Ellen DeGeneres Net Worth And Biography
Ellen DeGeneres Net Worth: Ellen DeGeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer who has a net worth of $330 million dollars. She is best known for being a comedian as well as a TV Host.
She has been aroung the entertainment industry for over three decades, Before she was a talk show host, Ellen made a name for herself as a stand-up comedian in the ’80s. One of her most memorable gigs was an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson in 1986. Ellen’s big break on TV came in the ’90s when she starred as the lead of her own sitcom, Ellen, which ran from 1994 to 1998.
In 1997, during the fourth season of Ellen, Ellen came out as a lesbian in an interview on The Oprah Winfrey Show, making her one of the first openly gay actors to star as the lead of a TV show. Her character, Ellen Morgan, also came out to her therapist around the same time. in 1984 she was named Showtime’s funniest person in America.
Ellen DeGeneres Profile
- Full Name: Ellen Lee DeGeneres
- Birth Date: January 28th, 1958
- Birth Place: America
- Nick Name: Ellen DeGeneres
- Nationality: American
- Education: University of New Orleans
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- Father’s Name: Elliot DeGeneres
- Mother’s Name: Elizabeth Jane
- Siblings: Updating Soon
- Age: 62-Years-Old
- Height: 1.95M
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- Eye Color : blue
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- Marital Status: Married to Portia de Rossi
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- Profession: Comedian, writer, TV Host / Entrepreneur
- Stats: Active
- Net Worth: $330 million dollars
- Salary: Updating Soon
- Social Media: Instagram, Twitter
Ellen DeGeneres Biography
Born Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American comedian and a Television Host, Ellen Lee DeGeneres was born on January 26, 1958 in Metairie, Louisiana, She was born to Elizabeth Jane (mother) and Elliot DeGeneres (father). Ellen is of French, English, German, and Irish descent, she was raised 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.
DeGeneres graduated from Atlanta High School in May 1976, after completing her first years of high school at Grace King High School in Metairie. 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. [Wikipedia]
Personal Life; DeGeneres came out as a lesbian in 1997. That same year, she started dating actress Anne Heche. They dated until August 2000. From 2000 to 2004, DeGeneres was linked to actress Alexandra Hedison. In 2004, she started dating actress Portia de Rossi. They married in August 2008 at their home in Beverly Hills, California.
Ellen DeGeneres Salary Highlights
DeGeneres earns a salary of between $75 million and $90 million every year. For example, between June 2018 and June 2019, Ellen earned $80 million from her various endeavors.[Celebrity NetWorth]