Quick Facts of
Short Description of Ellen Degeneres
The multi-talented beauty Ellen Degeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer. Degeneres starred in the popular sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998. Also, She has hosted her syndicated TV talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, since 2003.
Quick facts of Ellen Degeneres:
|Full Name||Ellen Lee DeGeneres|
|Date of birth||January 26, 1958|
|Birthplace||Metairie, Louisiana, U.S.|
|Profession||Comedian, Television host, Actress, Writer, Producer|
|Spouse||Portia de Rossi (m. 2008)|
|Height||5 ft 7½ in|
|Education||Grace King High School, Atlanta High School and University of New Orleans|
|Online Presence||Facebook, Wikipedia, Twitter|
|Net Worth||$400 million|
Ellen Degeneres’ Early Life & Education
The beautiful lady with a creative mind and queen of standup comedy was born on January 26, 1958, in Metairie, Louisiana. She also spent her childhood there. She is the daughter of Betty DeGeneres (née Elizabeth Jane Pfeffer), a speech therapist, and Elliott Everett DeGeneres, an insurance agent. Moreover, Ellen’s parents separated in 1974 and Ellen and her mother went to stay with her stepfather Roy in Atlanta, Texas.
Talking about her education, she gained her learning from ‘Grace King High School’, ‘Atlanta High School’ and the ‘University of New Orleans’.After dropping out of college, she earned her living by engaging in various jobs such as hostess, bartender, waitress, and a house painter.
Ellen Degeneres’ Career
There is a saying ‘Struggle never fades’ which can be proved from her career. Running to her career, she started with stand-up comedy performances at clubs and coffee houses. In 1986, she was viewed at the ‘The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson’.In 1989, she appeared in a sitcom ‘Open House’ which was aired on Fox channel. From sitcom ‘Laurie Hill’, she gained a new show ‘These Friends of Mine’.
For her spectacular performance on the show, her second season of the show titled Elle was aired on ‘ABC Network’ in 1994. She was the presenter of the renowned award show ‘Grammy Awards’ in 1996 and 1997. In 1997, DeGeneres simply announced herself as a lesbian on ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’.
Furthermore, Ellen honored the ‘Emmy Awards’ in 2001. In the same year, she revised on television with the sitcom ‘The Ellen Show’ which aired on the ‘CBS’ network. This was accompanied by the talk show ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ which was hosted by her. In 2003, she served as a voice-over artist for the animated movie ‘Finding Nemo’.
Also, Ellen was the premiere lesbian to host Academy Award. In 2010, she arrived in the show ‘American Idol’ as a judge only for the first season. Later, in 2014, she presented the ‘Academy Awards’ for the second time. In the period 2004-14, she has received twenty-five ‘Emmy Awards’.
Besides, Ellen is the holder of ‘Producers Guild of America Awards’ in two categories. Also, she has worked in films such as ‘Ellen’s Energy Adventure’ and ‘Coneheads’.
Ellen Degeneres’ Personal Life (Girlfriend, Affair, Married)
Talking about her personal life, previously she was having affair with American actresses Anne Heche and Alexandra Edison before she married Australian actress Portia de Rossi on 16th August 2008. This couple resides in the Beverly Hills.
Besides, she is living a happy life with her partner. Well, Ellen stands 5 feet and 7 inches (1.71 m) tall. Moreover, she weighs 59 kg (130 lbs).
Ellen Degeneres’ Salary & Net Worth
Ellen Degeneres accumulates a huge earning out of her profession. Also, Forbes has listed Ellen as one of the higher paid celebrities.
According to the Go Banking Rates, Ellen’s net worth is estimated to be $400 Million. Before in April 2017, her net worth was $360 Million.
According to the Celebrity Net Worth, Ellen has accumulated a huge net worth $450 Million with a salary of $75 Million annually.
Furthermore, together with her partner Portia de Rossi, Celebrity Net Worth has exposed the couple together combined net worth to be $350 Million. Also, Ellen listed her lavish Montecito property for $45 Million.
It means Degeneres lives a lavish and rich lifestyle along with her partner. We wish for her flourishing life and better future.
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