Chelsea Chanel Dudley, better known by
her stage name Chanel West Coast
is an American television personality, rapper, and singer.
She was best known for her roles in MTV's
Rob Duradek's Fantasy Factory and the comedy
which she later co-hosted for
25 seasons over eleven years.
Chanel was born in Los Angeles, California. Growing up
she spent time with her mother in North Hollywood
with her father in New York City
Chanel's father was a DJ in New York City
where he took Chanel to a nightclub as a child
Chanel took singing and dancing lessons at an early age
He began listening to rap music at
the age of eleven and began rapping at
the age of 14, citing "How Do You Want It" by Tupac Shakur
which inspired him to start raping
Her father is of Russian Jewish descent
Chanel attended Taft High School in Woodland Hills for
two years before going homeschooling until graduation.