1. Who is Ellen DeGeneres?
The famous Ellen DeGeneres is an American TV host, comedian, producer, voice over artist and writer. She starred in the sitcom titled “Ellen” (1994-1995). From 2003 till present, Ellen has been the exclusive host of the globally known and multiple award-winning television show on her syndicated talk show, known as DeGeneres Show.
In the early 90s, Ellen DeGeneres launched her standup career, part of which was her appearance on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson’ in 1986. She has also made several movie appearances such as Mr. Wrong in 1996, EDtv in 1999, Love Letter in 1999 and many others. As a voice over artiste, she was responsible for Dory’s voice in the 2003 pixel animal film titled ‘Finding Nemo’ and the 2016 movie titled ‘Finding Dory’. Ellen was the first actress to ever win the Saturn Award for a voice performance, where she emerged as the winner of the Award for Best Supporting Actress. The ace TV host took a big step into talent show when she co-judged the ninth season the American Idol. Ellen DeGeneres has gone on to host several A-listed shows and award nights such as Academy Awards (OSCAR), Primetime Emmys and Grammy Awards.
She has authored 4 highly recognized books and also the proud owner of Eleveneleven, a record company. One part we forgot to mention earlier on is her entrepreneurial skill and business empire. She has a lifestyle brand that includes a collection of accessories, pet, babies, home and apparel. The award winning TV host/comedian has several awards such as thirty Emmys, twenty People’s Choice Awards, Golden Globes Carol Burnet Lifetime Achievement Awards and many others. She is also known for her philanthropic work, which earned her the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
- Ellen DeGeneres’s age and hometown
The prolific TV host was born on the 26th of January 1958. She is currently 62 years old. She was born and bred in Metairie, Louisiana in the United Sates.
- Ellen DeGeneres’s family
Her mother, Elizabeth Jane was a speech therapist, while her father Elliot Everest DeGeneres, was an insurance agent. Her father died in 2018 at the age of 103. She has a brother, Vance, who is a famous music artiste and a producer. Ellen DeGeneres is reported to be of multiple descents such as German, English, Irish and French. She was brought up as a Christian Scientist. Her mother, Jane remarried after divorcing her father in 1973, which made Ellen to move with her mother to Atlanta in Texas, while Vance stayed with her father.
- Ellen DeGeneres’s education
She attended University of New Orleans, where she studied Communication Studies. She started her secondary education at Grace King High School before completing it at Atlanta High School in 1976. While at school, Ellen did work at a law firm as a clerical staff. She also worked as a waitress at TGI Friday. She was a bartender, hostess, house painter at her early age.
- Ellen DeGeneres’s marriage
Ellen DeGeneres is reported to have attraction only to same gender. The gay celebrity got married on the 16th of August in 2008 to Portia de Rossi. There was a rumour speculating recently on a possible separation between the two lovers. However, the story was debunked quickly by Ellen. She claimed their union is a source of inspiration to the LGBT community. Obviously, they aren’t the first celebrity couple to face such rumors and definitely not the last.
- Ellen DeGeneres children
Ellen DeGeneres doesn’t have children of her own. She recently expressed interest in the idea, but is yet to materialize. We hope Ellen and Portia can decide to raise one in the nearest future.
2. Ellen DeGeneres net worth
According to Forbes, Ellen DeGeneres is said to worth a whopping $330 million. She was the first female to receive $20 million for a standup special with Netflix. Her income flows from TV shows, movie appearances, endorsement deals, voice-overs and comedy shows.
- Ellen DeGeneres salary
She is one of the most paid TV stars of all time. Ellen DeGeneres goes home every year with a morning annual salary of $50 million.
3. Ellen DeGeneres cars
Like most famous people out there, Ellen loves fancy cars and she has lots of them in her collection. We have taken our time to intrigue our readers with some of the expensive wheels you will find in Ellen DeGeneres cars collection.
3.1 Ferrari California
Ellen DeGeneres might look a bit simple and conservative to some, but she goes all out for flashy and insanely fast cars. One of these exotic cars is the Ferrari California model. She has been spotted many times cruising in this Italian model with her wife. Her Ferrari California is a 2-door grand tourer manufactured and marketed by the iconic Italian carmaker. This particular model was produced for nine years (2008-2017). It is the softest model in the automaker’s range, built for everyday use. The Ferrari California is powered by a V8 3.9-liter with an output of 552 horsepower, all mated to 7-speed automatic transmission (dual clutch).
3.2 Porsche 993
Coincidentally, the name of her wife Portia is a bit similar to the name of this brand. Ellen has always fancied European models, and this Porsche 993 is a solid proof to that. She reportedly acquired this model when she got together with Portia de Rossi. The model was built in the 90s, with a type Flat-6 engine coughing out 272 horsepower and 243 pound feet of torque. The model can sprint from a zero to 60 mph in 4.7 seconds.
