Chelsea Joy Handler or Chelsea Handler is a versatile genius as a writer, actress, comedian, television host and producer. For people who have just heard the name of Chelsea, but have less knowledge on her work for them it is better to introduce Chelsea with her recent documentary Chelsea Does in Netflix.
She also worked as a television host in a late night talk show Chelsea Lately for around seven years. Chelsea also got acclamation as a comedian and a producer. Now, let us go through the early and personal life, career, awards, achievements and net worth of Chelsea Handler in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Chelsea was born on 25th February in the year 1975 at Livingston, New Jersey, US. Her father was Melvin Handler was a dealer of used cars, and mother Rita Handler, a housewife. Chelsea has three brothers and two sisters in her family. Handler completed her graduation from Livingston High School in the year 1993.
Chelsea was in a relationship with Ted Harbert, the former CEO of Comcast Entertainment Group in the year 2006 but the relationship did not last long as she broke up with Ted in the year 2010. No such information regarding her personal life is known as of now.
Career, Awards, & Nomination
Chelsea made her first appearance in the television series ‘Girls Behaving Badly’ in the year 2002. The other shows in which she was a part were My Wife and Kids, Weekends at the D.L, The practice, and The Bernie Mac Show. In the year 2006, Handler hosted her first own show ‘The Chelsea Handler Show on E!’ which lasted for two seasons. The show was quite successful, and in the following year, she hosted a late-night talk show by the name Chelsea Lately which had a premiere in 2007.
Not only television that made handler a famous figure, but she is also a prolific writer. Till date she has written several books some of which are ‘My Horizontal Life’, Are you there Vodka? Lies that Chelsea Handler Told me, and, much more. In the last few years, Handler is working with Netflix and made a documentary ‘Chelsea does’.
Chelsea Handler has been a nominee twice in Women’s Image Network Awards and Teen Choice Awards for Chelsea Lately (2007) and After Lately (2011). For her excellent style in hosting, she was nominated twice in the People’s Choice Award. Chelsea has been the recipient of several prestigious awards like Bravo A-list Award, Ally for Equality Award and Comedy Person of the year award at Just For Laughs which is a festival based on comedy. She was titled as Grand Marshal at Los Angeles pride celebration.
Net Worth & Earnings
Any idea how much Chelsea is earning from her recent Netflix talk show? It’s $10 million per year. Over the years her name received a huge appreciation from all television fans, and with that Chelsea’s earning went better. Chelsea has an estimated net worth of $50 million. She is a renowned name in her field, and also an affluent personality in American television.
As said in the beginning that Chelsea is the most versatile genius we have seen in the contemporary time. She is successful both as a television host and a matured writer. Over the years her passion at work delivered all the results. There are very few American television hosts who are always the best at their work, and Chelsea Handler is one among all. It is true that Chelsea’s presentation is always unique and there is a lot to learn from her ways.