- 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.