Chelsea Handler Biography, Age, Husband, Show, Books, Netflix and Twitter

Chelsea Handler Biography

Chelsea Handler is an American actress, comedian, writer, producer and television host. She was the host for the late-night talk show Chelsea Lately on the E! network from 2007 to 2014, and in January 2016 she released a documentary series, Chelsea Does, on Netflix.

In 2010, she was ranked on the Forbes Celebrity 100 at No. 98. In 2012, Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world on their annual Time 100 list.

Chelsea Handler Age – How Old Is Chelsea Handler

She was born Chelsea Joy Handler on 25 February 1975 in Livingston, New Jersey, United States. She is 43 years old as of 2018.

Chelsea Handler Height – How Tall Is Chelsea Handler

She stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inch (167.6 cm).

Chelsea Handler Family | Chelsea Handler Parents | Chelsea Handler Sister

She is the daughter of Melvin Handler (Father), a used car dealer and Rita Handler (Mother), a homemaker. Her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1989, and battled the disease for over 15 years before dying in 2006.

She was the youngest of six children. She has three brothers and two sisters; Roy Handler, Glen Handler, Chet Handler, Shoshanna Handler, and Sydney Handler.

Chelsea Handler Brother

Her oldest brother Chet died in 1984 at Age 22 after he fell off a cliff in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Handler was 9 years old at the time.

Chelsea Handler Husband | Chelsea Handler Boyfriend | Chelsea Handler Dating

Handler is not married yet but has been in a relationship with several guys. She was in a relationship with Ted Harbert, who oversaw E! as the former CEO of Comcast. The two began dating in 2006. On January 25, 2010, Handler confirmed  their break up via her late-night talk show.

She then dated 50 Cent from July to December 2010. From 2011 to 2013, Chelsea Handler and businessman André Balazs were dating.

Chelsea Handler Career

She was a member of the all-female cast of Oxygen network’s hidden camera reality television series Girls Behaving Badly, which aired from 2002 to 2005. She has also appeared in other shows including My Wife and Kids, The Bernie Mac Show, Weekends at the D.L., and The Practice.

Handler was a correspondent on The Tonight Show, and was also a regular commentator on E! and Scarborough Country. She hosted the first episode of the reality TV show On the Lot, but quit before the second episode was aired.

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In April 2006, she started hosting The Chelsea Handler Show on E!, which lasted two seasons. Handler was The View and Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld. From August 2, 2007 to September 5, 2008, Handler co-hosted The View.

On August 18, 2010, it was announced that Handler would be the host of the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) and this made her the second woman in the history of the VMAs to be the sole host of the ceremony, after Roseanne Barr, who hosted in 1994. The event took place on September 12, 2010 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

In July 2007, she started starring on her own half-hour, late-night comedy series on E! titled Chelsea Lately. The show proved to be a hit by averaging more than a half-million viewers since its premiere and having clips on YouTube with more than one million views. The final episode of the show was aired on August 26, 2014.

In May 2009, Handler hosted the 20th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco. In June, she was named as Grand Marshal of the 2009 Los Angeles Pride celebration for her visible and vocal support of equality. In March 2012, she hosted the Human Rights Campaign Gala in Los Angeles.

In 2016, she filmed a documentary series for Netflix called Chelsea Does, which consist of four episodes on marriage, Silicon Valley, racism, and drugs. In October 2017, she announced that the show will be concluding after its second season.

Chelsea Handler Show | The Chelsea Handler Show

The Chelsea Handler Show is an American sketch comedy series that is aired on the E! television network. The series starred Chelsea Handler and featured skits that mocked the entertainment industry, spoofed celebrities, television, the elderly, and herself. The show aired Friday nights at 10:30 EST.

The show originally ordered eight episodes which aired from April 21 to June 9 and was given an additional four episodes starting August 11 to create a 12-episode season, and it finished its run on September 8, 2006.

Chelsea Handler Books

Handler has written five books which have made the New York Times Best Seller List, four of which have reached number one.

  • Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea
  • My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One Night Stands
  • Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang
  • Uganda Be Kidding Me
  • Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me
  • My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands
  • Are You There Vodka Its Me 6d

Chelsea Handler Netflix

Chelsea is well known for her weekly Netflix talk show and documentary series Chelsea Does. She released the documentary series, Chelsea Does, on Netflix in January 2016 which consisting of four episodes on marriage, Silicon Valley, racism, and drugs.

She began presenting her new Netflix original comedy talk show Chelsea in May 2016. The first season streamed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday each week; season 2 streams every Friday.

After two seasons, Chelsea announced that her self-titled Netflix series is coming to an end. She said that she will not be returning for another season of Chelsea, her weekly Netflix talk show, as she wishes to focus on activism.

Chelsea Handler Dog – Chelsea Handler Chunk

Chelsea Handler owns two new adorable dogs Bert and Bernice. She previously owned a dog called Chunk. Chelsea adopted the dog from a kill shelter at the age of 9, and it became her constant companion, a permanent fixture in her dressing rooms and even the cover star of her book Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang.

