Actress, Producer, Writer
Emmy-winning talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres was born in Metairie, Louisiana, a suburb of New Orleans. Her father, insurance salesman Elliot De Generes and her mother, a real-estate agent, were divorced when she was 16 years old. Her mother remarried, and her new husband, salesman Roy Gruessendorf, moved the family (which included Ellen's brother) ...
Born: January 26, 1958
Star sign: Aquarius
Height: 5' 7½" (1.71 m)
Known for: Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003), The Oscars (2014), The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007), American Idol (2002)