As the daughter of top Australian model Nola Clark and well known actor Tony Bonner, Chelsea was born into the Australian entertainment industry. Starting her career as a junior agent when she was a teenager, Chelsea went on to work at a top model agency in Melbourne before managing creative agencies in Melbourne and Sydney. Chelsea launched and guided the careers of some of our most well-known fashion and advertising photographers, hair and makeup artists and stylists throughout the 90’s.
Combining all her experience as an agent Chelsea founded BELLA models in 2002, a model agency focused on health and changing the perception of beauty, with the goal of redefining the boundaries of fashion models. BELLA is now know all over the world and her models have appeared on ‘World First’ covers and main fashion editorials of Sports Illustrated, Vogue, ELLE, Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire to name but a few.
Following this success Chelsea launched the talent division in 2013 after demand from clients who wanted to be involved in the holistic approach to model representation that her team are passionate about. Representing young actors, fitness and advertising talent for some of the most successful campaigns of the past 2 years. Print campaigns for Qantas, Up & Go, St George bank, and Pullman’s resorts as well as featured roles in national television commercials for Target, Hungry Jacks, NRMA and Toyota.