Chelsea Handler is a television host who is best known for hosting the late-night talk show called ‘Chelsea Lately’. She is also a producer, writer, actress, and comedian. As a writer, Handler has released five books in her career. She has appeared in numerous television shows like ‘’My Wife and Kids’, ‘The Bernie Mac Show’, ‘Girls Behaving Badly’, ‘Reno 911!’, ‘Whitney’, ‘Are You There, Chelsea?’, and ‘The Good Wife’. Chelsea has also appeared in many films including The Practice, National Lampoon Presents Cattle Call, Steam, This Means War, and Fun Size. The estimated net worth of Chelsea Handler is $45 million US dollars.
Chelsea Joy Handler was born on February 25, 1975, in Livingston, New Jersey. She was born to parents Seymour Handler and Rita Handler. Her mother was a homemaker and her father was a used car dealer. She has five siblings and is the youngest among them. Her eldest brother when she was nine years old. She moved to Los Angeles, California from New Jersey when she was 19 years old. Following that, she used to work as a waitress. When she was 21, she decided to have a career in stand-up comedy. Handler had a Bat Mitzvah ceremony as she was raised in Judaism.
In 2006, Chelsea Handler had a relationship with Ted Harbert. The couple broke up in 2010. She has revealed that she had an abortion when she was 16 years old. She currently lives in Los Angeles, California.
In 2002, Chelsea Handler became the cast of the TV series ‘Girls Behaving Badly’. The show went on till 2005.she then went on to appear in other shows like The Practice, my Wife, and Kids, The Bernie Mac Show, and Weekends at the D.L. Handler became a correspondent for ‘The Tonight Show’ and also became a commentator for Scarborough Country and E!. She then went on to host an episode of ‘On the Lot’.
In 2016, she became the host of E!’s ‘The Chelsea Handler Show’. She has also performed stand-up comedy on Comedy Central. In 2007, Handler became the co-host of ‘The View’. In 2010, she hosted the MTV Video Music Awards. She has also hosted the show ‘Chelsea Lately’ on E!. The show continued until August 2014 and was broadcasted in many countries like New Zealand, USA, Germany, UK, Australia, and Canada.
She has also appeared in web-program called ‘In the Motherhood’. In 2012, she appeared on ‘Are You There, Chelsea?’ on NBC. In 2016, she was seen in the Netflix series called ‘Chelsea Does’. This was followed by the Netflix comedy talk show called ‘Chelsea’. She has also penned various books and her debut book was released in 2005.
Her book entitled ‘Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea’, became the number one book at the New York Times Nonfiction Best Seller List in 2008. This was followed by the book ‘Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang’ in 2010 which too became the No. 1 book in New York Times Nonfiction Hardback Bestseller.
At the 2012 Montreal’s Just For Laughs comedy festival, Chelsea handler was conferred with the ‘Comedy Person of the Year Award’. In 2009, she received the Human Rights Campaign’s ‘All for Equality Award’. Also in 2009, handler won the Bravo A-List Award.
How much is Chelsea Handler Net Worth in 2017
Chelsea Handler has appeared in many films and television shows in her career. In doing so, she has gone on to amass good wealth for herself. Chelsea Handler’s net worth is an estimated $45 million US dollars as of 2017. She has also appeared in various documentary series including ‘Chelsea Does’, ‘Who Do You Think You Are’, and will be seen in the 2018 documentary ‘We Still Rise’.
In 2013, she appeared in the Showtime series ‘Web Therapy’. Handler is also the executive producer of the shows ‘Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings’ and ‘Hello Ross’. She has done much stand-up comedy and was featured in ‘Uganda Be Kidding Me: Live’ in 2014.
Chelsea Handler’s sex tape was leaked in 2010. She supported Hillary Clinton in the US Presidential Elections 2016. In 2010, she was ranked at #98 on the ‘Celebrity 100’ by Forbes’. In 2012, Handler was featured in the list of ‘100 most influential people in the world’ by Time magazine. She has appeared on the covers of Playboy, Marie Claire, Redbook, The Hollywood Reporter, and Shape.