Portia de Rossi is an American Former Actress, model and philanthropist who rose to prominence for playing Lindsay Bluth, the spoiled and oblivious daughter of Jeffrey Tambor’s George Bluth, in the quirky comedy series ‘Arrested Development’. She also portrayed Veronica Palmer on the American television sitcom Better Off Ted from 2009 to 2010. Moreover, she is also known for marrying to comedian, actress, and television host Ellen DeGeneres. Tune in biography!
Portia de Rossi Height, Weight & Physical Stats
How old is actress Portia de Rossi? At present, she is 47-years old. She was born in Horsham, Victoria, Australia. She became a United States citizen in September 2011. How tall is Portia de Rossi? She stands on a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall. She weighs around 57 Kg or 125 lbs. Her body measurements are 34-25-36 inches. She wears a bra cup size of 33 D. She is a fitness as well. She is obsessed with clean eating, easy fitness routines.
Portia de Rossi Wedding
In 2008, she tied knot with talk show host and comedian Ellen DeGeneres. The duo first met at backstage at an awards show, in 2004. Later, she opened up publicly about her sexual orientation. She and DeGeneres became engaged when DeGeneres proposed in 2008 and were married at their Beverly Hills home on 16 August 2008. DeGeneres and de Rossi both became vegans in 2008, though DeGeneres stated that she is no longer vegan. They have adopted several rescue animals.
As per her previous dating history, she was married to documentary film-maker Mel Metcalfe, from 1996 to 1999. Then on, from 2001 to 2004, de Rossi dated director Francesca Gregorini. Later, the duo broke up in late 2004 because Portia de Rossi began dating her current husband, DeGeneres. At present, couple is not blessed with any kids.
In addition, TV Guide included her and Ellen DeGeneres in their Power A-List couples in 2007.
Portia de Rossi Sexuality
Portia de Rossi is a lesbian. She was very shilly-shally and feeling low about publicly coming out about her sexuality. In 2005, after coming in relationship with Ellen DeGeneres, she confirmed her sexuality and came out as a lesbo. At that time, she didn’t know any famous women who were openly lesbians. She feels so uncomfortable for calling out herself as a lesbian at that time. But now, she openly announced and made it very clear that, she is a lesbian and enjoying her life on her own terms and conditions rather than anything else.
Portia de Rossi Family
Portia de Rossi was to her parents Margaret, a medical receptionist, and Barry Rogers, who was part Jewish. When she was nine years old, her father died. She grew up in Grovedale. In 1988, at age 15, Rogers adopted the name Portia de Rossi, by which she remains best known. As of education, she attended Geelong Grammar School. Later, she enrolled in the University of Melbourne. She studied law there.
Portia de Rossi Career
Talking about her career, initially she worked in the Australian 1994 film, Sirens. Later, she shifted to Los Angeles for her acting career. She landed as a guest roles on several TV shows and a permanent role in Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher. After this, she touted to stardom after casting in the film Scream 2.
She got nation wide attention when she joined the main cast of Ally McBeal, in 1998. She ranked 69th in Stuff Magazine’s 100 Sexiest Women, 31 in Femme Fatales’ Sexiest Women of 2003 list, and 24 in Maxim’s 100 Sexiest Women List in 2004; in late 2006, the magazine Blender listed her as one of the hottest women of film and TV. She was featured as one of 100 Most Beautiful in a People special edition as well.
Portia de Rossi Net Worth
How much is the worth of actress Portia de Rossi? Her net worth is estimated around $50 million. Acting is her primary source of income.
Portia de Rossi Wiki
|Real Name||Portia Lee James DeGeneres|
|Nick Name||Portia de Rossi|
|Age||47 years old|
|Birthday||31 January 1973|
|Profession||Actress, model, philanthropist|
|Famous For||American drama series Ally McBeal|
|Birthplace||Horsham, Victoria, Australia|
|Current Residence||Los Angeles, California|
|Height/ Tall||Feet & Inches: 5'6"
Centimetres: 167 cm
Meters: 1.67 m
|Weight||Kilograms: 57 Kg
Pounds: 125 lbs
|Bra Cup Size||33 D|
|Shoe Size||7 (US)|
|Net Worth||Approx U.S $50 million|
|Sponsor Earnings||Approx £20.5 million|
|Parents||Father: Barry Rogers
|Siblings||Brother: Not Known
Sister: Not Known
|Dating||Ellen DeGeneres (Since 2004)|
(m. 1996; div. 1999)
|Husband/ Spouse||Mel Metcalfe (Divorced)|
|University||University of Melbourne|
|School||Geelong Grammar School|
|Favorite Actor||Will Smith|
|Favorite Actress||Angelina Jolie|
|Hobbies||Travelling, Gymnast, Reading Novels|
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Portia de Rossi Facts
- She is active on social media platforms.
- She has million of followers under her social media platforms.
- She plays Jason Bateman’s on screen sister in Arrested Development.
- She became an avid supporter of charities such as Locks of Love and Alley Cats.
- De Rossi supports a variety of charitable organizations, including Locks of Love, a group that provides human hair wigs.
- She is an avid pet lover.
- De Rossi and DeGeneres are strong supporters of The Gentle Barn, a California sanctuary for abused animals.
- Her Instagram bio read is, “Former actress and now owner of General Public, an art curation and publishing company. Follow me on generalpublic.art”.