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Happy birthday, Ellen! Host ushers in 57 with fantastic photo with wife Portia de Rossi

Image: Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres
The Ellen Show / Twitter

Ellen DeGeneres found a beautiful way to say so long to 56. The talk show host, who turned 57 on Monday, celebrated by posing for a couple of sunset selfies with wife Portia de Rossi.

My+last+sunset+of+56+with+my+favorite+person.+pic.twitter.com/qpjREYdkCh

—+Ellen+DeGeneres+(@TheEllenShow)+January+26,+2015+

Both of the photos, which were posted to Twitter and Instagram, were accompanied by the same caption.

"My last sunset of 56 with my favorite person," DeGeneres wrote.

She and de Rossi, 41, smiled in the shots that clearly showed off their makeup-free faces, as well as their adoration for each other.

Here's hoping DeGeneres enjoys plenty of beautiful beach sunsets — and shares the shots with us — while she's 57.

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