Ellis Chapman is the son of Jessie Dingle.
2018-: Arrival and meeting VictoriaEdit
Ellis arrived in the village in September 2018, meeting Victoria Barton in The Woolpack after the pair met each other online via a dating app. Victoria bored Ellis with her talking about her estranged husband Adam Barton, and Ellis ended flirting with an old friend's sister. This resulted in a fight between Ellis and Victoria's friend Matty Barton, which was broken up by Matty's mother Moira Dingle. Ellis surprised his mother, Jessie Grant, with a visit to the village, and Victoria was shocked to discover Ellis is Jessie's son. Ellis revealed he has decided to drop out of university as he's decided he doesn't want to be a PE teacher - she wanted him to be one. Jessie's boyfriend Marlon Dingle offered Ellis his spare room, and Ellis moved in to Tall Trees Cottage. Ellis took a liking to Marlon, especially after discovering Marlon's love for video games. Ellis told his mother that if their relationship was to work, she would have to tell him about Billy Fletcher, her eldest son who was serving a prison sentence. Jessie refused and tried to get Ellis to not tell Marlon, but Marlon walked in on their argument before Ellis revealed all. Marlon wasn't troubled by the news however Ellis was fuming to discover Billy was up for parole, and this caused a major row between mother and son. However, after a heart to heart, they made up.
Ellis began to develop feelings for Victoria, and asked her out, to which she agreed. When Victoria discovered Adam had moved on, she decided to do the same and started a proper relationship with Ellis.