Jennifer Tisdale

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Jennifer Tisdale
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Jennifer Kelly Tisdale

(1981-09-18) September 18, 1981 (age 38)
Alma materCalifornia State University, Northridge
OccupationActress, singer, producer
Years active2000–2010
Shane McChesnie (m. 2009)
RelativesAshley Tisdale (sister)
Ron Popeil (grandfather's cousin)

Jennifer Kelly Tisdale (born September 18, 1981) is an American actress and singer who is known for her role as Chelsea in the comedy film Bring It On: In It to Win It.

Early life and career[edit]

Tisdale was born in Neptune, New Jersey, the daughter of Lisa (née Morris) and Mike Tisdale, a contractor.[1] She is the older sister of singer and actress Ashley Tisdale.[2] Her father is Christian, and her mother is Jewish; she, along with her sister, was raised with "a little bit of both" religions.[3] Her maternal grandfather is Arnold Morris, and through her grandfather she is also related to businessman Ron Popeil. She was a cheerleader in high school and college.[4] Tisdale went to Cal State Northridge and graduated with a Screenwriting degree.[5] Her acting credits include main characters in the movies The Hillside Strangler and Dark Ride. She played Chelsea in the movie Bring It On: In It to Win It and also recorded a track titled "Don't You Think I'm Hot," which can be heard in the film. She also had a role in the MTV series Undressed. Guest star roles include Clubhouse, Raising Dad, Boston Public and others, Tisdale also appeared in her sister Ashley Tisdale's "He Said, She Said" music video in various scenes.

Personal life[edit]

She married Shane McChesnie,[6] who manages a restaurant in Los Angeles, in a private ceremony on August 7, 2009 in New Jersey; Ashley Tisdale, her younger sister, was the maid of honor. Tisdale gave birth to their daughter, Mikayla Dawn, on February 13, 2010.[7]



Year Title Role Notes
2002 Mr. Deeds Card Reader
2002 Ted Bundy Pretty Girl
2003 Legally Blonde 2 Tiffany
2004 The Hillside Strangler Erin
2006 Dark Ride Liz
2007 Bring It On: In It to Win It Chelsea Video
2008 The House Bunny Phi Iota Mu
2010 The Brazen Bull Lauren Vinyec


Year Title Role Notes
2000 City Guys Cheerleader "Shock Treatment"
2001 Undressed Betsy Main role (season 5)
2001 Boston Public Katie Cooper "Chapter 26"
2002 Raising Dad Erin "Home Plates"
2004 Clubhouse Cheerleader "Pilot"
2004 Grounded for Life Amy "Day Tripper"
2007 The Suite Life of Zack & Cody Saloon Girl 1 "The Suite Life Goes Hollywood: Part 1"
2008–09 The Suite Life on Deck Connie "Flowers and Chocolate", "Cruisin' for a Bruisin'"



Year Title Album
2007 "Don't You Think I'm Hot" Bring It On: In It to Win It

Music videos[edit]

Year Artist Song Album Notes
2007 "Ashley Tisdale" He Said She Said Headstrong Cameo
2008 "Ashley Tisdale" Not Like That Headstrong


  1. ^ "Ashley Tisdale Biography (1985-)". 1985-07-02. Retrieved 2011-12-02.
  2. ^ Ng, Philiana (July 22, 2014). "Ashley Tisdale Inks Overall Deal With 'The Kennedys' Producer". The Hollywood Reporter. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 14, 2014.
  3. ^ Laurie Heifetz (March–April 2007). "The Jewish Paparazzi-Funny, Tisdale doesn't sound Jewish!". American Jewish Life Magazine. Genco Media. Archived from the original on September 8, 2014. Retrieved September 1, 2008.
  4. ^ "Jennifer Tisdale | Girls' Life". Find Articles. Archived from the original on 2012-05-31. Retrieved 2011-12-02.
  5. ^ "Growing Up Tisdale". Retrieved 2015-07-01.
  6. ^ "Jennifer Tisdale Pregnant With Baby Girl". The True Gossip. 2009-11-09. Retrieved 2011-12-02.
  7. ^ "Twitter / Ashley Tisdale: Mikayla Dawn is here!!!!!!". 2010-02-13. Retrieved 2011-12-02.

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