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Chelsea Handler Introduction
Chelsea Handler is an American comedian and anchor, who is listed as Top 100 Influential People in the World by Times Magazine.
Her life had been full of oddities and challenges but from growing as a rebellious teen to a strong resilient woman, she had been through a lot.
Chelsea Handler Net Worth & Salary
Chelsea Handler’s Net worth is $35M.
She makes $10M from her talk shows annually. She has hosted her talk shows on Netflix and a few acting gigs which are adding to her growing fortune.
Chelsea Handler Age, Early Life & Biography
Chelsea Handler’s Age is 47 years old.
She was born and brought up in Livingstone, New Jersey. She belongs to a working-class family of nine people who survive on the income that her father, a used-car dealer earned. She was the youngest of six siblings and was brought up with both Jews and Mormon religious teachings.
She was very observant as a child and has grown up understanding the difference between the financial situation of her family and her peer’s family and had decided to be financially capable enough to support her family with her money and live a good life for herself.
Her elder sibling Chet was 19 years older than her. He was one of her closest friends and confidant in the first few years of childhood. He passed away unexpectedly at the age of 21 during a hiking incident while on a trip to Wyoming.
This affected a lot to the nine-year-old Chelsea who was promised by his brother to return safely but he couldn’t keep his word. The family was affected a lot by Chet’s death and Chelsea was neglected under the notion of being too young.
Chelsea understood the value of being independent and strong for herself rather than depending on others. After graduating from Livingston High School, she moved to her aunt’s house in Los Angeles to pursue her dream career.
|Name:||Chelsea Joy Handler|
|Age:||47 years old|
|Birth Date:||February 25, 1975|
|Birth Place:||Livingston, New Jersey|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||–|
|Profession:||Comedian, Anchor, Writer|
|Net Worth in 2022||$35M|
|Content Last Updated:||December 2022|
Chelsea Handler Personal Life
Her father Seymour Handler was an Ashkenazi Jewish and her mother Rita Handler, a homemaker, was a Mormon. She grew up with the teachings of both religions in her home.
As for her relationships, she had been in relationships with Ted Harbert, 50 cent, and Jo Koy but has broken up with Jo Koy recently and the single lady doesn’t have any plans to step back in the dating game for a while.
Chelsea Handler Career
With the decision not to go to college and pursue an acting career, she moved to Los Angeles in 1994. She lived in her aunt’s house in Bel Air and worked as a waitress to support her food and other expenses while working for her dream.
While working as a waitress, she got attracted to stand-up comedy and decided to pursue it as a career in 1996. While working as a waitress, she learned the power of showing up.
She used this learning of hers in stand-up comedy to stand out in the audience. In the early days of her career, she hated doing stand-up comedy. At times people don’t show up, but she sticks to doing what needs to be done rather than waiting for the audience to visit her.
One time, she had only two guests for her stand-up comedy. She put in a bit of effort to make them laugh, this put her the confidence to be able to make a crowd of thousands of people laugh. She struggled for years and finally landed a role in Girls Behaving Badly, a comedy reality tv show in 2002.
She did appear on shows like Weekends at the D.L., The Bernie Mac Show, My Wife and Kids, and The Practice sometimes as a host before being a regular commentator on E! and Scarborough Country.
After gaining some experience, she started her show in April 2006 as The Chelsea Handler Show on E!, lasting for two seasons. She has done stand-up comedy gigs on shows like Love Lounge, Comedy Central, Aspen Comedy Festival, and Premium Blend in the process of building her portfolio as a comedian.
Besides anchoring, she had done a bit of work in the movie industry with works like Steam, Fun Size, Hop, and This Means War. Some of her TV acting gigs were Reno 911, Whitney, My Wife and Kids, and Are You There, Chelsea?
Chelsea Handler Awards & Achievements
She had been felicitated with many awards for her outspoken thoughts on Human Rights and Equality. The notable ones are Ally for Equality Award and Bravo A-List Award for A-List Funny.
She received the Comedy Person of The Year Award at Montreal’s Just For Laughs comedy festival in 2012 and The Comedy Act of 2021 award at the People’s Choice Awards.
Chelsea Handler Major Investments and Assets
Very few people know that Chelsea Handler is the best-selling author of five books. She had written books like Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me, Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me Chelsea, and Life Will Be Death of Me:…and You Too are a few to name.
She owns a house in Bel Air, Los Angeles worth $6M but sold it a few years back for $10M. Now she owns a house in the Brentwood neighborhood of LA for $5.6M.
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Chelsea Handler shares her recent stand-up “Revolution” and the “revolutions” she experienced in all phases of her life.