|Real Name/Full Name||Amanda Lee Rogers|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Portia de Rossi|
|Birthplace:||Horsham, Victoria, Australia|
|Date of Birth/Birthday:||31 January 1973|
|Age/How Old:||50 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimeters – 167 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 57 Kg
In Pounds – 125 lbs
|Hair Color:||Light Ash Blonde|
|Parents Name:||Father – Barry Rogers
Mother – Margaret Rogers
|School:||Geelong Grammar School|
|College:||University of Melbourne|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Ellen DeGeneres (m. 2008), Mel Metcalfe III (m. 1996–1999)|
|Profession:||Businesswoman, philanthropist, a retired actress, former model|
|Net Worth:||$60 Million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Portia de Rossi is a businesswoman and a philanthropist. She is also a model who worked for some drama series such as Ally McBeal. She is a well-known celebrity at the time. She is greatly recognized for her work as Nelle Porter in the drama series Ally Mcbeal; sitcom Arrested Development and thriller series Scandal. She used to work in an art company, “General Public.”
Well, how well do you know about Portia De Rossi? If not much, here is what we know about Portia De Rossi to date.
Biography and Early Life
Portia de Rossi stepped into the world in Horsham, Victoria, Australia. A single parent raised her as her father, Barry Roger, died. Her mother named Margaret used to work as a medical receptionist in a medical. Portia worked as a model for many commercials when she used to be a child. She had decided to change her name, and so she did it to Portia De Rossi in the year 1988. She was just 15 years old by then. She had successfully cleared her graduation with flying colors from Geelong Grammar School and the University of Melbourne.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Portia De Rossi in 2023 and what is her height and weight? Well, Portia De Rossi’s age is 50 years old as of today’s date 23rd March 2023 having been born on 31 January 1973. Though, she is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 167 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 125 lbs in Pound and 57 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Light Ash Blonde.
Portia de Rossi started her early age schooling in Geelong Grammar School. After her schooling, she joined the University of Melbourne to continue her further studies in Law. She used to study diligently but soon, she was noticed by a director from her commercials and started to act in commercial shows.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
De Rossi was initially married to Mel Metcalfe in 1996 to achieve a green card for her. Later, she got off the plan in 1999 and said that this marriage is not good for her. Then she dated Gregorini in 2001. But later, they broke up in 2004 when De Rossi was exposed as a lesbian.
After this, she dated DeGeneres, and they both got married in 2008. But now, Rossi was able to discuss her sexual orientation in public interviews. In 2010, De Rossi’s autobiography was published in which she mentioned the great disturbance that she had experienced in her life. She had a disease named anorexia nervosa and bulimia.
Is Portia de Rossi Lesbian?
Yes, Portia de Rossi is a lesbian. She married Gregorini in 2001 and later they got divorced in 2004. Then she married DeGeneres in 2008. She was unable to stand in front of society as a lesbian. But soon she revealed her sexual orientation that she was a lesbian.
Portia has been a part of acting in several American sitcoms. She got a chance to act in the movie ‘Astoria,’ and she performed as ‘Lana Collins’ in an interesting movie ‘Breed Apart.’ Portia got her right opportunity from the series ‘Ally McBeal’ which gave her a platform to showcase her talent
She got to play the role of ‘Elizabeth North’ in the thriller series ‘Scandal.’ In 2017, she grabbed the opportunity to perform in a web series, ‘Santa Clarita Diet.’ She also had her voice to one of the ‘Family Guy’ episodes in the same year.
- She received the Screen Actors Guild award for a Comedy Series, 1999
- TV land award for Future Classic Award, 2004
- She received the Golden satellite award for best actress in 2005.
- She was nominated for her Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series in the year 2014.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Portia De Rossi 2023
Portia De Rossi is a famous and well-known actress. She played many roles in some top commercial shows, and she also acted in films. She had an excellent career in the field of her business and holds a net worth of $60 Million as of 2023.
Some Interesting Facts You Need to Know
- Amanda Lee Rogers was the name given by her parents.
- At a noticeably young age, i.e., nine years, she saw her father’s death.
- The decision to change her name to Portia De Rossi struck her head when she was 15 years old.
- She got married to film-maker Mel Metcalfe in 1996.
- De Rossi’s autobiography named Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain was released in 2010.
- Portia and Ellen tied their bond together on 16 August 2008, which few people attended, including her mother and few other guests.
Portia De Rossi is a very delightful and strong person. After being exposed as a lesbian, she still worked and wrote an autobiography to highlight her condition and motivated many other people who think they can’t face society as a lesbian. She is a very determined person.