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Ellen DeGeneres

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Full NameEllen DeGeneres
Date of Birth January 26, 1958
Place of Birth Metairie
Country United States
Age 63 years, 6 months, 23 days
Horoscope Aquarius

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FatherElliott DeGeneres
MotherBetty DeGeneres
SiblingsNot Available
SpouseNot Available
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Ellen DeGeneres Biography

DeGeneres was born and raised in Metairie, Louisiana, to Elizabeth Jane (née Pfeffer, born 1930), a speech therapist, and Elliott Everett DeGeneres (1925–2018), 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. In 1973, her parents filed for separation and were divorced the following year. Shortly after, Ellen’s mother married Roy Gruessendorf, a salesman. Betty Jane and Ellen moved with Gruessendorf from the New Orleans area to Atlanta, Texas. Vance stayed with his father. According to Astrologers, zodiac sign is Aquarius Comedian who starred on the sitcom Ellen in the ’90s then went on to host the popular talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show. She has had roles in such films as Mr. Wrong, EDtv, and The Love Letter, and she voices the character Dory in Finding Nemo and Finding Dory.

Ellen Lee DeGeneres (/d ə ˈ dʒ ɛ n ər ə s / də-JEN -ər-əs; born January 26, 1958) 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.

She dated Anne Heche from 1997 to 2000 and Alexandra Hedison from 2001 to 2004. She married Portia de Rossi on August 16, 2008.

When she was 15 or 16 years old, she was molested by her stepfather. DeGeneres graduated from Atlanta High School in May 1976, after completing her first years of high school at Grace King High School in Metairie, Louisiana. She moved back to New Orleans to attend the University of New Orleans, where she majored in communication studies. After one semester, she left school 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.

Ethnicity of Ellen DeGeneres

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Ellen DeGeneres Net Worth

Ellen DeGeneres is one of the richest TV Show Host & listed on most popular TV Show Host. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Ellen DeGeneres net worth is approximately $490 Million.

Ellen DeGeneres Net Worth & Salary
Net Worth$490 Million
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeTV Show Host
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
She worked as a bartender and house painter and was a waitress at TGI Friday’s.

Her stand-up career started 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.

DeGeneres started performing stand-up comedy at small clubs and coffee houses. By 1981, she was the emcee at Clyde’s Comedy Club in New Orleans. DeGeneres cites Woody Allen and Steve Martin as her main influences at this time. In the early 1980s she began to tour nationally, and in 1984 she was named Showtime’s funniest person in America.

Ellen DeGeneres Height

Ellen DeGeneres's height 5 feet 7 inches weight Not Known & body measurements will update soon.
Ellen DeGeneres Height & Body Stats
Height5 feet 7 inches
WeightNot Known
Body MeasurementsUnder Review
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She released a live comedy album called Ellen DeGeneres: Taste This in 1996.

DeGeneres’ first regular TV role was in a short-lived Fox sitcom called Open House. She played the role of Margo Van Meter, an office worker at the Juan Verde Real Estate company. The show co-starred Alison LaPlaca and Mary Page Keller. In 1992, producers Neal Marlens and Carol Black cast DeGeneres in their sitcom Laurie Hill, in the role of Nurse Nancy MacIntyre. The series was canceled after only four episodes, but Marlens and Black were so impressed with DeGeneres’ performance that they soon cast her in their next ABC pilot, These Friends of Mine, which they co-created with David S. Rosenthal.

Who is Ellen DeGeneres dating?

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Ellen’s work in the late 1980s and early 1990s included the film Coneheads. DeGeneres starred in a series of films for a show named Ellen’s Energy Adventure, which was part of the Universe of Energy attraction and pavilion at Walt Disney World’s Epcot. The film also featured Bill Nye, Alex Trebek, Michael Richards, and Jamie Lee Curtis. The show revolved around DeGeneres’ falling asleep and finding herself in an energy-themed version of Jeopardy!, playing against an old rival, portrayed by Curtis, and Albert Einstein. The next film had DeGeneres co-hosting an educational look at energy with Nye. The ride first opened on September 15, 1996, as Ellen’s Energy Crisis, but was quickly given the more positive-sounding name Ellen’s Energy Adventure. The ride closed permanently on August 13, 2017.

Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular TV Show Host. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Ellen DeGeneres celebrates birthday on January 26 of every year.

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, including the coming-out process. In 2008, she married her longtime girlfriend Portia de Rossi.

In 1997, DeGeneres came out as lesbian. The disclosure of her sexual orientation sparked intense interest by American tabloids. The contentiousness of the media coverage stunted DeGeneres’ professional career and left her “mired in depression”. In her book Love, Ellen, DeGeneres’ mother, Betty DeGeneres describes being initially shocked when her daughter came out, but she has since become one of her strongest supporters; she is also an active member of PFLAG and spokesperson for the Human Rights Campaign’s Coming Out Project.

Ellen reached its height of popularity in April 1997, when DeGeneres came out as a lesbian on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Her character on the sitcom also came out of the closet to her therapist, played by Oprah Winfrey. The coming-out episode, titled “The Puppy Episode”, was one of the highest-rated episodes of the show. The series returned for a fifth season but experienced falling ratings due to ABC’s cutting back on promoting the show. It was believed that The Walt Disney Company, ABC’s parent owner, had become uncomfortable with the subject matter depicted on the show now that DeGeneres’ character was openly gay. In May 1998, Ellen was canceled. DeGeneres returned to stand-up comedy and later re-established herself as a successful talk show host.

The same year she came out, 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. The couple appeared on the cover of The Advocate after their separation had already been announced to the media.

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