Hot & Sexy Pictures Of Portia de Rossi. Portia de Rossi is an Australian-American actress, model and philanthropist. She is known for her roles in the comedy-drama series Ally McBeal and the popular Shondaland drama named Scandal.
Portia was born on January 31 1973 in Victoria, Australia. Her birth name is Amanda Lee Rogers. Her mother’s name is Margaret and she was a medical receptionist and her father is Barry Rogers. She was 9 years old when her father died. Portia spent most of her childhood in Grovedale, which is a suburb in Victoria.
She entered the entertainment industry at a young age. She changed her name from Amanda to Portia when she was 15. She studied law at the University of Melbourne. Portia stepped into a major role in the 1994 movie called Sirens. She moved to Los Angeles after that and went on to build her career there.
Her main break came when she landed a role in Ally McBeal as a lawyer named Nelle Porter. She has also starred in Who is Cletis Tout?, Arrested Development, America’s Prince: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story and The Night We Called It a Day. She also ranked 69th in 100 Sexiest Women in 2003 Stuff Magazine.
She joined the Scandal cast in 2014 in the role of Elizabeth North. She was married to Mel Metcalfe in 1996 and then got divorced in 1999. She started dating Ellen DeGeneres and came out as gay in 2005 during an interview. De Rossi has been married to Ellen DeGeneres since 2012 and stays in California, USA.