Stunning Australian actress Portia de Rossi is celebrating her 42nd birthday today. As it is the birthday of Portia de Rossi, we would like to take a look down her love life with her talented partner, Ellen DeGeneres.
Portia de Rossi had made a lot of news over her sexuality in the past. De Rossi was married to documentary film-maker Mel Metcalfe from 1996 to 1999, but was afraid to come up open about herself being a lesbian. However, things started changing when American comedian Ellen DeGeneres entered her life.
"I was too nervous... It was a ridiculous thought for me to be closeted and terrified of being discovered, and then date the most famous lesbian in the world. It wasn't going to happen. I had such a long way to go before I could even be seen in public with a woman, much less be seen in public with that one," Portia told Women's Weekly. Portia even said that this nervousness also made her drop a date with Ellen then as she did not want to come open about her sexual preferences.
However, Portia and Ellen were meant to be together and the duo started dating in 2004 and tied the knot in an intimate ceremony at their LA home in 2008.
Love can be so strong and unbelievable! Like a love story from a book, both Ellen DeGeneres and Portia celebrate their birthdays in the same month as well.
Through the years, we have seen Ellen and Portia smile and always into each other at red carpets, events and also on Ellen's show. Thus, we decided to celebrate Portia de Rossi's birthday by taking a look at the most romantic pics of Ellen and Portia together.
After dating for 4 years, Ellen and Portia tied the knot in an intimate ceremony at their LA home in 2008.
With Ellen's Mother
The newly weds, Portia had some family time with mother-in-law, Ellen's mother, Betty.
The Wedding Dance
The lovely couple shared a romantic time on their wedding dance.
The Perfect Couple
Portia took a lot of time to collect guts to accept her sexuality. She was married to Met from 1996 to 1999, but was afraid to come up open about herself being a lesbian.
How Ellen Changed Her Life
Things started changing when Ellen entered the life of the American actress. Ellen asked Portia for a date then.
Portia Turned Down The Date First
Portia was afraid to open up on her sexual preferences so she did not go on a date with Ellen after the later invited her. It happened after Ellen opened up on being a lesbian on her show, The Ellen Show.
Love Has Been Open Now
Since Portia and Ellen started dating, Portia has been very flamboyant on their romance.
They even stroll on the streets holding hands and looking just lovely! Ellen has also showed her love for the gorgeous de Rossi at several occasions.
Showing Off Wedding Ring
Ellen playfully showed off her and Portia's wedding ring at the Los Angeles Neil Lane event in 2010.
Her Red Carpet Partner
Ellen and Portia looked picture perfect when they walked together holding hands and smiling at the cameras at the Vanity Fair Oscar party in 2014. Ellen hosted Oscars in the same year.
Happy Without Kids
Ellen and Portia have always been in the news over baby rumours. However, the couple are happy in their married life with their pets who are nonetheless like kids.
Ellen and Portia also showed some PDA while enjoying some time with each other out!
The Adorable Couple
To conclude, we just love to see Ellen and Portia and the way both always keep smiling. Ellen with her humour and Portia with her love show make their relationship all the more special.
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