zap ellen portia namechange Meet Portia DeGeneres the actress formerly known as Portia de Rossi

It’s official: TMZ reports that Portia de Rossi just got a great new accessory for fall: Ellen DeGeneres’ last name.

]]>The actress and wife of the daytime talk show queen just got granted a legal name change. De Rossi filed a name change petition back in August, and it was just granted. The couple was married back in 2008. We like the sound of Portia DeGeneres, and have a feeling Ellen has something new to dance about.

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Posted by:Matthew Hoffman