Ellen DeGeneres is an award-winning American comedian, actor, and talk show host. She got her start in stand-up comedy and starred in her own sitcom, Ellen. In 1997, DeGeneres’ character made history for being the first lead in a sitcom to openly acknowledge her homosexuality on air.
In 2003, she debuted her award-winning daytime TV talk show—The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The show, which has received 64 Daytime Emmy Awards, will end in 2022.
- Full name: Ellen Lee DeGeneres
- Age: 63 years old (Born on January 26, 1958)
- Height: 5’7″
- Spouse: Portia de Rossi (married 2008)
- Hometown: Metairie, LA
- Net worth: $370 million