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    Ellen DeGeneres Net Worth, Career, Wife, House, And More

    NameEllen DeGeneres
    Age64 years
    OccupationComedian, Actor, Voice Actor, Television producer, Screenwriter, Television presenter, Film Producer
    Source Of IncomeFilmmaking
    Net Worth$500 million

    Ellen DeGeneres has worn many hats in her career and aced every single role. She is a comedian, actress, producer, writer, and television host. Talk of talented celebrities and Ellen’s name will always come up. She began her career with a sitcom titled ‘Ellen’ in 1994 and then started her own chat show, ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show‘ which won hearts and many Emmys over the years.

    Various notable celebrities including Johnny Depp, Jennifer Aniston, Justin Bieber, and Hillary Clinton appeared on the show. Three decades of a hugely successful career has made Ellen a superstar. Not only she is known to all but also has great wealth. Let us know the net worth of Ellen.

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    Ellen DeGeneres Net Worth

    According to Celebrity Net Worth, the estimated net worth of Ellen DeGeneres is a whopping $500 million. Her major source of income was her talk show. Reports have revealed that her average salary varies between $75 to $80 million every year. This accounts for a lot of her luxurious lifestyle. Apart from acting, Ellen has also done some standup comedy in the past. Not only this, but she has also invested in several movies as an executive producer. Further, very few people are aware that Ellen is actually a good singer too. She was one of the judges on American Idol. All of her multitalented skills have made her net worth half a billion dollars.

    Ellen DeGeneres Early Life

    Elizabeth Jane “Betty” and Elliott Everett DeGeneres reared Ellen DeGeneres in Metairie, Louisiana. Her musician-producer brother is Vance. She was brought up as a Christian. Her parents filed for divorce in 1974. Her mother soon married businessman Roy Gruessendorf, who transfer Betty Jane and Ellen to Atlanta, Texas.

    In her teenage, DeGeneres’ stepfather assaulted her. Gruessendorf touched her improperly stating he needed to check her breasts for tumors. He tried to break down her door and sexually abuse her, so she ran away and stayed in a hospital. DeGeneres informed her mother about the assault years later. However, she didn’t believe her and stayed married to Gruessendorf for 18 years.

    DeGeneres graduated from Atlanta High School in May 1976 after attending Grace King in Metairie. She returned to New Orleans to study communication at UNO. She quit school after one semester to work with her cousin Laura Gillen in a legal company. Her early occupations included J. C. Penney and TGI Fridays. She was a painter, hostess, and bartender. Her comedy reflects her childhood and profession.

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    Ellen DeGeneres’ Wife

    Ellen came out as a lesbian on Oprah Winfrey’s talk show in 1997. She began dating actress Anne Heche that same year. In August of 2000, they called it quits. DeGeneres was romantically related to Alexandra Hedison from the year 2000 till 2004. After that, she met her current partner, Portia de Rossi, and they went official in 2004.

    The couple tied the knot at their Beverly Hills, California, home in August of 2008. Both Ellen and Portia follow a vegan diet. Portia gave Ellen a gorilla sanctuary in Rwanda dedicated to her. Along with it, she set up a Digit Fund in honor of Ellen’s 60th birthday in January 2018. This contribution was made as part of a new initiative of the Digit Fund known as the Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund.

    Ellen DeGeneres House

    Ellen Degeneres and Portia de Rossi switch houses very frequently. Since 2003, the pair has purchased 20 homes. Can you even imagine? DeGeneres and De Rossi sold $33 million in real estate in 2019 alone. Ellen and Portia bought a 10-acre coastal home in Carpinteria, California This was very recently in December 2022.

    They bought a 9,000-square-foot residence and a 6.6-acre garden property with a lake. Ellen and Portia first advertised the property for $160 million in August 2021. However, that price included a 9,000-square-foot home.

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