Canadian actress, Chelah Horsdal gained fame for her role in the television series Hell on Wheels, When Calls the Heart, and The Man in the High Castle. Also, she appeared in a recurring role on Stargate SG-1, Level Up, Arrow. Also, she played the role of Wilona Earp in ‘Last Stand to Nowhere’(Western). Chelah for roles in the films Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem and Rise of the Planet of the Apes liked by critics and fans. 

Canadian actress, Chelah Horsdal
Caption: Canadian actress, Chelah Horsdal (Photo: Instagram)

Chelah Horsdal Biography

In Vancouver, British Columbia, Chelah Horsdal was born on June 19, 1973, under the birth sign Gemini. She is the daughter of parents Lindsay Whalen (mother) and father folksinger Paul Valdemar Horsdal. Chelah has Canadian nationality and is North American. 

Interestingly, she was born to hippie parents while surrounded by friends and family on the 'farm' Headacres according to the actress. She has two siblings brothers Yani and Theo

She enrolled at Bayview Elementary located in Toronto Canada. Then she joined Lord Byng Secondary located in Vancouver, Canada.  Horsdal had begun modeling in locally shot TV shows and commercials when she was 18 years old. For a year she lived in the Caribbean.

Is Chelah Horsdal Married?

Actress, Chelah Horsdals is very keen on not sharing any information regarding her personal life, most notably her relationship status. She created confusion among her fans Chelah Horsdal married fellow actor Rufus Sewell who is her on-screen husband from “The Man in the High Castle”. 

She often shares photos with him on social media, with captions such as ‘my hubs‘, which created confusion among their fans. But Chelah and Rufus are just great friends. She is yet to be married and make someone her husband. She is outspoken about her relationship but outspoken as an animal rights activist. 

What's Chelah Horsdal Net Worth?

In her spanning almost two decades career, she has appeared in more than 140 films and 80 commercials. So she surely has collected the handsome sum of money from her work. Chelah Horsdal has earned an estimated net worth of $2 Million mentioned by different online websites.

The Possession 2009 film in which she featured collected $682,173 in the box office collection. Then Passengers 2008 film in which Horsdal appeared collected $5.8 million against the production budget of $25 Million. Also, she has sold her paintings and photographs for charity on more than one occasion. She still resides in Vancouver even though her work often takes her elsewhere.

What is the Height of Chelah Horsdal?

Chelah Horsdal has a height of 1.72 meters or 5 feet 8 inches. While her body weight is around 145 pounds or 66kg. She has a body measurement of 34-28-36 respectively. Chelah has natural red hair with blue-colored eyes.


In the year 2002, Horsdal began her acting career. Since then she has featured in more than 75 commercials as well as in films and on television. Also, she has featured in lead and supporting roles for movies and tv series such as Hell On Wheels, The Man In The High Castle, When Calls The Heart, Candyland, Patterson's Wager, Three Weeks, Three Kids, On Strike For Christmas, Marley and The Client List and many more.

Chelah had lead roles in Lying To Be Perfect as well as Mrs. Miracle as well. Her credits roles include Burning Mussolini, Nickelodeon's Gym Teacher: The Movie, co-starring Christopher Meloni and Amy Sedaris, Flirting With Forty with Heather Locklear, and the FOX TV pilot The Virgin of Akron, Ohio. Chelah supporting leads include Aliens vs Predator: Requiem for 20th Century Fox and Possession alongside Sarah Michelle Gellar, Elegy with Ben Kingsley and Penélope Cruz, and Rise of the Planet of the Apes.

In 2006, short films Dark Room, "The Hostage" in 2010, both earned Leo nominations for Best Performance because of her performance. Also, her recurring roles in tv series such as Battlestar Galactica, Exes & Ohs, The L Word, Stargate: SG1, Saved, DaVinci's Inquest, Whistler, Blackstone, Clue, and Cartoon Network's Level Up. 

Then she was nominated for Best Actress at the 2011 Leos for her performance in the film The Hostage produced by Tahmoh Penikett and Aleks Paunovic. She was also nominated for four more Leo Awards for her guest-starring on "Arctic Air" in the year 2013, "Hell On Wheels", "When Calls The Heart", and "Patterson's Wager". Also, Chelah Horsdal is active on Instagram having over 15k followers.