Chelsea Handler’s net worth 2023: You must have heard a lot about the comedian Chelsea Handler. How much do you know about her? Read on as we take you through the biography, salary, earnings, and net worth of Chelsea Handler. What’s more, you’ll also learn how Chelsea Handler made her money.
Who is Chelsea Handler and How Much is She Worth?
||Chelsea Joy Handler
|Date of Birth
||February 25, 1975 (age 48)
||Comedian, Actress, Writer, Television Host, and Producer
||5 ft 5 in (1.68 m)
||United States of America
|Source of Wealth
Chelsea Handler is an American comedian, actress, writer, television host, and producer with an estimated net worth of $50 million. She is famous as the host of the late-night talk show “Chelsea Lately” on the E! network. Handler is also prominent for her documentary series “Chelsea Does” on Netflix as well as the talk show “Chelsea” on Netflix.
So how much do you know about Chelsea Handler? Read on as we take you through the journey of how Chelsea Handler began her journey to fame.
Chelsea Joy Handler was born on February 25, 1975, in Livingston, New Jersey, United States of America. She is the youngest daughter of six children born to Rita, a homemaker, and Seymour Handler, a used-car dealer. She was raised a Reform Jew.
For her education, Chelsea attended Livingston High School. She moved from New Jersey to Los Angele at age 19 where she lived with her aunt in Bel Air, while also pursuing a career in acting.
Chelsea Handler started her stand-up comedy career at age 21. She was a member of the all-female cast of Oxygen’s hidden camera reality television series “Girls Behaving Badly”.
She also appeared on other shows including ‘Weekends at the D.L.”, “The Bernie Mac Show”, “My Wife and Kids”, and “The Practice’. Subsequently, she became a regular commentator on E! and Scarborough Country as well as a correspondent on The Tonight Show.
Handler was the host of the first episode of the reality TV show “On the Lot”, but quit before the second episode aired. In April 2006, she began hosting “The Chelsea Handler Show” on E!.
A year later, Handler performed with Comedy Central’s Hour Stand-Up Comedy Tour across the United States. Chandler also hosted the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs). In July 2017, she began starring in her own half-hour late-night comedy series on E! titled “Chelsea Lately”.
In 2016, Chelsea filmed a documentary series for Netflix titled “Chelsea Does”. That same year, she began presenting her new Netflix comedy talk show “Chelsea”.
In September 2019, Handler released a documentary for Netflix titled “Hello, Privilege. It’s Me Chelsea”. In May 2020, she announced she will produce and star in a stand-up special for WarnerMedia’s HBO Max.
As a producer, Chelsea Handler has been involved in a lot of production work. Handler has become executive producer of several talks shows aside from her own. She has produced numerous television talk shows, programs and series.
Chelsea Handler has also written six books that have made the New York Times Best Seller List, five of which have reached number one. Some of her books include “My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands“, “Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea“, “Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang“, “Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me“, “Uganda Be Kidding Me.”
Handler is also a columnist with Cosmopolitan and Now, a UK celebrity magazine. In May 2009, she was the host of the 20th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco. In May 2012, she hosted the Human Rights Campaign Gala in Los Angeles.
Eager to learn more about Handler’s personal life including her relationship status? Chelsea Handler is currently dating comedian Jo Koy. She has also been involved in a number of relationships.
Between 2006 to 2010, Handler dated Ted Harbert. Around 2011, she dated the popular rapper 50 Cent. She also dated Andre Balazs.
Social Media Accounts
Chelsea Handler is a very popular personality on social media. She is also an active social media user as she posts clips of her projects and bits of her personal life. As of the time of writing, Handler has over 4.2 million Instagram followers and over 7.8 million followers on Twitter. She also has over 2.5 million Facebook followers.
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Award and Achievements
Chelsea Handler has won multiple awards over the course of her career including the “Ally for Equality Award” from the Human Rights Campaign, the Bravo A-List Award for “A-List Funny,” and Comedy Person of the Year Award at Montreal’s Just For Laughs comedy festival.
Chelsea Handler Net Worth, Salary and Earnings 2023
As of November 2023, Chelsea Handler has an estimated net worth of $50 million. Handler’s main source of income is her comedy career that has spanned over two decades. She also earns money from her other ventures.
Handler’s salary is estimated at $10 per annum. This accrued from her numerous comedy shows, talk shows, production and TV host. She also earns money from advertisements on her YouTube channel which has over 331,000 subscribers with over 114 million video views.
Chelsea Handler has established herself as one of the top female comedians and this has reflected in her net worth of $50 million.
Chelsea Handler also invests in real estate. In 2010, she bought a home in Bel-Air Country Club in Los Angeles for $6 million. Eight years later, she listed the home for $11.5 million. She did not get a buyer so she re-listed the home again in January 2019 for $10.95 million. In March 2021, she finally sold the home for $10.4 million.
In November 2021, Chelsea bought a home in LA’s Brentwood neighbourhood for $5.8 million.
Chelsea Handler is an American comedian, actress, writer, television host, and producer with an estimated net worth of $50 million. She is famous as the host of the late-night talk show “Chelsea Lately” on the E! network. Handler has established herself as one of the most successful female comedians.