The Umbrella Academy star Elliot Page comes out as transgender

STUDIO CITY, CA - FEBRUARY 20: Actress Ellen Page visits 'The IMDb Show' on Feburary 20th 2018 in Studio City, California. The episode airs March 1st 2018. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for IMDb)
STUDIO CITY, CA - FEBRUARY 20: Actress Ellen Page visits 'The IMDb Show' on Feburary 20th 2018 in Studio City, California. The episode airs March 1st 2018. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for IMDb) /
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Elliot Page, popular for his roles as Vanya Hargreeves in Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy and the titular role in Juno, has just come out as transgender. The fan-favorite actor was previously known as Ellen Page.

As reported by Variety, the Inception star took to social media this afternoon to let his followers know the big news. He started out explaining that he now goes by “he” and “they,” and that his name is Elliot.

Elliot Page’s coming out tweet

He then penned a lengthy, heartfelt message about his decision to come out, which you can see below.

Page has a long, impressive resume on the big screen under his belt, and is an Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee. Along with starring in blockbusters such as Inception and X-Men: Days of Future Past, the actor has also taken on a handful of indie flicks, including Touchy Feely.

The 33-year-old actor is also a full-fledged Netflix star now, starring in the 2019 adaptation Tales of the City, along with of course, two seasons and counting of The Umbrella Academy.

Along with acting, Page has been an advocate for the LGBTQ+ community, and even co-hosted a show on Vice called Gaycation.

Who is Elliot Page married to?

As we previously reported, Page is married to choreographer Emma Porter. The two tied the knot in 2018 and have attended many public events together.

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As huge fans of The Umbrella Academy and Elliot Page as a person, we are very proud of his decision to come out as transgender and wish nothing but the best for him moving forward!