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Actress Portia de Rossi Net Worth

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How much Portia de Rossi Worth?

Portia de Rossi Net Worth: $20,000,000 

Portia Lee James DeGeneres who is widely known by her professional name Portia de Rossi. She is an Australian–American actress, model, and philanthropist. She was born on 31 January 1973 in the remarkable city of Horsham, Victoria, Australia. She currently appears as a regular cast member on the American political thriller television series Scandal in the role of Elizabeth North, the Vice President’s Chief of Staff. She was first recognized for her famous role as lawyer Nelle Porter on the American television series Ally McBeal—for which she won a Screen Actors Guild Award in 1999—and as Lindsay Fünke on the American television sitcom Arrested Development. She also portrayed Veronica Palmer on the ABC television sitcom better Off Ted and as Olivia Lord on the television drama Nip/Tuck. De Rossi is married to comedian and television host Ellen DeGeneres. Her first role in which she was cast was playing a young and impressionable model in the Australian 1994 film Sirens. Soon afterward, she moved to Los Angeles and won guest roles on several TV shows, and a permanent role in Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher, before landing a part in the film Scream 2. During this time in the United States, de Rossi worked diligently to replace her Australian accent with her current American one. She is an active supporter of many charitable and animal protection organizations.  She became US citizen on 2011. Net worth of Portia de Rossi goes to $20 million. While like others Portia de Rossi also is paid by sponsorship as well as an endorsement, which is around $418,302. Her yearly salary is around $1,752,953.

Initial details about Portia Lee James DeGeneres:

Full name Portia Lee James DeGeneres
Date of birth 31 January 1973
Place of birth Horsham, Victoria, Australia
Occupation Actress, model, philanthropist
Spouse Ellen DeGeneres
Other names Portia de Rossi
The debut year 1994
Net worth $20 million
Yearly salary $1,752,953

Portia de Rossi Net Worth during years:

Years Net worth
2012               $ 9,238,697
2013               $ 11,968,301
2014               $ 15,023,591
2015               $ 18,293,023
                   2016               $ 19,000,000
2017               $ 20,000,000

Some Interesting Facts:

Personal Life: De Rossi was married to documentary filmmaker Mel Metcalfe, from 1996 to 1999, initially part of a plan to get a green card, though she did not go through with the plan. She said about the marriage, “it just obviously wasn’t right for me”. In a 2010 interview on Good Morning America, she explained that as a young actress, she was fearful of being exposed as a lesbian. From 2000 to 2004, de Rossi dated director Francesca Gregorini, the daughter of Barbara Bach and the stepdaughter of Ringo Starr. She said that most of her family and Ally McBeal castmates did not know she was a lesbian until tabloid pictures of the couple were published. She declined to publicly discuss the relationship or her sexual orientation at the time. De Rossi and Gregorini broke up in late 2004 because de Rossi began dating DeGeneres, whom she met backstage at an awards show. In 2005, she opened up publicly about her sexual orientation in interviews with Details and The Advocate. She and DeGeneres became engaged when DeGeneres proposed with a three-carat diamond ring. They were married at their Beverly Hills home on 16 August 2008, witnessed by their mothers and 17 other guests. On 6 August 2010, Portia filed a petition to legally change her name to Portia Lee James DeGeneres. The petition was granted on 23 September 2010. She became a United States citizen in September 2011. De Rossi is a keen equestrian, who competes regularly and credits horses as being hugely therapeutic in her struggle with anorexia. DeGeneres and de Rossi are both vegans and have adopted several rescue animals.

Early Life: De Rossi, born Amanda Lee Rogers in Horsham, Victoria, Australia, is the daughter of Margaret, a medical receptionist, and Barry Rogers. Her father died when she was nine years old. She grew up in Grovedale, a suburb of Geelong, Victoria, and modeled for print and TV commercials as a child. In 1988, at the age of 15, Rogers adopted the name Portia de Rossi, by which she remains best known. In 2005, she explained that she had intended to reinvent herself, using the given name of Portia, a character from William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, and an Italian last name. She was educated at Melbourne Girls Grammar School and the University of Melbourne, where she studied law. She has admitted, in an interview, she gave to the Daily Mail, to having struggled with anorexia nervosa throughout her teens and young adulthood, from which she credits the love of Ellen DeGeneres and her intensive treatment for having saved her.

Career: Her first significant role was playing a young and impressionable model in the Australian 1994 film Sirens. Soon afterward, she moved to Los Angeles and won guest roles on several TV shows, and a permanent role in Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher, before landing a part in the film Scream 2. She gained the international attention when she joined the main cast of Ally McBeal in 1998. She starred in who is Cletis Tout, with Christian Slater. From 2003–06, de Rossi starred as Lindsay Bluth Fünke on Fox Television’s Arrested Development. She portrayed John F. Kennedy, Jr.’s wife, Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy, in the made-for-TV movie America’s Prince: the John F. Kennedy Jr. The story in 2003. De Rossi appeared in Nip/Tuck’s fifth season as Julia McNamara’s girlfriend, Olivia Lord.

List of Richest Actress around the world:

Following is the list of actress who earned a lot of fame from this profession:

1.     Dina Merrill – $5 billion

2.     Jami Gertz – $2 billion

3.     Jessica Alba – $350 million

4.     Sandra Bullock – $200 million

5.     Julia Louis-Dreyfus – $200 million

6.     Victoria Principal – $200 million

7.     Julia Roberts – $170 million

8.     Miley Cyrus – $160 million

9.     Angelina Jolie – $160 million

10.    Jennifer Aniston – $150 million

11. Zendaya – $4.5 million

Awards and nominations:

Year Award
1999 Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
2004 Future Classic Award Shared with co-stars
2005 Best Actress in a Series, Comedy or Musical

She enjoys the Net worth of $20 million. While like others Portia de Rossi also is paid by sponsorship as well as an endorsement, which is around $418,302. Her yearly salary according to authentic sources of Net worth Updates is around $1,752,953

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