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Ellen DeGeneres
Portia de Rossi
Ellen DeGeneres dating Portia de Rossi
Dating Since: 01-12-2004
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Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi first met in 2000, and though Portia admits there was chemistry at the time she says she didn’t pursue it. The pair ran into each other again at the VH1 Big in ’04 awards show and began dating shortly after in December 2004. The pair connected with each other immediately, despite Ellen being fifteen years Portia’s senior.

The pair decided to wed after the California Supreme court made the monumental decision to same sex marriage legal, stating that same sex couple’s had the right to marry also. Ellen admitted that the pair had always wanted to wed, however they had wanted it to be legal, and she announced their engagement on her TV show The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

On 16 August, 2008, Ellen and Portia exchanged vows in front of a small group of friends and family in the home in Los Angeles. Both women wore outfits by designer Zac Posen, with Portia in a stunning gown and Ellen in her trademark suit. Their rings were designed by jeweller Neil Lane and flowers were by Mark’s Garden florist.

Throughout their relationship, Ellen and Portia have remained fairly low key though often appear together at red carpet events. On the odd occasion, they will openly speak about their love life with the media, with Ellen often gushing about her beautiful wife. The pair have three cats together, who they’ve named Charlie, George Jackson, and Chairman Meow Tse-Tung, though they have definitely not ruled out children. Ellen admitted during an interview with US Magazine that children could definitely be on the cards for the pair, as both of them absolutely love kids.