A lot of people would like to have Ellen DeGeneres as the host of 2019 Academy Awards as she is one of the most renowned and lovable TV personality worldwide. But it’s hard to tell exactly who will be the host as there are a lot of possible candidates who can sincerely handle their hosting duties.
The 91st Academy Awards will be held on 24 February, 2019 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. The annual event will be broadcasted live on ABC in the U.S. and on Sky in the U.K.
But the quest for hiring the event’s host continues as Kevin Hart, turned down his opportunity for hosting the 2019 Academy Awards due to the controversy created during the past couple of weeks because of the homophobic tweets he made a long time ago.
It was reported that the 2018 Academy Awards was one of the least watched in history with an average of 32.9 million viewers. This may put a lot of pressure to whoever takes the hosting duties for 2019 Academy Awards.
The late night show host, Jimmy Kimmel hosted the Academy Awards in 2017 and 2018 preceded by Chris Rock in 2016, Neil Patrick Harris in 2015 and Ellen DeGeneres in 2013.
Ellen DeGeneres had the most number of viewers since 1999 Academy Awards hosted by Billy Crystal which had an average of 46.53 million viewers. Ellen DeGeneres successfully hosted the 2013 Academy Awards with an average of 43.74 million viewers around the globe. Ellen also hosted the 2006 Academy Awards with 39.92 million viewers.
60 year old, Ellen is a comedian, television host, actress, writer, producer and LGBT activist. Her stand-up career started back in the early 1980s and has come a long way from films, television, award shows to running her own shows and writing her own books.
It will be no wonder if the beautiful and talented personality, Ellen DeGeneres gets to host the 2019 Academy Awards for the third time.