Chelsea Handler Biography

Published On May 09, 2017
Facts of Chelsea Handler
Date of Birth: 1975 , February-25
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
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American actress Chelsea Handler lost her brother when she was 10. His death devastated her family however, the incident motivated her, even more, to strike out on her own as soon as she could. Later she moved to Los Angeles to pursue her career as an actor and also worked as a waitress to support herself for a brief period of time. At the age of 21, she got arrested for drunk driving.

Handler who is known for her straightforward attitude made her television debut in 2001 through a reality show named spy TV where She portrayed herself as a hard-partying beauty with a sharp tongue. However,  Handler rose to fame only after she appeared on the cable sketch comedy show, Girls Behaving Badly. Along with this, she has also appeared in several other movies and television series like Steam, Hop, Whitney and many other.

Besides, Handler has also authored several books including "My horizontal life”; A Collection Of One Night Stands which made to the bestseller list just few month after it was published. Her other published work includes, Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea, Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me, Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea.

Moving on to her personal life, Handler dated Ted Harbert, who is the former CEO of Comcast Entertainment Group. The beautiful couple eventually broke up after dating each other for almost 4 years. Besides, she has also been rumored to be romantically involved with American Businessman Andre Balazs and rapper 50 cent.

Chelsea handler as a talented comedian and author of several New York Times Best Seller books is considered as one of the highest paid TV stars with an estimated net worth of around $12 million.

Besides, she is also the recipient of several awards such as “Ally for Equality Award” from the Human Right Campaign, and “Comedy Person Of The Year Award” which she received at theMontreal’s Just For Laugh Comedy Festival.

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Born in Livingston, Jersey, US


American comedian actor and writer Chelsea Handler was born on 25 February 1975 in Livingston, New Jersey, United States. Chelsea grew up with her 2 brothers and 3 sisters.

Appeared on the Oxygen TV Show


Chelsea appeared on the Oxygen TV show Girls Behaving Badly. The show lasted for three years. After a while, she appeared in another show The Bernie Mac Show and My Wife and Kids as a guest.

Released her First Book


Chelsea authored five books among them she released her first book, “My Horizontal Life’ Collection Of One Night Stands”, that describe the variety of sexual encounter she experienced throughout her life.

Dated Ted Harbet


Handler began dating Ted Harbert, the former CEO of Comcast Entertainment Group. But unfortunately, the couple got separated after 4 years of long relationship. Handler confirmed her breakup with Ted via her late-night talk show.

Released Second Book


Handler released her Second book, “Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea” a collection of humorous essays, hit the top of the New York Times Nonfiction Best Seller List, with a print run of more than 350,000.

Named as Grand Marshal


The American actor Chelse was the host of the 20th Annual GLAAD Media Award in San Fransisco. She was also named as Grand Marshal of the 2009 Los Angeles LGBT PRIDE Celebration, for her visible and vocal support of equality. Handler received Bravo a-list Award for “A-List Funny.

Handler hit the Top of Bestseller List


Handler’s publisher gave her own publishing imprint, Borderline Amazing/A Chelsea Handler Book.  She signed a three book deal with imprint, and soon she released the book titled “Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me” and this book also hit the top of the bestseller list.

Hosted Human Right Campaign


She hosted the Human Right Campaign Gala in Los Angeles. Her annual salary in 2012 was $12.5 Handler ranked on the Forbes celebrity 100 at No. 98. "Time" placed her on the list of its 100 Most Influential People.

Chelsea's Documentry


Chelsea's documentary released which consisted four episode's based on marriage, Silicon Valley, and drugs which done in Netfix. Moreover, she was also a vocal supporter of the 2016 Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and was critical of her opponents Donald Trump. She told The Daily Beast that a trump presidency would be the “end of our civilization.”