Ellen DeGeneres Biography


Ellen DeGeneres

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Birth Name: Ellen DeGeneres
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Birth Sign: capricorn
Age:   59 Years
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Ellen DeGeneres full name Ellen Lee DeGeneres is the renowned comedian from Untied States. She also runs several television shows. She is also the great writer and as well the renowned producer. She is popular in the world for being the host of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Ellen DeGeneres was born healthily in Metairie, Louisiana, United States of America as Ellen Lee DeGeneres to Betty DeGeneres and Elliott DeGeneres. She is an American and is white.

Ellen DeGeneres is a lesbian. Before 1996, there was no information about her love affairs and several news channels started to claim that she homosexual. With the start of 1997, she made it clear to the world that she is lesbian. But after she claimed these things she received several criticize from the media and she was also depressed for several years. It also affects so much in her career. After she recovered from this criticize she started seeing actress, Alexandra Hedison. After that she began dating Portia de Rossi. She is now married with her. They are about to welcome their first child soon. Ellen DeGeneres is also one of the influential gay people in the world and her net worth is around $330 million.

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Born in Metairie, Louisiana

1958 26th of January

Ellen DeGeneres was born healthily in Metairie, Louisiana, United States of America as Ellen Lee DeGeneres to Betty DeGeneres and Elliott DeGeneres. She is an American and is white. She is of average height and weight. 

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Graduated from Atlanta High School

1976

She received her formal education from Grace King High School, she was there for few years and then she joined Atlanta High School. She was able to complete her education from there. She finally graduated from there in 1976.

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Began her career

1981

After completing her education she went on to find some jobs for her. During her early days, she worked as a house painter as well as hostess. Then she began her professional career as a comedian, she used to perform in the coffee houses. 

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Won American Comedy Awards, USA

1991

She has also been honored with American Comedy Awards, USA. She got her first nomination in this award in 1991 and that was for Funniest Female Stand-Up Comic. She won that nomination. She also won this award he following year. 

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Began her acting career

1993

Ellen DeGeneres full name Ellen Lee DeGeneres is the renowned actress from Untied States. After working as a comedian in several coffee shops she desired to begin her acting career. Her first acting role was in Coneheads and it was also the comedy movie. 

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Revealed that she is lesbian

1997

Ellen DeGeneres is a lesbian. Before 1996, there was no information about her love affairs and several news channels started to claim that she homosexual. With the start of 1997, she made it clear to the world that she is lesbian. 

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Won Primetime Emmy Awards

1997

Primetime Emmy Awards is one of the prestigious awards and she has also been honored with these awards once in her life and that was in 1997 and that was for Outstanding Writing. Till now she has been nominated in this award for more than dozen times.

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Won Online Film & Television Association

1998

She has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and she has also won some of them. In 1998, she won one of the prestigious awards in her life and that was Online Film & Television Association. She won that award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. 

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Began dating Alexandra Hedison

2001

After she recovered from this criticism she started seeing actress, Alexandra Hedison. Alexandra Hedison is one of the great photographers from United States. She has also established herself as an actress. She is also a director. 

 

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Won Daytime Emmy Awards

2004

She has been honored with Daytime Emmy Awards several times in her life. She was first nominated in this award in 2004 and that was from three different nominations. That year she won this award for Outstanding Talk Show. 

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Broke up with Alexandra Hedison

2004

Her love affairs with Alexandra Hedison finally came to an end in 2004. She began seeing her from the start of 2001. But they called off their relationship after being together for three years. They are still friends. 

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Began dating Portia de Rossi

2004 of November

Soon after she called off her relationship with Alexandra Hedison, she was found with Portia de Rossi. Her full name is Portia Lee James DeGeneres and she is an actress from Australia. She is also a model. 

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