Ellen Degeneres Weight, Height, Age, Career, Relationship and Net Worth 2019

Ellen Degeneres Weight, Height, Age, Career, Relationship and Net Worth 2019

Ellen Degeneres Net Worth – Ellen DeGeneres is a renowned name in the world of television especially in the category of stand-up comedians. When she was a teenager, her parents divorced, and as quoted by her she applied innovative tricks to make her mother laugh in order to help her deal with the rough phase

Ellen Degeneres Weight

Measurement

Ellen DeGeneres has the height of 5 feet 7.5 inches. Her body weighs 59kg. She has blonde hair and blue eyes. Her body measurements are 34-27-35 inches. Besides these, her bra size is 32B, shoe size is 8(US) and dress size is 4(US).

Career

Ellen Degeneres Weight

Ellen DeGeneres first stand-up comedy performances were at coffee houses and clubs. In early 1980s, she became the ‘emcee’ (Master of Ceremonies) at the ‘Clyde’s Comedy Club’ in New Orleans. During the same time, she travelled to different nations and was also titled as the ‘Funniest Person in America’ by the American television network ‘Showtime’.

In 1986, she was seen at the ‘The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson’ where the host cited similarities between her and the famous American stand-up comedian Bob Newhart. She was the first comedienne to have been invited to the talk show. In 1989, she appeared in a sitcom ‘Open House’ which was aired on Fox channel. She also worked in films such as ‘Ellen’s Energy Adventure’ and ‘Coneheads’.In 1992, she worked in a sitcom ‘Laurie Hill’ where Ellen DeGeneres played a character named Nurse Nancy MacIntyre. Although the show was wrapped up after four episodes, her performance was appreciated, and earned her a new show ‘These Friends of Mine’.

Ellen DeGeneres’ exceptional performance in ‘These Friends of Mine’ led to rechristening of the second season of the show as ‘Ellen’, after her, which aired on ‘ABC Network’ in 1994. This talented artist was the presenter of the ‘Grammy Awards’ in 1996 as well as the following year.

In 1997, DeGeneres openly proclaimed herself as a lesbian on ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’.
In April, the same year, Ellen Morgan, the protagonist of the show ‘Ellen’ portrayed by DeGeneres, also disclosed herself to be a lesbian in the episode entitled ‘The Puppy Episode’. This episode is believed to have received higher ratings in comparison to the other episodes of the show.
She presented the ‘Emmy Awards’ in 2001, and the same year, she re-appeared on television with the sitcom ‘The Ellen Show’ which aired on the ‘CBS’ network. This was followed by the talk show ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ which was hosted by her.
In 2003, Ellen DeGeneres worked as a voice-over artist for the animated movie ‘Finding Nemo’. She lent her voice to the dog in the prologue of the film ‘Dr. Dolittle’. DeGeneres presented the ‘2005 Primetime Emmy Awards’ which was aired on the ‘CBS’ network.
She has featured in a few advertisements of ‘American Express’ and the ad campaign of 2006, which was designed by marketing company ‘Ogilvy & Mather’ won the ‘Emmy Awards’.
‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ was a huge success and this committed host continued her work despite being bed ridden with a torn ligament. She hosted the show from the hospital itself.

This accomplished presenter became the first gay or lesbian person to host the ‘Academy Awards’ when she was appointed to host the ’79th Academy Awards’ which commenced on 25th February 2007.

In 2009, Ellen DeGeneres worked with the company ‘Procter and Gamble’ in their cosmetic brand ‘CoverGirl’.
In 2010, Ellen DeGeneres appeared in the show ‘American Idol’ as a judge, but did not continue a second season at the show. The same year, she launched her record label company called ‘Eleven eleven’.
In 2014, this talented host presented the ‘Academy Awards’ for a second time.

Relationship

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Ellen DeGeneres is a lesbian. She said that she is a lesbian on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” in 1997. The same year Ellen started her romantic relationship with Anne Heche, an American actress. Their relationship lasted for near about 3 years and they split up in 2000. After her breakup with Anne, she had a very close affair with Alexandra Hedison and were on the cover of The Advocate, an LGBT magazine. The couple later separated. Ellen later had a relationship with Portia de Rossi an American actress and model.

They later got engaged after the ban on same-sex marriage was removed. On August 16, 2008, they got married at their home in Beverly Hills, California. Later Portia filed a petition to legally change her name to Portia Lee James DeGeneres. The couple now live with their four dog and three cats in California.

Net Worth

Ellen DeGeneres has a net worth of $400 million and her salary is $75 million.

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