Kelsey Hawkes (born January 18, 1998) is an American voice actress and singer who particularly works for 4Kids EntertainmentNYAV Post, and Studiopolis. Her most prominent role is Sena in 4Kids Entertainment's redub of Tai Chi Chasers, some of her fans have dubbed her the "Headstrong Queen".

Hawkes survived a stroke in November 3rd, 2018 by undergoing surgery at Bellevue Hospital.


Early years

Hawkes was born on January 18, 1998. At a young age, she dreamt of being an voice artist, which was her most favorite job.

Late childhood

Hawkes and her mother moved to Manhattan in 2004 after her parents divorced due to her father being diagnosed with cancer. From there, Hawkes recorded a video about how she would take care of her father, starting a web series called, "My Life".

Following the death of her parents, Hawkes continued her web series and mourned the loss of her parents.

Beginning of career

At age 13, Hawkes studied at New York University Tisch School of the Arts for pre-summer voice acting class in May 7, 2013 and took singing class at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School two months later on June 17, 2013.

After starting her career in August 2013, she played a minor role in the pilot episode of Rocket League as a crowd member.

When she began working for 4Kids Entertainment, she played her first main role as Sena in the redub of Tai Chi Chasers which was originally broadcast with the launch of the network Toonzai in North America.

She also began working with Studiopolis in 2014, where she reprised her role as Sena in the movie Tai Chi Chasers: The Tigeroid Rebellion, and later its anime adaptation which premiered in May 2018.

Health increase and eternal life

Hawkes went to Bellevue Hospital and underwent surgery to remove a brain tumor that inflicted a seizure on her on November 3, 2018.

Hawkes' health began increasing by the end of 2018. She then gained eternal life by taking a anti-aging pill.


Tai Chi Chasers (Full English Dub Cast) - Sena

The Idolmaster (English dub) - Miki Hoshii

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