Chris Elliott
Chris Elliott
Real Name/Full Name Christopher Nash Elliott
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Chris Elliott
Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 31 May 1960
Age/How Old: 63 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 183cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′0″
Weight: In kilograms-80 kg
In pounds-163.7lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father’s Name: Bob Elliott
Mother’s Name: Lee Elliott
Siblings: 4
School: N/A
College: National Theatre Institute
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Paula Niedert (m. 1986)
Kids/Children Name: Abby Elliott, Bridey Elliott
Profession: Actor, comedian, and writer
Net Worth: $12 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Chris Elliott is a famous actor, writer, and comedian who hails from the United States. He is also an author. He is famous for his comedy series Get a Life, which was telecasted on Fox TV. He has also written as well as acted in the famous movie The Cabin Boy. He also appeared in a popular Canadian sitcom named Schitt’s Creek (2015-2020), which Netflix currently owns.

Well, how well do you know about Chris Elliott? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Chris Elliott’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Chris Elliott to date.

Biography and Early Life

Christopher Nash Elliott is the original name of Chris Elliott. He was born in the year 1960, on the 31st of May. He was born in New York, in the United States. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

His father, Bob Elliott, was a TV director who was also a part of Bob and Ray. His mother, Lee, was a model. He has four siblings.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Chris Elliott in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Chris Elliott’s age is 63 years old as of today’s date 22nd May 2024 having been born on 31 May 1960. Though, he is 6′0″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 163.7 lbs in Pound and 80kg in Kilograms.


He has attended the National Theatre Institute for one semester only. Nothing much is known about his educational background, since he is very secretive about his college or university life.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Chris Elliott With Wife Paula Niedert 
Chris Elliott With Wife Paula Niedert

Elliott has been married to Paula Niedert since the year 1986. Paula was a talent coordinator, and they met in the sets of Late Night with David Letterman. They have two daughters named Abby and Bridey. Abby was a member of the Saturday Night Live series.

Is Chris Elliott Gay?

No, he is not gay as he has been married to Paula for a long time. So, he is sexually inclined towards women, and his sexual orientation can be announced to be straight.

Professional Career

Chris Elliott started his career as a production assistant for Late Night with David Letterman. He later became a writer on the same show in the year 1983. He also played many roles in the show, like the conspiracy guy, the panicky guy, the fugitive guy, the laid-back guy, the regulator guy, and many more. He then took up small roles in movies like Manhunter, The Abyss, and also Miami Vice.

In the year 1990, Elliott created a shoe Get a Life and also starred in it. His father, Bob Elliot, also played the role of his father in the show.

In the year 1994, he became a member of Saturday Night Live. He also acted in the movie The Cabin Boy. He has also appeared in the thriller series Third Watch in the episodes called The Hunter, Hunted, and the Greatest Detectives in the world.

He also played the role of the estranged father in the series How I met your Mother from 2009 to 2014. He has appeared many times in the show The King of Queens.


He has been awarded the Primetime Emmy Awards many times for his show Late Night with David Letterman. He has been awarded consecutively four times in the category of “Outstanding Writing” for the years 1984, 1985, 1986, and 1987. For his role in Schitt’s Creek, he was awarded the “Best Performance In a Supporting Role” in the Canadian Screen Awards in 2016.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Chris Elliott in 2024

Chris Elliott Net Worth
Chris Elliott Net Worth

His estimated net worth is about $12 million as estimated in the year 2024. His income source is from the TV industry primarily as he is an actor, a writer, and director as well for many shows. He also acts in movies and is a successful author too.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Following are some interesting facts about Chris Elliot:

  • Elliott had written and also acted in the A One Man Show in the year 1986. The show was based on President Roosevelt. It was a spoof comedy.
  • He has written four books. Wrote a book called Daddy’s boy, which was a comedy and fictional biography.
  • His other books include The Shroud of the Thwacker, Into Hot Air, and The Guy under the sheets.
  • He also starred in the commercial Avocados from Mexico in the year 2018.
  • His father, Bob Elliott, and daughter Abby had starred in the Saturday Night Live for different seasons. Thus, the three generations of Elliott have starred in the show.
  • He has played a cameo role in The Nutty Professor, season 2.
  • He has also appeared in Scary Movie 2 and Scary Movie 4; The Sky is Falling, The Dictator, and many other movies.

Chris Elliott has had an influence on his father as well, who was a director and also belonged to the comedy background. Thus, he entered into the field of acting as well as working behind the camera as a production assistant, writer, and director. He has starred in many TV shows and films and has been acknowledged for his writing.

He has also authored four books that show his writing skills, and received a majority of positive reviews from the critics. He has proved that he belongs to the world of comedy and truly deserves all the success as well as an appreciation that he has received for so many years.


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