Host/actress Chelsea Handler speaks onstage during the 25th Annual Television Critics Association Awards held at The Langham Huntington Hotel & Spa on August 1, 2009 in Pasadena, California. (Getty Images)more pics »Chelsea Handler (Getty Images)Chelsea Handler (born February 25, 1975) is an American stand-up comedian, television host, actress, and author. Her book Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea was a New York Times non-fiction best seller. In July 2007, Handler began hosting her own half-hour late-night comedy series, Chelsea Lately.
She also writes a column in the magazine Cosmopolitan. She got her start as a stand up comic, making appearances on The Tonight Show. However, it's as the host of Chelsea Lately that she has gained the most fame.
She dated E! ENtertainment exec Ted Halbert for a number of years, but the two broke up in early 2010. She confirmed to her television audience in July of 2010 that she and Animal Planet star Dave Salmoni are dating.
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