “I Love Money”.
Chanel was signed to Lil Wayne’s record label Young Money in 2012. She delivered her mixtape, Now You Know, under the imprint in 2013 wuth features from the likes of Robin Thicke, Ty Dolla Sign, Honey Cocaine, Snoop Dogg and French Montana.
She delivered her second mixtape WAVES, in August 2015 while featuring YG and B-Real.
Chanel affirmed that she had started recording her debut studio album and set to be delivered in 2016, which was initially expected to be released in 2014.
She released the first single off the album titled “Blueberry chills” featuring Honey Cocaine on January 15, 2014 followed by the scond single “New Feeling” on January 29 and the third single “Miles and Miles” released on October 29.
She released her song “Nobody” in 2018 and also released another tune “I Be Like” featuring Dax, in August 2019.
Chanel West Coast finally released her debut studio album America’s Sweetheart on October 23, 2020.
She has continued to dish out more exciting vibes ever since she came to limelight, some of her other singles include; No Plans, Bkack Roses, 40 Yard Dash and West Coast Christmas.
She has also worked with music artists like T.I, Ying Yang Twins, Frenchie, Rich Homie Quan and many others.
Aside music, she also has a clothing line “Valleywood” which she launched in 2009 and also unveiled another clothing line named “LOL CARTEL” in 2019.
- Wild Grinders
- Fear Factor
- Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood
- Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory
- The Hard Times of RJ Berger
- I Love Money
- Have It
- The Middle
- Bkack Roses
- No Plans
- 40 Yard Dash
- West Coast Christmas
Chanel West Coast began dating Liam Horne, a Scottish singer, in 2014. The two who were often pictured together on various social media platforms, parted ways after two year relationship.
West Coast was also in a relationship with Chris Paff and often referred to as her ex-boyfriend in the media space.
Chanel West earns her income from her acting career as well as well as being a musician and television personality. She received an annual salary of $81,170 at Fantasy Factory and a total of $174,830 from wild grinders. She also earns from her YouTube chanel. As at 2021, she has an estimated net worth of $6 million.
Chanel West Coast is active on the social media platforms with over 3 million followers on Instagram @chanelwestcoast and more than 700k followers on twitter @chanelwestcoast