Happy Birthday, Ellen DeGeneres! (January 26th)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Ellen Lee DeGeneres was born on January 26, 1958, and turns 61.
She was born and raised in Metairie, Louisiana.
The comedian starred in her hit sitcom, Ellen, from 1994 to 1998.
The actress made TV history when she publicly came out as a lesbian through her show and on 'The Oprah Winfrey Show.'
She has been hosting her talk show, ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show,’ since 2003.
DeGeneres voiced Dory in hit Pixar films, Finding Nemo and Finding Dory.
She has been married to Portia de Rossi since 2008.
DeGeneres has hosted the Oscars and Emmys.
Ellen broke the People’s Choice Award record with her 20th win in 2017.
The activist received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016.
Her 2018 Netflix stand-up special, Relatable, was her first special since 2003.
Happy Birthday, Ellen DeGeneres!