At the age of 15 days old, Frankie Stein is new to Monster High. She is the daughter of Dr. Frankenstein's monster and his bride. Frankie is very friendly and athletic, but has a clumsy streak, as her body parts tend to fly off. Her pet is a puppy named Watzit.
Draculaura is the daughter of Count Dracula, but she's a vegan vampire and does not drink blood. She is 1,600 years old. Draculaura is friendly and very sweet, and develops crushes easily. She loves fashion and is a big fan of pink and black. She can walk in the sun using a parasol, but cannot turn into a bat yet. Her pet is a bat named Count Fabulous.
Clawdeen Wolf is the daughter of the Werewolf (also known as the Wolf Man). She is 15 years old, and is covered with fur, with two piercings in each of her wolf ears. She is confident, outgoing, friendly and fashionable. Her favorite color is gold. Clawdeen has a large family, including Clawd Wolf and Howleen Wolf, and a purple pet cat named Crescent.
Lagoona Blue is the daughter of the Sea Monster, or the Creature from the Black Lagoon. She loves animals and water, and is laid-back. She carries her pet piranha Neptuna in a fishbowl (like a purse).
Cleo de Nile
Cleo de Nile is the daughter of the Mummy. She is the fearleading squad captain and is considered to be a mean girl, but she does have a heart of gold that all those close to her can attest to. She has a pet snake named Hissette who is somewhat poisonous.
Ghoulia Yelps is the daughter of a zombie couple. She is the smartest girl at Monster High, although she only speaks "zombie" — moans and groans. She is shy and bookish, but quite thoughtful. Ghoulia has a pet owl named Sir Hoots A Lot.
Abbey Bominable is the daughter of the Yeti (better known as the Abominable Snowman). She is an exchange student from "up north" and her native language is Yetish. She sometimes has trouble understanding English slang. Abbey has a wooly mammoth for pet whom she called Shiver.
Monster High students
Spectra Vondergeist is the daughter of the Ghosts. She writes an anonymous gossip blog and an advice column for the Monster High student newspaper, and as such is a bit of a rumor-monger. As a ghost herself, she can float and pass through walls. Spectra has a pet ferret named Rhuen.
Rochelle Goyle is a gargoyle from Paris. Rochelle is from France, where she occupied a roof near a great cathedral, presumably the Notre Dame. Her face is very animal-like, complete with striking pink eyes, wings and ears on the top of her head. She has a gargoyle pet named Roux.
Deuce Gorgon is the son of the gorgon, Medusa. He likes to skateboard and is interested in cooking. He wears sunglasses to prevent his turning other people to stone temporarily. One of his friends is a human named Jackson Jekyll. He is in a relationship with Cleo de Nile. His pet is Perseus.
Holt Hyde is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Hyde. He is a DJ and has a pet chameleon, Crossfade. He is in the book just with the name "DJ Hyde". DJ has a major crush on Frankie Stein and calls her "Firecracker" because she sparks him. His alter ego is Jackson Jekyll. Holt was introduced in the October release of the 'Basic' and appeared for the first time in "Hyde and Shriek".
Jackson Jekyll is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Jekyll. He is a new kid at school, and believes he is a "normie", because he is unaware of his dual nature. In the Monster High books he has a crush on a girl named Melody Carver; he later finds out who he truly is. He was first introduced in the Gloom Beach doll set and appeared as a student on the Monster High site in May of 2011, and his bio was added to the site in July. His first cartoon appearance was in "Fear Pressure". His alter ego is Holt Hyde. He has a chameleon pet called Crossfade.
Gillington "Gil" Webber
Gillington "Gil" Webber is the son of the River Monster. He wears a helmet containing water on his head when he is on dry land. Gil was first seen in the webisode "Blue Lagoona" as the object of Lagoona Blue's crush, and later started a relationship with her.
An arrogant fire elemental whose head catches on fire when he becomes excited or crushes on someone. Heath Burns is a showoff with a proclivity for bragging. His hotshot attitude is rather off-putting to the others, and usually ends up looking foolish because of it. He is the cousin of Jackson Jekyll/Holt Hyde.
Moe "Slow-Moe" Deadovitch
The object of Ghoulia Yelps's crush, Moe "Slow-Moe" Deadovitch is a zombie, and he wears a letterman jacket. He is one member of the school Casketball and Chess teams. Moe has shown to be fairly stoic and good natured. His first appearance was in the webisode "Cyrano de Ghoulia". He hates Heath playing guitar, and destroys the instrument once he starts.
One of Clawdeen's older brothers, Clawd Wolf pretty down to earth and straight to the point. He is on the football and casketball teams at Monster High. He dated Cleo de Nile before she went out with Deuce. He was introduced in the webisode "Fur Will Fly". Draculaura develops a huge crush on him in the webisode "Beast Friends". His pet is Rockseena.
