Short Bio 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||$360 million|
Short And Sweet:
The multitalented beauty Ellen Degeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer. Degeneres starred in the popular sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998 and has hosted her syndicated TV talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, since 2003.
The beauty lady with 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.Her 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 from college, she earned her living by engaging in various jobs such as hostess, bartender, waitress, and a house painter.
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’.She did the ‘Emmy Awards’ in 2001, and 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’. She 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.In 2014, she presented the ‘Academy Awards’ for the second time.In the period 2004-14, she has received twenty-five ‘Emmy Awards’. She has also been the holder of ‘Producers Guild of America Awards’ in two categories.She also worked in films such as ‘Ellen’s Energy Adventure’ and ‘Coneheads’.She is also listed in highest paid celebrities by Forbes.
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.
Her net worth is $360 million.