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Ellen DeGeneres Net Worth 2022; Biography, Husband & More

Ellen DeGeneres Net Worth

Who is Ellen DeGeneres?

Ellen DeGeneres is a famous and successful comedian, actress, writer, producer, and TV personality from America. She is very popular with the sitcom “Ellen,” it is run from 1994 to 1998. She was also gain popularity from the syndicated talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” which aired from 2003 through 2021. Ellen has been involved among the top 20 highest earning celebrities beating people such as Taylor Swift and TV personalities such as Kim Kardashian. In 2022, Ellen DeGeneres net worth will be $500 Million.

Ellen Lee DeGeneres hosts one of the most-watched daytime television shows and has even hosted the Academy and Emmy Awards at some point in her career. Ellen won the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress. She became the first actress to win the Saturn Award for a voice performance.

Real Name:       Ellen Lee DeGeneres
Date of birth: January 26, 1958
Age: 64 years old
Height: 5 feet 7 in (1.71 m)
Birthplace: Metairie, Louisiana, United States
Nationality: American
Profession: Reality Television Star, Businesswoman
Husband: Portia de Rossi
Ellen DeGeneres Net Worth 2022: $370 million

Early Life

Ellen DeGeneres was born on January 26, 1958, in Metairie, Louisiana, the United States whose birth name is Ellen Lee DeGeneres. She was born to her parents, Elizabeth Jane (mother) was a speech therapist, and her dad, Elliott Everett DeGeneres, was an insurance agent. She is of French, English, German and Irish descent and was belongs to Christian Scientist.

In 1974, Ellen’s parents divorced when she was a teenager. After divorce, her mother was remarried and moved to Atlanta, Texas with her daughter Ellen.

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For studies she joined Atlanta High School and Grace King High School in Metairie, graduating from the former in May 1976. She went back to New Orleans to study communication studies at the University of New Orleans.

After one semester she dropped out of school to pick up a job in a law firm. She was also started performing in small clubs and coffee houses before gaining popularity.

Personal Life

Ellen DeGeneres came out as a lesbian in 1977. In the same year, she started dating Anne Heche, who is is an American actress, director, and screenwriter. However, the relationship was ended in 2000.

Ellen started dating with Australian-American businesswoman, philanthropist, and actress, Portia de Rossi in 2004. In August 2008 they were married. They lived together in Beverly Hills, California.

Age, Height, and Weight

In 2022, Ellen DeGeneres is 64 years old. Ellen DeGeneres’s height is 5 feet 7 inches (1.71m). Her weight is 59 kg.

Professional Life

In 1981, DeGeneres started her career as a stand-up comedian. She would perform in clubs and coffee houses. She was very popular after this work. She was going to be acknowledged as showtimes funniest person in the US.

In 2017, Ellen DeGeneres is coming back to stand-up comedy following the Netflix release of her stand-up special.

Ellen also hosted the 38th and 39th Annual Grammy Awards, 53rd 55 and 57th Primetime Emmy Awards, and 79th and 86th Academy Awards.


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She launches the television talk show, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”. In May 2021, in an interview she announced that season 19 of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” would be the last, bringing an end to the show.

In 1997, she worked in the show called “The Oprah Winfrey Show”. The show was canceled by poor rating. In 2001, she came back to TV with a new sitcom “The Ellen Show”. However, after 13 episodes the show was canceled. She also began hosting the game show “Ellen’s Game of Games” on NBC which expands on games played on her talk show. She was also the Emmy Awards, Grammy Awards, and Academy Awards.

Ellen DeGeneres Movies and TV shows:


  • Coneheads 1990
  • Wrong 1966
  • The Love letter 1999
  • Finding Nemo, Unity 2014
  • Finding Dory 2016

TV Shows

  • Open House
  • Ellen 1994
  • Mad About You 1998
  • The Ellen Show
  • Ellen DeGeneres Here and Now
  • Sesame Street 2007
  • The Simpsons 2010
  • Even The Big Bang Theory 2016


She won 76 awards and received 143 nominations. Some of these awards

  • She has won are 29 Daytime Emmy Award
  • one Primetime Emmy Award
  • 20 People’s Choice Awards
  • 9 Teen Choice Awards
  • a presidential medal of freedom
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame, among others

Social Media Links

Ellen DeGeneres loves to share her pictures and videos on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube. She launches her YouTube channel “TheEllenShow” on Nov 21, 2006, has 38.1 million subscribers and also to date 21,921,289,708 views. She continuously shares her activities on social platforms to engage her fans. She has 115 million followers on Instagram. She is a very famous celebrity and widely follows social media sites. Ellen DeGeneres’s Net Worth in 2022 is $500 million.

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Ellen DeGeneres Net Worth in 2022 / Ellen DeGeneres Salary / Income 

In 2022, Ellen DeGeneres has estimated net worth is more than $5 million. Mostly she earned her wealth from talk show, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” She earned $84 million as a salary for 2020 according to the report, making her one of the highest-paid entertainers in the world.

Ellen DeGeneres also earned Netflix’s special, “Relatable”. Ellen earned $20 million from Netflix.

Ellen earned $50 million per year from her Telepictures deal and that includes “about 60 percent of advertising, carrying fee, and product placement profits,” on her show. She is also earned from her own production company. She has promotion contracts such as American Express, JCPenney, CoverGirl cosmetics, Vitamin Water, and Olay.

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