3.3 Porsche Panamera
We have officially recognized Ellen’s love for Porsche. She isn’t the only celebrity with this model. A lot of famous people fancy this model. The Porsche Panamera till date is the only sedan model created by the German auto company. Its production began in 2009, and has found its way into lots of rich people’s garages and hearts as well. Ellen DeGeneres’s Porsche Panamera offers variation of engines, with the base model featuring a V6 3.6-liter engine with an output of 310 horsepower and 295 pound feet of torque. Customers can get the top-ranging model with a V8 4.8-meter engine with 570 horsepower and 516 pound feet of torque.
3.4 Porsche Targa 4S
Ellen DeGeneres’s obsession with Porsche is obvious. This Porsche Targa 4S is another of the man German products in her impressive luxury car collection. Her Porsche Targa 4S is an all-wheel drive 2-door coupe with a powerful enough to generate an output of 420 horsepower and 368 pound feet of torque.
3.5 Porsche Cayenne S
We almost thought Ellen wouldn’t go for Porsche first SUV, until we got hold of this. Ellen DeGeneres owns a Porsche Cayenne S, making her garage a type of exhibition for Porsche cars. Her Porsche Cayenne S is one of the fastest Super SUVs on the planet with a V6 2.9-liter engine, producing an output of 434 horsepower and 406 pound feet of torque.
3.6 Porsche 997 Carrera S
This is one of the most stunning Porsche models we have seen Ellen in on many occasions. The model made its debut in 2004 and has been one of the darling models you will find in many collections. Ellen’s Porsche 997 Carrera S is powered by a 6-cylinder naturally-aspirated engine with an output of 350 horsepower and 295 pound feet of torque.
3.7 Land Rover Defender
Despite Ellen DeGeneres’s obvious obsession with Porsche, she stunned her bride in 2014 with this incredible model. We leant they had to travel down to Texas for this. With its turbocharged Common Rail fuel system, her Land Rover Defender which we presume might be between 2013 to 2014 model is powered by diesel. The engine coughs out 122 horsepower and 266 pound feet of torque, with a maximum speed of 90 mph. the all-wheel drive system is mated to six-speed manual transmission.
4. Ellen DeGeneres house
Ellen DeGeneres and her wife, Portia de Rossi, recently put up their estimated $6.9 million Californian home for sale after acquiring it 3 months ago for just $3.6 million. The luxury home sits on a 5,500 square feet. The house is located at Hedgerows, Montecito, which is one of the most sought-after neighborhoods by the rich. The house is a piece of art, dating back to many years. The house has been modified into 2 beds from the initial 3 bedrooms when they acquired it. It has 4 baths, lush gardens, stone pathways and brick terraces.
The house on its own is a beauty to behold. Ellen DeGeneres isn’t new into the craft of from moving from one luxury home to another. Over the years, she has acquired and sold more than 7 places where she lived. She is a very successful house flipper, where she buys expensive houses, renovates and sells at higher prices.
5. Ellen DeGeneres private jet
She doesn’t have private jet of her own neither has she openly talked against it in any of her shows. We know she can easily afford one with such a big massive net worth couple with the fact that she made $80 million in 2019 alone. She travels a lot with her 37 year-old wife but she prefers to spend the money on destinations rather than what takes her there. At a point, Ellen DeGeneres defended the famous royal couple Prince Harry ad Meghan Markle, when the duo received backlash from people for always using private jet.
6. Ellen DeGeneres latest scandal
- The ace TV host Ellen DeGeneres has recently received waves of backlash from people over the allegation on the hostility of her work environment. She was accused of being a bully and a racist at workplace, part of which was calling a 11 year-old boy ‘fat and stupid’. This allegation came in the light of former and present employees coming out to reveal the toxicity created by producers and senior managers. This accusation is currently under investigation by the Warner Bros. Television. Many celebrities have come out to defend Ellen on this accusation. Some of them include her brother Vance, famous singer Katy Perry, ace comedian Kevin Hart, serial vintage car collector Jay Leno and Ellen DeGeneres’s wife.
7. Ellen DeGeneres phone contact and social media accounts
Ellen DeGeneres number – Send a text with the title ‘Ellen DeGeneres’ to 310-455-8858.
Ellen DeGeneres email – LetsDoThis@ellentv.com
Ellen DeGeneres Twitter – https://twitter.com/TheEllenShow
Ellen DeGeneres Facebook – https://web.facebook.com/ellentv
Ellen DeGeneres has been instrumental in the growth of LGBT community. The 62 year-old TV personality has been on the spotlight for many years now, and isn’t ready to call it a quit yet. Ellen DeGeneres Show is one of the most watched TV shows on the planet, with over 10 million viewers on every episode. She might have been faced with accusations and other scandals over the years, but we cannot take away her brilliance and success story.
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