Chat show host and comedian Ellen DeGeneres has received the 2477th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

A thrilled Degeneres excitedly tweeted fans yesterday, Tuesday Sept 4, inviting them to come and watch the ceremony.

Ellen Degeneres recieved the 2477th star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

She wrote: ''I'm getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today at 11am. Come watch me! Also, I'd love a ride home. 6270 Hollywood Blvd (sic).''

She later added: ''So excited to see fans here at the W Hollywood to see me get my star on the Walk of Fame! Come down if you can!''

Ellen Degeneres with her wife Portia De Rossi

Good friends of the star Ryan Seacrest and Jimmy Kimmel cheered Degeneres on as she joked about people walking all over her.

According to E! News, she said: ''It is amazing. I spent my entire career trying to conduct myself in a certain way making sure no one walks all over me only to get to a point where people are going to walk all over me. It means so much to me that everyone showed up.''

Ellen Degeneres with friends Ryan Seacrest and Jimmy Kimmel