Chelsea Jane Handler was born in Livingston, New Jersey on February 25, 1975. She has performed across the country as a stand-up comedian with much of her work appearing on television. Her acting experience includes appearing as a regular on the Oxygen Network series Girls Behaving Badly and also on Weekends at the D.L., The Bernie Mac Show and The Practice. She began starring in her own late-night E! comedy series Chelsea Lately in July 2007. She has written several books including My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands, Are You There, Vodka? Its Me, Chelsea, Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang, and Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me.