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Ellen DeGeneres Loves and Hookups

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Who is Ellen DeGeneres dating? Many famous women have dated Ellen DeGeneres, who came out publicly as a lesbian in 1997, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Ellen DeGeneres’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Ellen DeGeneres’s love life. 

This list features Ellen DeGeneres’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These ladies come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Ellen DeGeneres has either dated or linked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women Ellen DeGeneres has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Ellen DeGeneres is currently married to Portia de Rossi. This list of Ellen DeGeneres’s girlfriends and exes includes Alexandra Hedison and Anne Heche. 

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    Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres started dating in 2004. They married in August 2008 at their Beverly Hills home. In 2010, Portia de Rossi legally changed her name to Portia Lee James DeGeneres.

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      Alexandra Hedison and Ellen DeGeneres were in a relationship from 2001 to 2004.

      Alexandra Hedison (born July 10, 1969) is an American photographer, director, and actress....  more
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        After coming out in 1997, Ellen DeGeneres dated Anne Heche from March 1997 to August 2000.

        Anne Celeste Heche ( HAYSH; born May 25, 1969) is an American actress, director, and screenwriter. Following a dual role in the daytime soap opera Another World (1987–91), she came to mainstream prominence in the late 1990s with the films Donnie Brasco (1997), Volcano (1997), Six Days, Seven Nights (1998), and Return to Paradise (1998). In 1998, Heche portrayed Marion Crane in Gus Van Sant's horror remake Psycho. A highly publicized relationship with comedian Ellen DeGeneres was followed by a significant downturn in Heche's career, although she has continued to act, appearing in the well-received independent films Birth (2004), Spread (2009), Cedar Rapids (2011), Rampart (2011), and...  more

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          Producer Teresa Boyd and Ellen DeGeneres were in a relationship in from 1988 to 1996.