Chelsea Chanel Dudley (born September 1, 1988), better known by her stage name Chanel West Coast, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, model and television personality. She came to prominence for her roles in MTV's Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory and Ridiculousness.
Chanel was born in Los Angeles, California but growing up, she spent her time living between North Hollywood with her mom and New York City with her father. Chanel's father is Russian, which is mentioned in Ridiculousness and also was a DJ, where he took the then eight-year-old Chanel into nightclubs throughout the city. Chanel took singing and dancing lessons at a young age.