Happy birthday Ellen DeGeneres: Watch five of her most heartwarming surprises for her fans

Publish Date
Thursday, 26 January 2017, 10:43AM

Happy birthday, Ellen DeGeneres! The comedian and talk show host is turning 59 today!

While birthdays only come once a year, DeGeneres gives back to her fans every day. So we've compiled five of Ellen’s sweetest surprises for people on her show...

Ellen had an amazing surprise for a struggling family with a baby on the way:


A mum who hadn’t been able to visit her family for a long time because of financial struggles got a huge surprise:


A family who lost everything after the 2008 financial crisis got an amazing surprise from Ellen:


Ellen had a big surprise that made this military family’s Christmas a little brighter:


Ellen helped a teenager who saved her dad’s life by lifting a burning truck off his body: