Chen was born and raised in Israel.

She spent her high school years majoring in Film and TV studies. Her specialties were script-writing, producing and editing. She graduated with honors.

Chen served in the IDF (Israeli Defense Force) for two and a half years. Upon completing her service, she took classes in acting and musical theater in Tel Aviv.

She joined and helped establish The Israeli  Musical Theater Company (the IMTC), where she assisted with writing, producing and translating shows, in addition to performing.

In the summer of 2011 she graduated the integrated program at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) in NYC where she was a musical theater major.

She was a guest star on Hulu’s The Path starring Aaron Paul.

Her first film, The Book of Ruth stars Tony and Emmy Award nominee Tovah Feldshuh. Chen wrote, EPed and starred in the movie which is now screening in festivals.