Ellen Pompeo Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Ellen Kathleen Pompeo was born on 10 November 1969, in Everett, Massachusetts USA, of Italian, English and Irish descent. She is an actress and producer, perhaps best known for appearing in the long-running television show called “Grey’s Anatomy”, and also for acting in such movies as “Daredevil”, “Moonlight Mile”, “Undermind” among others. During her career, Ellen has been nominated for and has won numerous awards. Some of them include Satellite Award, Golden Globe Award, Teen Choice Award, People’s Choice Award and others. As she is also trying to build up a career as a producer, there is a high chance that she will become acclaimed not only as an actress.

So how rich is Ellen Pompeo? It is estimated that Ellen’s net worth is over $30 million. Ellen mainly gained this sum of money through her successful career in both the movie and television industries. If she will make her name as a producer, there is little doubt that this sum of money will become even higher.

Ellen Pompeo Net Worth $30 Million

Ellen’s career as an actress began in 1996, when she appeared in the television show entitled “Law & Order”. In 1999 she acted in her first movie, called “Coming Soon”, in which she had an opportunity to work with Bonnie Root, Ryan Reynolds, Mia Farrow, Gaby Hoffman and others. This was the time when Pompeo’s net worth really began growing. Step by step Ellen’s popularity grew and she received more invitations to portray varying roles. She has appeared in such shows as “Strong Medicine”, “Friends”, “Strangers with Candy” and others. All these appearances added a lot to Pompeo’s net worth. In 2002 Ellen portrayed one of the lead roles in the movie called “Moonlight Mile”, which helped her gain more fans.

Three year later Pompeo was cast in one of the most famous television shows, called “Grey’s Anatomy”. During the filming of this show Ellen worked together with Sandra Oh, Katherine Heigl, Justin Chambers, Kate Walsh, Chandra Wilson and others. Soon this show became one of the main sources of Ellen’s net worth. Ellen was acclaimed and received a lot of praise for her role in this show. Other television shows and movies that Ellen has appeared in include “The Job”, “Repeat After Me”, “Get Real”, “Art Heist”, “Life of the Party” and others. In 2014 Ellen announced that she is planning to end her career as an actress as soon as “Grey’s Anatomy” ended. Despite this fact, there is still a high chance that she will change her mind and will continue appearing in various shows and movies.

If to talk about Ellen Pompeo’s personal life, it can be said that in 2007 she married Chris Ivery and they have two children. All in all, Ellen is a beautiful and very talented woman, who has portrayed various roles during her career and has achieved a lot. There is no doubt that Ellen has many fans who will support her even if she will decide to really end her career in television and movie industries. Even if she retires from acting, there is a chance that Ellen will focus more on producing and will work on new projects.

Quick Facts

Birth date: November 10, 1969
Birth place: Everett, Massachusetts, United States
Profession:Film actress
Nationality:American
Spouse:Chris Ivery (m. 2007)
Children:Stella Luna Pompeo Ivery, Sienna May Pompeo Ivery
Siblings:Maureen Pompeo
Awards:Screen Actors Guild Award
Nominations:Satellite Award, Teen Choice Award, People’s Choice Award, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama
Movies:“The Job” (2003), “Repeat After Me” (2015-), “Moonlight Mile”, “Get Real” (1998), “Art Heist” (2004), “Life of the Party” (2005), “Grey’s Anatomy” (2005-2016)
TV shows:“Strong Medicine” (2006), “Friends” (1994-2004), “Strangers with Candy” (2005)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1In August 2014, she welcomed her 2nd child, a daughter Sienna May Ivery with the help of a surrogate mother, with her husband Chris Ivery.
2Gave birth to her 1st child at age 39, a daughter Stella Luna Pompeo Ivery on September 15, 2009 in Los Angeles. Child's father is her husband, Chris Ivery.
3(November 9, 2007) Married her boyfriend of 4 years Chris Ivery in a civil ceremony in New York City. The only people in attendance were Mayor Michael Bloomberg and First Deputy Mayor Patti Harris, who served as witnesses to the ceremony.
4Working on the television series Grey's Anatomy (2005) in which she plays the main character. [March 2005]
5Ellen's paternal grandfather, Angelo Pompeo, was an Italian immigrant, born in Avellino. Ellen's paternal grandmother was of English and Irish ancestry, and Ellen's mother's family is also Irish.
6Was discovered while working at SoHo Bar & Grill in New York City.
7Was approached to play the role of Becky in Clerks II (2006), but turned it down because she had just finished the pilot for Grey's Anatomy (2005).
8Had a part in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), which was deleted from the final cut.
9Married to music producer Chris Ivery. After they started dating they learned that they both grew up in Boston, 10 miles from each other.
10Her mother died when she was only 4 years old. Her father is Joseph Pompeo, a salesman.
11Suffers from asthma.
12She is the youngest of 6 - she has 5 siblings who are all at least 8 years older than her. One of them is Maureen Pompeo.
13Before Grey's Anatomy (2005), she auditioned for a television pilot called "Secret Service". That show was not picked up by any television network.
14Had another scene in Daredevil (2003) as Matt Murdock's (Ben Affleck) secretary Karen Page, but it was deleted from the theatrical version of the film.
15Is a native of Boston.


