Hollywood has a number of MCs that can pass as the nation MCs as they are everywhere. There is no day for you to not see them on TV whenever you turn it on. One of the MCs that keeps appearing on the screen is Ellen DeGeneres. She is undoubtedly popular and she is rich. How much does she worth?
According to Forbes, Ellen DeGeneres had an estimated net worth of $330 million as of 2019. In 2020, her net worth increased $84 million, making it to be $414 million. As of 2021, Forbes reported that her worth is estimated at $350 million while Celebrity Net Worth reported that the net worth of her is worth $500 million. She landed in the 12th spot in the list of the highest paid celebrities in the world.
Meanwhile, her wife named Portia de Rossi has an estimated net worth of $50 million. In total, both of them have a net worth of $420 million.
Ellen DeGeneres collects about $75 million to $900 million each year from the salary alone. In between June 2018 to June 2019, she brought $80 million home from various things. All of her earnings are mostly from his job as a popular host. She has been the MC of the show called The Ellen DeGeneres Show since forever. Some other ones come from acting, comedy, and so on.
Things Ellen DeGeneres Spends Her Money On
- Real estate
Ellen DeGeneres and her love one Portia de Rossi are known as the couple who love to change their residence. They love to purchase and sell them. Since 2003, they have purchased and sold more than 20 buildings.
In 2003, the presenter purchased a place located in the Hollywood Hills for $6 million. Three years later, she decided to sell it to Will Ferrell for $9 million. The next year, she spent a total of $1.275 million for a home called “the treehouse” in Hollywood Hills. By just a year, she had sold the one with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms to the late actor Heath Ledger for $2.1 million.
In 2007, Ellen DeGeneres and her girlfriend (Portia de Rossi) bought a mansion located in Montecito, California. The price of it was $15.75 million. The ownership did not last even one year as they decided to sell it in the same year for $20 million.
A year later, they used a total of $29 million of their money for the one in Beverly Hills. In addition, they also purchased two homes close to it to be merged. Apparently, this place is the one where the lovebird got married. Even though it was the witness of their solemn promise, they sold the complex to the popular American Idol’s host, Ryan Seacrest, for $37 million. After selling it, a horse ranch located in Thousand Oaks, California was purchased. At the time, it cost $8.5 million. After a few changes, the price became $10.85 million and she decided to sell it in 2013.
Two years before Ellen DeGeneres sold the horse ranch, she and her partner purchased the home worth $12 million in Malibu that belonged to Brad Pitt. A year later, they managed to sell it for $13 million. In the same year, these two spent almost $40 million for the Brody House. It was the home located in Holmby Hills. Just a half year after that, they sold it to Sean Parker for $55 million. They also spent $13.2 million for their condos in Los Angeles before selling it for $11.85 million three years later.
In 2015, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi purchased a villa in the exclusive area, Beverly Hills. This one consists of 4 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms. It cost $16 million. In 2018, the price went up to $35 million when both of them decided to sell it.
After selling the villa in Beverly Hills, they bought a place in the same area. That time was the mansion. It was a $15 million one with 5 bedrooms. They got $0.5 million in profit when they sold it in less than a year. In the same year, they fell for a ranch located in Santa Barbara so they spent $6.7 million from their pocket. Then, they sold it to the president of Nickelodeon named Brian Robbins for $6.98 million. Some other places that they have purchased and sold include a mansion in Montecito, California; a mansion in Beverly Hills, and a home in Montecito, California.
It has been known that Ellen DeGeneres loves Portia and Porsches. Actually, Porsches are not the only things parked in her garage. She also loves some other supercars. Some of those that have been seen with her include Ferrari California, Porsche 993, Porsche Panamera, Ford Escape, Mercedes Benz CLA 250, Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, Mazda CX-9, Land Rover Defender, Buick Regal, Ford EcoSport, Ford Focus Hatchback, GMC Terrain, and Chevrolet Cruze.
Ellen DeGeneres has shown the support to a lot of organizations and due to her participation in charity, she has received many awards. Some organizations that are support by her include UNICEF, ACLU of Southern California, American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, Andre Agassi Foundation for Education, Artists Against Racism, Best Friends Animal Society, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, charity::water, Children’s Health Fund, Clothes Off Our Back, David Lynch Foundation, Declare Yourself, Elton John AIDS Foundation, Entertainment Industry Foundation, Everyone Matters, Farm Sanctuary, Feeding America, FHI 360, GLAAD, GLSEN, Habitat for Humanity, Halo Pet Foundation, Heifer International, Hillsides, It Gets Better Project, Make It Right, Malaria No More, Musicians on Call, Music Rising, Neurofibromatosis, Inc., ONE Campaign, Peace First, PETA, Petco Foundation, Project Cuddle, PROJECT ZAMBI, Red Cross, Save The Music Foundation, Society for Animal Protective Legislation, Soles4Souls, Stand Up TO Cancer, Stephen J Wampler Foundation, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, STOMP Out Bullying, Straight But Not Narrow, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, The Gentle Barn, The Humane Society, Los Angeles LGBT Center, Love Our Children USA, The Trevor Project, and UNICEF.