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