The 25th of February, 1975 found Chelsea Joy Handler being born in the town of Livingston, New Jersey. Reform Judaism was the family religion at Chelsea’s house, where she grew up along with her five other siblings. Handler made the journey to Los Angeles when she was 19 years old in order to pursue a career in acting. At the time, she was able to provide for herself by working as a waitress while living with her aunt.
While Chelsea Handler was living in Los Angeles at the time, she eventually found out that she enjoyed performing stand-up comedy. Eventually, Chelsea Handler became a cast member on the hidden camera reality show Girls Behaving Badly, which aired from the years 2002 to 2005.
During the beginning stages of Handler’s professional career, she made guest appearances on a number of television programs, including The Bernie Mac Show, My Wife and Kids, and The Practice. In addition to that, she started making appearances as a correspondent on programmes such as “The Tonight Show.”
The Chelsea Handler Show, which Chelsea Handler debuted in 2006, was important in her rise to fame. The first two seasons of the sitcom were shown on E!. During the entirety of 2007, Handler performed her stand-up routine on tour and then went on to host the MTV Video Music Awards. The year 2007 came to a close with Chelsea Lately being the final project that was undertaken by Handler.
The series was also broadcast on E!, where it attracted an impressively large audience, with 960,000 viewers tuning in to each episode on average in 2011. The final season of Chelsea Lately aired in 2014, the year when Chelsea Handler’s contract with E! ceased to be active.
Are You There, Chelsea? is an NBC comedy that debuted in 2012 and stars Chelsea Handler. The show is based on her book that became a best-seller in 2008. After only one season, the show was pulled from the air. The year 2014 marked the beginning of Chelsea Handler’s collaboration with Netflix on a variety of new projects. At first, she debuted with a Netflix special that was distributed by the media company.
Then came the documentary series Chelsea Does, which is comprised of four parts and features Chelsea Handler addressing a variety of contentious issues. After that, she debuted her talk show Chelsea on the streaming service Netflix. According to Chelsea Handler, the talk show was “a more serious version of Chelsea Lately,” and she described it as such. After two seasons, Chelsea was canceled in 2017, and Chelsea creator Chelsea Handler immediately shifted her attention to activism.
Because of her published works, Chelsea has garnered a lot of attention. In 2005, she published her first book, which was titled My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands. 2008 saw the release of her more commercially successful album, titled Are You There, Vodka? Hello, my name is Chelsea. This book was number one on the list of best-sellers published in The New York Times.
She accomplished the same thing once again in 2010 with the album Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang and once again in 2011 with the album The Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me. She published her first book, Uganda Be Kidding Me, the following year (2014). This book is currently ranked number one on the bestsellers list published by the New York Times.
In 2006, Chelsea Handler began a relationship with Ted Harbert, the CEO of Comcast. In 2010, after a sex tape of the couple was made public, Handler announced that the couple had broken up as a result of the scandal. She began a relationship with Andre Balazs the following year (2011), however they eventually broke up the following year (2013). Chelsea Handler has admitted that when she was 16 years old she went through with two abortions.
In 2010, Chelsea purchased a home in Los Angeles that was located just above the Bel-Air Country Club for the price of $6 million. This home has a total of 7 bathrooms and 6 bedrooms within its 5,574 square feet of living space.
The house has not one, but two separate family rooms. In addition to a fireplace and a flat-screen television, the den features glass panels that can be pushed into the walls to create an open connection to the backyard. The kitchen features high-end appliances, matte black granite tops, and white cabinetry as well as a pantry. The property features a workout space that is decked up with all of the necessary amenities.
The house includes a built-in BBQ area with a flat screen TV, an outdoor fireplace, outdoor terraces, and a swimming pool that is heated and measures 50 feet in length and has an attached spa.
In 2018, she placed the property on the market with an asking price of $11.5 million. Since she was unable to locate a buyer, she withdrew the home from the market and re-listed it in January 2019 at a price of $10.95 million. In March of 2021, Chelsea agreed to sell this property for the price of $10.4 million.
In November of 2021, Chelsea made the purchase of a home in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles for the price of $5.8 million. Cheryl Hines, who stars in “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” was the one who made the sale.
A stand-up comedian, actor, author, and host of a late-night cable talk show in the United States, Chelsea Handler has accumulated a net worth of $35 million over the course of her career. The talk program Chelsea Lately that Chelsea Handler hosts is perhaps the most well-known thing about her. Additionally, she is well-known for her many shows that can be seen on Netflix. Time magazine recognized Chelsea Handler as one of the world’s 100 most important people in 2012, and included her on their list.
Compensation for Chelsea Handler
What is Chelsea Handler’s annual salary for hosting her talk show on Netflix, and how much is it? $10 million