Ellen DeGeneres Short Bio
Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American comedienne, television host, actress, writer, and television producer. She is the daughter of Elizabeth Jane “Betty” Pfeffer, a speech therapist, and Elliott Everett DeGeneres, an insurance agent who was born in Metairie, Louisiana. Her sun sign is Capricorn and was raised as a Christian Scientist. After her parents divorce and her mother remarried again, she then moved from the New Orleans area to Atlanta, Texas.DeGeneres attending Atlanta High School and graduated in May 1976. Latter she continued high school at Grace King High School in Metairie, Louisiana. Latter, she also attending University of New Orleans, and she majored in communication studies.
Ellen DeGeneres Body Measurement Table
|Date of birth||January 26, 1958|
|Age||56 years old|
|Height||5 feet 7,5 inches|
|Hip Size||32 inches|
|waist Size||26 inches|
|Weight||59 kg 130 pounds|
Ellen DeGeneres Career
Whenever DeGeneres friends having a party, asking her to do a comic number, to which she acceded. Soon they began to ask her to do stand-up comedy at small clubs and cafes, and eventually went to work at the Comedy Club Clyde (Clyde’s Comedy Club), the only one of its kind in New Orleans.Soon after, DeGeneres was invited to perform on the Tonight Show by producer Jim McCawley for her first appearance in 1986 and was the first comedian to which they requested to accompany Johnny Carson on his first visit. McCawley was convinced that DeGeneres would be the best and was full of praise every time she is mentioned.Before getting her own show, DeGeneres began her television career in sitcoms Open House (1989-1990) and Laurie Hill (1992).DeGeneres managed to capture the country’s attention on the hit sitcom Ellen (1994-1998). DeGeneres returned to television in 2001 with a new CBS comedy, “Ellen” (The Ellen Show). DeGeneres lent her voice to the character of Dory, a fish with impaired short-term memory, in the famous 2003 animated film Finding Nemo by Disney and Pixar.In September 2003, DeGeneres launched a new morning show interview format, called The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
Ellen DeGeneres Controversy
Ellen DeGeneres make a controversy when she is coming out as a lesbian. This makes her show, Ellen was cancelled due started had ratting decreased. But she then rise again to the top of popularity and wasn’t afraid to admit her condition.
Ellen DeGeneres Dating
From 2001 to 2004, DeGeneres admitted that she is dating actress/director/photographer Alexandra Hedison. Latter she decide to date Australian actress, model and philanthropist, Portia de Rossi and engaging to her in 2005. The couple then decide to married on August 16, 2008, after the overturn of the same-sex marriage ban in California.
Ellen DeGeneres Net Worth
In 2007, Forbes estimated fortune DeGeneres $ 65 million. Approximately earns about $ 15 million a year by The Ellen DeGeneres Show. And today, Ellen DeGeneres net worth is about $285 million.