Chelsey "Ypsy" Barlow was born December 7, 1986 in the great city of Apple Valley. Growing up in Payson, Utah; San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico; Apia, Western Samoa; she has experienced many cultures. Home schooled and sent to private schools until the age of 14, when she began attending public school. On her 18th birthday she joined the military. At the age of 19, vagrancy hit.
Ypsy drifted for 20 months, until finally moving back to Payson to live with her best friend. Modeling has been her main occupation for 3 years, although she has taken cashiering jobs. Her passions include dance, music, reading, writing, and mysticism.