Vance DeGeneres

Vance DeGeneres

Date Of Birth2 September 1954
Age64 years 0 months 23 days
Day of BirthThursday
Place Of BirthNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Zodiac SignVirgo
ProfessionsScreenwriter , Producer , Comedian , Musician , Actor , Singer
Full Name Vance Elliott DeGeneres

Personal Information
Mother Tongue English
Religion Christianity (Non-religious)
Language English
Star SignVirgo
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Sexual Orientation Straight
Body Features & Measurements
Height180 CM
5 Feet 11 Inches
Eye colorLight Green
Hair color Black
Weight80 KG
176 lbs
Body Type Athletic
Family Information
Father Elliott DeGeneres
Mother Betty DeGeneres (Elizabeth Jane Pfeffer; Real Estate Agent)
Wives Mimi DeGeneres (1990-1991; divorced)
Joanna DeGeneres (photographer; 2013-)
Daughter Eva DeGeneres
Sister Ellen DeGeneres
Grandfathers Ruth Elodie Martin (Paternal)
Everett Elliott DeGeneres (Paternal)
Grandmothers William Dick Pfeffer (Maternal)
Mildrid Morrill (Maternal)
Aunts Helen Pfeffer (Maternal)
Audrey Pfeffer (Maternal)
Sister In-Law Portia de Rossi (Actress)
Stepfather Roy Gruessendorf
Career Information
Years Active 1979-
Debut (TV) Ellen
Debut(Short movie) Mr. Bill Goes to Washington(1993)
Social Networks, Web links
Wiki PageWiki Page
Twitter ProfileTwitter Profile
More Information
Net worth $3 Million
Instruments guitar
keyboard

Biography

Vance DeGeneres is an American Actor, Producer, Comedian, screenwriter & Musician. He is the older brother of popular TV host Ellen DeGeneres.

Vance DeGeneres born on 2nd September 1954 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States to Elliott DeGeneres(Father) & Betty DeGeneres(Mother)- an LGBT rights activist & speech therapist.

Vance DeGeneres: Trivia & Facts

  • Marine Corps: Vance worked in Marine Corps for two years, he was ranked corporal before retiring.
  • When his parents divorced, he stayed with his father while Ellen went with her mother.
  • Radio Host: Vance worked in WRNO-FM (99.5 FM) in 1970s and hosted a program called "New Wave New Orleans"
  • The Cold (rock band): Vance was a meember of the New Orleans based rock band formed in 1979, The members of the band were- Barbara Menendez, Chris Luckette, Kevin Radecker, Bert Smith. Vance DeGeneres worked on bass.
  • Controversy: Vance sued filmmaker Walter Williams (in 1979) who demanded half the profits from his character Mr. Bill
  • The Ellen Degnres Show: He has appeared on some episodes in his sister Ellen's super hit show. He once appeared with the band Cowboy mouth to perform the song "The Avenue"
  • House of Schock: Vance co-founded the live rock band "House of Schock" in 1980s with the drummer Gina Schock
  • Cowboy Mouth(1998-2007): A New Orleans based band formed in 1992 which has had Paul Sanchez, Fred LeBlanc, John Thomas Griffith, Regina Zernay, Sonia Tetlow, Jonathan Pretus for members. Vance played Keyboard for them.
  • The Daily Show: He worked as a correspondent on the show between 1999-2001 when it was being presented by Jon Stewart for Comedy Central. He co-hosted many of the episodes alongside Jon stewart from 1999-2015
  • Carousel Productions: Vance has been working as a producer on Steve Carell's production company for many years now.
  • Ancestry: He is of English, French, German, Irish descent
  • Oscars: He was one of the writers at the 2014 Oscar events which was hosted by his sister Ellen.
  • The 79th Annual Academy Awards(2007): Vance was writer on  the show which was directed by Joel Gallen & Louis Horvitz
  • The 39th Annual Grammy Awards(1997): He was a writer at the event directed by Walter Miller. Vince was one of the production team with his sister Ellen
  • The 46th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards(1994): He was one of the writers in the team that included Louis Horvitz & sister Ellen

Vance DeGeneres: Discography

  • Mesmerized / Wake Up(1981)
  • Never Alone/ Thanks A Lot ‎(1981)
  • You / Three Chord City‎(1981)
  • Do The Dance / Missing Hit Man(1982)
  • All The Fun In The World‎(1983)
  • Take All The Time / I Go To Pieces(1984)
  • House Of Schock‎(1988)
  • Middle Of Nowhere‎(1988)
  • If My Ancestors Could See Me Now(1988)
  • Three Chord City(1997)
  • International Pop Overthrow‎(2006)
  • The Name Of The Band Is Cowboy Mouth‎(2007)

Vance DeGeneres: Quotes

  • How many "thoughts and prayers" does it take to stop these weekly school shootings? 1 billion? 2 billion? That many thoughts and prayers have to work, right?
  • Even if I had 4 or 5 other sisters, Ellen would still be my favorite, most probably.
  • If you're a young comedian or comedy writer, do yourself a favor and study Garry Shandling's body of work. A true comedy genius.
  • Since it seems like it's now ok to self-identify as whatever race you'd like to be, I'm re-thinking my whole Caucasian thing.
  • I invented a new product. It's called the "Selfie Stick." You use it to hit people who are annoying you with selfie sticks.
  • Sure, I guess I like Throwback Thursdays as much as anybody else, but you know who I bet really loves them? Fish.
  • If you took all the "pundits" on all the cable news channels and laid them end to end on the moon, I'd be very appreciative.
  • I just thought of the perfect tweet. Why perfect? Because it's both funny and pithy, and pith is important if you're going to craft the perf
  • That dog in Seattle that takes the bus to the dog park by himself makes me feel foolish for paying for Uber rides for my dog.
  • I'm starting a crowd funding thing to help me generate money so that I have money to help when I get crowd funding requests from friends.

Vance DeGeneres: Photos, Pictures

Vance DeGeneres with sister Ellen DeGeneres
Vance DeGeneres with sister Ellen DeGeneres
Vance DeGeneres with sister Ellen DeGeneres
Vance DeGeneres with sister Ellen DeGeneres
Vance DeGeneres's Mother Betty & Sister Ellen
Vance DeGeneres's Mother Betty & Sister Ellen


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