Net Worth: $20 Million
- Source of Wealth Acting
- Birth Place Horsham, Victoria, Australia
- Height 5' 7" (1.71 m)
- Full Name Portia Lee James DeGeneres
- Nationality Australian
- Date of Birth January 31, 1973
- Ethnicity Australian
- Occupation Actress
About Portia de Rossi
Australian-American actress, Portia de Rossi has an estimated net worth of $20 million. A philanthropist at heart, Portia is an active supporter of many charitable organizations and animal protection projects.
She had her first important role in Sirens, a 1994 Australian film. After a short time, she moved to Los Angeles, California where she played different roles on TV shows, sitcoms and movies. In 1998 Portia landed the role that made her famous, as lawyer Nelle Porter on Fox’s comedy-drama series Ally McBeal. After only one year since Ally McBeal’s final season, in 2003 de Rossi stared in Mitchell Hurwitz’s hilarious TV sitcom, Arrested Development. The critical acclaimed sitcom, winner of over 20 awards was unfortunately canceled in 2006 after only 3 seasons. In 2013, due to the sitcom’s incredible success and relentless fans, Netflix produced and released Arrested Development’s eagerly awaited 4th season.
Born Amanda Lee Rogers on 31 January, 1973 in Horsham, Victoria, Australia, she became a US citizen in 2011. In the previous year she published her autobiography entitled Unbearable Lightness. Happily married to Ellen DeGeneres since 2008, de Rossi has legally changed her name to Portia Lee James DeGeneres.