Ellen DeGeneres Family

Ellen DeGeneres
Father Elliott Everett DeGeneres
Mother Elizabeth Jane DeGeneres (Elizabeth Jane Pfeffer)
Brother Vance DeGeneres 
Sister In-law Mimi DeGeneres 
Stepfather Roy Gruessendorf (2nd husband of her mother)
Ex-Girlfriends Anne Celeste Heche(-2000)
Aunts Helen Pfeffer (Maternal) & Audrey Pfeffer (Maternal)

Ellen DeGeneres is an American comedian, actress, TV Host, TV personality, writer, producer and activist. 

Ellen DeGeneres Parents: Elizabeth Jane & Elliott Everett DeGeneres

Ellen was born as Ellen Lee DeGeneres on 26th January 1958. Elizabeth Jane DeGeneres- a speech therapist & Elliott Everett DeGeneres- insurance agent. When Ellen came out as a Lesbian, it was her mother Elizabeth who stood to her support though was initially shocked.

Ellen DeGeneres (Childhood) with her father Elliott Everett DeGeneres

Image: Ellen DeGeneres (Childhood) with her father Elliott Everett DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres with mother Elizabeth DeGeneres

Image: Ellen DeGeneres with mother Elizabeth DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres Brother: Vance DeGeneres 

Vance DeGeneres was born on September 2nd 1954, he is an American actor, comedian, musician, and screenwriter.

Ellen DeGeneres with brother Vance DeGeneres

Image: Ellen DeGeneres with brother Vance DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres Stepfather: Roy Gruessendorf

In 1974 Ellen's mother Elizabeth married Roy Gruessendorf- a salesman, Ellen and her mother lived with Roy in Atlanta, Texas. Her brother Vance lived with their father Elliot Degeneres.

Ellen DeGeneres Girlfriends

Teresa Boyd: Ellen dated Teresa, a production manager at 5 Points Productions, for a brief period in 1995 while they were working together.

Ellen DeGeneres with Teresa Boyd

Image: Ellen DeGeneres with Teresa Boyd

Anne Heche: Ellen was in relationship with the American actress and director Anne from 1997 to 2000. It is interesting that all Anne's previous romantic relationships were with men except for Ellen.

Ellen DeGeneres with Anne Heche

Image: Ellen DeGeneres with Anne Heche

Alexandra Hedison: Ellen had an affair with the American actress, director and photographer. They were in relationship from 2000-2004. Alexandra married actress Jodie Foster in 2014.

Ellen DeGeneres with Alexandra Hedison

Image: Ellen DeGeneres with Alexandra Hedison

Ellen DeGeneres Wife: Portia de Rossi

Portia de Rossi: Ellen and Portia met each other at an event in the backstage. Portia was dating director Francesca Gregorini at the time, Ellen and Portia got engaged in 2008 and got married soon after in the same year. The couple have been Vegans since the year they married. In 2010 Portio changed her name to Portia Lee James DeGeneres. They couple have 4 dogs at home among other pets.

Ellen DeGeneres with Portia de Rossi

Image: Ellen DeGeneres with Portia de Rossi

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