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Chelsea Handler net worth 2023 – Chelsea Joy Handler is an American comedian, actress, writer, television host, producer and activist. She hosted the late-night talk show Chelsea Lately on the E! network from 2007 to 2015, and released a documentary series, Chelsea Does, on Netflix in January 2016. Between 2016 and 2017, Handler hosted the talk show Chelsea on Netflix.

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Chelsea Handler Net Worth

Chelsea Handler net worth is $40 million. Chelsea Handler takes an annual salary of $10 million from her Netflix talk show.  She is also known for her various series on Netflix.

Handler was born in Livingston, New Jersey, the youngest of six children of Rita , a homemaker, and Seymour Handler, a used car dealer. Her American father is Ashkenazi Jewish; her German-born mother, who came to the United States in 1958, was a Mormon. Her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1989, and battled the disease for over 15 years before dying of it in 2006. Handler was raised in Reform Judaism and had a Bat Mitzvah ceremony. She summered in Martha’s Vineyard, where her parents owned a house.

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She attended Livingston High School, where she was a reluctant student who objected to the school’s “student-teacher-asshole ratio”.

Handler has two sisters and three brothers; her eldest brother, Chet, died when he was 21, in a hiking accident in the Grand Tetons in Wyoming. She was nine years old at the time. At age 19, she moved from New Jersey to Los Angeles, California, where she lived in her aunt’s home, in Bel Air, and pursued acting while working as a waitress to support herself. At 21, Handler decided to pursue stand-up comedy after telling her story about driving under the influence to a class of other offenders, who found it funny.

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Chelsea Handler net worth is $40 million

Career

Handler was a member of the all-female cast of Oxygen’s hidden camera reality television series Girls Behaving Badly, which aired from 2002 to 2005. Other shows on which Handler has appeared include Weekends at the D.L.The Bernie Mac ShowMy Wife and Kids, and The Practice. She was a regular commentator on E! and Scarborough Country, as well as a correspondent on The Tonight Show.

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She hosted the first episode of the reality TV show On the Lot, but quit before the second episode aired, saying later that she left “because I smelled the disaster happening before it did.” The show, produced by Steven Spielberg and Mark Burnett, was a competition for aspiring filmmakers vying for a chance at stardom. It lasted one season. Handler was replaced by former Robin & Company entertainment anchor, Adrianna Costa.

Chelsea Handler net worth is $40 million. Chelsea Handler takes an annual salary of $10 million from her Netflix talk show.  She is also known for her various series on Netflix. In 2012, Time Magazine named Chelsea Handler as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

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Her DUI Kickstarted Her Career

It’s not everyday you hear a celebrity say a DUI saved their career. In fact, it’s usually the indicator that a star’s career is about to crash and burn. But without her DUI record, Chelsea Handler would have never discovered her comedic chops. “I had to go this class, like DUI class, where basically you had to speak publicly about your experience and your arrest. And at that time in my life, I had never had to speak publicly. And then I did it … and I was higher than I’ve ever been,” she shared. “I mean, everyone was laughing at my story. And somebody said, ‘You should be a stand-up comedian!’ And I said, ‘Maybe I should!'” If it weren’t for her poor decisions, Handler may have never found her way to late night.

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Chelsea Handler net worth is $40 million

She Sets Up College Funds for Her Friends’ Kids

Despite never having gone to college herself, Handler is more than charitable when it comes to other kids’ futures. Handler’s ex-BFF (we’ll get to that later) raved about the comedian’s efforts to help out her employees’ and friends’ children. “She set up a scholarship fund for each of my kids and does the same for anyone on staff who has a baby,” Heather McDonald, a former writer for Chelsea Lately, said. “Yet she never went to college herself. She’s a really sensitive person.” 

Chelsea Handler net worth is $40 million

She Had an Abortion at 16

Chelsea Handler has been an outspoken advocate for a woman’s right to choose. Her passion for the social issue stems from Handler’s personal experience as a teenager. At sixteen, Handler had her pregnancy terminated after finding herself in a family way with the guy she was dating. Initially, Handler wanted to keep the baby. But Handler’s parents convinced her otherwise. “This is not what our family’s about. You know, you’re supposed to create a life for yourself, and we want you to enjoy your life and not be raising a child. And we’re certainly not going to raise it for you,” her parents told her. But the comedian doesn’t regret the decision either. 

“Getting unintentionally pregnant more than once is irresponsible, but it’s still necessary to make a thoughtful decision. We all make mistakes all the time,” Handler wrote for an article in Playboy. “It’s okay if you think it’s not right for women to have abortions — but it’s not your problem, because we decide,” she added.

She Took Quaaludes at Jane Fonda’s House

Handler hardly has any regrets, especially when it comes to partying. But the late night comedian admitted that there was one time where she let things get a little too out of hand. “I went over to Jane Fonda’s house one night and I did a quaalude. I had never done a quaalude before,” she said. “Jane has these dance parties. So I took both of them and that was a disaster. I’m a pretty good drinker, I know how to handle myself. I couldn’t move. Every time I’d get up I’d fall back down!” Apparently, Handler was pretty embarrassed. But after she confided in her predicament with Jane Fonda, she felt a lot better. “I told Jane that I took two quaaludes and she said, ‘Well then you better sit down and not get up for awhile.’ She didn’t care. She’s super cool.”

Chelsea Handler net worth is $40 million

Her Ex-Coworker and Bestie Sold Stories About Her to the Tabloids

Heather McDonald, the former bestie who had such positive things to say about Handler’s generosity, reportedly turned on the comedian while working on Chelsea Lately. When McDonald came out with sound bites claiming she was “living in fear” while working with Chelsea on the late night spot, Handler took to The Howard Stern Show to clear the air. “She’s so full of sh*t,” Handler exclaimed. “I found out at work that she was trading stories to US Weekly about my personal life in exchange for having her photos run in the magazine.” Despite saying that McDonald was “good on the show,” Handler believes there were “eighty things she should’ve been fired for.” “It’s not an internment camp,” she continued. “If you’re that fearful, then get [another] job.”

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