Facts of Chelsea Handler
|Full Name||Chelsea Joy Handler|
|Birth Name||Chelsea Joy Handler|
|Other Name||The Sexy Handler|
|Profession||TV host, actress, comedian|
|Birth City||Livingston, New Jersey|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Seymour Handler|
|Father Profession||Car dealer|
|Mother Name||Rita Handler (died in 2006)|
|Relation With||Ted Harbert (2006- 2010), Andre Balaz (2011- 2013)|
|Sibilings||Shoshanna, Chet, Glen, Simon, Roy|
|Filmography||Fun Size,This Means War,Hop|
|Education||Livingston High School|
|Date of Birth||February 25,1975|
How Much Is Comedian & TV Host Chelsea Handler's Net Worth?
Turned professional in 2001, Chelsea Handler gained huge fame as the host for E! Network's Chelsea Lately (2007- 2014). Starting as the cast of the reality show Girls Behaving Badly, Handler's versatile prominence as comedian, TV host & actress helped her stand among the richest TV hosts.
As of May 2020, the American TV host owns the net worth of $35 million. Having released the documentary series Chelsea Does (2016) on Netflix, she also hosted the talk show Chelsea that blessed her with millions of dollars revenue.
Apart from TV appearances, the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards host also worked in movies like Hop (2011), This Means War (2012) and Fun Size (2012).
Career Prominence As TV Host: Fortune Build-Up & Earnings
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Chelsea Handler has an estimated net worth of $35 million as of May 2020.
Indeed, Chelsea's career as TV host gained her massive fame & fortune, but also got earnings assistance through the release of books & acting career.
Considered one of the richest TV hosts, Handler ranks #16 in the list, behind the top 5 wealthiest personalities: Oprah Winfrey (owns $3.2 billion), Ellen DeGeneres ($450 million), Judy Sheindlin ($420 million), Phil McGraw ($400 million) & David Letterman ($400 million).
The New Jersey-born, Chelsea started her career as cast for the hidden camera reality series Girls Behaving Badly (2002- 2005) alongside Melissa Howard.
Thereafter, she began working for E! Network, hosting the talk shows Weekends at the D.L. and The Chelsea Handler Show.
Well, The Times listed one of the 100 most influential people in 2012.
Till date, the American TV host has worked in the talk shows: Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings (2012- 2013), Hello Ross (2013- 2014) and on the Netflix streamed Chelsea (2016- 2017).
For a fact, she has also released mockumentary series After Lately (2011- 2013) & documentary series Who Do You Think You Are? (2013) and Chelsea Does (2016).
How Much Salary Chelsea Earns?
With a successful career journey, the American TV personality cum actress takes home an average of $10 million every year; major credit of income goes to the Netflix streamed shows.
As reported, she received the salary of $3.5 million from Chelsea Lately until 2012, which got a raise to $8 million per year until the show ended in 2014.
Moreover, Handler's earnings from comedy tours: Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang Tour (2008) and Chelsea Lately (2010) was $16 million & $10 million respectively.
Acting & Writing Career
Over the years, the famous TV face has made numerous movie appearances, among which Hop (2011), This Means War (2012) and Fun Size (2012) gained huge commercial success, alongside the Hollywood actors Kaley Cuoco, Tom Hardy and Victoria Justice.
Aside from this, Chelsea has also released 6 books to date; the New York Times Nonfiction bestsellers books include My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands (2005), Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea (2008) and Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang (2010).
In 2010, the American TV host penned a three-book deal, worth $4 million & released Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me (2011) and Uganda Be Kidding Me (2014).
Well, Chelsea Handler's book Life Will Be the Death of Me (2019) turned out to be her first-ever podcast along with iHeartRadio production.
Does Chelsea Have Endorsements?
An avid user of Instagram & Twitter, Handler has over 3.6 million followers and 8.25 million followers respectively, as of September 2019.
