David E. Kelley
David E. Kelley
Real Name/Full Name David Edward Kelley
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: David E. Kelley
Birth Place: Waterville, Maine, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 4 April 1956
Age/How Old: 68 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Grey
Parents Name: Father – Jack Keeley
Mother – Ginny  Keeley
Siblings: N/A
School: Belmont High School
College: Princeton University,  Boston University School of Law
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Michelle Pfeiffer
Kids/Children Name: Claudia Rose, John Henry
Profession: TV producer and Writer
Net Worth: $300 million
Last Updated: July 2024

David E. Kelley is a popular American TV producer and writer. He is best known as the creator of Chicago Hope, Boston Legal, Boston Public, Mr. Mercedes, Goliath, Big Little Lies, Big Sky, and The Practice. David is a former attorney, and he has also served as the writer and producer of many films. He has won many awards and honors and is one of the few screenwriters who went on to make big shows on television.

Well, how well do you know about David E. Kelley? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about David E. Kelley’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 David E. Kelley to date.

Biography and Early Life

David Edward Kelley was born on April 4, 1956, in Waterville, Maine. He is the son of Jack Keeley and Ginny Keeley. His father was in the United States Ice Hockey Hall of Fame. David was raised in Belmont, Massachusetts.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is David E. Kelley in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, David E. Kelley’s age is 68 years old as of today’s date 23rd July 2024 having been born on 4 April 1956. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165lbs in Pound and 75kg in Kilograms.


He went to Belmont High School. Later, he attended Princeton University and earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. In there, David Kelly was the captain of the men’s ice hockey team of Princeton Tigers. He also been to Boston University School of Law and received his Juris Doctor.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

David E. Kelley With Wife Michelle Pfeiffer
David E. Kelley With Wife Michelle Pfeiffer

In 1993, David E. Kelley got married to Michelle Pfeiffer. The couple has a son named John Henry. They also have an adopted daughter Claudia Rose.

Is David E. Kelley Gay?

David E. Kelley is one person who spent his life with one woman. To call him bisexual or gay will be unfair as he has been married and is a father. His sexual orientation is very straight, and he has been committed to his career and family.

Professional Career

In the beginning, David E. Kelley started working for a law firm in Boston. He used to deal in minor criminal cases and real estate. Writing screenplay was only his hobby, and he wrote a legal thriller for the 1987 film called From the Hip. In 1986, he became the writer, executive producer, and creative consultant of the TV show L.A. Law. Following this, he was the creator and writer of Doogie Howser, M.D. David has also been the creator, writer, and executive producer of the shows Picket Fences, Chicago Hope, The Practice, and Ally McBeal.

In the 2000s, he became the creator, writer, and executive producer of many shows including Boston Public, Boston Legal, Harry’s Law, Big Little Lies, Goliath, Mr. Mercedes, and The Undoing. In 2020, he came up with Big Sky. The following year, Big Shot was picked up by Disney+. David is all set to come up with the Netflix series called The Lincoln Lawyer. He also has a future project, Nine Perfect Strangers for Hulu. Additionally, he has been the writer and producer of the film To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday. In 1999, he came up with the films Lake Placid and Mystery, Alaska.


David E. Kelley has won the Primetime Emmy Awards multiple times in his career. In 1999, he was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Ally McBeal. David is also the winner of the 2004 Edgar Allan Poe Award. In 1998, he won the International Monitor Award. He was conferred with the Paul Selvin Honorary Award in 1996 by the Writers Guild of America.

David has won many other words including the TV Guide Award, Television Critics Association Awards, Publishers Guild of America Award, and Publicist Guild of America Award. In 2014, he was inducted into the Online Film and Television Association Hall of Fame.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of David E. Kelley in 2024

David E. Kelley Net Worth
David E. Kelley Net Worth

As of 2024, The approximate net worth of David E. Kelley is $300 million. He made this money after coming up with some of the most popular television shows. David is credited as a television producer, screenwriter, and creator.

Despite having a JD degree, he decided to have a career in the entertainment industry. He has come up with some amazing shows and continues to make shows for many channels. David has also served as a film producer and writer. In his career, he has received many honors and has collaborated with highly popular actors and actresses.

David E. Kelley is a very influential person who has come up with wonderful shows. For his contribution to the entertainment industry, he has received many recognitions. David continues to be active in his profession, and we can see a lot from him in the coming days. He is very talented and utilized his skill wisely that made him a popular name.


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