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Chelsea Handler Biography

Birth Name:
Chelsea Joy Handler
Birth Place:
Livingston, New Jersey, United States
Profession
Comic, actor, author

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
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  • '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

Awards

    Relationships

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