10 Things You Didn’t Know About Young And The Restless Star Star Melissa Claire Egan

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One of the hottest 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 10 things you didn’t know about the Y&R’s Melissa Claire Egan.

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.


9. Melissa’s Early Work With AMC

Many fans are aware that before she hit Genoa City, Melissa resided in Pine Valley, working on All My Children (AMC) as Annie Lavery. What some may not be aware of is that one of Egan’s first television appearances was on that very same soap, when she worked for the show as an extra at the age of 12. Talk about destiny!