Portia de Rossi is a renowned Australian-American model as well as a philanthropist. In addition to this, she also an actress. She has well been known for being featured in some of the popular appearances which include the Better Off Ted which is a satirical sitcom series that is aired on ABC, as well as an ABC’s thriller series which she was featured in the year 2014. Other most popular film appearances include; Pilot, Scream 2, and Now Add Honey. Here is a quick summary of the early life, career, biography and the net worth of Portia de Rossi in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Portia de Rossi was born on 31st January in the year 1973 in Horsham regional city, Wimmera region of the Western Victoria. She was born to her parents known as Margaret Rogers together with Barry Rogers after which she was then raised in Geelong in Australia. While at the age of 9 years, her father passed away after which her mother commenced working as a medical representative so as to raise Portia together with her brother.
Portia de Rossi then began her professional career while still at a tender age through performing as an actress on different television commercials together with being a model. She went schooling at the Melbourne Girls Grammar School and later attended the University of Melbourne where she majored in law while all this time, she was additionally pursuing her longtime career which is acting as well as modeling career.
Portia de Rossi tied knots with Mel Metcalfe who was a documentary filmmaker. The couple, however, divorced after being in three years of the relationship following the extramarital affair by Mel. She later came out in 2005 as a lesbian in which she married Ellen DeGeneres who was a comedian, television host, producer as well as a writer. They, however, separated in the year 2008.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Portia de Rossi first debut appearance was in the year 1993 when she appeared in an Indie Religious Film known as Sirens. After this, she was then featured in a series known as New York Daze (Too Something) which was aired on Fox. She had commendable performance which led to other featuring in other comedy series which include TV film The Woman in the Moon, Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher, Gril, Portia Appeared in Scream 2, Stigmata as well as The Invisibles. In this time, she had much popularity in the comedy-drama series known as Ally McBeal and Ally where she had the main role.
In the 2000s, she was also featured in some other films which include; The Night We Called It a Day, The Glow, I Witness, Cursed, Dead & Breakfast, Pilot as well as The Shift: Deluxe Edition. In addition to this, Portia de Rossi has also been featured in a fantasy drama known as Mockingbird Lane in 2012 and a comedy film known as Now Add Honey in 2015. She has also been featured in other series.
Recently, she has been featured in series such as Animation Family Guy in the year 2017 among other appearances. She had also written and published her autobiography known as Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain in 2010. Due to her increased performance in her career, she has won some of the awards as well as received some nominations thereof in the comedy as well as a mode.
Net Worth & Earnings
Portia de Rossi has an estimated net worth of $23 Million. This comes from the fortunate earnings she has made mainly from her acting career. She has been featured in several popular television films as well as on comedy films which have played the major role in her earnings.
In conclusion, Portia de Rossi is both a talented model and an actress has had much success following being much talented in her career. She has both the Australian as well as the American citizenships.