Ellen DeGeneres Biography

    Published On Oct 11, 2015
    Facts of Ellen DeGeneres
    Date of Birth: 1958 , January-26
    Birth Nation: United States
    Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
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    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

    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. 

    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. 

    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.

    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. 

    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. 

    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. 

    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. 

     

    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. 

    Began dating Portia de Rossi

    2004

    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. 

    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.

    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. 

    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.