|Date of Birth
||26 January 1958
||Metairie, Louisiana, United States
||Betty DeGeneres (mother); Elliot DeGeneres (father)
||Portia de Rossi (m. 2008)
||American comedian, television host, actress, writer,
|| $250 million
Portia de Rossi and Ellen Lee DeGeneres
Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer. She starred within the sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998 and hosted her syndicated television chat show , The Ellen DeGeneres Show, from 2003 to 2021.
Her stand-up career started within the early 1980s and included a 1986 appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. As a movie actress, DeGeneres starred in Mr. Wrong (1996), EDtv (1999), and therefore the billet doux (1999), and provided the voice of Dory within the Pixar animated films Finding Nemo (2003) and Finding Dory (2016); for Nemo, she was awarded the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress, the primary time an actress won a Saturn Award for a voice performance. In 2010, she served as a judge on the ninth season of yank Idol.
Ellen DeGeneres youth and Family
Ellen DeGeneres was born on 26th January, 1958, to Betty DeGeneres and Elliott DeGeneres, in Metairie, Louisiana. She features a brother named Vance.Her parents separated in 1974, then her mother married Roy Gruessendorf. Ellen and her mother visited stick with Roy in Atlanta, Texas, while her brother stayed together with her father Elliott.
She received education from institutions like 'Grace King High School' and 'Atlanta High School'. Then she went back to New Orleans where she enrolled at the ‘University of latest Orleans’ as a student of communication studies. However, she dropped out of studies and engaged in various jobs like waitress, hostess, bartender, painter .
Ellen DeGeneres Wife
She has been in relationship with American actresses Anne Heche and Alexandra Hedison, before she married Australian actress Portia de Rossi on 16th August, 2008. This couple reside within the Beverly Hills , and have pet dogs and cats.
Ellen DeGeneres Net Worth 2021
Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer who has an estimated net worth of $250 million as of 2015.
Her first stand-up comedy performances were at coffee houses and clubs. In early 1980s, she became the ‘emcee’ (Master of Ceremonies) at the ‘Clyde's Comedy Club’ in New Orleans .During an equivalent time, she travelled to different nations and was also titled because the ‘Funniest Person in America’ by the American television network ‘Showtime’.
In 1986, she was seen at the ‘The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson’ where the host cited similarities between her and therefore the famous American comic Bob Newhart. She was the primary comedienne to possess been invited to the chat show .In 1989, she appeared during a sitcom ‘Open House’ which was aired on Fox channel. She also worked in films like ‘Ellen’s Energy Adventure’ and ‘Coneheads’.
In 1992, she worked during a sitcom ‘Laurie Hill’ where she played a personality named Nurse Nancy MacIntyre. Although the show was bound up after four episodes, her performance was appreciated, and earned her a replacement show ‘These Friends of Mine’.DeGeneres’ exceptional performance in ‘These Friends of Mine’ led to rechristening of the second season of the show as ‘Ellen’, after her, which aired on ‘ABC Network’ in 1994.
This talented artist was the presenter of the ‘Grammy Awards’ in 1996 also because the following year.In 1997, DeGeneres openly proclaimed herself as a lesbian on ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’.In April, an equivalent year, Ellen Morgan, the protagonist of the show ‘Ellen’ portrayed by DeGeneres, also disclosed herself to be a lesbian within the episode entitled ‘The Puppy Episode’. This episode is believed to possess received higher ratings as compared to the opposite episodes of the show.
She presented the ‘Emmy Awards’ in 2001, and therefore the same year, she re-appeared on television with the sitcom ‘The Ellen Show’ which aired on the ‘CBS’ network. This was followed by the chat show ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ which was hosted by her.In 2003, she worked as a voice-over artist for the animated movie ‘Finding Nemo’. She lent her voice to the dog within the prologue of the film ‘Dr. Dolittle’.
DeGeneres presented the ‘2005 Primetime Emmy Awards’ which was aired on the ‘CBS’ network.She has featured during a few advertisements of ‘American Express’ and therefore the advertising campaign of 2006, which was designed by marketing company ‘Ogilvy & Mather’ won the ‘Emmy Awards’.‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ was an enormous success and this committed host continued her work despite being bed ridden with a torn ligament. She hosted the show from the hospital itself.
This accomplished presenter became the primary gay or lesbian person to host the ‘Academy Awards’ when she was appointed to host the ’79th Academy Awards’ which commenced on 25th February 2007.In 2009, she worked with the corporate ‘Procter and Gamble’ in their cosmetic brand ‘CoverGirl’.She appeared within the show ‘American Idol’ as a judge, but didn't continue a second season at the show. an equivalent year, she launched her record label company called ‘Eleveneleven’.