Chelsee Healey Best Known For Playing the character of Janeece Bryant in a high school drama called Waterloo Road from 2006 to 2012. Finished season 9 of UK’s Strictly Come Dancing (2011) in 2nd place / Runner-up. Also known for playing Goldie McQueen in the British soap opera Hollyoaks.
Born Name: Chelsea Jade Healey
Nick Name: Chelsee
Years active: 2003–present
Born: September 06, 1988, 31 years and 1 months, Eccles, Greater Manchester, England, Uk
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5 ft 1 in or 155 cm
Hair Color: Dark Brown. She frequently switches hair color every few months.
Eye Color: Hazel (Brown as the dominant color)
Bra size” 32D
Father – Brian Healey aka Alan (Air Conditioning Engineer) (Expired in his late 20s)
Mother – Beverley Jarvis aka Bev (National Health Service Employee)
Siblings – Kate Sara Jarvis (Older Sister)
Others – June Rust (Grandmother)
Chelsee has Afro-Caribbean / Jamaican and English ancestry.
Chelsee studied at Godfrey Ermen Memorial Primary School, followed by Canon Williamson High School in Eccles, Manchester. She took ballet and tap classes in early childhood and developed a flair for acting at the age of 10.
She completed her higher education by studying performing arts at City College in Manchester where she was diagnosed with dyslexia.
Chelsee mother shared that although the actress was never academically inclined she was always very good at English language and a fast learner of even the most complicated dance movements.
Chelsea Chelsee Jade Healey is known for playing Janeece Bryant in the BBC school drama series Waterloo Road from 2006 to 2012, Honey Wright in the BBC medical drama series Casualty from 2014 until 2015 and Goldie McQueen in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks from 2016.
Healey was born in Salford, Greater Manchester. Her father was mixed-race, and her mother is white British. Healey’s father died when she was five years old.
Healey television debut was in the recurring role of Katie Moore in BBC Three drama Burn It in 2003. Between 2006 and 2009, Healey starred as pupil Janeece Bryant in four series of the BBC school drama Waterloo Road, before departing the role in May 2009. Following an extended break from the show, Healey returned to the role during the sixth series in September 2010 as the new school secretary, and continued to appear throughout the entirety of the seventh series. Following the shows relocation to Greenock in Scotland for the eighth series, Healey announced she would be moving north to continue portraying the role. Healey played the role in series eight in August 2012 and left the role once again, on 27 September 2012.
Healey has also made guest appearances in the crime drama Conviction, the situation comedy Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, daytime medical soap opera Doctors—all for the BBC—and Channel 4’s teen soap Hollyoaks. She appeared in Two Pints as a member of the Chavettes, which Louise had to monitor for her community service, in Hollyoaks she played Michelle, Danny Valentine’s ex-girlfriend fiancee. She has played two different characters in Doctors Ilsa Marsh in the episode Overdue (2004) and Louise Calvert in Next Door to Alice (2007). She also had an appearance in Young Dracula as a vampire reporter in 2011.
On 19 May 2014, it was announced that Healey would join the cast of the BBC medical drama Casualty in the regular role of Honey Wright, the emergency department’s new tea lady. Honey is billed as a woman with big hair and a big personality, and regularly gives tarot readings and aura interpretations to staff and patients. The character first appeared in the sixth episode of series 29, on 11 October. Honey left on 14 February 2015, but returned on 25 July. She made a final exit on 19 September 2015.
In 2015, she participated in the talent show Get Your Act Together and in 2016, she took part in Bear Grylls Mission Survive. Also in 2016 she was cast as Goldie McQueen in Hollyoaks and was spotted reading her script for her first scenes. She went on maternity leave in July 2017.
In 2019, Healey appeared in the sixth series of E4 reality dating series Celebs Go Dating.
Strictly Come Dancing
Healey took part in the ninth series of Strictly Come Dancing. She was partnered with dancer and newcomer to the series Pasha Kovalev. Healey became the first contestant in Series 9 to earn a perfect 40 out of 40 for her Paso Doble, in Week 11 of the competition. She finished the series as runner-up.
Chelsee is managed by
Elaine Greeley, Laine Management, Manchester
Adam Sutherland and Adam Muddle, Profile Talent UK.
Petite body type
Likes to highlight her eyes using heavy make-up, maintaining thick arched eyebrows and eyelash extensions
Frequently resorts to lip fillers to maintain thick lips
Generously employs fake tan to keep her skin looking dark and smooth.
At the age of 18, Chelsee got a breast augmentation surgery to a DD cup size with the money her deceased father left her.
But Chelsee was young and her body kept changing and developing thereafter. By the time she was in her early 20s, her bust size had grown to G cup.
She decided to get the procedure reversed and ever since her bra size is 32D.
First TV Show
Chelsee made her TV show debut at the age of 14 in 7 episodes of BBC Three drama TV series, Burn It (2003), in which she was cast as Katie Moore.
Every time Chelsee wants to make a dramatic improvement in her physical fitness, she hires the services of celebrity personal trainer, David Donaldson of Prestige Fitness.
She trains with him 5 times a week for combination workouts that involve boxing & other forms of cardio, intensive core strengthening and weight training.
She takes up swimming and outdoor running whenever she can for an extra metabolic push.
Chelsee shared in an interview that even though she does not aspire to be stick thin, her primary focus is on maintaining flat abs and toned arms.
She tries to eat as healthy as possible but overindulgence in alcohol often ruins her momentum of maintaining a healthy routine.
If ever she ends up enjoying a massive binge with her friends while dining out, Chelsee uses the herbal supplement Thisilyn Artichoke to control her belly bloat.
The actress tries to stick to the following dietary routine as much as possible –
Breakfast – Scrambled eggs, smoked salmon, fruit, green tea
Snack – Pieces of Turkey or tuna or chocolate
Lunch – Chicken salad /Chicken sandwich
Supper/Dinner – Meat /Fish with steamed vegetables
Chelsee avoids eating bread.
During her pregnancy, however, she embraced all her cravings. She gorged on carbohydrate-heavy foods such as croissants and pizza as well as treated her sweet tooth with candies and chocolates.
Although this led to her becoming uncomfortably big in the last few weeks of her pregnancy, she lost most of her pregnancy weight effortlessly within with a couple of months of delivering her baby because she resumed her staple diet of fruit and vegetables.
Chelsee Healey Facts
Her father named her Chelsee after hearing the name in a movie.
She lost her father to pancreatitis when she was just a 5-year-old toddler during a family holiday to Ibiza, Spain.
Chelsee started working as an extra on several TV dramas before landing a major role at the age of 14.
After honing her acting skills through local drama classes, young Chelsee caught the eye of talent agent Elaine Greeley who promptly signed her up to her agency.
Chelsee was the first contestant in season 9 of Strictly Come Dancing to score a perfect score of 40/40 in week 11 of the competition for her Paso Doble dance.
She is merely 9 and 10 years older than her onscreen sons in Hollyoaks played by Theo Graham and Malique Thompson-Dwyer.