Chloe Lane – she’s evolved into a successful businesswoman, acclaimed musical artist, and a doting mother (well, when we actually see Parker) after having a rough start on Days of our Lives.
Who Is Chloe Lane?
Chloe Lane is the eldest daughter of Craig and Nancy Wesley and Joy Wesley’s older sister. Owing to Nancy’s fear that her daughter had been sired by her rapist, Frederike Sykes, Chloe was put up for adoption and she spent her first 15 years shuttered between various foster homes.
Eventually, Chloe was reclaimed by Nancy, though her maternity was still kept secret for quite some time. It’s eventual outing resulted in an estrangement between the women that took some time to thaw.
Because of her poor upbringing and a distinct lack of self-esteem, Chloe entered Salem High with a chip on her shoulder, coke-bottle glasses, and a seemingly limitless supply of all-black ensembles. Her visage earned her the nickname Ghoul Girl and she frequently found herself the target of cruel pranks.
Her future prospects seemed brighter when she was befriended by Shawn-Douglas Brady and Isabella “Belle” Black. An invitation to the Last Blast Dance from Philip Kiriakis emboldened Chloe to ditch her drab attire and reveal her true self – if only she hadn’t learned that the date had been an elaborate setup to humiliate her in front of her fellow students.
Philip showed genuine remorse for his actions and did his utmost to woo Chloe. They did indeed unite, but theirs was a complicated romance. He lied to her about his father faking his death and sided with Chloe’s bullies following the release of a sensitive video starring Chloe.
She in turn falsely accused him of rape and grew closer to Brady Black, whom Philip despised. But neither man claimed Chloe in the end. Instead, the budding chanteuse chose to exit Salem and tour with songstress Cecilia Martin.
While still a teenager, Chloe was diagnosed with Leukemia. Testing eventually proved that Craig was Chloe’s biological father and bone marrow extracted from his and Nancy’s newborn saved Chloe.
Later in life, Chloe’s face was severely scarred following a car accident and the young woman decided to allow everyone in Salem to believe her dead! Radical surgery eventually restored her beauty, and the rumors of her passing were revealed to have been greatly exagerated. Chloe also suffered from postpartum depression following the birth of her first child.
Marry Go Round
Though Chloe is far from Salem’s most-married lady, she does already have two divorces and one annulment in her past. Husband number one was Brady Black, whom she married after reconstructive surgery but divorced following his descent into drug addiction.
Next, Chloe married Lucas Horton despite her physical involvement with Daniel Jonas. She left the former to wed the latter but that marriage also proved short-lived – thanks entirely to her affair with former beau Philip Kiriakis.
Thanks to multiple tampered-with paternity tests, Chloe remained uncertain for years whether her son Parker had been fathered by Daniel or Philip, though a final screening named the former.
At the urging of galpal Nicole Walker, Chloe agreed to act as a surrogate for her and Daniel. The trio feared the procedure had failed but Chloe did indeed become pregnant. However, she refused to allow Nicole and her new paramour, Deimos Kiriakis (Daniel having passed away in a car accident) to raise baby Holly once she was born.
Instead, Chloe sought full custody and won. In response, Nicole assaulted Chloe and absconded with the babe! The two were found, Chloe eventually relented, and Nicole was given her daughter.
Chloe Lane – Moving Forward
Chloe did her best to forge a life in Salem – she even went into business with Julie Williams – but a life-threatening adventure with Theresa Donovan and a failed romance with Stefan DiMera convinced her that her future lay elsewhere.
When an opportunity to put her singing skills to use presented itself, Chloe happily accepted and set off for New York. Days of our Lives airs weekdays on NBC. Check your local listings for airtimes.