Growing up with five stepbrothers, according to Heather Chadwell, made her a tomboy. It didn’t help, too, that she was athletic and she played soccer, volleyball, basketball, and softball. This former Scores Las Vegas dancer was born on May 5, 1975 in Columbus, Ohio, living temporarily in Jacksonville, Florida, with her dad, then moving back to Ohio after her parents’ divorce. She said she’s a veteran of several catfights because she tends to attract unwarranted attention from women who are always jealous of her stunning good looks.
After winning a bunch of pageants, she did some modeling work for calendars, magazines, and commercials. She even appeared in the 1999 Playboy College Edition. She, however, decided to stay in school and supporting her way through college. After transferring schools several times, she ended up at Ohio State University and eventually graduated with a degree in communication in 2002. After graduation, she moved to Las Vegas and lived there for five years, working for a casino and a modeling agency on the side.
In 2006, Heather was cast on the VH1 reality show Rock of Love which featured heavy metal rock group Poison’s frontman, Bret Michaels, as he chooses a romantic partner from among 25 ladies. She did rather well, making it all the way to the final two. Nonetheless, she considers the experience one of the wildest and craziest times in her life. After the program, Heather says she is currently working on her autobiography and a calendar which were made available in 2008.
Heather Chadwell later became one of the 25 contestants in the VH1 reality show I Love Money, which featured returning contestants past VH1 reality shows such as Flavor of Love, I Love New York, and Rock of Love with Bret Michaels. She again returned to VH1 on Rock of Love Charm School, getting eliminated in episode 9. She continued her numerous television appearances, landing cameo roles in series like Californication and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Soon, she joined the Jerry Springer dating show Baggage.