Ellen Page revealed through an Instagram post on January 3 that she is married to Ellen Portner. The Inception star's fans who followed her might have seen their dance videos to sweet cover songs since this summer.
The couple was seen together on the public since September after Page brought Portner to the premiere of her movie Flatliners. She had also posted a sweet photo with her on the way to the premiere. The Juno star posted the photo of the couple's fingers with the wedding ring on Wednesday on her Instagram and captioned: "Can’t believe I get to call this extraordinary woman my wife."
Similarly, Portner also shared the same images and included the beautiful caption: "I get to call this incredible woman MY WIFE! @ellenpage I LOVE YOU!” They have been together since July 2017 and have photographed quite often holding, cuddling and, locking their lips.
We have collected some facts about 22 years old Emma Portner.
Portner is a Canadian professional dancer and choreographer, originally from Ottawa, Ontario. She teaches dance at the Broadway Dance Center. Moreover, she has also choreographed in Justin Bieber’s music video “Life Is Worth Living” and on his Purpose World Tour.
The wife of the Juno star has founded her own dance company in New York previously called Flock’d and now named as Emma Portner and Artists. As mentioned in The Cut, Portner is the youngest woman ever to choreograph a performance on London’s West End with Bat Out of Hell, which premiered in Toronto on October 14.
Portner revealed with The Cut that her parents admitted her to the dance classes at Leeming Danceworks in Ottawa, Ontario when she was 3. She was also the part of The National Ballet of Canada on her early days. She then joined The Ailey School at 16 after she shifted to New York.
Surprisingly, she got an opportunity to choreograph “Dancing In the Dark” with Los Angeles based fellow dancer Matt Luck. The video gathered millions of viewers and was also liked by Justin Bieber's choreographer. Soon she became an Instagram celebrity with huge followers.
As per her interview in The Cut, Instagram is the platform, where she met her current partner Ellen Page. The actress DM'd her after watching her videos. Now, the pairs name often come together as they are officially married. Portner said:
It’s quite crazy. But if anything, I’m happy for it. We try to hold hands in public. I try to join her at movie premieres. If we were a straight couple, I don’t think we’d push it so much. But it’s a chance for queerness to be out in the open.
The couple has also done several projects collaboratively including Britney Spears’s “Lucky”. Ultimately, Portner was also named Choreographer of the Year by the American Dance Awards in 2012.