Top 9 Powerful Women In 20 th -21st History - Page 6 of 9 - 9facts

Top 9 Powerful Women In 20 th -21st History

#6. Ellen Degeneres – Producer , January 26, 1958 (age 59)

Ellen Degeneres - Producer , January 26, 1958 (age 59)

A comedian, actor, author and TV host, she continues to be one of the leading advocates for LGBT rights.
Her stand-up career started in the early 1980s, culminating in a 1986 appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. DeGeneres was the first female comedian invited by the iconic host to join him for such a discussion, at a time when such an invitation was widely regarded as one of the most influential endorsements available for a comic.

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