Portis De Rossi is an Australian-American model, philanthropist, and actress. She got in the limelight after working as Nelle Porter on the American drama series Ally McBeal (1998–2002), for which she won a Screen, Actors Guild Award, as Lindsay Bluth Fünke on the American television sitcom, Arrested Development. To know her exact net worth, his salary and her private life scroll below our content.
Husband, Boyfriend of Rossi
The talented model was once married to documentary film-maker Mel Metcalfe. Later they got divorced after 3 years. After, from 2001 to 2004, Rossi dated director Francesca Gregorini, the daughter of Barbara Bach and the stepdaughter of Ringo Starr.
Caption: Ellen DeGeneres with her wife Portia De Rossie on their wedding (2008) (Credit:equallywed)
Later she started dating Ellen DeGeneres. The duo got engaged when DeGeneres proposed in 2008. They tied their knot at their Beverly Hills home on 16 August 2008, witnessed by their mothers and 17 other guests. Recently there is no news on their babies and pregnancy yet.
However, the pair recently celebrated their 10 years marriage anniversary. Portia took her social media to share her love with Ellen.
Birthday, wiki and Bio of Portia De Rossi
The Australian-American model, philanthropist, and actress were born Amanda Lee Rogers. Later she got famous as a Portia Lee James DeGeneres. She was born in Horsham, Victoria, Australia. She celebrated her birthday every year on 31 January. She is the daughter of Margaret, a medical receptionist, and Barry Rogers.
When she was only nine years old, her father left her family forever. She had grown up in Grovedale, a suburb of Geelong, Victoria, and modeled for print and TV commercials as a child. When she was 15 years, she got adopted the name Portia de Rossi, by which she remains best known. Belonging to the white and mixed ethnicity while she holds an Australian Nationality. She had celebrated her total 46 birthday to date.
Educational background of Portia De Rossi
The talented model had done her schooling from Melbourne Girls Grammar School. After completing her school level she joined the University of Melbourne to studied law. During her childhood, she is very fond of modeling and acting as well.
Portia De Rossi’s Career
Talking about the career of Portia De Rossi, she had started her journey from as a young and impressionable model in the Australian 1994 film Sirens. After migrating to the USA she became the winner of guest roles on several TV shows and a permanent role in Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher, before landing a part in the film Scream 2.
In 1998, she worked as the main cast of American Comedy Drama Television Series Ally McBeal where she portrayed the role of lawyer Nelle Porter. Her role and realistic acting was praised by many viewers and garnered international attention.
Later, she appeared in Who Is Cletis Tout? alongside Christian Slater. She also worked as Lindsay Bluth Fünke on Fox Television’s Arrested Development.in 2003, she plays the role of John F. Kennedy, Jr.’s wife, Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy, in the made-for-TV movie America’s Prince: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story. In the same year, she portrayed an Australian reporter who inspires a protest against Frank Sinatra during a concert tour in The Night We Called It a Day.
Apart from a Movies she is also ranked 69th in Stuff Magazine’s 100 Sexiest Women, 31 in Femme Fatales’ Sexiest Women of 2003 list, and 24 in Maxim’s 100 Sexiest Women List in 2004; in late 2006, the magazine Blender listed her as one of the hottest women of film and TV as well.
After her breakthrough role in the American sitcom and Magazines sadly, In May 2018, de Rossi said on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that she would be retiring from acting, though she later elaborated that she would make an exception for future seasons of Arrested Development.
Net worth and salary of Portia De Rossi
As an actress of Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher, America’s Prince: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story,
American Intellectualism, The Night We Called It a Day, Dead & Breakfast, Sean Saves the World, Arrested Development, Now Add Honey, Who Is Cletis Tout? The Woman in the Moon and many more, she had earned a huge name and fame in her lifetime career. The net worth of Portia De Rossi has been estimated at around $ 20 million US dollars. While her exact annual salary is under review yet. There is no doubt that she is one of the most successful women who earned her name by her self. There is no doubt that her net worth and salary will increase in the following years.