Ellen Degeneres Net Worth 2020, Early Life, Married Life, Career and Achievement
Ellen Degeneres Net Worth – Ellen Degeneres is one of the most well-known comedians of our time and has grown her success within the last decade through her talk show The Ellen Degeneres Show.
Through the many years that the show has been on the air, it has won over 80 awards.
Besides being a comedian Ellen is also a writer, producer, and actress and in 2019, Ellen DeGeneres’ net worth is approximately $450 million.
Ellen Degeneres Net Worth
Early Life, Family and Education
Ellen DeGeneres was born in Metairie, Louisiana on the 26th of January, 1958. When she was a teenager, her parents divorced.
Ellen attended Grace King High School and Atlanta High School in Atlanta, Texas and later returned to Louisiana for college and attended The University of New Orleans.
Not long after, Ellen dropped out of college and began working numerous random jobs to make ends meet. She worked as a waitress, bartender, and hostess before she found her true calling as a stand-up comedian.
DeGeneres began doing stand-up comedy at clubs and coffee houses and gained more popularity quickly.
Career and Achievement
In the 1980s she began traveling and doing comedy and the network ‘Showtime’ titled her as the ‘Funniest Person in America’.
In 1986 she was invited to make an appearance on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson’ and soon after she gain a lot more recognition and her career really took off.
She was featured on sitcoms including ‘Open House’ and ‘Laurie Hill’ and worked on the films ‘Ellen’s Energy Adventure’ and ‘Coneheads’ and was later asked to be on what would become her very own show ‘These Friends of Mine’.
This led to the beginning of her next television sitcom, ‘The Ellen Show’, but it came to a close quickly because of its low ratings.
In 2003 Ellen debut her most successful endeavor yet, ‘The Ellen Degeneres Show’ which has aired about 15 seasons and over 2,000 episodes and has won numerous awards.
She has also been presented many awards for her voice over for the character Dory in ‘Finding Nemo’.
As of 2020, Ellen DeGeneres’ net worth is $450 million.