• Biography

Ellen DeGeneres is known as a comedian and talk show host. She is most famous for being a lesbian role model who uses her platform to bring awareness to LBGT topics.


Ellen Lee DeGeneres was born January 26, 1958, in Metairie, Louisiana, to an insurance sales rep and a working mother. Her parents split when DeGeneres was a young girl. When she was growing up, DeGeneres longed for turning into a veterinarian, yet she surrendered the thought since she was not considered to be book smart. Instead, she tended to restaurant tables, sold vacuum cleaners, painted houses and worked as a secretary.

Career (The Ellen Show)

In 2003, Ellen DeGeneres turned into a major hit with daytime watchers with her self-titled television show, Ellen. Since its beginning, the show has won a huge number of Daytime Emmy and People's Choice Awards. DeGeneres at long last discovered accomplishment as an actress with her very own prime-time sitcom. The series was initially titled These Friends of Mine, however was renamed.

A few segments on her talk show had gay topics and, all through the rest of the period, DeGeneres and ABC officials confronted some backlash from casual viewers. The show additionally got rounds of adulation from gay activists including DeGeneres' mom, Betty DeGeneres, who appeared on various syndicated programs in the help of her little girl.

Relationships (Partner)

For quite a while, DeGeneres dated actress Anne Heche and, in 1999, the couple purchased a home in Los Angeles. In spite of the fact that at one point they openly announced their longing to be married, the couple separated in August 2000.

DeGeneres then dated Alexandra Hedison for a couple of years before getting in a relationship with actress Portia de Rossi in December 2004. DeGeneres married de Rossi on August 16, 2008, in what was maybe the highest-profile gay marriage after California authorized same-sex marriages. In 2010 de Rossi was given consent to legitimately change her name to Portia Lee James DeGeneres.

Sexual Abuse

DeGeneres first claimed that she had been sexually abused by her stepfather in a 2005 interview with Allure magazine. She expounded on the incident during an appearance on David Letterman's Netflix show in 2019, revealing how her stepfather demanded to look at her breasts for bumps after her mom was determined to have breast cancer growth during the 1970s. As a young woman, she felt violated and didn't believe that her stepfather had any good intentions.

Net Worth

According to www.celebritynetworth.com, Ellen's net worth is estimated to be around 490 million dollars.

Other Facts (Age, House)

Ellen and her partner, Portia made it to the news when they sold their 6864 sq. ft. house for 24 million dollars in 2019.

Date modified: Aug 9, 2020
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