Toralei Stripe is an orange werecat who appears in Volume 2 of the webisodes. Her bio was added to the Monster High website in July 2011. She and her friends, the Werecat Twins, quit the fearleading squad in the webisode "Scream Building", leaving Cleo in the lurch. They later continue to sabotage and gossip about the ghoulfriends, though their plans usually backfire. Her pet is Sweet Fangs.
C.A. Cupid, full name Chariclo Arganthone Cupid, is the daughter of Eros/Cupid. She first appeared as part of the Sweet 1600 line.
Venus McFlytrap's personality is like her style-bold and loud. One of the biggest themes present in her personality is care for the environment, even going as far as controlling monsters to support her cause. She also has a punk-rocker style, as her partially shaved hairdo hints. Her pet is a flytrap plant called Chewlian.
Robecca Steam is a steam powered robot created a hundred years ago by a kindly scientist. She was dismantled in an accident while competing in a game of Roller Maze, and was rebuilt in the modern day. Her boots contain rockets which allow her to fly and hover. Her pet is Captain Penny
Romulus is an alpha werewolf who previously went to Crescent Moon High, but now goes to Monster High. He was introduced in "Fright On!" as Clawd's childhood friend.
Dougey is a werewolf who previously went to Crescent Moon High, but now goes to Monster High. He's the werewolves' tough guy, acting as a secondary leader and enforcer to other dominant wolves that use their brains more than their brawn, such as Romulus and Howleen.
Gigi Grant is the daughter of a genie, and so she must grant the wishes of her finder - whether good or bad!
Twyla is the daughter of the Boogie Man. She is shy and misunderstood, hiding under normies’ beds to capture their nightmares rather than adding to them like her dad. She has a pet called Dustin.
Wydowna Spider was one of three in the vote to which doll will be made in 2012. A prototype of her doll was previewed at San Diego Comic-Con International 2011. Despite placing second, Wydowna was made a character in 2013.
Teala is a troll who lives under a bridge. She has only been mentioned in Toralei's 'Campus Stroll' diary, in which she is telling the werecat about how her boyfriend has treated her.
The Perfect Guy is a character whose face is never seen. He wears a letterman's jacket. He solely appears in "Horrorscope" as the object of Draculaura's crush.
The Monster High Facebook account is hosted by a mysterious student of Monster High, strongly suggested to be a girl. Very little is known about her, but she is good friends with most of the other students. It is also known that the Facebook student's parents for the longest time didn't allow her to have a pet. When on October 6, 2010, she finally was allowed to have one, she let the Facebook visitors decide and ended up with a pink male mini-dragon.
Andy Beast is a monster who has lived on Skull Shores most of his life, due to transforming into a giant beast whenever he feels anxious. He appears in Escape From Skull Shores
As he normally looks, Andy possess yellow irises, a light purple skin and dark purple hair.
As beast, Andy is some ten times his usual size, has a dark purple skin, and is covered in fur. He sports a full beard. His irises are orange, while the rest of his eyes is yellow. His antlers are huge and purple.
Eyera is a boy whose head is a giant eyeball. He first showed up in Volume 2 and is a prime backgrounder in the 3D TV specials.
Iris is a former member of the Fear Squad as well as former Scream Queen. She does not understand Zombie. She is voiced by Kate Higgins.
Simon Clops is a rarely seen and extremely tall cyclops. He's a member of the casketball team.
Cy is a Cyclops, and one of the new students staying at Monster High's dormitories.
He's a shy, quiet character who likes to stay in the background, but when the school is threatened by Sylphia Flapper, he steps up to help Robecca, Rochelle and Venus save the day. He also develops a crush on Robecca Steam.
He appears in the book series Ghoulfriends Forever
Rose and Blanche Van Sangre
Rose and Blanche are twin vampires from Romania, who are new students staying at Monster High dormitories. As they are Romani vampires, they insist on sleeping in the same place no more than three nights, often sneaking into other students' rooms to sleep. They get offended if people call them identical, as they insist one twin has shinier hair than the other.
They appear in the book series Ghoulfriends Forever
Three Headed Freddie
Three Headed Freddie is a boy with three heads, and one of the new students staying at Monster High's dormitories. He has a habit of blurting out his thoughts unexpectedly. Each of his heads speak at the same time, but each one speaks in a different language. He even reads multiple versions of the daily newspaper in different languages.
He appears in the book series Ghoulfriends Forever
Henry Hunchback is a boy with a severe hunchback, and one of the new students staying at Monster High's dormitories. He's a cheery, excitable guy who is a great fan and admirer of Coach Igor.
He appears in the book series Ghoulfriends Forever
Valentine is a narcisstic, cruel vampire who debuted in "Why Do Ghouls Fall in Love?". He plays a sick game of seducing girls, then intentionally breaking their hearts to add to his "collection", which seems to provide him with great power.
