Ellen Lee DeGeneres born Metairie, Louisiana, U.S. is an American stand-up comedian, television personality and a producer herself. She was born to Elizabeth Jane and Everett DeGeneres on January 26th,1958. Her descent is combine French, English, German and Irish, and she is also the 15th cousin to ‘Catherine’. She has always been the most popular face among people since 1978.
She started her stand-up career in early 1980s doing some popular shows like The Tonight Show Starring Jonny Carson. She started her stand-up career from small clubs and coffee house. Her first regular TV role was in FOX sitcom called the Open House. Ellen’s popularity was at a height in 1997 until she came out as a lesbian in The Oprah Winfrey Show. Her character as openly gay influenced her career as ABC cut back the show promotion. She has established herself as a successful talk show host. She has came miles away with her efforts and struggle and recently host her own show The Ellen DeGeneres Show since from September 2003. She also has played some films and movies like Mr.Wrong and The Love Letter.
She has hosted Emmy Award for two times in a row and she is the 46th most powerful woman in world declared by ‘Forbes’. She has always loved football and is great fan of National Football League.
great fan of National Football League. She calls herself as Vegan and claims she is a “big animal lover”. Her official site has a section titled” Going Vegan with Ellen” and has served many campaign like Adopt-A-Turkey project in 2010. This project asked people to adopt Turkey instead eating them in Thanksgiving.
She is a lesbian/gay so there is no chance of her to have a husband or boyfriend. She was engaged in a romantic relationship with actress Anne Heche which lasted until August 2000. She then got engaged to actress Alexandra Hedison but this relation did not last so much. They separated and since from 2004 she is in relation with her girlfriend Portia de Rossi. She married Porta de Rossi on 2008 and lives at their home in Beverly Hills. In spite of kids and child this couple has 4 cats and 3 dogs living with them.
Her popularity and fan following are incredibly huge in twitter. She has set a record in most retweeted image ever in history of twitter. Her photos were 1.8 million times retweeted in just an hour . Despite her popularity and success story she also holds an estimated net worth of $150 million and she is the highest paid actress in Holywood. More details on her biography can be grabbed from Wikipedia and IMDb.
Quick Facts of Ellen DeGeneres
|Profession||Producer, Talk Show Host, Actress|
|Works for||TV Shows|
|Girlfriend||Portia de Rossi (m.2008)|
|Is Gay/Lesbian ?||Yes|
|Net Worth||$150 million|
|Height||5feet and 7inches (1.71m)|