De rossi dating ellen

Ellen De Generes and her wife Portia de Rossi look so in love while leaving Madeo after a date night on Wednesday (August 26) in West Hollywood, Calif. #Ellen In NYC” Ellen wrote on her Twitter account that day. 20 pictures inside of Ellen De Generes and Portia de Rossi leaving Madeo…

The 57-year-old television talk show host and 42-year-old actress held hands as they walked back to their car.

, Ellen De Generes and wife Portia de Rossi recall the early stages of their relationship.

Closeted at the time, de Rossi explains how De Generes helped her open up about her sexuality.

My knees were weak." De Generes -- who turns 54 Thursday -- proposed with a 3-carat diamond ring in 2008.

Shortly after California lifted the ban on same-sex marriage, the couple tied the knot in front of 19 friends and family members at their home in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The Finding Dory voice artist declared her sexual orientation in 1997, but her 43-year-old wife did so in 2005, one year after she started dating the stand-up comedian.

"Everyone was saying 'don't be seen' and 'what if this doesn't last and you ruin your career'? The couple tied the knot in 2008 at their home in Beverly Hills after the state of California lifted the ban on same-sex marriages.They've shared smiley moments on the red carpet, romantic vacations abroad, and, more recently, sweet selfies.Portia started posting pictures of herself and Ellen after she joined Twitter in September 2014 and Instagram in May 2015, and the results are absolutely adorable.But we ultimately decided that we don't want children of our own.There is far too much glass in our house." To see how the two fell in love, check out Us Weekly's Ellen De Generes and Portia de Rossi's Road to Romance gallery now.Keep reading to get an instant burst of love with their sweet romance.