Elliott DeGeneres

by doveclove Sat Jun 26 2021 Updated On Sat Jun 26 2021
Elliott DeGeneres

Elliot DeGeneres was the father of television and media personality Ellen DeGeneres

He worked as an insurance agent.

More about Elliot

Elliot Everett DeGeneres was born in the year 1925. He lived in Metairie, Louisiana, for most of his life. 

He was a strict Christian. He was a strong and healthy man. He never took a single medicine in his entire life.

He also never took any vaccination. He was physically fit since he was young and never suffered from any chronic illness. 

He had barely been to a hospital throughout his life. 

His daughter Ellen mentioned that he was a very kind man. She also added saying that he was very accepting and made her feel loved. 

She also stated that he had no bone of judgment in his body. She shared that he had a very long, healthy, and happy life. 

She shared with her audience that he was always proud of her.

Married to a Therapist

Elliot was married to a woman named Elizabeth Jane DeGeneres in the year 1952

Her birth name was Nee Pfeffer. But she is widely known as Betty DeGeneres. She was born on May 20, 1930.

She used to work as a professional speech therapist and is currently working as an LGBTQ activist. 

She is a very straightforward woman. She is also the spokeswoman for the human rights campaign’s National coming out Project. 

She is also an active member of Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. 

The couple had two children together, a son and a daughter. The couple legally separated in 1974 after almost two decades of their marriage. 

The reason for their split was never disclosed. Later Elliot’s ex-wife got married to a man named Roy Gruessendorf, with whom she got a divorce in the year 1980.

The reason for his ex-wife’s second marital dispute was because her second husband was a sexual predator. He also abused and sexually molested Ellen throughout her teenage years. 

Elliot DeGeneres daughter and ex-wife 
Elliot DeGeneres daughter and ex-wife   Source: Instagram

About Children

The couple welcomed their first child on September 2, 1954, and named their son Vance DeGeneres. He is an American actor, comedian, film producer, and screenwriter.

He was first married to Mimi DeGeneres and separated from her after some years of marriage and later married to a woman named Joanna DeGeneres

The couple tied a knot in 2013 in a private ceremony. He is still married to her. 

Elliot DeGeneres son Vance DeGeneres and daughter in law Joanna DeGeneres 
Elliot DeGeneres son Vance DeGeneres and daughter in law Joanna DeGeneres  Source: Instagram

On January 26, 1958, the couple had a second child who is Ellen DeGeneres, a writer, television host, comedian, actress, and producer. 

She came out as a lesbian in 1997 and tied the knot with a woman named Portia De Rossi in the year 2008

Ellen DeGeneres with his wife
Ellen DeGeneres with his wife   Source: Instagram

She is an Australian- American former model and actress. She is also a businesswoman and a philanthropist. 

His Death

Elliot died in the year 2018. The reason for his demise was not any sickness or disease. He died due to his old age.

Ellen showed tribute to her father on her talk show, praising him for being a great father. 

She also shared old pictures of him and said he had a great life and let him go. 

Ellen was happy that he died a peaceful death without any problems of illness. 

Old picture of Elliot
Old picture of Elliot   Source: Pinterest

Net Worth

The net worth of Elliot was never revealed. But the estimated earnings of an insurance agent are forty-eight thousand one hundred and fifty-two per year. 

His son Vance has a net worth of eight million dollars. 

The net worth of his daughter is structured below:

Net WorthSources
$370 millionTelevision host, media personality, producer, writer, actor

Age, Height, and Weight

  1. He died at the age of ninety-two years.
  2. His height and weight were never disclosed.
  3. He lived his life alone in Louisiana.

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