Ellen DeGeneres' wife Portia de Rossi makes her cry with 60th birthday gift

Ellen DeGeneres has all the feels!

On Thursday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the daytime talk show host continues to celebrate her 60th birthday by having wife Portia de Rossi on the program.

Seated next to Ellen, the 45-year-old actress proceeds to bring her wife of nine years to tears upon presenting her with the "best" gift. 

"It's your 60th birthday and this gift had to be really special and it had to represent who you are and what you really care about," Portia explains. "Not just now, but what you've always cared about. What you were influenced by and what has made you the amazing person that you are today. So, I combined that and questions when we first met like, 'Who's your idol? And what would you do if you weren't a talk show host?'"

She continues, "So, I combined that with the fact that literally guys, for, like, the last two years, Ellen has said to me, 'I feel like I'm not doing enough.' Every day, almost. So, I put all that together and I got you this gift. So, let's see it -- happy birthday!"

Portia then cuts to a video of her talking about Ellen's hero, Dian Fossey, and her dedication to animals. "So, for your birthday, Ellen, I am bringing you and your hero, Dian, together by building the Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund," she reveals. "Ellen, you will carry on Dian's legacy by giving them a permanent home in Rwanda. Now, you will join Dian as a protector and champion of these amazing animals, the mountain gorillas. Happy birthday!"

Portia didn't stop there! "I have also set up a foundation in your name called The Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund," she shares. "So, this is the first initiative for the fund that you can take this and do whatever you want with it. You've done amazing work for elephants and you can just continue and support whatever you want to do."

Blown over by the gift, Ellen says tearfully, "It’s the best gift. I’ve always said -- and when we got married, Portia’s line was, 'It’s good to be loved; it’s profound to be understood' -- and, she understands me because that is the best gift that anybody could have given me. So, I love you."

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Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres during HBO Golden Globe Awards Party - Inside at Beverly Hills Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres during TNT Broadcasts 11th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Backstage and Audience at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA, United States. (Photo by L. Cohen/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Portia de Rossi, Musician Usher and Ellen DeGeneres attend Usher's Private Grammy Party hosted by Entertainment Weekly held at the Geisha House on February 13, 2005 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi during Cheryl Howard Crew Celebrates Her New Book 'In The Face of Jinn' at Private Residence in Pacific Palisades, California, United States. (Photo by Donato Sardella/WireImage for Harrison & Shriftman)
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Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres during Cartier Celebrates 25 Years in Beverly Hills in Honor of Project A.L.S. at Cartier Store in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
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Portia de Rossi and Ellen Degeneres *Exclusive Coverage* (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 26: (L-R) Actress/TV show host Ellen DeGeneres and actress Portia de Rossi attend the launch of Frank Gehry's premiere jewelry collection for Tiffany & Co. on March 26, 2006 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi during Tiffany & Co. Celebrates The Launch Of Frank Gehry's Premier Collection On Rodeo Drive - Arrivals at Tiffany & Co. Store in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres during 2006 Annual Matrix Awards at Waldorf Astoria in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/FilmMagic)
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Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres during 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards - Red Carpet at Kodak Theater in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi during GQ / Calvin Klein Celebrity Poker Tournament Benefiting Peace Games at Private Residence in Los Angeles, California, United States. ***Exclusive*** (Photo by Donato Sardella/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 09: (EXCLUSIVE ACCESS) Actresses Ellen DeGeneres (L) and Portia de Rossi pose during the 33rd Annual People's Choice Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on January 9, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images for PCA)
Ellen DeGeneres, winner Favorite Talk Show Host and Portia de Rossiand Portia de Rossi (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
(EXCLUSIVE, Premium Rates Apply) Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres *EXCLUSIVE* (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage for J Records)
Portia de Rossi and Ellen Degeneres during 2007 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted by Graydon Carter - Arrivals at Mortons in West Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Tony Barson Archive/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD - JUNE 15: Comedian/host Ellen DeGeneres (L) and actress Portia Di Rossi kiss in the audience during the 34th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on June 15, 2007 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres, winner Outstanding Talk Show Host and Outstanding Talk Show (Photo by Chris Polk/FilmMagic)
(EXCLUSIVE, Premium Rates Apply) LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: TV Personality Ellen DeGeneres and actress Portia de Rossi during the 59th Annual Primetime EMMY Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on September 16, 2007 in New York City. *EXCLUSIVE ACCESS* (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD - FEBRUARY 24: TV personality Ellen DeGeneres and actress Portia de Rossi attend the 16th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar Party at the Pacific Design Center on February 24, 2008 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
KODAK THEATER, CA - JUNE 20: Portia de Rossi and Ellen Degeneres during the 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on June 20, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Chris Polk/FilmMagic)
19TH ANNUAL GLAAD MEDIA AWARDS -- Air Date 04/26/2008 -- Pictured: (l-r) Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres arrive at the 19th Annual GLAAD Media Awards held at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, CA (Photo by Phil McCarten/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 28: Ellen Degeneres and Portia de Rossi arrives at Yes! On Prop 2 Party hosted by Ellen DeGeneres And Portia de Rossi on September 28, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - AUGUST 09: Actress Portia di Rossi (L) and TV host Ellen DeGeneres pose during the Teen Choice Awards 2009 held at the Gibson Amphitheatre on August 9, 2009 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/TCA 2009/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30: Actress Portia de Rossi (L) and TV personality Ellen DeGeneres attend the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at The Orpheum Theatre on August 30, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/DE/Getty Images for ATI)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 22: Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi arrive at jewelry designer Neil Lane's debut of his new Bridal Collection with Kay Jewelers at a star-studded Hollywood launch party at Drai's, The W Hollywood Rooftop on July 22, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 07: Ellen Degeneres and Portia De Rossi visits 'Late Show with David Letterman' at the Ed Sullivan Theater on September 7, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jeffrey Ufberg/WireImage)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 05: Actress Portia Del Rossi and TV personality Ellen DeGeneres arrive at COVERGIRL 50th Anniversary Celebration at BOA Steakhouse on January 5, 2011 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeff Vespa/Getty Images For COVERGIRL)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - JULY 22: TV Personality Ellen DeGeneres and actress Portia de Rossi arrive at the 2012 Teen Choice Awards at Gibson Amphitheatre on July 22, 2012 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 04: Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres attend DeGeneres' induction into the Hollywood Walk of Fame on September 4, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 23: Actors Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi arrive at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 23: Portia di Rossi and partner Ellen DeGeneres appear on stage during the filming of Ellen's television show on a floating stage above Sydney Harbour on March 23, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. DeGeneres is in Australia to film segments for her TV show, 'Ellen' (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 26: TV personality, Ellen DeGeneres and her wife Portia de Rossia arrive at a Ellen DeGeneres Welcome Party on March 26, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. Ellen DeGeneres is in Australia to film segments for her TV show, 'Ellen'. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 26: TV personality, Ellen DeGeneres and her wife Portia de Rossi arrive at a Ellen DeGeneres Welcome Party on March 26, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. Ellen DeGeneres is in Australia to film segments for her TV show, 'Ellen'. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 02: Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres attend the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter on March 2, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 07: TV personality Ellen DeGeneres (L) and actress Portia de Rossi arrive at The 41st Annual People's Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre LA Live on January 7, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
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