Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017
Follow Us

Shh!celebrity Gossip

Ellen Degeneres Biography

Ellen Degeneres
  • Age: 59 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
  • Birth Sign: Capricorn
  • Name: Ellen Degeneres
  • Birth Name: Ellen Lee DeGeneres
  • Father: Elliott DeGeneres
  • Mother: Betty DeGeneres
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Metairie, Louisiana
  • Ethnicity: White Ethnicity
  • Profession: Actress
  • Net Worth: 285 million US dollars
  • Body Measurements: 34-26-32 inches
  • Weight in KG: 59 kg
  • Famous for: Comedian
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Portia de Rossi (m. 2008)
  • Education: joined the UniversityCo
  • Awards: Outstanding Talk Show
  • Online Presence: Facebook,Wiki,Twitter,Instagram
  • Movies: Finding Nemo
  • TV Show: The Ellen DeGeneres Show
  • Siblings: Vance DeGeneres
  • 20


Ellen DeGeneres, a popular stand-up comedian/actor, is popular for her television show The Ellen Show. She is also one of the finest voice actresses who has voiced for several animated movies including Finding Nemo, Finding Dory, and Dr. Dolittle

Early Life and Education

Ellen Lee DeGeneres is a standup comedian and TV personality who was born in Louisiana, United States of America. She was born as the elder of two children to mother Elizabeth Jane "Betty" Pfeffer, who was a speech therapist and an insurance agent father named Elliott Everett DeGeneres.

While she was 15 years of age, her parents separated and she lived with her mother, although met with her dad on occasions. After her mother married a Roy Gruessendorf, they resettled down at Atlanta, Texas. She was raised as a Christian and as an American by nationality. She belongs to white American ethnicity.

After studying for the first half of her childhood at Grace King High School in Louisiana, Ellen completed her graduation in 1976 from Atlanta High School. A good learner in her class, she did well both in her academics as well as extra activities.

She was interested in literature and stage acts and joined her school’s drama team to perform on stage. She was also an active member to take part in speech competitions and debates. Upon graduating, she wanted to study Communications and thus joined the University of New Orleans. Along with her studies, she also did part time work at a law firm and also sold clothes around the “Lakeside Shopping Center”.


Ellen is a beautiful woman, both from her looks and her behavior. She is a woman with average height, short blonde hair, shiny blue eyes and hot lips that always carry her smile. She is a warm person and has a great sense of humor, which makes it easy to talk to her.

Her confidence and down to earth personality had earned her many friends and admirers. 

Personal Life

Ellen is sexually gay, and thus there is no question about her having a boyfriend or a husband. The first news of her sexuality came in 1997 when she herself revealed that she was a lesbian. She also revealed her relationship with actress Anne Heche which lasted till 2000.

Her mother was the first to be really shocked about her daughter’s sexual orientation but as time went by, she has been one of her supporters.

Then in 2001, she was romantically involved with actress/ director Alexandra Hedison and the two were seen in public. But that relationship ended in 2004 when DeGeneres started dating Portia de Rossi. After same sex marriage was legalized, those two women commenced a wedding and later in 2008, got married between friends and family.  

Net Worth and Body Measurements

 This celebrity is one of the richest television personalities in the America. She is listed in top 5 highest paid TV personality. Her current net worth is $200 million.

Her confidence and down to earth personality had earned her many friends and admirers. Besides that, she is also a looking woman with good physique. Her body measurements read 34-26-32 inches (Breast- Waist- Hip) and she has got slim and tall legs

Apart from comedy, Ellen is a strong supporter of animal rights and is a Vegan herself. She has also written some books & is an active member of the Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG). 

Ellen DeGeneres listed in Top Five Highest paid TV personalities

  • Last modified : 15 September, 2017
  • Url: