Here's Everything You Have to Know About the Incredible Singer-Songwriter Chel
Singer-songwriter Chel is one inspiring artist we aspire to be more like.
With her powerful voice, boundless enthusiasm and confidence in everything she does, she's a force to be reckoned with, and her message of body positivity and empowerment for women is one that hits close to home. We adore her and everything she stands for.
That's why we simply had to learn more about her and make her our Woman Crush Wednesday. For more on Chel and why she's so fabulous, just keep reading!
Full Name: Chel Sgro
Hometown: Springfield, Illinois
Birthday: October 25
1. She's a big Disney fan, and has a tough time picking her favorite Disney princess.
"I would have to say it could be either Ariel, Moana or Mulan. All three princesses are trying to step out of what they know to chase their dreams and create a new and better life. They are fearless in the face of adversity and I like to believe that I embody that."
2. She's obsessed with both cooking and makeup.
"I love the creativity of both. Cooking is a bit of a love language for me, and I feel like I give people my love through a meal. Makeup is just a form of art for me and it makes me happy."
3. When it comes to Chel's favorite days of the year, she tends to gravitate toward holidays.
"It used to be Halloween because I love getting dressed up, and my birthday is the weekend before, but now I would have to say either Thanksgiving or Christmas because these are some of the only days of the year that I get to be all together with my family."
4. Her favorite style trends right now are all about bold colors and expression.
"Whether it's crazy hair colors, super intricate nail designs, outrageous clothing or very unique makeup looks, I love the expression that is happening right now."
5. She doesn't have any pets right now, but she adores her brother's dogs.
"I love them so much. My roommate and I have been talking about getting a dog and I really hope we do—if you can't tell, I love dogs! I had a Boston terrier growing up named Yoda. He was abandoned in the woods near where we lived and kept coming to our house, so we adopted him. When we adopted him, he was very skinny from not eating and had a bunch of rolls from the extra skin. He had pointy ears, so we thought he looked like Yoda from Star Wars and that's how we named him. That dog was my best friend. I still miss him every day."
6. She recently got finished watching Lovecraft County on HBO.
"I really enjoyed all the different elements that are incorporated into the show. I also liked that it was a little bit scary! I will definitely be looking forward to the second season."
7. She has a big crush on Jax Teller from Sons of Anarchy.
"I'm sure I've had other massive crushes but that's the one that comes to the top of my head."
8. If she could only buy her clothes from one place, right now, she'd pick Fashion Nova.
"Everything they make fits me, which is a hard thing for me to find. They also have every style imaginable, which I love."
9. Chel says she's blessed to have a lot of people who she's close to in different ways.
"I really couldn't put one over the other. My mom and I are attached at the hip. My dad is everything to me. My brothers are some of my best friends. My roommate is the person who sees every little bit of me and loves me no matter what. I have some best friends who are absolutely incredible."
10. Above all else, Chel is empathetic to the core.
"I feel so deeply, and it influences everything I do. I hope that through any of the different facets that you see me taking part in, you feel my passion and my love."
If you adore Chel as much as we do, click HERE to read all about what inspired her incredible song "Nasty Woman."