||Ellen Lee DeGeneres
||January 26, 1958
(59 years old)
|Source of Worth:
||Actresses, Comedians, Host
Host, Tv Personality, Voice Actor, Actress, Writer, Comedian
||Beverly Hills, CA
||University of New Orleans
Ellen DeGeneres is an American TV personality famous for her wit and has been hosting her own show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show since 2003. She has hosted the Academy Awards, The Grammy Awards, and the Primetime Emmys. She has won 13 Emmys, 14 People’s Choice Awards and numerous other awards for her work and charitable causes.
She basically began her career as a standup comedian from different clubs and coffee shops, saying that she was most impressed by Woody Allen and Steve Martin.
She was eventually named The Funniest Person in America once she started touring the country.
She began her acting career through the Film, Cone heads and then moved on to a series of films named Ellen’s Energy Adventure. The film included Jamie Lee Curtis and Billy Nye.
She got the first show in the early nineties called, Open House and was later cast in another sitcom called Laurie Hill.
Her comedy career moved on to the next level when she was referred as the Female Seinfeld and was admired by her observational humor.
She basically got popular when she came out of the closet as a lesbian on the Oprah Winfrey Show. This caused many downfalls in her career until she launched her own how, The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2003. She is famous for singing to her audience during the show and during breaks. In May 2009, Ellen celebrated the show’s 1000th episode with guests such as Oprah Winfrey, Justin Timberlake, and Paris Hilton.
Not only this, she has also lent her voice as Dory, in Finding Nemo for which he won the Saturn Award. She lent her voice again, for the movie sequel released in 2016.
She married Portia De Rossi in August 2008 and happily live with their cats and dogs.
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