Ellen DeGeneres is a generous comedian, actress, talk show host, motivational speaker and business woman. Her career started in the 80`s when she was performing her stand up comedy acts in clubs and coffee shops. Her monologue a phone call to God opened many doors for her. She was invited to the Tonight Show and she never really looked back. In 1997, she made a bold move to admit on national television that she’s a lesbian. It had a huge effect on her life and career. Her talk show, “Ellen”, suffered and the show was cancelled.
2003 saw the turning point for Ellen. She was the voice of Dory in the animation Finding Nemo. She changed the name of her show to “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and it is a huge success, on par with the Oprah Winfrey show. She is married to Portia de Rossi (2008) and is the spokes person for a few major brands and corporations. She hates bullies and gives help and money freely where needed.
This is meant to be a short read of Ellen DeGeneres Life, Causes and Achievements. This is in no way a complete and comprehensive read, but does offer the reader a snapshot to a entertainment brand and powerhouse who is living the American Dream.