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Ellen DeGeneres' living room where she married Portia could rival an Italian chateau

The Ellen DeGeneres Show star recently renewed her vows in her living room


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Nichola Murphy
Deputy Lifestyle Editor
April 13, 2023
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Ellen DeGeneres, 65, shared a new peek inside her vast $70 million home where she recently hosted a second wedding with her wife, Portia de Rossi, 50.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show star filmed inside the living room of the Carpinteria property, which marked the most expensive home bought in Santa Barbara County, as she played with her two pet cats. The black and white cat sat on the dark wooden eight-seater table, while another hid underneath the cream leather chairs as they eyed up the toy Ellen pulled along the vintage cream and gray rug.

Two towering candle holders sat on either end of the table, complete with cream candles ready to light, while plush armchairs were positioned around the stone fireplace at the other end of the room, offering another cosy seating area. Add in the stone archways, floor-to-ceiling windows and tall ceilings, and the room wouldn't look out of place in an Italian chateau!

The Tuscan-style mansion boasts five bedrooms, eight bathrooms, and a separate one-bedroom, one-bathroom guest house. There's also a wine cellar, a movie theater, a pool, two spas, an outdoor shower, a fire pit, a fountain, an outdoor kitchen, and a private beach area.

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Just a few months after purchasing the home, Portia turned her 50th birthday party into a surprise wedding vow renewal with Ellen, 15 years after first saying 'I do'. The video below shows Portia walking into the living room wearing a halterneck, backless gown with a tulle skirt as she walked through their closest friends and family to surprise her wife.

WATCH: Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi's vow renewal inside their record-breaking $70m mansion

Ellen looked shocked standing in front of a guitarist as Portia handed her a small white bouquet – how sweet! 

This is just one of Ellen and Portia's four properties, with the pair previously admitting they love flipping homes.

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Ellen and Portia got married in 2008 and renewed their vows in 2023

"The first thing I did when I made money was buy a house… and then…" she recalled to Architectural Digest in 2011, as Portia quipped: "Another one, and another one, and another one, and another one."

Ellen's first home was a Spanish bungalow in West Hollywood, which she fixed up and later sold. "That was when I realized that if you make some improvements, you can make money," she told the Los Angeles Times in 2015.

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