Father: her father’s name is Elliot DeGeneres, whom Betty divorced in 1971, when Ellen was thirteen.
Mother: her mother's name is Betty DeGeneres (née Pfeffer), who was born in 1930. She is a speech therapist and an activist in LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) social movement.
Siblings: Ellen has a brother, named Vance DeGeneres, who is an American actor, comedian and writer.
Husbands and kids: She is married to Portia, but they don’t have children.
Sexual orientation: Ellen is lesbian. In 1997 she declared about her sexuality on her own sitcom ‘Ellen’. She dated Teresa Boyd (1995), Anne Heche (1997-2000), Alexandra Hedison (2001-2003) and since 2004 Ellen DeGeneres has been in relationship with her current wife, whose name is Portia de Rossi.
Ellen’s net worth is estimated at $400 Million and as for her annual salary, it’s about $75 million.
Place of living: Ellen DeGeneres and her wife Portia share a residence in California. It isn’t the only house they have got.
Cars: She has an impressive collection of cars: a BMW, a Mercedes, a Porsche 911 Carrera GTS, a Ferrari California, a Porsche Turbo S and she has been seen in others as well.
Is it true that Ellen DeGeneres is related to Madonna and Princess Kate the Duchess of Cambridge?
Madonna and Ellen are 11th cousins, whereas Madonna is related to Kate Middleton, who is married to heir of British throne Prince William. Once in her TV Show Ellen shared a letter from genealogical society, which confirmed that she is indeed the 15th cousin of Catherine the Duchess of Cambridge.
What is her lifestyle like?
She is a vegan and because of her love to animals, Ellen DeGeneres decided to avoid meat and to follow a special diet. She even posts a variety of vegan recipes to share with her fans. It’s no wonder that she looks so great!
How does she manage everything?
Ellen is extremely busy all the time and she has to do something not to get bored.
Ellen DeGeneres owns her own record label, called ‘1111’.
She was raised as a Christian scientist.
Ellen has won a huge number of awards: 14 People’s Choice Awards, 13 Emmy’s, 9 Teen Choice Awards and etc.
She is of German, French, Irish, American and English ancestry.
Ellen Degeneres was named the 50th most powerful women in the world.
She was molested when she was a teenager by her mother’s third husband.
Ellen was listed in the Forbes list as one of the richest celebrities.