Ellen degeneres and portia de rossi start dating
2004 - 2008Ellen De Generes began dating 'Arrested Development' and 'Ally Mc Beal' actress Portia de Rossi in 2004.
The “Finding Dory” voice actress allegedly did not like that Portia rarely has time for her.
The rumors intensified when it was revealed that the couple already sold their Carpinteria beach house for million.
When the same sex marriage ban was overturned in 2008 Ellen proposed to Portia by presenting her with a three-carat pink diamond ring.
Portia Lee James De Generes (born Amanda Lee Rogers; 31 January 1973), known professionally as Portia de Rossi, is an Australian, model, philanthropist, and actress.
In 2005, she explained she had intended to reinvent herself, using the given name of Portia, a character from William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, and an Italian last name.Soon afterward, she moved to Los Angeles and won guest roles on several TV shows and a permanent role in Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher, before landing a part in the film Scream 2. From 2003–06, de Rossi starred as Lindsay Bluth Fünke on Fox Television's Arrested Development. Kennedy, Jr.'s wife, Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy, in the made-for-TV movie America's Prince: The John F. In 2005 de Rossi portrayed Zela, a fortune-teller, in the Wes Craven thriller Cursed.During time in the United States, de Rossi worked diligently to drop her Australian accent. From 2007–2008, de Rossi appeared in Nip/Tuck's fifth season as Julia Mc Namara's girlfriend, Olivia Lord.It’s also worth noting that Portia has already made it clear back in 2018 that she would be retiring from acting save for her involvement in “Arrested Development,” according to Daily Mail.This would mean that she and Ellen would have more time for themselves moving forward.