Chelsea Handler

Chelsea Handler, born on February 25, 1975, is an American comedian, author, actress, T.V. host, and producer. Handler’s career dates back to 1996. She decided to delve into stand-up comedy, and her decision paid off years later. Handler is recognized as one of the best and most famous comedians in the business and she has an enviable resume, multiple awards, and best-selling books that prove she’s that girl. She’s confident, energetic, and drop-dead funny, which is why we’re celebrating her special day right here.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Chelsea Joy Handler

Nickname:

The Sexy Handler

Birth date:

February 25, 1975

Age:

47

Zodiac Sign:

Pisces

Height:

5' 6"

Relationship Status:

Single

Net Worth:

$35 million

Chelsea's Social Media:

Background

Chelsea Handler, born on February 25, 1975, is a recognized name in Hollywood. Her hilarious and bubbly personality, great jokes, and succession of shows have made her a force to be reckoned with in the comedy field. However, she hasn’t always had it all figured out. She has proven that consistent hard work is the only red pill for success. She was born in Livingston, New Jersey, and is the daughter of Rita Stoecker and Seymour Handler, who had separate religions. Her mother was a Mormon, and her father, a Jew. Handler is of German and French descent and was raised as a Jewish. She’s a Pisces and attended Livingston High School. Unfortunately, during her childhood, her mother got diagnosed with breast cancer and her brother died when she was nine.

Handler moved to her aunt’s house in Los Angeles at the age of 19 and decided to pursue a career in stand-up at 21. Her first television appearance was as a cast member of the T.V. series “Girls Behaving Badly.” The show aired for three years. Handler then got a job at “E!” and was a commentator on “Scarborough Country.” She hosted “On the Lot” and was a “The Tonight Show” correspondent before she began hosting her eponymous show, “The Chelsea Handler Show,” in April 2006. Since then, Handler has done multiple shows. After multiple comedic T.V. and stand-up shows, including “Chelsea Lately,” Handler hosted the 2010 M.T.V. Video Music Awards. In 2016, Handler filmed a Netflix documentary series called “Chelsea Does.”

Aside from television, Handler has produced a myriad of shows from “Pretty Wild” to “Hello Ross,” “The Josh Wolf Show,” “Marvel’s Tigra & Dazzler Show,” and many others. She’s a bestselling author who has written six books that made it into the New York Times Best Seller List.

Career timeline

2002
She Joins "Girls Behaving Badly"

Handler joins the series and appears in four episodes.

2006
"The Chelsea Handler Show" Premieres

Handler begins hosting the show on E! and the show runs for two seasons.

2007
"Chelsea Lately" Premieres

Handler stars in her half-hour late-night show on E! with more than 1,000 episodes of the show airing in different countries.

2010
She Hosts the M.T.V. V.M.A.s

Handler is announced as the host and becomes the second woman in its history to host the ceremony solely.

2016
"Chelsea Does" Premieres

Handler films a docu-series for Netflix with four episodes.

2021
She Wins the ‘Comedy Act’ Award

Handler wins the award for her “Vaccinated & Horny” comedy tour.

Why We Love Chelsea Handler

  1. She loves animals

    Handler is a dog mom and posts about her dogs often. She loves all animals.

  2. She’s hilarious

    Handler is quite the hilarious character. From her comedy acts to hosting shows, she’s effortlessly funny.

  3. She promotes body positivity

    Handler isn’t afraid to show off her body. She recently went topless while skiing.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. She lost her dogs

    Handler lost two dogs, named Tammy and Chunk.

  2. She dated 50 Cent

    Handler and the rapper dated in 2010 and broke up shortly after.

  3. She helps others' kids

    Her friends and staff have shared Handler sets up college funds whenever one of them has a baby.

  4. She doesn’t want kids

    Handler doesn't want to have children and she has even claimed she would rather fill her house with misfits.

  5. She was in a beauty pageant

    When she was 15, Handler participated in the Miss New Jersey Beauty Pageant and became a finalist.

Chelsea Handler FAQs

Is Chelsea Handler returning to the late-night spot?

The comedienne has confirmed she’s ready to return to the late-night spot.

What breed of dog does Chelsea Handler have?

Handler has two chow-chow rescue dogs. She named them Bert and Bernice.

How long are Chelsea Handler’s stand-up shows?

Handler’s shows could last anywhere from 45 minutes to one hour or more.

Chelsea Handler’s birthday dates

YearDateDay
2023February 25Saturday
2024February 25Sunday
2025February 25Tuesday
2026February 25Wednesday
2027February 25Thursday

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