Clair is a student at New Salem High School. She likes to dress in a dark, Goth style, and isn't very fond of Halloween. She befriends Frankie and her friends in "Ghouls Rule" and helps them out in their quest to save Holt.
Chad is a student at New Salem High, and a close friend of Clair. He's an extremely friendly guy, with some rather unique dance moves. He befriends Frankie and her friends in "Ghouls Rule" and helps them become accepted by the other humans.
BOO-Lu Cerone is a new character of Monster High. It's unknown which webisode she'll mark her appearance yet. Her pet is a puppy called Bandit.
Melody Carver is perceived as being a normie. She once had a large nose, which her plastic surgeon father fixed for her, both for cosmetic reasons and to help her breathe better. The family also moved to Salem, Oregon to help with her asthma, and Melody has to start at a new school, Merston High. According to Cleo's servant Manu, she is the daughter of the Siren Marina, who it is later discovered, gave her up for adoption.
Candace Carver is Melody's confident older sister. Though her constant optimism irritates Melody, her advice is, more often than not, extremely useful.
A huge flirt herself, Candace rarely keeps a relationship and looks at dating as more of a game than anything. She is one Billy Phaidin's best friends and gave him the idea of visibility. They started the NUDI (Normies Uncool with Discriminating Idiots) group to promote RADs.
Billy Phaidin is the invisible RAD introduced in the first book. He took a shine to Frankie and became one of her best friends, agreeing with her about RAD-Normie equality. It wasn't long before he develiped a crush on Frankie and it wasn't long before they decided to just be friends. Billy is sarcastic, laid-back and loves to pull pranks. He strongly supports equality, and was a founding member of NUDI.
Bekka Madden is the main antagonist on the Monster High book series. Though she seems innocent and friendly at first, she backstabbed Melody when she found out that Jackson was a RAD. She is very discriminating against RADs, shooting out propaganda whenever she can. This hate mostly stems from the fact that Brett, her ex-boyfriend, chose Frankie Stein over her. By the third book, Melody used her newfound RAD powers to force out all her friend's true feelings. Bekka is left humiliated and friendless, increasing her hatred greatly. Between the second and third books she is the leader of the group HUNT (Humans Unite No Tolerance). In the fourth book she was mentioned once, where she transfurred to another school.
Brett Redding started out as Bekka's boyfriend, but soon ended up with Frankie Stein, passing out into a coma when he saw her head fall off. He is a huge RAD supporter, and came up with the idea of a video where the monsters all poured out their feelings, but their faces would be blurred. The video was sabotauged and though he was originally accused, he cleared his name and got back together with Frankie.
Haylee is introduced as Bekka's best friend , though seems to be more of a servant to the girl. She was tricked in 8th grade into signing an indentured servant contract and it doesn't expire until,the end of high school, thus making her Bekka's personal servant. She was tricked Haylee into signing a contract promissing her friendship and loyalty to Bekka forever. This has completely backfires. She is mainly seen following Bekka typing her life into her phone for a phone novel titled : "Bek, and Better than ever!" In book three, Melody convinces Haylee to de-friend Bekka.
Monster High staff
Headless Headmistress Bloodgood
Headless Headmistress Bloodgood is head of Monster High, and in charge of discipline. She takes after her name, and is able to remove her head from her body. She rides a horse named Nightmare and carries a riding crop. Her character is inspired by the Headless Horseman from the classic story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow". She was the Trigular Calcometry 101 teacher before Lou Zarr. Abbey Bominble and Shiver stay with her when Abbey starts attending Monster High.
The Monster High Science teacher seems to be a classic British torturer/executioner, with his accent, butcher's apron, leather mask and cabinet of weapons. Hackington tries to make the students dissect three-eyed frogs, though Lagoona intervenes and frees them. He also deals with food distribution around school. He has a mother (who looks like him, but with a old lady bun), who broke her back in "Freakout Friday", and a lab assistant in "Hatch Me If You Can". His favorite quote is: "A dull mind cannot cut the cheese of knowledge."
Skinner College - B.S., Chemistry
Lancet and Czechit School of Science - M.S., Taxidermy
Mr. Where wears bandages, gloves, and a hat (Shown to use both a beret and a fedora) to make himself visible, and he tops off the ensemble with glasses and a scarf. And he can pop up anywhere. He also has the ability to extend his invisibility power to cloak his clothing as well. Unlike the original character, Dr. Griffin from the H.G. Wells novel, he is quite sane and benevolent. He is shown to be very polite and an intellectual. His limited scenes of student interaction imply he is held in high esteem by the students, and he likes them as well.
A classic hunch-backed lab assistant who teaches gym class. Coach Igor has one peg leg. When he takes over Study Howl, he makes the students run laps. You can never rest with a coach like this!
