Who is playing Chance on The Young and the Restless?

Molly Young November 30, 2021
Who is playing Chance on The Young and the Restless?


The latest season of The Young and the Restless soap opera introduces the return of Chance Chancell. The iconic character was previously portrayed by Donny Boaz and fans are now wondering who will take his spot.

Who is playing the new Chance on Y&R? Meet the American actor and writer following his recent debut on the hit TV show. Keep reading as we explore his social media profiles with an insight into his relationship and more.

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Who is playing Chance on The Young and the Restless?

When The Young and the Restless character Chance was recently declared dead following an explosion in Spain, some viewers initially believed the rumours surrounding his onscreen death.

However, it was soon confirmed that rather than being killed off, the role was simply being recast.

Abby Newman’s husband now has a new face, with American actor and writer Conner Floyd taking the place of Donny Boaz in the portrayal of Chase.

On 29 November 2021, Floyd made his Y&R debut and was warmly welcomed by fans.

Meet the soap’s new actor, Conner Floyd

Conner Garrison Floyd is an actor and writer now known for his work on The Young and the Restless, with previous roles in Malicious Motives and Help Wanted, according to his IMDb profile.

Over on Instagram, @connergfloyd is categorised as an Actor with over 5,000 followers to accompany his current total of 159 posts.

The user’s uploads capture him travelling and having fun with his partner, Carly, as well as his many friends.

Meet his girlfriend, @carlyjfrei, who also has a fulfilled Instagram feed.

TG Time state that The Young and the Restless star is 29 years of age and 6 feet and 1 inch tall, as per his portfolio.

Initially from Texas, the actor reportedly resides in Los Angeles and has a caucasian identity.

Floyd also shows appreciation for his family online, with posts dedicated to members including his mother Gina Floyd and sister Kendall Floyd.

Who else has played Chance in the past?

Prior to Conner Floyd’s recast role as Chance, the soap opera character was last played by Donny Boaz, before his final episode aired on 01 February 2021.

Long-term fans will know that this is not the first time Chance Chancell has changed faces onscreen.

Since the fictional character’s introduction with his birth in 1988, Chance has been played by no less than 13 actors.

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Many of Chance’s various actors were babies and infants who featured in the occasional Y&R scene, according to soaps.sheknows.com.

In 2000, Nina and Philip’s son became a full-blown character and was played as a teenager by Penn Badgley who is now known as Dan in Gossip Girl or You’s Joe.

Chance later emerged as a hunky young hero, in 2009, portrayed by John Driscoll until 2011.

A decade later, Chance returned in the form of Donny Boaz for a reported total of 108 episodes.

Melissa Ordway, who plays the role of Abby, had her real-life husband named Justin Gaston briefly undertaking Chance’s onscreen role.

Will Conner Floyd be the final form of Chance Chancell?

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Molly Young is a Journalism with Public Relations student at Leeds Beckett University. Boasting a creative background through her studies and on her personal social media channels, Molly loves creating content and providing entertainment analysis through her writing.