2013 is a huge year for just one of television’s most established personalities Ellen Degeneres. Now it seems like 2014 will be just like large and an filled with incredible money making chances adding to Ellen’s enormous net worth. But Forbes’ first gig beyond her hit talk show as Oscar Host could offer Ellen a handsome pay of almost $1 million.
Ellen Degeneres Net Worth $285 Million
Ellen DeGeneres has become one of television’s most established and respected faces. Ellen’s reach talk show airs in over 40 nations around the world. The Ellen Show has won 32 Daytime Emmy awards as it’s premier in 2003. In it is now 10th season the Ellen Show has garnered it is greatest standings with over $3.5 million viewers per episode dropping just behind Dr. Phil and Maury. NBC has extended the show to 2017. 189 television stations have dedicated to airing the show. Dr. ranks on top Forbes Celebrity 100 list bringing in $56 million in 2013.
Ellen is now married to Arrested Development star Portia de Rossi. They wed in 2008 before the passage of the Proposition 8 which refused homosexual and lesbians the right to marry. The Supreme Court in and Portia are now house hunting after selling their $10.8 million 26 acre Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing.
Ellen’s career transcends beyond television. Ellen’s tremendous fan base keeps growing as Ellen dominates social media sites like twitter and youtube. Her YouTube station’s 1.7 billion perspectives and 18 million Twitter followers have made her a hit with young viewers. She ranks only under Taylor Swift, Lady GaGa and Beyonce for her social networking existence. Ellen has used her star power as a program to deal with societal and political problems targeting the LGBT community. Paradoxically Ellen DeGeneres openly came out appearing as a guest to the Oprah Winfrey Show. DeGeneres has additionally been a powerful political influence.