Chelsea Handler is an American comedian, writer, actor, television host, and producer born in Livingston, New Jersey, to a Mormon mother, Rita, and an American-born Jewish father, Seymour Handler. She grew up with her six siblings. Among them, she is the eldest.
At age of 19, Chelsea moved from New Jersey to Los Angeles, California, to pursue acting in either theatres, movies, or even TV shows. Handler belongs to white ethnicity and her nationality is American.
The 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.
Chelsea 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 others. Currently, she has been seen as a moderator of the TV show, Complex Conversations.
Besides, Handler has also authored several books including My horizontal life: A Collection Of One Night Stands which made it to the bestseller list just a few months after it was published.
Her other published books include, Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea, Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me, Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang, and Uganda Be Kidding Me. All these books have played a vital role in adding up to his total net worth.
Besides, she is also the recipient of several awards such as the Ally for Equality Award from the Human Right Campaign, and the Comedy Person Of The Year Award which she received at the Montreal’s Just For Laugh Comedy Festival.
Moving on to her personal life, Chelsea Handler dated her boyfriend 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 without further taking their relationship into a husband and wife relationship.
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Besides, she has also been rumored to be romantically involved with American Businessman Andre Balazs and rapper 50 cents. All of them were unable to get married to Chelsea and become her husband for the rest of their lives.
Even though she is unmarried and has no husband, she was pregnant and had gone through abortion two times in the past. During that time, she was speculated to be just 16 years of age.
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 $35 million. However, some sites suggest that the lady has a net worth of around $40 million the same as NBC journalist Brian Williams' net worth.
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In just 2012, she received an annual salary of around $12.5 million while in 2013, her salary per year dropped to around $8 million a year.
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In 2008, Chelsea Handler went on her Chelsea Bang Bang Tour to promote her third book with the same title. The tour earned her around $16 million while also getting to the Number 1 position on The New York Times Nonfiction Hardback Bestseller list in 2010. Similarly, she had another tour, Chelsea Lately which earned around $10 million in the same year.
In 2014, the comedian signed a $10 million deal with Netflix. The five-page papers signed with Netflix talk about talk show docu-comedy specials and her stand-up comedy performances. Hence, her collaboration with Netflix also added a lot to her whopping assets.
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While talking about her involvement in the social media platforms, she is highly active in all such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Chelsea's Instagram profile has around 3.3 million followers while her Twitter account has over 8.29 million followers.