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