Lou Zarr, a human, serves as a substitute teacher when one of the regular staff are unavailable, as seen in the webisode "Substitute Creature" and in the television special "New Ghoul @ School". He is a stiff, humorless, uncompromising hardnose about education. His lessons are shown to be so boring they tend to put students, and even himself, to sleep.
Mr. Mummy is a math teacher at Monster High and, as his name suggests, a mummy. His favorite quote is: "Knowledge is the cure for every curse."
King Tut Teachers College - B.A., Architecture
Alexandria Institute of Technology M.S., Euclidean Geometry
Ms. Kindergrubber is Monster High's Home Ick teacher and based on the witch from "Hansel and Gretal". Her favorite quote is: "You're nothing but skin and bones."
Grimm Brothers Culinary Institute - A.A., Bakery Science
H.C. Anderson School of Building Confections - B.S., Candy Construction
One of the first teachers of Monster High, Irene Maiden got herself somehow stuck in a Greek statue without anyone knowing. She remained locked up for 2000 years, until Frankie Stein and Cleo de Nile accidentally freed her by breaking the statue in "Totally Busted". It is unknown if she resumed her job as a teacher.
Thus far unnamed, a skeleton or otherwise ghoulesque creature with a German accent giving music lessons was featured in the webisode "Gloomsday".
The Guidance Counselor. D'eath was first spoken of in the Monster High Fearbook, but since May 2012 he has become a more significant presence in the fiction.
Verizhe is an invisible man seen in the Monster High Fearbook. His name is a homophonic play on "Where is he?".
Mr. Ogrethor is the custodian at Monster High. He has very sensitive ears and gets irritable when ever someone plays loud music.
The school photographer is an elderly man of unknown monster type. He is kind-hearted and goes dressed in clothes long overdue for repair. Besides being responsible for taking pictures, he also makes short educational movies for Monster High.
A teacher of whom only the voice is known, he was heard in the webisode "Parent-Creature Conference". Lagoona Blue is his best student, so much so that he personally wished to tell her parents. Since Lagoona's favorite subject at school is oceanography and no other teacher is confirmed to handle those lessons, it is possible he is the oceanography teacher.
Sylphia Flapper is a dragon woman, and the new teacher of Dragon Whispering at Monster High. Extremely beautiful and fashionable, she soon become the center of attention of nearly everyone at the school. However, it soon transpires that she is using her abilities to brainwash the student body into becoming her followers and to raise an army to strike against humans. Robecca, Rochelle and Venus manage to stop her plans.
She appears in the book series Ghoulfriends Forever
Miss Sue Nami
Sue Nami is a water creature, and the assistant of Headless Headmistress Bloodgood. Described as somewhat ugly with a wrestler's physique, she's in charge of keeping things shipshape at Monster High, and takes her job very seriously. She's quite humourless and goes about her tasks with maximum efficiency, often barging past students and soaking them in water.
She appears in the book series Ghoulfriends Forever
Administrator Van Hellscream is the main villain of the Monster High Halloween special, "Fright On!", a human famous for his work in monster-human relationships and research into various aspects of monster culture.
The Skullastic Superintendents are a trio of stoic calacas. They are supposedly in charge of the worldwide monster school network and can decide on the course a school takes or whether it may continue to exist.
Bartleby Farnum is a human who earns his bread as a travelling merchant and showman, whichever profession gets the most out of the situation. He takes the Ghouls to Skull Shores as part of a plot to capture the legendary Beast of Skull Shores.. He appears in Escape From Skull Shores.
The Sheriff of New Salem is the main antagonist of "Ghouls Rule". He leads a manhunt to track down any monsters which could have snuck into his town, and has a gruesome punishment lined up for them. Unfortunately he's not the most reliable lawman, more interested in sleeping and eating donuts than doing actual police work, though accusations of inadequacy seriously tick him off.
Moanatella Ghostier is a famous fashion designer based in Scaris. She opens up a school for fashion design, to which she invites Clawdeen, Skelita and Jinafire to for a chance to become her apprentice. But there is a sinister motive behind her actions...
She appears in Scaris: City of Frights
As Monster High is about teenagers, obviously it has to reserve a spot for celebrities to idolize. To fill that spot, a number of celebrity backgroundersoccasionally show up.
Almost each Monster High character comes with its own pet, which have personalities and opinions all their own. Check out the Pets page to see their profiles and pictures of each pet.
The Tiki are a species of living wooden idols and the only indigenous inhabitants of Skull Shores.
Dr. Igorable is a human former employer and current enemy of the comic book hero Dead Fast. Igorable hates naughty and icky stuff, which he considers zombies to be, and wishes to rid the world of them. He doesn't like it when Dead Fast misuses his name by calling him "Dr. Deplorable".