Though for now, the Chelsea Lately host is yet to have any endorsement deals. But online sources cite that, if she signs sponsorship deals, the American personality can earn thousands of dollars per sponsored post.
For a fact, she supported Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential campaign.
Currently Residence, Assets & Lifestyle
Meanwhile, the American TV host & actress lives in Los Angeles, California, she bought in 2010 for $5.942 million.
The property spread on 5,572 sq. ft. and boasts 6 bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms, was in the market in 2018 for $11.5 million, that got a selling tag sliced to $10.95 million in January 2019.
However, the sales report of the asset is yet to be out.
In the fall of 2013, Handler bought a $761,500 worth house in the area of Sherman Oaks, California.
Formerly, she owned a luxurious condo in Marina del Rey; bought the 3,319 sq. ft unit alongside (now ex) boyfriend Ted Harbert in 2010 for $3.7 million.
As for a fact, her father sold her childhood house in Livingston, New Jersey in 2008 for an undisclosed amount.
Expenses On Cars, Luxury & Tax
Apart from real estate, the Fun Size actress also makes huge expenses on lavish rides; reportedly owns expensive cars like Bentley and Tesla.
Well, in May 2019, she made a Tweet featuring herself & her father's car.
Furthermore, surfing through her social media profiles, Chelsea seems to be a fashion enthusiast & often features costly attires; it gets her huge a list of bills for sure.
But, alongside expenditure on luxury, travels & accommodating, the TV host does have to fill up the tax payments.
Well, like other residents of Los Angeles, she has to pay 0.793% of her house's assessed value as property tax accompanied with income tax, the average income tax levied in Los Angeles is 9.3%.
Charity Works & Donations
The millionaire TV host does involves herself in many charity works and donation events. Back in October 2017, Handler made a donation of $1 million to Puerto Rico relief efforts.
Well, she has associations with many non-profit organizations like Alzheimer's Association, Soles4Souls, Stand Up To Cancer and American Foundation for AIDS Research.
Chelsea Handler's Age, Height, Family, Dating, Boyfriend & Relationship
Chelsea Handler was born on February 25, 1975, in Livingston, New Jersey, the USA. Her birth name is Chelsea Joy Handler but later gained the nickname The Sexy Handler.
Handler, the youngest of 6 children, grew up in New Jersey where her father Seymour Handler was a car dealer & mother Rita Handler was a homemaker.
For a fact, her mother died of breast cancer in 2006 after 15 years of cancer-battle. Her elder brother Ched died in the Grand Tetons in Wyoming hiking accident in 1984, when Chelsea was 9.
Following her Livingston High School graduation, Handler's moved to Los Angeles in her aunt's house & worked as a waitress before her TV career took-off.
She holds American nationality and is of white ethnicity.
What Is Chelsea Handler's Age & Height?
As of September 2019, Handler is 44 years old and has a height of 5 ft. 6 inches (168 cm).
Relationship Status: Is She Married Or Dating?
Well, the American TV host & actress is never married but was in many relationships in the past.
As of now, Chelsea Handler is single & states the status 'single' as an accomplishment worthy of congratulations.
In 2016, defining her relationship status, she wrote for the Time:
Instead of asking her where her boyfriend, husband or eunuch is, congratulate her on her accomplished sense of self and for reaching the solitary mountaintop by herself without a ring on her finger weighing her down like a male paperweight.
Well, her love-life flashback gets her (now ex) boyfriend Ted Harbert, the former CEO of Comcast, in the list. The duo began dating in 2006, however, broke-up after 4 years in 2010, which she confirmed via her late-night talk show.
Moreover, she had an on-off relationship with hotelier Andre Balazs for 2 years, before Handler broke out the news of their split in October 2013.
Underwent Abortion Twice
As for a fact, Chelsea has undergone 2 abortions, both at the age of 16. In her interview with The Time Magazine in 2011, she stated about her first abortion was when she was 16 & in interview with The Playboy Magazine in 2016, she revealed about her 2nd abortion.