Chelsea Handler

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Actress

Birth Name: Chelsea Joy Handler

Birth Date: February 25, 1975

Age: 49 years old

Birth Place: Livingston, New Jersey

Partners: Jo Koy

Comedienne-host-author Chelsea Handler's brash, unfiltered, scatological humor not only made her stand out from the crowd, but made her difficult to define as she went on to fame and fortune as host of her own talk shows, "Chelsea Lately" (E! Networks, 2007-14) and "Chelsea" (Netflix 2016- ). An impromptu moment of public speaking had inspired Handler to pursue a career in stand-up comedy. Following a few small guest turns on various sitcoms and after attracting the attention of Jay Leno, she hosted was hired by E! Entertainment Television to host "The Chelsea Handler Show" (2006), which quickly morphed into the popular late night chat show, "Chelsea Lately." In addition to her burgeoning television career, Handler also proved to be an extremely successful author, with autobiographical books like Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea and Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang reaching No. 1 on the New York Times bestseller list. By 2011, Handler had formed her own mini-empire, with production development deals and a book imprint of her own via her Borderline Amazing shingle. And although her blonde good looks belied the vocabulary of a drunken sailor in her stand-up comedy and writings, it may have been Handler's business acumen and boundless ambition that were the biggest surprise.

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Willie Nelson's 90th Birthday Celebration

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Just for Laughs 2022: The Gala Specials -- Chelsea Handler

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Hello, Privilege. It's Me, Chelsea

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After Lately

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Chelsea Lately Bloopers

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Chelsea Handler Takes Aim at Jo Koy’s Golden Globes Bomb in Critics Choice Monologue (VIDEO)

Jo Koy attends the 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards Press Preview and Red Carpet Rollout

Who Is Jo Koy? 5 Things To Know About 2024 Golden Globes Host

Jennifer Aniston in 'The Morning Show'

‘The Morning Show’ Dominates 2024 Critics Choice Award Nominations, Outshining ‘Succession’

Michelle Wolf in 'The Daily Show' (L); Jon Stewart in 'The Problem with Jon Stewart' (C); Kal Penn in 'The Daily Show'

Who Will Be the New Host of ‘The Daily Show’? 17 Options, Ranked

Chelsea Handler (L); Tucker Carlson (R)

Chelsea Handler Mocks ‘Triggered’ Tucker Carlson After Sexist Rant Over Her Being Childless

The Daily Show Hosts 2023

‘The Daily Show’: Chelsea Handler, Kal Penn, Leslie Jones, & More Will Guest Host in 2023

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The CW Midseason 2023 Schedule: New ‘Winchesters’ Time, ‘Walker’ Premiere Dates & More

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2023 Critics Choice Awards Sets Chelsea Handler as Host

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‘Evolution’: Chelsea Handler Focuses on Herself in HBO Max Comedy Special (VIDEO)

Chelsea Handler Films Her Late Night Show In Sydney

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‘Will & Grace’ Casting: Matt Bomer & Adam Rippon Guest Star, Minnie Driver Returns

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‘Chelsea’: James Corden on Being ‘Brave’ When Being Naked on TV

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Chelsea Handler: ‘I Promised Myself When I Turned 40 That I Would Stop Doing Stand-Up’

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Netflix Gives Second Seasons to ‘Chelsea’ and ‘Lady Dynamite’

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What’s Worth Watching: Comedians Whitney Cummings and Chelsea Handler, the Eagles, Selena Gomez and more for Friday and Saturday

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Chelsea Handler Hints at What Her New Netflix Talk Show Will Be—And What It Won’t Be

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Presents Democalypse 2014: South By South Mess

The Late Shift: Who’s Poised to Be the Next King (or Queen) of Nighttime Talk?