One of the greatest actresses in the land of daytime drama today has to be Melissa Claire Egan. In the character of Chelsea Newman on The Young and the Restless (Y&R), she is funny, smart, and beautiful — all traits Egan herself seems to possess. When you peel the onion back on this soap queen, there is so much more to Melissa than meets the eye. Below are some things you didn’t know about Y&R’s Melissa Claire Egan.
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10. “Middle Child” Syndrome
Wonder if Melissa suffers from this? As a middle child between brothers Ryan and Scott, she also happens to be the lone daughter of parents Mary and Dennis. Sounds like growing up in a household with three kids had to have been interesting for Melissa and a far cry from how her Y&R character Chelsea was raised.