Ellen DeGeneres is an American TV Host, an Actress, a Comedian, Show Woman, Writer, and a Celebrity.
For 18 years now, she has been hosting her TV show "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." As a result, she has become one of the US favorite TV personalities.
Ellen DeGeneres was born on the 26th of January, 1958, in Metairie, Louisiana, to Mr. Elliot Everett and Mrs. Elizabeth Jane. She has a brother, Vance, who is a producer and a musician. In 1974, her parent divorced each other. Shortly after the divorce, her mum remarried Roy Gruessendorf. Ellen and her Sister Betty had to move in with their stepfather leaving Vance to live with their father. At the age of 16, Ellen was molested by her stepfather.
Ellen went to Atlanta High School. When she graduated, she went to the University of New Orleans. She studied Communication Studies and majored in it. After a semester, she dropped out of school to do some jobs like a waitress in a restaurant, a bartender, and a clerk in a law firm.
She married her longtime girlfriend and partner Portia de Rossi in 2008 after the California Government approved same-sex marriage. They lived together in a luxury house in California.
Ellen started her stand-up career in the mid-1970s, inspired by Steve Martin and Woody Allen. She started by performing in Coffee houses and clubs. In 1981, she became the emcee of Clyde's Comedy Club in New Orleans.
In the early 1980s, Ellen began touring nationally. She won the Showtime's funniest person Award in America in 1984.
As an actress, she starred in the movies Mr. Wrong, The Love Letter, EDtv. She also provides the voice of Dory in Finding Nemo (an animation movie). Ellen won the Saturn Award of Best Supporting Actress with her role in this movie.
She has also served as a judge in American Idol (the ninth session).
As of the time of writing this article, Ellen is 63years old. She was born on the 26th of January, 1958. Her next birthday is on the 26th of January, 2022.
The table below highlights all the essential information you need to know about Ellen DeGeneres.
|Parameters||Points to Note|
|Place of Birth||Metairie, Louisiana|
|Profession||A Stand Up Comedian, TV Host, Actress, Writer, a Show Woman|
|Birthday||26th January 1958|
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