Ellen DeGeneres marks 14 years of marriage with playful video tribute to wife Portia de Rossi

Ellen DeGeneres has celebrated her fourth wedding anniversary with a playful video montage dedicated to her wife, Australian actress Portia de Rossi.

The former talk show host shared images on Instagram with some hilarious photos and clips of them enjoying each other’s company over the years.

“It is good to be loved. It is profound to be understood. I love you @portiaderossi. Happy 14! ❤️,” DeGeneres wrote on the Instagram video. Look above.

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Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi in 2008.
Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi celebrate 14 years of marriage. (Getty)

It turns out these are the same words De Rossi said during their vows in 2008 when they got married in the backyard of their Beverly Hills home in LA, shortly after same-sex marriage was legalized in California.

“During our vows, she recited a quote – ‘It’s good to be loved. It’s profound to be understood’ – and to me that’s all,” the comedian said. Good housekeeping in 2017.

“Portia understands me completely.”

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Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres wedding
Portia de Rossi, Ellen DeGeneres and two of their furry friends on their wedding day in 2008. (Instagram)

“What ‘I love you’ really means is ‘I understand you’, and she loves me for everything I am. She supports me and makes me happy.”

One of the featured moments in the video montage is the couple playfully joking about their height difference and also choosing a candy that best describes their love life.

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“We have grown together as a couple and we really consider each other and put our relationship first,” said de Rossi. People magazine last year. “Doing that makes you a lot firmer. I can’t imagine spending time with anyone but her.”

“We think the same things, say the same things at the same time, eat each other’s sandwiches — no, sentences,” DeGeneres joked. “We’re in a rhythm that’s easy.”

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