Celebrity Profile

Ellen DeGeneres

  • Faith: Christian
  • Career: Comedian
  • birthday: January 26, 1958
  • accomplishments: Emmy Winner
  • fun faith fact! Ellen was raised Christian Scientist.

Ellen DeGeneres is a multi-talented television host, stand-up comedian and actress, and the chief architect behind The Ellen DeGeneres Show. She has appeared in a number of films including EDtv, Finding Nemo and many other movie roles, as well as a number of TV shows and sitcoms, like Mad About You, Will & Grace, American Idol, and many others. She has hosted both the Academy Awards and the Primetime Emmys.

Ellen has numerous awards, including Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series, American Comedy Awards for the Funniest Female Stand-up Comic. She was previously in a 3-year relationship with Anne Heche; Ellen married Portia de Rossi in 2008, who changed her last name to DeGeneres in 2010.


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