Ellen DeGeneres Net Worth
Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American comedienne, television host, actress and producer. Born on January 26, 1958, in Metairie, Louisiana, Ellen attended Atlanta High School and graduated from University of New Orleans from where she majored in communication studies. The net worth of Ellen is estimated to be around $105 million dollar whereas her annual salary for hosting the show is $45 million. The early jobs includes working at J.C. Penny and being waitress at T.G.I. Friday’s and other restaurant. Also, she had been a house painter, a hostess and bartender.
While working at small clubs and coffee house, she started performing as stand-up comedy. In 1981, she became the presenter at Clyde’s Comedy Club in New Orleans. By being the stand-up comedian, Ellie started to travel nationally for her career and she was named as Showtime’s Funniest Person in America in 1982. As she was kind of shy girl, so in order to attract the audiences she used to use some humorous statements. Apart from being the stand-up comedian, she started working in films too. She made her breakthrough in her career in mid-80s when she was invited on Tonight Show by Johnny Carlson. After appearing on the show, her name became popular and she was on high demand. After appearing on the show, she decided to go solo. For the first time, she hosted her talk show “Ellen DeGeneres Show” in 2003 which becomes successful with the pass of time. The show got successful to have 4 million viewers. With the successful of the show, her earnings were increased which helped to increase her net worth too. She had starred in a series of film titled “Ellen’s Energy Adventure”.
For her daytime talk show, she had won lots of awards. Some of the awards includes “Outstanding Talk Show”, “Outstanding Talk Show Entertainment”, “Outstanding Talk Show Host” and “Outstanding Special Class Writing”. Till 2012, she was awarded with 32 Daytime Emmy Awards, which has a main role to increase her net worth. She is also the recipient of 13 Grammy Awards for her impressive hosting abilities. Apart from these award, she had been awarded for Funniest Female Performer, Best Comedian, Best Supporting Actress and Funniest Female Stand-Up comic. Ellen’s talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” had continued for more than decades. The show have been one of the highly syndicated TV talk shows in the US. The show was admired by millions of viewers worldwide. Around 2013, from her talk show she was paid $15 million. Presently, the show have been successful to win the hearts of millions viewers. During the 100th episode, the show featured celebrities like Justin Timberlake, Oprah Winfrey and Paris Hilton. About the asset Ellen owns, she had purchased a large mansion in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles in $39.8 million US dollars. It is mentioned that the mansion resides on 13,511 square feet and has six bedrooms, nine full and half bathroom. She also has a production house called “Very Good Production” which airs five shows. Also, she has her site called Ellentube, which contains the random videos uploaded by her. With all the endorsement, acting career and talk show, she has earned a net worth of $105 million.
Things to know about Ellen DeGeneres
Full Name: Ellen Lee DeGeneres
Date of Birth: 26th January, 1958
Ellen DeGeneres in Facebook: 28M Fans on Facebook
Ellen DeGeneres in Twitter: 379K Followers on Twitter
Ellen DeGeneres in Instagram: 371K Followers on Instagram
Ellen DeGeneres Net Worth: $77 Million