Ellen Pompeo
Ellen Pompeo
Real Name/Full Name Ellen Kathleen Pompeo
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: The Pencil, Meredith, Ellen Pompeo
Birth Place: Everett, Massachusetts, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 10 November 1969
Age/How Old: 54 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 165 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
Weight: In Kilograms –  50 Kg
In Pounds – 110 lbs
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Light Brown
Parents Name: Father – Joseph Pompeo
Mother – Kathleen Pompeo
Siblings: Maureen Pompeo
School: Everett High School
College: N/A
Religion: Catholic
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Chris Ivery (m. 2007)
Kids/Children Name: Eli Christopher, Stella Luna Pompeo Ivery, Sienna May
Profession: Actor, Director, Producer
Net Worth: $90 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Ellen Kathleen Pompeo, or popularly called Ellen Pompeo, is an actress who has worked in many movies and drama series in the last two decades. Being an actress, she has had her fair share of the limelight with some popular series like Grey’s Anatomy, Law and Order, and Strong Medicine.

She has also won the Satellite Award for Grey’s Anatomy in 2007 and a People’s Choice Award for the same in 2015 for being the ‘Favourite Drama Series Actress.’ Although, her film debut was way back in the late 90s in the film ‘Coming Soon.’ Her notable performances include films like Moonlight Mile, Old School, and Daredevil. Having acted in more than 20 movies and TV series, she has established herself in this industry.

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

Biography and Early Life

Coming from a low-income family, she has had to struggle. She took birth in the small town of Everett in Massachusetts and had struggled her way through being a waitress to an actress. She was young when she started working and had to keep up with the help of her small earnings. She first started working at a bar as a waitress, and later, when the time came, she bought a ticker to New York City.

Before this, being born to a devout Catholic family, she had to entertain strict Catholic rules and work her way out of her life. But she made sure that the ticket to New York was profitable. She continued her job as a waitress in the new city, but soon, an advertising agency employee noticed her, and soon she started working for small TV commercials. In 1996, she got her first role, and there was no going back.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Ellen Pompeo in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Ellen Pompeo’s age is 54 years old as of today’s date 16th July 2024 having been born on 10 November 1969. Though, she is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 165 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 110 lbs in Pound and 50kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Green and hair color is Light Brown.


She has said in various interviews about her personal life and has made her voice a cause worth listening to. Living in a family without a mother, she was insecure but a badass and completed her education through high school graduation at Everett High School after which, she took a u-turn at college and fled to Miami. Later, she became one of the loveliest waitresses who could charm people beyond their imagination. This attitude of hers made her get noticed and thus started her acting career.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Ellen Pompeo With Husband Chris Ivery
Ellen Pompeo With Husband Chris Ivery

As her career has been filmy, so has her love life. She is married to Chris Ivery, and their meeting is what makes it all so clouded romantic. Meeting at a grocery store and falling in love to spending their lives together is what her marriage looks like. They have gotten married since and have three beautiful children, namely, Stella, Ellie Christopher, and Sienna, who is the second born and has taken birth with the help of surrogacy.

Is Ellen Pompeo Lesbian?

Ellen is very much straight and is happily married to Chris Ivery since 2007 proves the fact that she is straight and has no interest in women.

Professional Career

Ellen Pompeo started her career with guest roles in TV series, like ‘Law & Order,’ ‘Strangers with Candy’ and ‘Friends.’ In 2002, she emerged within the history crime film ‘Catch Me If You Can.’ Within 1999, ‘Coming Soon’ was discharged within which Ellen created her motion-picture show Debut. Pompeo got popular through the romantic drama film ‘Moonlight Mile.’ It had been one of the foremost vital works in her career. She earned her breakthrough with ‘Art Heist’ that was directed by Bryan Goeres.

Ellen Pompeo is additionally active on tv. The major important role she competes with was the role of Dr. Meredith Grey, the lead character within the TV series ‘Grey’s Anatomy.’ The part attained her international appreciation. It additionally made her reach the top list as one of the very best paid TV actresses worldwide. She has also directed one episode and has been serving as a producer since 2017.


Ellen Pompeo is an actress of fineness, and her performances have gotten appreciation like no other. She has got awarded many prestigious awards like the Screen Actors Guild in 2006, whereas she was nominated for the same in 2005 and 2007.

Other than this, she has been people’s favorite: she has been rewarded as the winner of the People’s Choice Award in the category – Favourite Dramatic Actress in the years 2013, 2015, and 2016. Other than this, she has been nominated for her brilliance for the 2007 Golden Globe Award, in the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ellen Pompeo in 2024

Ellen Pompeo Net Worth
Ellen Pompeo Net Worth

Ellen has worked in many films, and tv series and hence has a good amount of wealth as well. In numbers, it is probably $90 million as of 2024, and most of this income has come from a major tv series, i.e., Grey’s Anatomy, where she plays the role of Meredith Grey. This show has made her famous as well as one of the highest-paid actresses in the world. This role adds up $20 million every year ($550,000 per episode) along with additional royalties and revenue.

Ellen appreciates life a great deal. Even with all the name and fame, she has earned for herself with her toil, she says, “I do not realize acting to be a very noble way to create a living. I am not saving anybody’s life, I am not a coach, I am not operating for the United Nations Children’s Fund. I do not suppose I am some massive deal.” Despite her high rising quality in Hollywood filmdom, Pompeo expressed she didn’t realize acting empowering and stopped acting after “Grey’s Anatomy” ended.


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