Portia De Rossi Biography | Bio
Portia De Rossi (Amanda Lee Rogers) is an Australian-American model, philanthropist, and actress. She is famous for being in a relationship with the American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer Ellen DeGeneres.
Rossi is also known for starring on the American drama series called “Ally McBeal” as Nelle Porter. Her acting skill on the television sitcom called “Arrested Development” won her the Screen Actors Guild Award. She is the owner of General Public which is an art curation and publishing company. In 2010 she published her autobiography known as “Unbearable Lightness”.
Portia De Rossi Age | Date
De Rossi was born in the year 1973 and celebrates her birthday on the 31st of January.
Portia De Rossi Family
The actor was born to his parents as Amanda Lee Rogers in Horsham, Victoria in Australia.
De Rossi Education | High School
This information is under review.
Portia De Rossi Marriage | Portia De Rossi Ellen DeGeneres | Spouse | Partner
Portia is an open lesbian, she struggled with her sexuality until 2005 when she opened up about her sexuality. from 1996 to 1999 Rossi dated a documentary film-maker, Mel Metcalfe.
In 2001 she started dating Francesca Gregorini who is the daughter of Barbara Bach and the stepdaughter of Ringo Starr. The duo broke up because Portia had started dating Ellen DeGeneres, their relationship grew and later got engaged.
On 16th of August in 2008, Portia got married to Ellen at their Beverly Hills home which made her change her name from Portia De Rossi to Portia Lee James DeGeneres.
Portia De Rossi Career
Portia started acting while she was a child where she modeled for print and TV commercials. At the age of 15, she adopted the name Portia de Rossi. Her first major role came in the film Sirens in 1984. Later she moved to Los Angeles, California and starred in the TV series Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher and the film Scream 2.
Rossia worked to lose her Australian accent in favor of an American accent. starring on the American drama series called “Ally McBeal” as Nelle Porter. From 1998 to 2002 she starred on the American drama series called “Ally McBeal” as Nelle Porter. She acted as Lindsay Bluth Funke from 2003 to 2006 on the Fox series “Arrested Development”. She is the owner of General Public which is an art curation and publishing company.
Portia Filmography | TV Shows
- Arrested Development
- Cursed Bloodlines
- Super Soul Sunday
- Mockingbird Lane
- Better Off Ted
- Dead & Breakfast
- Veronica’s Closet
- Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher
- New York Daze
- Too Something
- Mister Sterling
Portia De Rossi Awards
- Screen Actors Guild Award- 2000
- TV Land Award – 2004
- Golden Satellite Award – 2004
- Screen Actors Guild Award – 2006 and 2014
De Rossi Net Worth
Rossi enjoys a net worth of 20 million dollars which she earns from her professional career. Her successful acting career has helped her a lot in acquiring her worth.