Net Worth & Salary

TitleSalary
Grey's Anatomy (2005)$350,000 per episode (2012-2013)
Grey's Anatomy (2005)$275,000 /episode (2009-10)
Grey's Anatomy (2005)$200,000 /episode (2007-08)
Grey's Anatomy (2005)$200,000 /episode (2007-)
Grey's Anatomy (2005)$200 .000 / episode


Quotes

#Quote
1I don't find acting to be a particularly noble way to make a living. I'm not saving anybody's life, I'm not a teacher, I'm not working for UNICEF. I don't think I'm some big deal.
2On her character Meredith Grey - 'She's smart enough to make her way through medical school but she can't figure out that she can't sleep with strangers all the time.'
3"It was the best thing that happened to me all week - to say the very least...I was so flattered. I thanked him and told him how much I hoped we would have a chance to work together one day." - talking about when she was complimented by actor Jake Gyllenhaal shortly after arriving in Hollywood. Just three weeks later, she was working with him on Moonlight Mile (2002)!!


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Dramatic TV Actress
2013People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Dramatic TV Actress
2007Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actress in a Series, DramaGrey's Anatomy (2005)
2007ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesGrey's Anatomy (2005)· Justin Chambers (actor)
· Eric Dane (actor)
· Patrick Dempsey (actor)
· Katherine Heigl (actor)
· T.R. Knight (actor)
· Sandra Oh (actor)
· James Pickens Jr. (actor)
· Sara Ramirez (actor)
· Sarah Utterback (actor)
· Kate Walsh (actor)
· Isaiah Washington (actor)
· Chandra Wilson (actor)
2006Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Ensemble, TelevisionGrey's Anatomy (2005)· Justin Chambers
· Eric Dane
· Patrick Dempsey
· Katherine Heigl
· T.R. Knight
· Sandra Oh
· James Pickens Jr.
· Sara Ramirez
· Kate Walsh
· Isaiah Washington
· Chandra Wilson

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite TV Gal PalsGrey's Anatomy (2005)· Sandra Oh
2014People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite On-Screen ChemistryGrey's Anatomy (2005)· Patrick Dempsey
2012Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsDrama Lead ActressGrey's Anatomy (2005)
2012People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite TV Drama Actress
2011People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite TV DoctorFor playing "Meredith Grey."
2008ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesGrey's Anatomy (2005)· Justin Chambers
· Eric Dane
· Patrick Dempsey
· Katherine Heigl
· T.R. Knight
· Chyler Leigh
· Sandra Oh
· James Pickens Jr.
· Sara Ramirez
· Elizabeth Reaser
· Brooke Smith
· Kate Walsh
· Isaiah Washington
· Chandra Wilson
2007Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - DramaGrey's Anatomy (2005)
2007Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble of the YearGrey's Anatomy (2005)· Justin Chambers
· Eric Dane
· Patrick Dempsey
· Katherine Heigl
· T.R. Knight
· Sandra Oh
· James Pickens Jr.
· Sara Ramirez
· Kate Walsh
· Isaiah Washington
· Chandra Wilson
2006Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble of the YearGrey's Anatomy (2005)· Justin Chambers
· Patrick Dempsey
· Katherine Heigl
· T.R. Knight
· Sandra Oh
· James Pickens Jr.
· Kate Walsh
· Isaiah Washington
· Chandra Wilson
2006ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesGrey's Anatomy (2005)· Justin Chambers
· Patrick Dempsey
· Katherine Heigl
· T.R. Knight
· Sandra Oh
· James Pickens Jr.
· Kate Walsh
· Isaiah Washington
· Chandra Wilson
2006Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsTV - Choice ActressGrey's Anatomy (2005)
2005Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Breakout Performance - FemaleGrey's Anatomy (2005)