In his Twitter and Facebook accounts, the German shepherd-Chow mix had 170,000 adoring followers of his own. Chunk died in January, 2018, and Chelsea shared a post about her beloved dog, Chunk, death recalling how much he loved attention from his fans..

“Thank you to everyone who has sent so many goodies, doggy treats, toys, clothes, paintings, stuffed animals, and everything else over the years,” Handler captioned a pic of Chunk on Instagram. “He loved being famous and getting recognized, especially without me. So many people loved him, and I really appreciate that and so did he.”

In August 2017, Handler said goodbye to another beloved pet, her dog, Tammy.

“She was struggling and I couldn’t bear to have her fight anymore,” she explained about having to put Tammy down. “Anyone who doesn’t believe a dog changes your life has never rescued one. I only had 2 years with Tammy, but she made sure I never went to bed once without hearing her little paws mount my stairwell 2 paws at a time. If my door was closed, she slept outside my room like a security guard.”

Chelsea Handler Stand Up

Handler decided to pursue stand-up comedy at the age of 21, after telling her story about driving under the influence to a class of other offenders, who found it funny. In 2007, she performed with Comedy Central’s Hour Stand-Up Comedy Tour across the United States.

In 2014, she released the book Uganda Be Kidding Me, which was number one on The New York Times Best Seller list for two weeks and in the middle of the year did the stand up show Uganda Be Kidding Me: Live, which was then released on Netflix in October 2014.

Her stand-up comedy has also been televised on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend, VH1’s Love Lounge,  and HBO’s broadcast of the Aspen Comedy Festival.

Chelsea Handler Tours | Chelsea Handler Tickets

  • SEP 16
    Help Elect Mike Levin (CA-49) with Chelsea Handler
    Sun 14:00 PDT
    Oceanside, California
    Oceanside, CA
  • SEP 20
    A Civilized Conversation With Chelsea Handler
    Thurs 20:00 UTC-06
    Bella Concert Hall
    Calgary, AB, Canada
  • SEP 21
    A Civilized Conversation With Chelsea Handler
    Fri 20:00 PDT
    Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
  • SEP 22
    A Civilized Conversation With Chelsea Handler
    Sat 20:00 CDT
    Burton Cummings Theatre
    Winnipeg, MB, Canada
  • OCT 5
    A Civilized Conversation With Chelsea Handler
    Fri 20:00 EDT
    National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts
    Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • OCT 6
    A Civilized Conversation With Chelsea Handler
    Sat 20:00 EDT
    Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre
    Toronto, ON, Canada

Chelsea Handler Trump

Chelsea Handler is a frequent opposer of President Donald Trump and his administration’s policies. She targeted his son Donald Trump Jr. on the social media platform (Twitter) to suggest it’d be intriguing to see Trump’s son turn on him.

“I can’t wait for Donald Trump junior to flip on his father,” Handler, tweeted. “That’s going to be awesome.”

Trump Jr. has been a loyal supporter of his father and wasn’t amused by Handler’s remark. In response to Handler’s comment, Trump’s eldest son took to Twitter to criticize her.

“I’d say stick to comedy but you weren’t funny enough to avoid cancellation of your Netflix show,” Trump Jr. tweeted. “Stay away from politics—no reason to suck at two things.”

Trump Jr. dug further by suggesting Handler stand by her previous desire to exit the U.S. following his father being elected to office, tweeting: “Hey Chelsea, now that your show is canceled it’s not too late to make good on your promise. Really no excuse for you to stay anymore.”

Previously, on July 4 2018, Handler apologized to the world for President Donald Trump on social media during Independence Day celebrations.

She twittered to offer her deepest regrets to all the other countries on the planet for Trump. “To every country on the 4th of July. We’re sorry about our president,” she wrote. “He doesn’t reflect all of our views—and we hope you know that the majority of us are ashamed. We will rally each other and come back to the world one step at a time.”

At the end of her tweet, Handler added the hashtags #novemberiscoming and #sorryabouthotdogs.

Chelsea Handler Abortion

Chelsea Handler reveals she had two abortions as a teen. In a 2011 interview with The New York Times, Handler revealed that she had an abortion when she was 16 years old, saying she had the procedure “because that’s what I should have done. Otherwise I would now have a 20-year-old kid. Anyway, those are things that people shouldn’t be dishonest about.”

In a 2016 interview with Playboy magazine, she revealed that she had a second abortion when she was still 16 in addition to the one she talked about with The New York Times.

Chelsea Handler Tape

In 2010, after Handler broke up with Ted Harbert, a leaked sex tape of her was being offered for sale. After news of the tape became public, Handler said on ‘Chelsea Lately’ the tape “was made as a joke” more than 10 years earlier, adding, “I put it on an audition tape for a comedy club, because I’m a comedienne, and I’ve been showing it at birthday parties for fucking years.

Chelsea Handler Alcoholic

Back in 2016, Handler admitted that she needs alcohol to be happy. She told The Sunday Times Magazine; “If I don’t drink for more than three nights you can tell it in my personality.” “I just need alcohol in my system. I love alcohol. It makes me happy.”

