Ellen DeGeneres Net Worth

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Ellen DeGeneres Net Worth
Net Worth:
$285 Million

Ellen DeGeneres' Annual Salary

$70 Million
Date of Birth
January 26, 1958
Place of Birth
Comedian, Actor, Voice Actor, Television producer, Screenwriter, Television presenter, Film Producer

Ellen DeGeneres net worth and salary: Ellen DeGeneres is an American comedian, actres, and TV personality who has a net worth of $285 million and an annual salary of $70 million. Ellen DeGeneres was born on January 26, 1958 in Metairie, Louisiana. Early in life Ellen worked at J.C. Penny and as a waitress at TGI Friday's. In her free time, she moonlighted at New Orleans comedy clubs until she was able to tour nationally. In 1982, Showtime named her the Funniest Person in America. Appearances on The Tonight Show led to a variety film and television roles. In 1994, she landed a sitcom of her very own, aptly titled "Ellen". The show aired 109 episodes over five seasons on ABC. The show reached the peak of its ratings in February of 1997, when DeGeneres's character came out as a lesbian. Shortly after this episode aired, DeGeneres herself came out officially on The Oprah Winfrey Show.

In September 2003, DeGeneres launched a daytime talk show called The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Today, The Ellen DeGeneres show is one of the most-watched shows on daytime television. As of February 2014, the show has aired more than 1800 episodes over 11 seasons and has won 33 Daytime Emmys. The Ellen DeGeneres show averages four million viewers every day. As if she wasn't busy enough, Ellen was hired as a judge for the ninth season of American Idol, replacing longtime judge Paula Abdul. Additionally, she has hosted both the Primetime Emmys and the Academy Awards, for which she won a Primetime Emmy. DeGeneres has been in a relationship with actress Portia de Rossi since 2004. They were married in 2008.

Ellen DeGeneres Earnings

  • Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show
  • Mr. Wrong
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Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and television producer. She was the star in the popular sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998, and has hosted her syndicated talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show since 2003. Her stand up career started in...
Comedian / Actor / Voice Actor / Television producer / Screenwriter / Television presenter / Film Producer
Date of Birth
  • January 26, 1958
  • Ellen Lee DeGeneres
  • Tilly Mint
  • 5 ft 7 in (1.71 m)
  • United States of America
  • United States of America
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Notable Appearances
  • Dr. Dolittle
    Prologue Dog
  • Finding Nemo
  • If These Walls Could Talk 2
  • Mr. Wrong
    Martha Alston
  • The Love Letter
    Janet Hall
  • EDtv
    Cynthia Topping
  • Goodbye Lover
    Sgt. Rita Pompano
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