Stranger Things: Is Regina Ting Chen A.K.A Miss Kelly a Transgender? Who Is She Married To?

Regina Ting Chen

Regina Ting Chen is an actress and producer who has appeared in films such as Queen of the South (2016), Watchmen (2019), and The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021).

Ting has already attracted audiences' interest after Netflix announced that she would be one of four new recurring cast members for the fourth season of the hit Netflix series Stranger Things.

The actress played Miss Kelly, Hawkins High School's guidance counselor, in the fourth season of Stranger Things, which premiered on May 27, 2022. Fans have been guessing about her personal life ever since.

There are also rumors that she is a transgender lady. In the article, you may learn more about Chen's personal life and if she is married.

Regina Ting Chen's Wiki, Age, and Early Life

Regina Ting Chen is 33 years old as of 2022, having been born on January 17, 1989. On January 17 this year, she became 33 years old.

She was born in the Hawaiian city of Honolulu but later moved to Austin, Texas, with her four siblings and parents. The actress grew up in the United States and had Asian ancestry.

When it comes to her parents, there isn't much information available. Her father, however, had two strokes and is now confined to a wheelchair, according to Wealthy Spy. Regina moved permanently to Atlanta, Georgia, in January 2017 and now lives with her family.

Chen graduated from  The University of Texas at Austin. After graduating, she attended In The Moment Acting Studio to learn the Meisner technique.

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Is The Stranger Things Actress Regina Ting Chen A Transgender?

In Stranger Things Season 4, Chen played Miss Kelly, the guidance counselor at Hawkins High School.


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After her appearance on the show, the actress has sparked rumors that she is a transgender woman. However, because no credible sources have confirmed anything, the stories about Chen's gender and sexuality are false. She is not transgender and is happily married.

Chen, however, has always been outspoken regarding supporting transgender people. 

Regina Ting Chen Is Happily Married 

Chen is a happy wife as she married Eric Goodell, an engineer, in 2019.

Regina with her husband
Regina with her husband (Source: Mixedarticle)

According to reports, they met at a party. They began dating on June 12, 2014 and were together for more than four years before getting married.

Regina Ting Chen’s Husband and Kids

Eric is a mechanical engineer and works as a senior engineer at Owens & Minor. Chen's Instagram account has no images of him because he prefers to avoid the camera and loves privacy.

Ting's husband travels for work, but the two have maintained their relationship even when they are distant.

Regina Ting with her pet dogs
Regina Ting with her pet dogs (Source: Instagram)

The couple has two children. Regina adores dogs and is a pet parent of two dogs, Chewie and Leia.

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Net Worth

Chen has an impressive acting career, having been in films such as Spider-Man: No Way HomeThe Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, and hit television episodes such as The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Queen of the South, and Watchmen.

Some sources reported her net worth is $2 million, though yet to be confirmed. The actress' primary source of income is the entertainment industry.

Social Media

Chen is available on Instagram. Her account @reginatingchen on Instagram has 24.8k followers and 1,558 followings with 120 posts.

She also appears to have a YouTube channel where she posts videos of her workout sessions and has accounts on Twitter and Facebook.