Ellen DeGeneres, born as Ellen Lee DeGeneres, is a renowned comedian from the United States. She also runs several television shows and is also a great writer and producer. She is popular in the world for being the host of The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
Birth, Age, & Education
Ellen DeGeneres was born on January 26, 1958, in Metairie, Louisiana, the United States of America as Ellen Lee DeGeneres, to Betty DeGeneres and Elliott DeGeneres. She is an American and belongs to white ethnicity.
Ellen did her schooling from Grace King High School in Metairie, Louisiana, and later in May 1976, she finished her graduation from Atlanta High School. Eventually, she majored in communication studies at the University of New Orleans.
Prior to working as a host, she did part-time jobs as a waitress at T.G.I. Friday and later also worked as a house painter, a hostess, and a bartender.
What is her age?
Born on January 26, 1958, Ellen is 61 years of age, as of 2019.
Marriage & Relationship with wife Portia de Rossi
Ellen is currently married to her wife Portia de Rossi, an Australian and American model and actress. They got married in August 2008, at their private residence in Beverly Hills, California.
The couple reportedly began dating in 2004, which eventually turned into a marital bonding. The duo is already married for over 10 years now. Recently, on occasion of the 9th anniversary, she along with his spouse shared a message together.
Sexual Orientation & Past Affairs
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 a 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 criticism, she started seeing actress Alexandra Hedison.
Ellen DeGeneres Net Worth & Salary
As of 2019, Ellen owns a net worth of around $450 million, but back in 2017, her net worth was around $330 million.
As a host, Ellen makes around $40 million annually from her show. Likewise, her total annual salary is around $70 million.
Ellen owns several realestate properties across the United States. Apart from her residence in Beverly Hills, she also owns another house in Montecito, which she bought for a total of $27 million.