Portia De Rossi Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, and Career.
Portia De Rossi Net Worth 2020 – Portia de Rossi is an Australian and American actress, model, and philanthropist.
She appeared as a regular cast member on the American political thriller television series ‘Scandal’ in the role of Elizabeth North from 2014 to 2017.
She is married to comedian and television host Ellen DeGeneres.
Portia was born on 31st January 1973 in Horsham regional city, in the Wimmera region of Western Victoria to Barry Rogers and Margaret Rogers, and raised in Geelong, Australia.
Her father passed away when Portia was just nine years old and hence, her mother started working as a medical representative to raise Portia and her brother single-handed.
Portia was brought up in Grovedale, Geelong City, Australia.
As her mother was struggling hard to provide for the family, Portia at a tender age of eleven commenced her career in the entertainment industry by performing as a model and an actress for television commercials and print media.
Although she was a very hard-working and diligent student, her performances in the television commercials caught the notice of a casting director, and after auditioning she was selected to perform in the film ‘Sirens’ where she acted as Giddy, one of the three gorgeous models.
After completing her graduation from Melbourne Girls Grammar school, Portia started to attend the University of Melbourne where she took up law, all the while pursuing her modeling and acting career.
Rossi was initially a young and impressionable model in the Australian 1994 film ‘Sirens’.
Later, she moved to Los Angeles and won guest roles on several TV shows, and a permanent role in ‘Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher’, before landing a part in the film ‘Scream 2’.
Next, she received widespread fame after she joined the main cast of ‘Ally McBeal’ in 1998. Since then, she has appeared in numerous other movies and television series, and all in all, she has over 35 credits as an actress.
Some other movies and television series that Rossi has appeared in are ‘Santa Clarita Diet’, ‘Now Add Honey’, ‘Sean Saves the World’, ‘Arrested Development’, ‘The Smart One’, ‘Better Off Ted’, ‘Nip/Tuck’, ‘Cursed’, ‘Dead & Breakfast’, ‘Two Girls from Lemoore’, ‘The Night We Called It a Day’, ‘I Witness’, ‘Mister Sterling’, ‘The Twilight Zone’, ‘Ally McBeal’, ‘Women in Film’ and ‘American Intellectuals’ among others.
Additionally, Rossi supports a variety of charitable organizations, including Locks of Love. Furthermore, she has also supported fundraising efforts for FXB International.
Rossi won the Gold Derby TV Award in 2006. In addition, she has also won the Golden Satellite Award, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and Future Classic Award.
Furthermore, she has also garnered the nomination for the Golden Satellite Award and OFTA Television Award among others.
Portia de Rossi has a net worth of $20 million.