Ellen DeGeneres Shows Off Beverly Hills Home

Posted Wednesday October 5, 2011 1:30 PM GMT

She’s quite the real estate enthusiast, and Ellen DeGeneres has opened up her Beverly Hills mansion (it’s on the market for $49 million) in the pages of Architectural Digest.

The talk show queen and her partner Portia de Rossi are clearly both art enthusiasts, with large paintings by Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat adorning the home.

Ellen explained that owning a home was a childhood dream for her. "We never had a house when I was growing up. We always rented. But my father would dream, and we used to look at houses all the time. I'd pick out which bedroom would be mine and get all excited."

She continued, "The first thing I did when I made money was buy a house. And then..." Portia added, “Another one... And another one and another one and another one."

Photo Credit: Architectural Digest