Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres

Who is Ellen DeGeneres?

Ellen DeGeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer. She starred in the sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998 and has hosted her syndicated TV talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, since 2003. In 2015, she was named the 50th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes and number two on the World Pride Power list. As of August 2, 2018, DeGeneres has more than 76 million followers on Twitter and 55.8 million followers on Instagram, making her the seventh most-followed user on Twitter and the 28th most followed user on Instagram. She has won 30 Emmys, 20 People's Choice Awards (more than any other person), and numerous other awards for her work and charitable efforts. In 2016, she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. On January 5, 2020, DeGeneres won the Golden Globes Carol Burnett Lifetime Achievement Award.

What is Ellen DeGeneres famous for?

Ellen DeGeneres is best famous as a stand-up comedian and prominent TV host. She is also widely famous for being the Lesbian role model and her TV talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, since 2003.

Where does Ellen DeGeneres live?

DeGeneres was born and raised in Metairie, Louisiana, the USA as Ellen Lee DeGeneres to Elizabeth Jane, a speech therapist, and Elliott Everett DeGeneres, an insurance agent. She has one brother, Vance, a musician and producer. She is of French, English, German, and Irish descent. She was raised as a Christian Scientist. Her nationality is American, and her zodiac is Aquarius. Her parents divorced In 1974. Shortly after, Ellen's mother married Roy Gruessendorf, a salesman. She and her mother moved with Gruessendorf from the New Orleans area to Atlanta, Texas. Vance stayed with his father. When she was 15 or 16 years old, she was molested by her stepfather. DeGeneres completed her first years of high school at Grace King High School in Metairie, Louisiana. She graduated from Atlanta High School in May 1976. She attended the University of New Orleans, where she majored in communication studies but dropped out after a semester and started to do clerical work in a law firm with a cousin, Laura Gillen. Her early jobs included working at J. C. Penney, and being a waitress at TGI Fridays and another restaurant, a house painter, a hostess, and a bartender. She relates much of her childhood and career experiences in her comedic work.

What is Ellen DeGeneres's career?

She started off her career as a stand-up comedian in the early 1980s and included a 1986 appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. As a film actress, DeGeneres starred in Mr. Wrong (1996), EDtv (1999), and The Love Letter (1999), and provided the voice of Dory in the Pixar animated films Finding Nemo (2003) and Finding Dory (2016); for Nemo, she was awarded the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress, the first time an actress won a Saturn Award for a voice performance. In 2010, she was a judge on American Idol for its ninth season.

She starred in two television sitcoms, Ellen from 1994 to 1998 and The Ellen Show from 2001 to 2002. During the fourth season of Ellen in 1997, she came out as a lesbian in an appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Her character, Ellen Morgan, also came out to a therapist played by Winfrey, and the series went on to explore various LGBT issues. DeGeneres has hosted the Academy Awards, Grammy Awards, and the Primetime Emmys.

She has authored four books and started her own record company, Eleveneleven, as well as a production company, A Very Good Production. She also launched a lifestyle brand, ED Ellen DeGeneres, which comprises a collection of apparel, accessories, home, baby, and pet items. She has won 30 Emmys, 20 People's Choice Awards (more than any other person), and numerous other awards for her work and charitable efforts. In 2016, she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. On January 5, 2020, DeGeneres won the Golden Globes Carol Burnett Lifetime Achievement Award.

Is Ellen DeGeneres a lesbian?

In 1997, DeGeneres came out as a lesbian. The same year, DeGeneres started a romantic relationship with actress Anne Heche that lasted until August 2000. From 2000 to 2004, DeGeneres maintained a close affair with actress/director/photographer Alexandra Hedison. Since 2004, DeGeneres has had a relationship with Portia de Rossi. After the overturn of the same-sex marriage ban in California, DeGeneres, and de Rossi were engaged, and married in August 2008, at their home in Beverly Hills, California, where they live with their four dogs and three cats. She doesn't have any children yet. On August 6, 2010, de Rossi filed a petition to legally change her name to Portia Lee James DeGeneres.The petition was granted on September 23, 2010. The duo is happily living together till date.

What is Ellen DeGeneres's net worth?

The well renowned female comedian and TV host, Ellen has a jaw-dropping net worth estimated at $450 million and has average annual earnings of  $87.5 million, making her the 15th highest-paid entertainer in the world in the Forbes list. She has mostly garnered this massive sum from her longtime comedy and TV host career. In addition, she earns from an occasional acting job. She has authored four books and started her own record company, Eleveneleven, as well as a production company, A Very Good Production. She also launched a lifestyle brand, ED Ellen DeGeneres, which comprises a collection of apparel, accessories, home, baby, and pet items. From all these various sources he has amassed this considerable sum coming to this day. She lives at home in Beverly Hills, California. Her car information is currently under review.

How tall is Ellen DeGeneres?

The famous American comedian and TV host, Ellen has a tall height of 5 feet 7 inches. Her body weighs 59kg. She is now 61 even so she has well-maintained her body figure and healthy lifestyle. She looks tidy with her fair complexion with blonde hair and blue eyes. Her body measurements are 34-27-35 inches while her bra size is 32B, shoe size is 8(US) and the dress size is 4(US). Her sexuality is Lesbian.

Ellen DeGeneres
Quick Facts of Ellen DeGeneres
Celebrated Name Ellen DeGeneres
Age -1 years old
Nick Name Ellen DeGeneres
Birth Name Ellen Lee DeGeneres
Birth Date 1958 -01-26
Gender Female
Profession American comedian
Nationality American
Place of Birth Metairie, Louisiana, United States
Education Atlanta High School, University of New Orleans and Grace King High School
Father Elliott DeGeneres
Mother Betty DeGeneres
Brother Vance DeGeneres
Net Worth $450 million
Famous for a stand-up comedian and prominent TV host
Horoscope Aquarius
Religion Christianity
Husband Portia de Rossi
Marital Status married
Height 5 feet 7 inches
Weight 59 kg
Hair Color blonde
Eye Color blue
Body Measurement 34-27-35 inches
Breast Size 32B
Shoe Size 8(US)
Dress Size 4(US)
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