Bio
Real Name Ellen Lee DeGeneres
Nickname Bell Head
Profession American comedian, television host, actress, writer, producer
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 5”
Weight in Kilograms- 64 kg
in Pounds- 141 lbs
Figure Measurements 33-27-34
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Blonde
Personal Life
Date of Birth 26 January 1958
Age (as in 2017) 59 Years
Birth Place Metairie, Louisiana, U.S.
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Aquarius
Signature
Nationality American
Hometown Metairie, Louisiana, U.S.
School Grace King High School, Metairie, Louisiana
Atlanta High School, Atlanta, Georgia
College University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana
Educational Qualifications Pursued Major in Communication Studies (Dropout)
Debut Film Debut: Coneheads (1993)
TV Debut: Open House (1989)
Family Father– Elliott Everett DeGeneres (Insurance agent)
Mother– Elizabeth Jane Pfeffer AKA Betty DeGeneres (Speech therapist)
Religion Christianity
Hobbies Collecting antique mirrors, playing Tennis, watching ‘Animal Planet’
Controversies • On August 15, 2016, Ellen DeGeneres posted a photoshopped version of the now-famous snapshot of Olympic runner Usain Bolt glancing back at his competitors during the 100-meter semifinal race in Rio. In the morphed image, DeGeneres appears to be riding on his back. She captioned the image, “This is how I’m running errands from now on”. However, this act of light humour was not taken in the way it was intended to be. Many twitteratis accused the comedian of racism, saying the image of a white woman on a Black man’s back is offensive.

• With Quantico star Priyanka Chopra as a guest on “The Ellen’s Show”, Ellen made some remarks that made Priyanka’s fans angry. During the talk show, Ellen asked her that how did she manage to win the Miss World pageant with ‘that hand wave’; DeGeneres compared her wave to ‘unscrewing of a light bulb’. The comedienne-host even joked that it was a “miracle” that Priyanka made it this far.

Favourite Things
Favourite Food Spicy pasta arrabbiata
Favourite TV Series Orange is the new black
Favorite Watch Rolex Daytona
Girls, Affairs and More
Sexual orientation Homosexual (Lesbian)
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Anna Heche, Actress & Director (1997-2000)
Marriage Date 16 August 2008
Style Quotient
Car Collection 1997 Porsche Carrera 911, Porsche Targa 4S, Porsche 993
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.) $345 million

 

 

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