Ellen DeGeneres is a talented American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer. She is a heavy weight in the entertainment industry. She is a Comedian of excellent standing with a large followership due to the large bank of humor that she possesses- she is a humor merchant so to say.
As a television host, she has a commanding personality whenever she is anchoring her programs on air. She is also an uncommon actress in Hollywood today. Her numerous awards totaling 71 to date is a pointer to this fact. She is very potent with her pen going by her various writings. As a producer, she has proved without doubt that she is world class.
Ellen DeGeneres was born on the 26th of January 1958 in Metairie, Louisiana, U.S, where she also grew up. She is the daughter of Betty DeGeneres (née Elizabeth Jane Pfeffer) and Elliott Everett DeGeneres. Her parents divorced when she was 15; she moved to stay with her step father Gruessendorf in Atlanta Texas. She did some odd jobs during her early days.
Forbes named her the 50th most powerful woman in 2015. She has an athletic figure that measures: 34-25-34. She has been married on two occasions; she is presently married to Portia de Rossi was from the year 2008.
Atlanta High School; Grace King High School; University of New Orleans
She is worth an estimated $70 million dollars as at May 31 2016.
She has participated in numerous movies both as an active actress and as a proficient producer. Her latest is titled: Finding Dory.
When it comes to awards, she is a heavy weight. She has been nominated for awards a record 140 times. She has been credited with71 awards altogether.
- Occupation: Comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer
- Age: 58
- Date of Birth: 26-1-58
- Place of Birth: Metairie, Louisiana, U.S.
- Gender: Female
- Eye color: Blue.
- Hair color: Blond.
- in ft: 5’ 7.5”.
- in cm: 171.45
- in m: 171
- in kg: 59
- in pounds: 152.11
- Measurements: 34-25-34.
- Parents: Betty DeGeneres and Elliott DeGeneres
- Boyfriend /Spouse: Portia de Rossi (married 2008 to date)
- Ethnicity: White
- Nationality: American.