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318: Ellen DeGeneres

Comedian, Actress, Television Host, Writer, and Producer

Born: 26 January 1958, Metairie, Louisiana, United States of America

Ellen is known for her sitcom Ellen (1994-1998) and her talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Her voice is also known famously for portraying everyone’s lovable blue fish friend Dory in the Finding Nemo Franchise.

Her sitcom was famously canceled after both the character and Ellen herself in real life came out as lesbian.

As of 2018, Forbes estimated Ellen’s net worth in the ballpark of $275 Million.

Today Ellen is happily married to her wife Portia de Rossi. They have several fur babies together.

Badges Earned:

Located In My Personal Library:

Time Magazine's 100 Women of the Year (Ellen appears in the 1997 article, "Ellen DeGeneres”)

Sources:

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001122/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm

https://www.biography.com/media-figure/ellen-degeneres