Portia de Rossi– Biography, Facts & Life Story
Portia de Rossi is a famous Australian-American businesswoman, philanthropist, and former model and actress.
Additionally, Portia de Rossi has also acted in several American television movies and series like ‘To Something,’ ‘Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher,’ ‘Arrested Development,’ and ‘Better Off Ted.’
When did Portia de Rossi come out as Transgender?
Portia came out as a lesbian in the year 2005, she always thought that being gay was ‘strange’ and also because she didn’t know any famous women who were openly lesbian.
In a revealing interview on ‘The Conversation With Amanda De Cadenet’, Rossi said: ‘I just didn’t want to be a lesbian. Additionally, I’d never met one for a start and I just thought they were strange and that they hated men and they were very serious and I had these silly images in my head and there were no out celebrities or politicians or anybody that I could look to and go, ‘Oh, I could be like that. There was nobody that I could say, ‘I could date her and I want to be like her.’
Portia de Rossi- Early Life
How old is Portia de Rossi?- Portia was born Amanda Lee Rogers in Geelong, Victoria, Australia on January 31, the year 1973. Currently, she will be 50 years old as of 2023, and her zodiac sign is Aquarius. Her father‘s name was Barry Rogers and her mother, Margaret Rogers, who is a medical receptionist. She has one brother, Michael Rogers. Rossi holds ( American- Australian) nationality and English ethnicity.
For Rossi’s education, she attended Geelong Grammar School in Victoria and also Melbourne Girls Grammar School in Melbourne. Then, after finishing high school, she studied law at the University of Melbourne.
Portia started dating Ellen DeGeneres in December 2004. Then, the couple has a huge age difference of 15 years between the two with Ellen being older than Portia. Then, after the ban on same-sex marriage was lifted in the U.S., Ellen proposed to her with a 3-carat pink diamond ring. They married on August 16, the year 2008, in Beverly Hills.
Previously, she dated American documentary filmmaker and sound engineer Mel Metcalfe from 1996 to 1999. Then, Rossi started dating another American actress Guinevere Turner. Then, the couple dated briefly and got separated in the same year. Moreover, Portia dated Francesca Gregorini from 2000 to 2004.
Portia de Rossi- Wiki and Facts
|Real Name||Portia de Rossi|
|Birthday||January 31, 1973|
|Birthplace||Geelong, Victoria, Australia|
|Mother’s Name||Margaret Rogers|
|Father’s Name||Barry Rogers|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches (1.72m)|
|Body Measurement||33-24-35 inches|
|Relationship Status||In Relationship|
|Net Worth||$1 million- $5 million|
|Brands||L’oréal NutriVIVE TV, L’Oreal Paris Color Vive Hair Products|
Portia de Rossi: Net Worth 2022/2023
What is Portia’s net worth?- Rossi has an estimated net worth of around $50 million. As an actress, she has an average salary of $45,648. Also, as a model, she earns about $42,180.
Rumors and Controversy
There was a rumor in the year 2013 that suggested that Rossi might be pregnant. This later turned out to be false and Rossi stated that she and DeGeneres were not planning to have children. She became part of a controversy after she claimed that Steven Seagal sexually harassed her during an audition.
Portia – Height, Weight
How tall is Portia de Rossi ?- She has a height of 5 feet 8 inches and weighs is 57Kg. Her body measurement is 33-24-35 inches. She has blonde hair and blue eyes. Hence, her dress size is 2 (US), and her shoe size is 8 (US).
Social Media Appearance
Rossi is active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has around 78K followers on Facebook, about 333.3K followers on Twitter, and over 1.5M followers on Instagram.