Portia de Rossi is an actress, philanthropist and model. Her most recent and famous appearances include a satirical sitcom series that aired on ABC called Better Off Ted, and ABC’s thriller series, Scandal which she’s been appearing on since 2014. Portia de Rossi most famous TV film appearances include Scream 2, Pilot and Now Add Honey. Keep reading to know more about Portia de Rossi’s net worth in 2018.
Portia de Rossi Early Life
Amanda Lee Rogers was born on January 31, 1973 in Horsham, Victoria, Australia. Her father, Barry Rogers died in 1981 when she was young, and her mother is Margaret Rogers. When she was 15 years old, she changed her name to Portia de Rossi. She studied at the Geelong Grammar School then law at the University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Portia de Rossi first marriage was in 1996 to the sound engineer and film maker, Mel Metcalfe. The marriage was just to get the green card but that didn’t work out and they got divorced in 1999. Later, in 2000 she dated the Italian-American director and writer Francesca Gregorini for 4 years.
Since 2008, Portia de Rossi has been married to the comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer Ellen DeGeneres. Portia changed her name in 2010 to Portia Lee James DeGeneres and she received her American Citizenship in 2011.
Portia de Rossi is a supporter to a lot of non-profit organizations including Locks of Love, FXB International, Alley Cat Allies, The Gentle Barn and others. She also supports The Art of Elysium.
Portia de Rossi Career, Awards & Achievement
Portia de Rossi first appearance ever was in 1993, in the indie religious film, Sirens. Later on, she appeared in 1995 in a series that aired on Fox called New York Daze (Too Something), followed by the comedy series Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher, TV film The Woman in the Moon and others. Then, Portia appeared in Scream 2, Girl, Perfect Assassins, The Invisibles and Stigmata. During that period, she also had a major rule in the comedy drama series Ally McBeal and Ally.
Portia de Rossi’s 2000s film appearances include The Glow, The Night We Called It a Day, I Witness, Dead & Breakfast, Cursed, Pilot, and The Shift: Deluxe Edition. She has also appeared in 2012 in a fantasy drama called Mockingbird Lane, and in a 2015 comedy film called Now Add Honey.
Portia de Rossi’s 2000s series include The Twilight Zone, Mister Sterling, Nip/Tuck, Better off Ted and Arrested Development. Her 2017 series include Santa Clarita Diet, animation Family Guy, and the thriller series Scandal which she’s been appearing on since 2014.
Portia de Rossi authored and published her autobiography book in 2010 and it’s titled Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain.
Awards & Achievements
Portia de Rossi’s award winnings include Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (Ally McBeal), TV Land Future Classic Award (Arrested Development), Golden Satellite Award for Best Actress -Television Series Musical or Comedy (Arrested Development), and Goodreads Choice Award for Best Memoir & Autobiography (Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain).
Portia de Rossi was ranked as one of the Sexiest Women by many magazines including Maxim, Stuff, Blender, and People.
Net Worth of Portia de Rossi
Portia de Rossi has an estimated net worth of $25 million. She made her fortune from being an actor and model. Portia de Rossi’s famous TV film appearances include Scream 2, Sirens, Pilot and Stigmata. Portia de Rossi’s 2017 series appearances are in the horror comedy series Santa Clarita Diet, animation Family Guy, and the thriller series Scandal which she’s been appearing in since 2014.
Portia de Rossi is a talented actress, model and philanthropist. She has an Australian citizenship from her birth and an American citizenship which she received in 2011. Next to Portia de Rossi’s successful acting career, she has authored and published an autobiography book in 2010 and it’s titled Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain. Portia de Rossi has been married to the famous TV comedian host and actress Ellen DeGeneres.