Chelsea Tavares Wiki Bio

American actress and singer Chelsea Royce Tavares was born in Los Angeles, California USA on 22 September 1991, making Virgo her zodiac sign. She has 42 acting credits and is perhaps still known best for playing Cara in the critically acclaimed 2011 horror comedy movie “Fright Night”, which starred Colin Farrell and Anton Yelchin, and was directed by Craig Gillespie. It follows Charley who’s discovered that his new neighbor is an ancient vampire, while he’s now hired vampire killer Peter Vincent to deal with him; the film won two of its 10 award nominations.

Chelsea’s also quite popular for voicing Nora in the 2020 action adventure video game “The Last of Us: Part II”, which is widely rated to be one of the best games of all time.

Education and early life

Chelsea was raised alongside her younger sister Kylee Russell in Los Angeles, by their father Norman Russell and mother Robin Tavares; while not many details have been disclosed about Chelsea’s parents, it’s known that her sister’s today also an actress, and is perhaps known best for starring as Karin Daniels in the 2007 Disney movie “Jump In!”

Chelsea became passionate about acting at a very early age, and her parents thus began taking her to auditions; her first work was voicing Young Nala in the 2000 video game “The Lion King: Simba’s Mighty Adventure”, at the age of eight, and the following year saw her make her debut TV series role, playing Angie Dayton in the 2001 episode “The Project” of the crime comedy “The District”.

Chelsea attended a local high school in Los Angeles and was besides acting also into dancing, singing and running track; she matriculated in 2010, and because Chelsea hasn’t revealed whether or not she’s attended college, most of her fans believe that she hasn’t, wanting to instead focus on acting.

Roles in TV series

Chelsea played Virginia Carter in the 2003 episode “Baby Love” of the crime mystery “The Practice”, and from 2004 through 2007, she portrayed Cranberry St. Claire in the family comedy “Unfabulous”, which starred Emma Roberts and Melise, and was created by Scott Fellow and Janice Burgess. It follows the lives of teenager Addie, her two best friends and brother, and the series was nominated for 27 awards.

Chelsea was then cast to play Autumn Williams in 16 episodes of the 2007 family comedy “Just Jordan”, which starred Raven Goodwin and Kristen Combs, and was created by Alison Taylor. It follows a young star whose high school teacher has become his manager, and the series was nominated for three awards. The years 2010 and 2011 saw Chelsea appear in an episode of the action adventure comedy “Zeke and Luther”, the crime action “CSI: Miami” and the family comedy “The Middle”.

The year 2012 saw her play Jordan Randall in eight episodes of the popular sports drama “Make It or Break It”, which starred Josie Loren and Ayla Kell, and was created by Holly Sorensen. It follows the lives of members of an Olympic team, the series aired from 2009 through 2012, and won three of its nine award nominations.

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Some of Chelsea’s most recent TV series roles have been in the 2021 episode “May Cause the Exact Thing You’re Taking This to Avoid” of the short animated adventure “Robot Chicken” (voice role), six episodes of the 2022 crime drama “Animal Kingdom”, and 61 episodes of the sports drama “All American” since 2018.

Roles in movies

Chelsea’s debut film role was playing Natasia in the 2007 comedy “Crush on U”, which starred Kate Leek and Blake Fullmer, and was directed by Master P. It follows teenage boy Rome who’s been tasked with babysitting his friend’s little sister.

Some of Chelsea’s following roles were in the 2008 short comedy “Just Jordan: Behind the Scenes”, the 2009 family drama “Kid Edition” and the 2013 short musical “Tell Me, Tell Me”. The year 2013 saw her play Actress in the romantic comedy “Amelia’s 25th”, which starred Electra Stone and Danny Trejo, and was directed by Zach Cole. It follows a struggling actress as she’s about to turn 25.

Chelsea starred in the 2014 musical comedy “Dance-Off”, and could then have been seen appearing in the family drama “If Not for His Grace”, the comedy “Welcome to the Family” and another comedy “A Royal Family Holiday”, all released in 2015. In 2017, she played Vanessa in the comedy “Chasing the Blues”, which starred Grant Rosenmeyer and Ronald L. Conner, and was written and directed by Scott Smith. It follows two rival record collectors who are trying to trick an old lady into selling them a cursed 1930s Blues record, and the film won two awards.

Some of Chelsea’s most recent movie roles have been in 2018 in the short drama “Jump”, and  the short drama “Living the Dream”, and the 2021 family musical “Bart Bagalzby and the Garbage”.

Other credits

Chelsea was featured in the 2015 documentary movie “Light Girls”.

She’s made a guest appearance in talk-shows “Style-City Music Presents”, “Teens Wanna Know” and “La-Tea-Na”.

Awards and nominations

Chelsea’s won one of her five award nominations: a 2018 Los Angeles Film Festival Muse Award for Best Ensemble Cast, for her and her colleagues’ performance in the 2018 drama movie “Solace”.

She was nominated for four Young Artist Awards for Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series from 2005 through 2008, all for “Unfabulous” (shared with colleagues).

Love life and relationships

Chelsea shies away from speaking about her love life in public, but has allowed her fans a glimpse into it. She was seen spending time with American non-celebrity Joshua Bowen for the first time in November 2015, and the two revealed that they were dating not long after that. Chelsea gave birth to their son Koden Stone Bowen on 1 February 2021, and she nowadays often uploads pictures which feature Joshua and their son onto her Instagram account.

Some believe that Chelsea and Joshua have perhaps exchanged vows but are keeping this is a secret, however, this hasn’t been confirmed.

There are no other men whom Chelsea’s been with, that we know about; she’s in a long-term relationship with Joshua Bowen as of June 2023, and they have a son together.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Chelsea loves being active on Instagram, and has posted close to 2,500 pictures and videos onto the social media network; most of these feature her spending time with her family and friends, as well as shooting for her movies and TV series, travelling, and showing off her new clothes. Nearly 600,000 people are following her on Instagram.

She loves to do cosplay, especially on Halloween.

Chelsea’s physically highly active; she goes for a run every day, and is following a strict diet, thus her slim figure.

She loves animals.

Chelsea prefers winter over summer, as she enjoys wearing warm clothes.

Scarlett Johansson is one of her favorite actresses, and some of her favorite movies include “Black Widow”, “Asteroid City” and “Ghost in the Shell”.

Height, eyes and wealth

Chelsea’s age is 31. She has brown eyes and black hair, is 5ft 3ins (1.6m) tall and weighs around 115lbs (52kgs).

Chelsea’s net worth’s been estimated at over $2 million, as of June 2023.

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