Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American tv show host, comedian, actress, writer and producer. She hosted her own television talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres show. She premiered it for the first time in 2003.

DeGeneres family welcomed their child, Ellen DeGeneres, on 26 January 1958. She was born and raised in Louisiana. Ellen’s parents divorced in 1973. Which separates her from her brother. She graduated from Atlanta HS in 1976. She graduated from University of New Orleans with major in communication studies.

Ellen Degeneres And Portia De Rossi Wedding

Ellen and Portia met for the first time in the year 2000. And Portia fell in love with Ellen on their first meeting only. She openly confessed it in 2005. In 2004, they met again in a show and soon after that they reportedly started dating. In 2005, Portia came out as gay. She was closeted before. In 2008, Ellen and Portia got married legally and came out as a ray of hope for LGBTQ+ community.

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Legally Adopted The Name

In 2010, Portia filed a plea to legally change her last name. Soon, court accepted the plea and Portia de Rossi become Portia Lee James Degeneres. In 2013, the rumours of their divorce were in limelight. But those were just rumours. Portia surprised Ellen by entering her show in 2018, on the occasion of her Ellen’s 60th birthday.


She started working as waitress, house painter, hostess and bartender as side jobs. She started her comedian career in 1980s. In 1984 she awarded with Showtime’s funniest person in America. She features in films in 1980s and 1990s along with her comedian career. She was a part of Coneheads movie. She started working in television shows in 1989. She premiered her own host show in 2003 and became the famous personality of America.

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Portia De Rossi

Portia is am American philanthropist, businesswoman and former actress-model. She started in an American drama Alley McBeal. She was mainly known for her role as Nele Porter. She is currently the founder and CEO of the art company General Public. She is an Australian-American by birth.Ellen Degeneres And Portia De Rossi Wedding


She started working as the young actress in a Australian movie, Siren, released in 1994. She worked on various TV shows. She gained global fame and attention with her role as Nelle Porter in 1998 film Alley McBeal. In may 2018, she announced her retirement from acting.

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