Bel Air Mansion
It was towards the end of 2010 that the comdienne, Chelsea Handler, decided to handle some property on her own by making a nearly $6 million purchase. According to listings provided by Mauricio Umansky, her home which was built in 1964 was bought by Ms.Handler for $5,942,500.
Location: The home is located at the heart of the plush Bel Air neighborhood in Los Angeles, California.
Accommodation: The home is very large and spacious, boasting of 5,572 square feet of living area. There are 6 bedrooms in the property and they are complemented by 7 bathrooms. The living rooms and kitchen are also large and very accommodating. A sheltered portico in the front doubles up as a temporary car park too. The garage holds up to 3 cars.
Features: The house is an epitome of great privacy with an electronically opened gate leading to a beautiful driveway. At the back are sloping lawns ending in a delicious-looking, 50-feet swimming pool with resting areas all around. The master suite is definitely a seat of luxury with a walk-in closet and an attached bathroom containing double tubs and a shower. The kitchen is modern, airy and well-equipped for at least 3 cooks. While one can warm oneself on a wintry night at the beautiful fireplace in the living room, one could also sweat it out in the attached gym. Two family rooms provide multimedia entertainment through a home theater and a television. The complete house has been wired by a top-class security system.
Neighborhood: The Bel Air neighborhood is known for its posh, rich and celebrity residents. While stars of yesteryears like Elvis Presley and Gregory Peck had lived here, today's stars like Lionel Ritchie, Quincy Jones and Nicholas Cage also feel at home here.
The screen hall
The master bath
Bel Air Mansion
The living hall
Chelsea Handler's wardrobe
The Family room
Bentley Continental GT
Chelsea Handler might finally be staring in the face of something that might be too hot to handle even for her! The Bentley Continental GT with its 205 mph capacity is a beast of a car - the most powerful and fastest Bentley ever. With 616 galloping hp teaming up with a 590lb ft of torque, the autobahn basher races from 0-60 mph under 4 seconds.
Chelsea Handler is an active part of the Alzheimer's Association and she frequents the Annual Nights and other events of the charity. The charity strives to eliminate the dreaded disease through research advancement, care provision and brain health promotion. It is the largest, private, non-profit organization striving against Alzheimer's.
The Nashville-based charity has a unique way of helping needy 'soles' - covering them with new or gently-worn footwear. It distributes shoes collected to people in need, regadless of religion, caste, creed or race. Ms.Handler has lent her soul to the charity with liberal donations from her shoe closets.
Stand Up To Cancer
Through the public voicing of opinion and standing up for it, Chelsea Handler has been very supportive of the organization, Stand Up To Cancer. Since its inception, the organization has accumulated about $180 million to fund 350 scientists for research to find a cure for the dreaded disease.
Maiyet Ponyhair Ayla Clutch
The 22nd annual 'Glamour Women of the Year' Awards were held at Carnegie Hall and, for the occasion, Chelsea Handler chose to hold on to the Ponyhair Ayla Clutch from Maiyet which has the motto for celebrating luxury through the rare and unexpected. This treated ponyhair clutch with a magnetic closure comes with a Nubuck lined interior and costs a whopping $1,250.
Elizabeth and James Silk Odin Tuxedo Shirt
The Milk Studios in Hollywood, California hosted amfAR's Inspiration Gala for 2012 and a prominent attendee there was Chelsea Handler wearing a silk tuxedo shirt from Elizabeth and James. This tailored, gauzy silk chiffon shirt is an inspired creation of the hip and contemporary label.
Roland Mouret Mirah Jacquard Gown
Ms.Handler chose the mirah jacquard gown from the French fashion designer Roland Mouret for the Costume Institute Gala held at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art in May 2012. This silk and cotton blended gown arrives with a cutout back, folded bodice and a pleated fishtail skirt.
Gio Diev Nikko ll Leather Pumps
When photographers snapped up a picture of Chelsea in front of the Grauman's Chinese theater in New York, her slender and exposed long legs were completed by a pair of leather pumps from Gio Diev. The brand attempts to interpret classic styles in bold new ways and the grey pumps are another instance of this effort.