Played By Kate Linder
Written By Darlene
on January 23, 2013
Esther Valentine has been a loyal housekeeper and friend to Katherine
Chancellor for many years. For a short time, Esther worked for Nina after being
lured away with promises of a better dress code and equal treatment. Esther
soon found out that working for Katherine wasn't as bad as she thought, and she
returned to the Chancellor estate.
Tired of being lonely, Esther had a one-night stand with Tiny and became
pregnant. She named the baby Kate and asked Katherine to be Kate's godmother.
As a child, Kate was sent off to school.
Again having the need for male companionship, Esther began dating Norman
Peterson. She pretended to be the lady of the Chancellor estate. Not wanting
to embarrass Esther, Katherine and her husband Rex played along. Rex caught
Norman trying to steal from Katherine and confronted him, who was actually an
ex-con. Rex was shot in the process.
Proving that Esther is quick to trust and has bad luck with men, she, once
again, became involved with a man who only wanted to get his hands on the
Chancellor fortune. Katherine was kidnapped and presumed dead, leaving Esther
financially secure. Esther and Roger were married, but he turned out to be
married to someone else. Katherine was reunited with her family.
When the time came for the folks at the Chancellor estate to meet Cane's new
bride-to-be, Esther was surprised to see it was her daughter, Kate, who was now
going by the name Chloe. Chloe had a daughter she named Cordelia.
Realizing Esther's worth, Katherine promoted her from housekeeper to personal
assistant, leaving Esther plenty of time to spend with her granddaughter.
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