Ellen DeGeneres Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career, and More

Ellen Lee DeGeneres is the birth name of Ellen DeGeneres who is our favorite Ellen from the show, well we know the name. She is an American comedian, actress, TV host, writer, and producer. She starred in the sitcom Ellen from the year of 1994 till 1998.

This very sitcom has given her the privilege of, the Primetime Emmy Award for, The Puppy Episode. She has obviously also won the Daytime Emmy Awards thirty-three times obviously, yes for her Ellen DeGeneres Show which started from the year of 2003 till 2022.

Personal Details

Full Name Ellen Lee DeGeneres
Nick Name Ellen, Bell Head
Date Of Birth January 26, 1958
Age 65  years old as of December 2023
Birth Place Metairie, Louisiana, United States
Current Address Beverly Hills, California, United States
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Occupations Comedian, Actress, TV Host, Writer, and Producer
  • Atlanta High School
  • Grace King  High School
College/ University University of New Orleans
Educational Qualification Graduate
Net Worth $500 million as of 2022
Marital Status Married
Famous For  HGTV Host
  • Tv: Open House (1989)
  • Movie: Coneheads (1993)

Physical Appearances

Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Body Measurement 34-27-35
Height 5 Feet 7 Inches
Weight 59 Kg
Shoe Size 8 US
Dress Size 6 US

Personal Life ( Family, Friends, Girlfriends, Wife, Children)

Father Elliot Everett DeGeneres
Mother (Elizabeth Jane) Betty DeGeneres
Sibling Vance DeGeneres (brothers)
Girlfriends/ Affairs
  • Kat Perkoff (1978-1980)
  • Teresa Boyd (1995)
  • Anne Heche (1997-2000)
  • Alexandra Hedison (2001-2004)
Partner Portia de Rossi ​(married at 2008-present)
Children None

Early life, Family, and Relationship

Ellen Lee DeGeneres was born on 26th January 1958 and was born in Metairie, Louisiana, USA. Her father Elliot was an insurance agent whereas her brother Vance is a musician and a producer. She has a descent of French, English, Irish, and also German descent and was brought up as a Christian Scientist. Her parents filed a divorce in the year of 1973 and got it the next year.

As for her schooling, she got graduated from Atlanta High School in the May of 1976 and after completing her first high school year at Grace King  High School on Metairie she went back to New Orleans for her higher education at the University of New Orleans where she had communication studies as her major. On completion of a semester, she went for clerical work in a law firm with her cousin Laura Gillen. She had her early jobs like being a Stint in J.C. Penney and also in TGI Friday as a waitress and also in some other restaurants.

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Success and career

Ellen started by performing stand-up comedy at small clubs and also coffee houses and eventually in the year 1981 she became the emcee at Clyde’s Comedy club in New Orleans. She was citing Woody Allen and Steve Martin as her main influences at that time.

Ellen was on Netflix’s Relatable after her fifteen years of comedian journey. She has also stated that Lucille Ball and Bob Newhart are among her comedic influences. She was in the Coneheads in the early 1990s and her series of movies for a show named Ellen’s Energy Adventure was part of the Universe of Energy attraction and pavilion at the Walt Disney World’s Epcot and the movie also had Bill Nye, Michael Richards and Alex Trebek featured.

Ellen DeGeneres Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career, and More

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