Chelsea Handler Quotes

  1. You just be honest about who you are, and if you don’t end up with any friends, then good for you.
  2. You should always speak your mind and be bold and obnoxious and do whatever you want and don’t let anybody tell you to stop it.
  3. I don’t like the word ‘alcoholic’. I like to think of myself as an advanced drinker.
  4. The love that comes from friendship is the underlying facet of a happy life.
  5. Everything isn’t permanent, so don’t pretend that it is. Everything’s supposed to move and shift.

Chelsea Handler Hot, Young, Legs, House, Hair and T Shirts

Chelsea Handler Hot, Young, Legs, House, Hair and T Shirts

Chelsea Handler Movies

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Spy TV Various
2001 The Plotters Ann
2002 The Practice Callie Fairbanks
2002 My Wife and Kids Nurse Amy TV series
2004 The Bernie Mac Show Doris Flynt TV series
2004 Girls Behaving Badly Various TV series
2005 Totally High
2006 National Lampoon Presents Cattle Call Nikita
2006 Reno 911! Pinky TV series
2007 Steam Jacky
2007 In the Motherhood Heather Webseries
2011 Hop Mrs. Beck
2011 Whitney Dr. Price TV series
2012 This Means War Trish
2012 Are You There, Chelsea? Sloane TV series
2012 Fun Size Joy DeSantis
2013 Web Therapy Chris Endicott Showtime series
2013 Call Me Crazy: A Five Film Alex A Lifetime Original Movie

As herself

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Weekends at the D.L. Herself Talk show
2006 The Chelsea Handler Show Host Talk show
2007 Comedy Central Presents Herself Standup
2007–2014 Chelsea Lately Host Late night talk show
2009 The Good Wife Herself TV series
2010 2010 MTV Video Music Awards Host TV special
2011–2013 After Lately Herself Mockumentary series
2012–2013 Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings Executive producer Late night talk show
2013 Who Do You Think You Are? Herself Documentary series
2013–2014 Hello Ross Executive producer Late night talk show
2014 Uganda Be Kidding Me: Live Herself Standup special
2015 The Muppets Herself Episode: “Too Hot to Handler”
2016 Chelsea Does Herself Documentary series
2016–2017 Chelsea Herself/Host Talk show
2018 We Still Rise Herself Documentary

Chelsea Handler says cannabis has changed her life

The state of U.S. politics didn’t drive Chelsea Handler to drink, but it did encourage her to consume cannabis.

“I was re-introduced to cannabis once Trump was elected because alcohol was a little bit too on the nose for me and I already abuse it. So I started to use cannabis again because it was becoming legal in the state of California,” said Handler recently over the phone from London where she was helping to pitch a TV series.

“It changed my life and made things a little more tolerable and a little bit easier. Now with the way they are able to distribute the cannabis and to micro-dose it’s so helpful to so many people. It has opened my eyes to how it can really change lives.”

“I have introduced it to so many people in my life. I just think it is the way forward,” said Handler, who has just begun working on documentary about white privilege for Netflix. “It is a healthy alternative to alcohol especially for a woman over 40. You don’t get the hangovers. You can have a clean living ethos. It has just changed my world so I just wanted to do everything I can to get behind the movement.

“Marijuana can be an additive to your life. It doesn’t have to ruin your life. You don’t have to be blottoed, but it can be a substitute for so many bad things (opioids) that are out there that I just wanted to get involved,” added Handler.

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CHELSEA HANDLER SAYS GRAHAM IS ‘BEING BLACKMAILED BY RUSSIA’

Chelsea Handler tweeted that Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham’s response to Christine Blasey Ford’s Senate testimony proves he is “being blackmailed by Russia.”

“.@LindseyGrahamSC is so obviously being blackmailed by Russia. Accusations are different then testimony under oath. From a credible woman. 35 years time is not argument against an assault of a 15-year-old girl. @JeffFlake @SenatorCollins @lisamurkowski,”

Graham said that Blasey Ford’s testimony did nothing to change his mind on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court.

“She took a polygraph and they didn’t tell us until Sept. 26,” Graham said. “All I can deal with is what’s in front of me. I’ve got a guy who adamantly denies this. Anyone who knows him in a real way say this is not the guy I know. I’ve got Dr. Ford, who can’t tell me the time and the place, and we’ll see what happens.”

“To my Republican colleagues,” he added, “if you can ignore everything in this record, looking at allegation that’s 35 years old, that’s uncertain for time, place, date and no corroboration, if that’s enough for you, God help us as Republicans. Because this happens to us, it never happens to them.”

Graham continued, “I don’t know any more than I knew before. I know that the people who’ve claimed to have been at the party say nothing happened. I don’t know how she got home or how she got there.”

“I think something happened to Dr. Ford. I’m gonna listen to Brett Kavanaugh,” he added. “They [Democrats] knew about this in July. We offered to go out there [California].”

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