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Chelsea Handler Net Worth, Biography, Wiki in 2017-2016

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Chelsea Handler net worth:
$35 Million

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Chelsea Handler Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Many people recognize Chelsea Handler as the host of TV shows in the U.S. “Chelsea Lately”. It is broadcast in U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, UK and Germany on the channel E! daily. Chelsea Joy Handler is also a producer, actress, comedian, best-selling author. The broadcast “Chelsea Lately” was started in 2007 and quickly gained its popularity. Many people wonder what Chelsea Hander net worth is. Chelsea Handler net worth is estimated of $25 million. In 2012 Handler was placed on the list of 100 Most Influential People in “Time”. As a comedian Chelsea Handler was seen on TV shows and TV series. Most famous are “Girls Behaving Badly” (with Mellisa Howard), “The Practise” (with Steve Harris), “My Kids”, “Premium Blend”.

Chelsea Handler Net Worth $25 Million

Chelsea was born in 1975 in New Jersey. Her mother is Mormon and father is Jewish, they had six children and Chelsea was the youngest. She was raised according to the beliefs of Jewish religion. She has disclosed many facts from her private life on TV show. Her parents were quite poor and she was jealous for many girls at school. At that time Chelsea could not afford expensive and fashionable dresses but today’s situation is different. Chelsea Handler net worth makes her feel comfortable.

Chelsea revealed that she was pregnant when she was 16 but she decided to have an abortion and to build up her career instead of having a baby. When she was 19 she tried to be an actress but two years later her professional goal became to make other people laugh and she started career as a stand-up comedian.

Evaluating recent Chelsea Handler’s net worth one can assume that she under valuated her own skills and abilities. The program “Chelsea Handler” became very popular as soon as it was aired in 2007. Almost half of a million household watches her talk show regularly. Chelsea had pleasure to talk to Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Jay Leno, Jane Fonda in her show. Even if very little-known guests come to the show, it is still popular. Chelsea believes that the less guests known are, the better show is. The channel office says that “Chelsea Lately” should last at least till 2014 and in a case of luck even longer.

In 2012 Chelsea made a parody of the “50 Shades of Gray” which earned a nice amount of money. It was titled “50 Shades of Chartreuse: This Time It’s Personal”. She was one of the “Maximum” Hot 100 in 2010. Handler had her magazine covers on “Shape” in 2010, “The Hollywood Reporter” in 2011, “Marie Calire” on the September issue in 2012.

It was estimated that during 2012 Chelsea has earned $12.5 million. The same year Handler co-starred in a romantic comedy “This Means War” along with Reese Witherspoon, Tom Hardy and Chris Pine. Handler also has income coming from the sales of books. She has four books in her list, three of which became number 1 on New York Times’ list of best sellers and the trio earned her $4 million in 2010. Handler also has her own well-read columns in magazines “NOW” and “Cosmopolitan”.


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Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013Wilde Wit of the YearGay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)
2013People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Late Night Talk Show Host
2011Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV: Female Reality/Variety StarAfter Lately (2011)
2011WIN AwardWomen's Image Network AwardsActress Comedy SeriesAfter Lately (2011)
2011People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Talk Show HostChelsea Lately (2007)
2010Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Comedian
2010WIN AwardWomen's Image Network AwardsActress Comedy SeriesChelsea Lately (2007)

TitleSalary
Chelsea Lately (2007)$8,000,000 per year (2013-2014)
Chelsea Lately (2007)$8,000,000 per year (2012-2013)
Chelsea Lately (2007)$3,500,000 per year (2011-2012
Chelsea Lately (2007)$3,500,000 per year (2010-2011)

#Fact
1Opened up on the Rosie O'Donnell Show about her brother's death when she was 10 years old. Chelsea said of her brother, Chet, that he was hiking in the Grand Tetons and fell 80 feet off a cliff.
2Host of the E! Channel's Chelsea Lately (2007). [2008]
3Release of her memoir, "My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands". [June 2005]
4Release of her book, "Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang". [March 2010]
5Chelsea's first book "My Horizontal Life" (2007) was edited by Molly Ringwald's husband Panio Gianopoulos.
6One of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World (2012).
7Is only the second woman to host a late-night US talk show, with Chelsea Lately (2007), after Joan Rivers, who hosted The Late Show on Fox from 1986 to 1987.
8Lives in Los Angeles with her older brother, Roy Handler. Roy is also Chelsea's personal chef.
9Chelsea is the daughter of Margareta "Rita" (Stoecker) and Seymour Handler. Chelsea's paternal grandparents, Jacob Handler and Yetta Specter, were Jewish immigrants, from Austria and Podillya, Ukraine, respectively. Chelsea's mother was German, born in Herne, North Rhine-Westphalia, and moved to the United States in the 1950s. One of Chelsea's mother's grandmothers, Martha Mathilde Kaminski, had Polish ancestry.
10Attended Livingston High School, the same school as Jason Alexander, Julia Montgomery and Charles Milano.
11Her three books took the #1, #2, and #3 spots on the New York Times Bestseller list.
12Third book, "Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang", was released in March 2010 and quickly made its way to #1 on the New York Times Bestseller List. At the same time, her previous two books occupied spots 1 and 2 on the New York Times Bestseller List for paperbacks.
13Broke up with Ted Harbert [March 8, 2010].
14Friend of Mary McCormack. Both are from New Jersey and their fathers are both car dealers.
15Ranked #91 on Maxim magazine's Hot 100 2009.
16One of People Magazine's 100 Most Beautiful People. [2009].
17In Entertainment Weekly, she was named as one of the top 10 "Breakout Stars of 2008.".
18Vanity Fair proclaimed her one of the "Queens of Comedy.".
19Turned down request to pose nude in Playboy.
20She was asked to do season six of the hit television series Dancing with the Stars (2005) but declined. She did however, recommend her assistant Chuy Bravo.
21She released her second book, "Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea?" in April 2008. It was #1 on the New York Times Bestseller's List and has been on the list for over a year.
22Her favorite movie is Porky's (1981).
23Lives with Ted Harbert, president and CEO of Comcast Entertainment. [February 2009]
24Her mother died of cancer.
25Has a nephew, Teddy.
26Friend of Jenny McCarthy, Diablo Cody, Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, and Jason Biggs.
27Released her memoir, "My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands" in June, 2005.
28Is the youngest of 6 children. Siblings' names are Glen, Roy, Shoshana, Sydney, and Chet (deceased).

#Quote
1[on forcefully expressing her political beliefs] I don't care how annoying or loud I am. It's important to be loud.
2Well, I don't live in the past like you, so I don't remember.
3[on Are You There, Chelsea? (2012)] It's a dream come true to have someone else portray me. Because I've been living this life for a long time, and I'm over myself. It's a pleasure to play my sister because everything I've accused her of my whole life, I can now re-enact before her eyes. Her name isn't Sloane. We had to change her name for legal reasons so that my own family can't sue me.

#Trademark
1Sarcastic and critical views on A-List celebrities
2Self-deprecating humor
3Caustic commentary

Is Chelsea Handler's Net Worth Deserved?

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    35 mill the hard way!

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