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Ellen DeGeneres Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : January 26, 2023

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Short Biography

Ellen DeGeneres was born on 26 January 1958, Metairie in the state of Louisiana, United States. She is an American Television Host, Comedian, Writer, Author, Actress, and Producer. She is best known for hosting her syndicated talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

Ellen DeGeneres Complete Bio & Career

Ellen DeGeneres did various kinds of the job until she started performing stand-up comedy, making her bones at coffeehouses and small clubs before advancing her way up to land at emcee Clyde's Comedy Club by 1981. She was voted "Funniest Person In America" after winning a contest promoted by the cable network Showtime in 1982. She then featured on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson in 1986.
She shot to fame after appearing in 1994 sitcom on ABC "These Friends of Mine". She created history in 1997 after personally revealing that she is a lesbian. In 2003, she featured in DeGeneres's daytime talk show titled Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The show proved to be both a commercial success and a critical hit.
Apart from hosting and presenting Television shows, DeGeneres has also made her mark by hosting a number of awards shows. She hosted the Grammy Awards for two consecutive years in 1996 and 1997. She has also hosted Primetime Emmy Awards in 2001 and 2005. She has also hosted The Oscars. Besides that, she has also published a book. She has also established her production as well as a record company. She also owns a lifestyle brand named ED by Allen.
She has been highly active in participating in charity programs and used her star power to good effect to raise money for various organizations, For her efforts in this field, she has been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Ellen DeGeneres Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Elliott DeGeneres
Mother Betty DeGeneres
Brother Vance DeGeneres
Sister None
Wife Portia de Rossi (16-08-2008)
Former Partner Anne Heche, Alexandra Hedison

She was born to Elliott DeGeneres and Betty DeGeneres. She has a brother named Vance DeGeneres. She married Portia de Rossi on 16-08-2008. Previously, she was in relationships with Anne Heche and Alexandra Hedison.

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Body Measurements

Breast Size 34
Waist Size 27
Hip Size 35
Body Figure 34-27-35
Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Blonde

Personal Info

Home Town Metairie, Louisiana
Nationality American
Religion Non-Religious
Address Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
School Grace King High School, Metairie
Atlanta High School
College University of New Orleans
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling
Marital Status Married
Debut First Film - Arduous Moon (1990) First TV Show - Open House (Irish Series) (1989)
Net Worth $80 Million
Best Known for The Ellen DeGeneres Show


Car Collections Porsche and Bentley


Favorite Color White
Favorite Place Los Angeles
Favorite Food Pasta Arrabbiata
Favorite Accessories Vintage Gold Ray Ban Aviators, and Rolex Daytona Watch
Favorite TV Show Orange is the new Black

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Ellen DeGeneres

  • She was named among the 50 most powerful women in the world in 2015.
  • She has authored two books thus far titled “The Funny Thing Is…”, and “My Point… And I Do Have One“.

Ellen DeGeneres Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

65 years, 10months, 12 days old age Ellen DeGeneres will turn 66 on 26 January, 2024. Only 1 months, 17 days, 20 hours,35 minutes has left for her next birthday.

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Ellen DeGeneres has celebrated the total number of 65 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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