Filmography

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Law & Order1996-2000TV SeriesLaura Kendrick / Jenna Weber
8 1/2 x 111999ShortHuman Resources Woman
Strangers with Candy1999TV SeriesLizzie Abrams
Coming Soon1999Upset Girl
Do You Have the Time1995Short
Grey's Anatomy2005-2017TV SeriesDr. Meredith Grey
Taylor Swift: Bad Blood2015Video shortLuna
Life of the Party2005Phoebe Elgin
Art Heist2004Sandra Walker
Friends2004TV SeriesMissy Goldberg
Nobody's Perfect2004ShortVeronica
Undermind2003Flynn
Old School2003Nicole
Daredevil2003Karen Page
Catch Me If You Can2002Marci
Moonlight Mile2002Bertie Knox
The Job2001TV SeriesSue
Strong Medicine2001TV SeriesQuincy Dunne
Eventual Wife2000ShortBeth
In the Weeds2000Martha
Mambo Café2000Stacie
Get Real2000TV SeriesNina Adler

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Grey's Anatomy2011TV Series performer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Thank God It's Thursday on ABC2014TV Movie thanks
Grey's Anatomy: Complications of the Heart2006TV Movie special thanks
Grey's Anatomy: Straight to the Heart2006TV Movie special thanks
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind2004special thanks
Moonlight Mile: A Journey to Screen2002TV Short documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Extra2016TV SeriesHerself
The Late Late Show with James Corden2016TV SeriesHerself
Good Morning America2011-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself / Herself - Grey's Anatomy
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2005-2016TV SeriesHerself
TV Land Icon Awards 20162016TV MovieHerself - Presenter
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2008-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
Entertainment Tonight2006-2016TV SeriesHerself
The 42nd Annual People's Choice Awards2016TV MovieHerself
2015 Billboard Music Awards2015TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Repeat After Me2015TV SeriesHerself
The 41st Annual People's Choice Awards2015TV SpecialHerself
The Insider2014TV SeriesHerself - Grey's Anatomy
Thank God It's Thursday on ABC2014TV MovieHerself
The Queen Latifah Show2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The View2013TV SeriesHerself
Watch What Happens: Live2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 39th Annual People's Choice Awards2013TV SpecialHerself
Chelsea Lately2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Marriage Ref2011TV SeriesHerself - Contestant
13th Annual Young Hollywood Awards2011TV SpecialHerself - Award Presenter
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2010TV SeriesHerself
Late Show with David Letterman2005-2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2008TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Ensemble in a Drama Series & Presenter
E! Live from the Red Carpet2007-2008TV SeriesHerself
Anatomía Unplugged2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael2005-2007TV SeriesHerself
13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2007TV SpecialHerself
The 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards2007TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Television Series - Drama
The 33rd Annual People's Choice Awards2007TV Special documentaryHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2006TV SeriesHerself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2006TV SeriesHerself
The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2006TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Celebrity Debut2006TV MovieHerself
ABC News Nightline2006TV SeriesHerself
The 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards2006TV Movie documentaryHerself - Audience Member
Punk'd2005TV SeriesHerself
The 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2005TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special
'Old School' Orientation2003Video shortHerself
Moonlight Mile: A Journey to Screen2002TV Short documentaryHerself - 'Bertie Knox'

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Extra2016TV SeriesHerself
From the Start!2016TV SeriesLuna
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHerself / Dr. Meredith Grey
Sexo en serie2008TV Movie documentaryDr. Meredith Grey
Reinventando Hollywood2008TV Movie documentaryDr. Meredith Grey
Come Rain or Come Shine: From Grey's Anatomy to Private Practice2007TV MovieDr. Meredith Grey
Grey's Anatomy: Come Rain or Shine2007TV MovieDr. Meredith Grey
Grey's Anatomy: Every Moment Counts2007TV MovieDr. Meredith Grey
Grey's Anatomy: Complications of the Heart2006TV MovieDr. Meredith Grey
Getting Into Grey's Anatomy2006TV MovieDr. Meredith Grey
Grey's Anatomy: Under Pressure2006TV MovieDr. Meredith Grey
Grey's Anatomy: Straight to the Heart2006TV MovieDr. Meredith Grey

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