Ellen DeGeneres hosts her own talk show as well as the Emmys and Oscars.
She is a popular comedian, presenter and actress with her own talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, on American television. She hosted both the Oscars and the Emmy Awards.
Ellen DeGeneres began her entertaining career as a stand-up comedian in small clubs in New Orleans and San Francisco, where she lived for a short time. In 1982 she won the Showtime comedy competition "The Funniest Person in America" and subsequently appeared in clubs all over the country. Then she appeared in late night shows and comedy programs on various television stations. In 1986 she made her first appearance on the renowned Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. Her television career as an actress began in 1989 with a role in the Sitcom Open House.
From 2005 to 2012, DeGeneres was voted the most popular presenter of a talk show on the daily program every year by the US viewers and from 2005 to 2008 the funniest woman on US television. From magazine Out she was voted number one of the fifty “Most Powerful Gay Men and Women in America” in 2009 and 2010. In 2012 she received a star on the Am Hollywood Walk of Fame, and in 2016 she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States' highest civilian award.