Fast Facts

  • Is the youngest of six siblings.
  • Competed in the Miss New Jersey pageant as a teen.
  • Moved from New Jersey to Los Angeles at age 19 to pursue acting.
  • Pursued stand-up comedy at 21 after a DUI, when she had to tell her story to a class of other offenders and it made them laugh.
  • Big break came when she made a video of herself talking about her experiences as a waitress, sent it to L.A.'s Improv comedy club and was invited to perform there.
  • Relased her first best-selling book, My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands, in 2005.


  • Ted Harbert — Ex-significant Other
  • Chet Handler — Brother
  • Roy Handler — Brother
  • Simone — Sister
  • Shoshanna — Sister
  • Rita Handler — Mother
  • Andre Balazs — Ex-significant Other
  • Seymour Handler — Father
  • Glen Handler — Brother


  • Birth Name: Chelsea Joy Handler
  • Birth Place: Livingston, New Jersey, United States
  • Profession: Comic, Actor, Author

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