Porter will play a regular character in the Channel 4 soap who will ’cause chaos’ for one Chester resident in particular.
Producer Bryan Kirkwood described the actress as a “terrific signing” for the soap.
He added “She will join us later on in the year in a very exciting role. She is certainly set to mix things up for one of our much-loved characters.”
Porter previously played the regular role of Roz Fielding in Emmerdale, prior to which she had a brief role in Coronation Street playing Zoe Willson.
Hollyoaks airs weeknights at 6.30pm on Channel 4.