Ellen's journey started in the 1980s as a stand-up comedian, paving the way for her future success.
In 1997, Ellen's sitcom made history when she came out as gay, a pivotal moment for LGBTQ+ visibility on TV.
Ellen's iconic role as Dory in "Finding Nemo" and "Finding Dory" received widespread acclaim.
Known for her love of dance, Ellen made it a signature element on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," inspiring the "Ellen Dance Dare."
Ellen passionately advocates for animal rights and co-founded the Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund.
In 2016, President Obama honored Ellen for her LGBTQ+ contributions with the highest civilian award.
Ellen's humor shines through in her books, including "My Point... And I Do Have One" and "The Funny Thing Is..."
Becoming CoverGirl's first openly gay spokesperson in 2008 marked a milestone for LGBTQ+ representation.
Ellen and Portia de Rossi's celebrated relationship has been a source of inspiration since their marriage in 2008.
Known for their generosity, Ellen and Portia support various causes, from disaster relief to health and human rights.