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Kane at the World of Color premiere at the Disney California Adventure Park in June 2010
Chelsea Kane Staub

(1988-09-15) September 15, 1988 (age 35)
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 2001–present

Chelsea Kane Staub (born September 15, 1988) is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Stella Malone in the Disney Channel sitcom television series Jonas and the role of Riley Perrin in the Freeform sitcom, Baby Daddy. She also voiced Bea Goldfishberg in the Disney Channel animated sitcom Fish Hooks.

Early life

Chelsea Kane Staub was born in Phoenix, Arizona on September 15, 1988. Kane is the only child of John and Becky Staub. She worked at Valley Youth Theatre.


Kane made her professional acting debut in the 2001 short film entitled Failure of Pamela Salt. She went on to guest star in the television series Cracking Up, Listen Up, the pilot episode of Summerland and the 2004 direct-to-video film Arizona Summer.

In 2007, Kane starred in her first theatrical film role as Meredith Baxter Dimly, in the film Bratz, playing the film's antagonist. She also performed two of the songs on the film's soundtrack.

In 2008, she starred in Minutemen as Stephanie Jameson. She also appeared in one episode of Wizards of Waverly Place (the episode, "The Supernatural") and she starred in the Disney Channel original film Starstruck (2010). She played the role of Stella Malone, the stylist and long time best friend of the band J.O.N.A.S., in the Disney Channel series Jonas The series aired from 2009 to 2010. From 2010 to 2014, Kane co-starred in the Disney Channel animated series Fish Hooks voicing the role of Bea Goldfishberg.

In 2010, Kane filmed a web series called "The Homes" written and directed by John Cabrera. The series premiered on January 27, 2011, on Kane was one of the celebrity contestants in season 12 on the American ballroom competition Dancing with the Stars. Her professional partner was Mark Ballas, a two-time champion of the series. She made it to the season finale, but finished in third place behind Hines Ward and Kirstie Alley.

In 2011, Kane joined the cast of the final season of The CW's One Tree Hill in a recurring role. She played a character named Tara, who is a love interest for Kane's real life ex-boyfriend Stephen Colletti's character, Chase. From 2012 to 2017, Kane co-starred as Riley Perrin in the Freeform sitcom Baby Daddy.



Year Title Role Notes
2004 Arizona Summer Carol Direct-to-video film
2007 Bratz Meredith Baxter Dimly First theatrical role
2008 Minutemen Stephanie Jameson Disney Channel original film
2010 Starstruck Alexis Bender
2013 Lovestruck: The Musical Young Harper Hutton/Debbie Hayworth ABC Family original film
2014 Pop Fan Ava Pierce Main role; Lifetime original film


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Listen Up Young girl Episode: "Grandmaster of the Wolfhunt"
Summerland Sharon Pilot episode
Cracking Up Nora Jones Episodes: "Grudge Match", "Learning Disability"
2008 Wizards of Waverly Place Kari Langsdorf Episode: "The Supernatural"
Bill Engvall Show, TheThe Bill Engvall Show Erica Episode: "Pineblock Derby"
Disney Channel Games Herself 5 episodes
Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream Herself Episode: "Hello Hollywood"
2009–2010 Jonas Stella Malone Main role; Disney Channel original series
2010–2014 Fish Hooks Bea Goldfishberg (voice) Main role; Disney Channel original series
2011 Dancing with the Stars Herself/contestant Season 12; placed third
So Random! Herself Episode: "Chelsea Kane Staub and Hot Chelle Rae"
The Homes Annie Holmes Main role; web series
2012 One Tree Hill Tara Richards Recurring role, 5 episodes
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Brooke Casidy Episode: "Trends with Benefits"
2012–2017 Baby Daddy Riley Perrin Main role; ABC Family original series
2012 Drop Dead Diva Paige McBride Episode: "Jane's Getting Married"
2015 Rick and Morty Arthricia (voice) Episode: "Look Who's Purging Now"
Regular Show Chrissy (voice) Episode: "Return of Party Horse"
2018–2019 Hot Streets Jen Sanders (voice) Main role
2018 A Christmas for the Books Joanna Moret Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel Television Film
2019–2021 Archibald's Next Big Thing Loy (voice) Main role
2019 Robot Chicken Butterbear, Ellen Ripley (voice) Episode: "Musya Shakhtyorov in: Honeyboogers"
2020 The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia Ava Germaine Recurring role, 4 episodes
DC Super Hero Girls Rose Wilson (voice) Episode: "Dinner for Five"
2022–2023 9-1-1 Kameron Season 6: 4 episodes

Music videos

Year Title Artist Notes
2009 "U Can't Touch This" Daniel Curtis Lee and Adam Hicks Cameo appearance
"Chelsea" The Summer Set Herself
2011 "Hotwire" Mark Ballas


Year Song Album
2007 "It's All About Me" (feat. Malese Jow and Anneliese van der Pol) Bratz: Motion Picture Soundtrack
2011 "When Everything Falls Back Down" (with Action Item) The Stronger The Love

Awards and nominations

Year Association Category Nominated work Result
2009 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Breakout Star Female Jonas L.A. Nominated
2012 Teen Choice Awards Summer TV Star: Female Baby Daddy Nominated
2013 Teen Choice Awards Summer TV Star: Female Nominated

Dancing with the Stars performances

Chelsea Kane's partner was Mark Ballas.

Week # Dance / Song Judges' score Result
Inaba Goodman Tonioli
1 Foxtrot / "King of Anything" 7 7 7 No elimination
2 Jive / "I Write Sins Not Tragedies" 6 5 7 Safe
3 Cha-cha-cha/ "Chelsea" 7 8 8 Safe
4 Viennese Waltz/ "Hedwig's Theme" 9 8 9 Safe
5 Samba / "Party in the U.S.A." 9 8 9 Safe
6 Quickstep / "Walking on Sunshine" 10 9 9 Safe
7 Cha-cha-cha / "Born This Way"
Paso Doble / "Ghosts 'n' Stuff"
8 Waltz /"My Love"
Salsa / "Get Busy"
9 Argentine Tango / "Assassin's Tango"
Rumba / "Eyes On Fire"
Cha-cha-cha / "Just Dance"
10 Judge's Pick Samba / "Hip Hip Chin Chin"
Freestyle / "Latinos"
Viennese Waltz / "Hedwig's Theme"
Third place
  • In week 7, Donnie Burns was the guest judge and scored the dances.
  • On the finale, Chelsea Kane received third place despite tying for the top of the leaderboard, topping the leaderboard for 6 other dances throughout the season, and having the second highest average in the season.

See also

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