Portia de Rossi is an exceptional model and actress who is also the wife of Ellen DeGeneres. Yes, this American comedian, actress, voice artist, host, and what not has finally settled down with this beaut. Currently, there is a rumor going on that they are discussing to get separated, i.e., divorce.
In this article, we will cover everything you want to know about this couple. From how they got together to why there are so many ups and downs going in their life, we will reveal them all. So let’s get started with the article, but before then, let’s get started with some quick facts.
Quick Facts: Portia de Rossi
|Real Name:||Amanda Lee Rogers|
|NickName:||Portia de Rossi|
|Birth Date:||January 31, 1973|
|Age:||48 years old|
|Birth Place:||Geelong, Victoria, Australia|
|Father’s Name:||Barry Rogers|
|Height:||5 ft 8 in or 173 cm|
|Weight:||57 kg or 126 lbs|
|Body Measurements:||33-24-35 in or 84-61-89 cm|
|Education:||University of Melbourne|
|Profession:||Actress, Model, Businesswoman, Philanthropist|
|Net Worth:||$50 Million|
|Social Media Presence:||Instagram, Twitter|
Parents, Sibling, Childhood, and Education
This brilliant model was born in Horsham, Victoria, Australia. Her father, Barry Rogers, was a part Jewish who died when she was just nine years old. Her mother, Margaret, was a medical receptionist. Previously her name was Amanda Lee Rogers, but when she was 15 years old, she decided to change her name for the best.
Later, Portia revealed that she chose the name as Portia was some character in William Shakespeare‘s The Merchant of Venice, and her last name was Italian. Talking about siblings, she is blessed to have an older brother named Michael Rogers.
Similarly, she has been to Geelong Grammar School. Later, Portia enrolled at the University of Melbourne and studied law. Moreover, this famous actress is an Australian diva who hails from white ethnicity.
How Old Is Portia de Rossi?- Age, Height, and Body Measurement
This hot model was born in the year of 1973. In 2020 she is 47 years old and falls under the sun sign of Aquarius. People of this sign are considered to be hardworking, enthralling, and diligent. She celebrates her birthday each year on the 31st day of January.
Being a model, this lady stands tall at a height of 5 feet 8 inches or 173 cm. Despite the fact that Rossi is in her 40’s, there is hardly any sign of aging in her face. The reason might be simple as she hits the gym more often than not.
Her consciousness about how she looks and wants to present herself has changed the game for this hottie. Speaking of which, her body weight is 126 pounds, which translates to 57 kg in general. This beaut is blessed to have long, wavy blonde hair and a pair of blue eyes that are amazing to look at.
In addition to this, her bust measures about 33 inches, waist about 24 inches, and hips size of 35 inches. Isn’t that an ideal body to have? Also, Rossi prefers a dress size of 2 (US) or 34 (EU) and a shoe size of 8 (US) or 38.5 (EU).
This Australian diva initiated her career from the 1994 movie titled Sirens. Within a year, she appeared as Shaun in 1995 film The Woman in the Moon. Other film includes the likes of Scream 2 (1997), Girl (1998), Girl (1998), Americal Intelectuals (1999), Stigmata, (1999), Who is Cletis Tout? (2001) to name a few.
The movie is not the only thing she did in her life. Portia often appeared on television shows. In 1995 she was caused in Too Something, where she portrayed the role of Maria Hunter. Along with that, she had done tons of shows such as Ally (1999), The Glow (2002), the Twilight Zone, Mister Sterling (2003), Arrested Development, Family Guy (2017), Santa Carita Diet (2017).
Her significant roles happen to be on the movie such as I Witness (2003), The Night We Called It a Day (2003), Dead & Breakfast (2005), Cursed (2005), Unity (2014), Now Add Honey (2015), The Shift to name some.
How Portia de Rossi met Ellen DeGeneres?
This super couple met way back in 2000 at a party. As soon as their eyes triked together, Portia knew Ellen was the one she wants to spend her life with. However, she revealed that it took three years for her to confess it to Ellen. Added to that, she was not sure whether she was gay or not during that particular moment.
After they got together, the duo was often spotted in the various award shows, parties, and functions. In 2005 they finally revealed that they were dating each other. Surprisingly when California legalized gay marriage, the lovey-dovey couple walked down the aisle on August 16, 2008.
That was the most significant step in their life, and the ceremony was attended by 17 guests, including their parents, loved ones, and relatives. Portia changed her name legally to Portia Lee James DeGeneres. Despite that, she was professionally famous as Portia de Rossi.
Their relationship did not go as expected, and hence a rumor was spread that they were having some serious issues in 2013. However, both parties denied the rumors and shared that, “There’s not one ounce of truth to any of it. I am very happily married. The only thing we ever argue about is who loves who more, it really is true.”
In 2020 they have already completed 12 years of their beautiful marriage. They are so madly in love that they never miss any chance to shower their love with each other. Rossi always surprises her wife in front of millions of fans during their marriage, birthday, valentine’s, and other such days.
Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres heading for divorce
Astonishingly it has been revealed that a thread hangs this power couple’s relationship. Currently, Ellen is so busy in her work or show named Ellen Show that she has less time with her wife. On top of that, Rossi was reported to refuse to adopt a child.
In addition to this, Portia was spotted in public with a red and puffy face, she messed up makeup, and she looked unsteady on her feet. Along with that, it has also been revealed that DeGeneres bought a property worth $27.5 million being Portia back.
The property was purchased under a false name, and the realtor signs a nondisclosure agreement to keep it a secret. Amid all this huss and fuss, Elle was on the verge of splitting her wealth worth $450 million. After one year of the ongoing rumor, the duo is still together and has stayed shut.
Before Ellen, Portia has dated other men in her life. In 1996 she was with American documentary filmmaker and sound engineer Mel Metcalfe. According to this model, she married him for the sake of a green card and parted in 1999. Soon after that, she was dating American actress Guinevere Turner.
They were together for some time before calling it off the same year. In 2000 this hottie was with an Italian-American director and writer named Francesca Gregorini. They met each other in a PJ Harvey concert at SundanceFilm Festival. In 2003 they got engaged and called it off in the year 2004.
What Is The Net Worth of Portia de Rossi?
Being a model plus actress, there is no denying that this lady makes truckloads of money from her career. In 2020 Portia sits on an estimated net worth of $50 million. That is all thanks to her hardship, passion, and determination to do something in her life as a model or actress.
It should be noted that her partner is even wealthier than Rossi. It has been reported that the American comedian has a staggering net worth of $490 million, which is five times greater than her life partner. Moving on, she earns a salary of $75 million.
Next, the love bugs have bought more than 20 properties since they got together. In 2019, the duo sold properties worth $23 million, $15.5 million, and $6.98 million. Similarly, in 2007, the pair purchased a mansion worth $15.75 million and sold it for $20 million the same year.
Even more, the pair had bought Brad Pitt’s Malibu home at around $12 million, which they later sold it for $13 million. Eventually, in 2019, the lovely married couple purchased a 12 bathroom, a five-bedroom mansion in Beverly Hills from singer Adam Levine for $45 million.
Social Media Presence
Instagram: 1.6 million followers
Twitter: 340k followers