Portia de Rossi is an Australian-American actress, model, and philanthropist. She is known from her role as Nelle Porter on the American drama series Ally McBeal from 1998 to 2002 for which she won Screen Actors Guild Award.
Amanda Lee Rogers was born on 31st January 1973 in Horsham, Victoria, Australia. She belongs to white ethnicity and her birth sign is Aquarius.
Talking about her parents,she is the youngest daughter of Margaret Rogers and Barry Rogers. After her father death, she was raised with her elder brother Michael Rogers by her mother who worked as a medical receptionist.
Portia attended Melbourne Girls Grammar School and later graduated in law from the University of Melbourne.
Portia was included in the 100 sexiest women list in 2004 and also featured as one of 100 Most Beautiful in a People's special edition.
The lovely lady was married to documentary filmmaker Mel Metcalfe in 1996 and in the year 1999 she got divorced with her husband. Later she admitted the marriage was perform only to get green card.
Later she dated director Francesca Gregorini daughter of Barbara Bach. The couple dated for 3 years and broke up in late 2004 as she was dating Ellen DeGeneres.
Portia de Rossi and Ellen Degeneres engaged in 2008, later married at their home at Beverly Hills on 16th August 2008.
Moreover, she changed her name to Portia Lee James Degeneres on 23rd September 2010 after her petition was granted. In an Interview of Good Morning America she said As a young actress, she was fearful of being exposed as a lesbian.
As for her wife, Ellen Degeneres has a net worth of $450 million. So the actress and her wife's total net worth are $470 million.
Rossi started her career from the 1994 movie Sirens. Later in 1995, she was cast as Maria Hunter in 22 episodes of Too Something and in the movie The Woman in the Moon as Shauna.
Later she appeared in various movies and television series, but she got fame from the series Ally McBeal as Nelle Porter character for 89 episodes from 1998 to 2002. She worked as Elizabeth North on the thriller series Scandal from 2014 to 2017 and Family Guy in 2017 for one episode.
She also cast as the main role in Arrested Development from 2003 to 2006, 2013 and 2018 to 2019.
Portia de Rossi is an Australian-American Actress.
She stands 5 feet 9 inches/173 cm.
Yes, Portia de Rossi is Lesbian.
Portia de Rossi is married to Ellen Lee DeGeneres.
As of 2019, Portia de Rossi's net worth estimated to be around $20 million.
There is rumor that she had done plastic surgery.