Ellen DeGeneres

1958 - Today

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Ellen Lee DeGeneres ( də-JEN-ər-əs; born January 26, 1958) is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer. She starred in the sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998 and has hosted her syndicated television talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, since 2003. Her stand-up career started in the early 1980s and included a 1986 appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ellen DeGeneres has received more than 24,345,367 page views. Her biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Ellen DeGeneres is the 7th most popular comedian (up from 9th in 2019), the 945th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,035th in 2019) and the 7th most popular American Comedian.

Ellen Degeneres is most famous for being a comedian, actress, television host, and producer.

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  • 24M

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  • 71.04

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 70

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.74

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among comedians, Ellen DeGeneres ranks 7 out of 90Before her are Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Eddie Murphy, Bill Cosby, Adam Sandler, and Steve Martin. After her are Dick Van Dyke, Chevy Chase, George Carlin, Bob Newhart, Bob Hope, and Simon Pegg.

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Among people born in 1958, Ellen DeGeneres ranks 23Before her are Marie Fredriksson, Quique Setién, Tim Robbins, Bruce Dickinson, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Keith Haring. After her are Anna Politkovskaya, Jamal Khashoggi, Kevin Bacon, Boris Tadić, Wong Kar-wai, and Hugo Sánchez.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ellen DeGeneres ranks 945 out of 15,968Before her are John Vincent Atanasoff (1903), Vincent Price (1911), Howard H. Aiken (1900), Kobe Bryant (1978), James B. Sumner (1887), and Bob Kane (1915). After her are John Archibald Wheeler (1911), Jack Kirby (1917), James Cronin (1931), James Rainwater (1917), Harry Markowitz (1927), and David Hasselhoff (1952).

Among COMEDIANS In United States

Among comedians born in United States, Ellen DeGeneres ranks 7Before her are Robin Williams (1951), Whoopi Goldberg (1955), Eddie Murphy (1961), Bill Cosby (1937), Adam Sandler (1966), and Steve Martin (1945). After her are Dick Van Dyke (1925), Chevy Chase (1943), George Carlin (1937), Bob Newhart (1929), Joan Rivers (1933), and Andy Kaufman (1949).

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