Template:Infobox actor Chelsea Kane Staub (born September 15, 1988) is an american actress and singer professionaly known as Chelsea Kane since December 2010. She was born in Phoenix, Arizona and she is the only child of John and Becky Staub. She is perhaps best known for her role of Stella Malone in the Disney Channel sitcom television series Jonas L.A.. Kane currently voices Bea Goldfishberg in the Disney Channel animated television series Fish Hooks and portrays the role of Riley Perrin in the ABC Family sitcom Baby Daddy.

Early life

Kane is the only daughter of Becky and John Staub. She is an alumna of Valley Youth Theatre. She attended Saguaro High School for one year before moving to Los Angeles. She also attended middle school at Mohave Middle School in Scottsdale.


Kane made her first 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: The Movie, playing the film's primary antagonist. She performed two of the songs on the film's soundtrack.

In 2008, she starred in the Disney Channel original film, 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 JONAS, in the Disney Channel series Jonas L.A., the series aired from 2009 to 2010. Since 2010, Kane began co-starring in the Disney Channel animated series Fish Hooks voicing the role of Bea Goldfishberg.

In 2010, Kane filmed a web series called "The Homes". 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 2012, 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 boyfriend Stephen Coletti's character, Chase. As of 2012, Kane currently co-stars as Riley Perrin in the ABC Family sitcom Baby Daddy.

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 Last to be called 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"
Last to be called Safe
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"
Viennese Waltz/"Hedwig's Theme"
  • 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.
  • Average: 26.1


Film and television
Year Title Role Notes
2003 Arizona Summer Carol Direct-to-video
2004 Listen Up! Young girl Episode: "Grandmaster of the Wolfhunt"
2004 Summerland Sharon Pilot episode
2004 Cracking Up Nora Jones Episodes: "Grudge Match", "Learning Disability"
2007 Bratz: The Movie Meredith Baxter Dimly First theatrical role
2008 Wizards of Waverly Place Kari Landsdorf Episode: "The Supernatural"
2008 The Bill Engvall Show Erica Episode: "Pineblock Derby"
2008 Disney Channel Games Herself 5 episodes
2008 Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream Herself Episode: "Hello Hollywood"
2008 Minutemen Stephanie Jameson Disney Channel original movie
2009–10 Jonas L.A. Stella Malone Main role, Disney Channel original series
2010 Starstruck Alexis Bender Disney Channel original movie
Fish Hooks Bea Goldfishberg (voice) Main role, Disney Channel original series
2011 Dancing with the Stars Herself / contestant Season 12, placed in third
2012 So Random! Herself Episode: "Chelsea Kane and Hot Chelle Rae"
2012 One Tree Hill Tara Richards Recurring role, 5 episodes
2012 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Brooke Casidy Episode: "Trends with Benefits"
Baby Daddy Riley Perrin Main role; ABC Family original series
2012 Drop Dead Diva Paige McBride Episode: "Jane's Getting Married"
2013 Lovestruck: The Musical Young Harper/Debbie Hayworth ABC Family original movie
Music videos
Year Title Artist Notes
2009 "U Can't Touch This" Daniel Curtis Lee and Adam Hicks Cameo appearance
2009 "Chelsea" The Summer Set Herself
2011 "Hotwire" Mark Ballas Herself


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

Awards and Nominations

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2009 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Breakout Star Female Jonas L.A. Nomination
2010 Hollywood Teen TV Awards Teen Pick Actress: Comedy Nomination
2012 Teen Choice Awards Summer TV Star: Female Baby Daddy Nomination
2013 Teen Choice Awards Summer TV Star: Female Baby Daddy Pending