Ellen Pompeo

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Full Name Ellen Pompeo
Age 50 Years Old
Nick Name The Pencil, Stracciatella
Gender Female
Famous As Actress
Birth Date November 10, 1969
Birth Place Everett, Massachusetts, USA

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Grey's Anatomy Renewed for Two More Seasons at ABC as Ellen Pompeo Extends Contract Until 2021

ABC has formally renewed Grey’s Anatomy for Season 16 and Season 17. Ellen Pompeo is sticking around for both. Pompeo whose blockbuster two-year, $20 million deal was set to expire in May 2020 at the end of Season 16 has tacked another year onto her contract, clearing the way for the two-season pickup. It also has paved the way for the series to promote three recurring players to full-fledged series regulars. Earlier this year, she had not decided if she would re-sign beyond a then-potential Season 16. “I’m contracted through Season 16,” she stated last January on the Grey’s set. “And beyond that… I don’t really know. I take it day-by-day. 

How old is Meredith on GREY's anatomy?

As of 2018, her age is 49 but her age will be turning to 50 on her upcoming birthday in November as of 2019. 

What nationality is Ellen Pompeo?

Ellen Pompeo was born on 10th November 1969 in Everett, Massachusetts, the USA as Ellen Kathleen Pompeo. Her nationality is American and ethnicity is Mixed of Italian, Irish, English. Her horoscope sign is Scorpio. She is the daughter of Kathleen B. (nee O’Keefe) and Joseph E. Pompeo. Her father was of Italian, English, and Irish descent, while her mother was of Irish ancestry. She was raised Roman Catholic. When she was five her mother died of a painkiller overdose. Her father remarried soon after. He died on 1st September 2012, in the year 2006. In the year 2006, she told Allure “I think having my mother die at such a very young age when she was 33-I appreciated life so much. She has five siblings: three sisters and two brothers. She was nicknamed “the pencil”, and “stracciatella”(an ice-cream flavor). As per her education, she attended Everett High School in Everett, Washington.

Has Ellen Pompeo won any awards?

  • Ellen began her career with television debut in 1996 by guest-starring in the NBC legal police drama, Law & Order.
  • Then, she made her feature film debut in Coming Soon (1999).
  • She then guest-starred on Strangers with Candy, Strong Medicine and Friends.
  • She made her major studio screen debut in “Brad Silverling’s Moonlight Mile”(2002), starring alongside Susan Sarandon, Dustin Hoffman, and Jake Gyllenhaal. 
  • She received outstanding reviews for her portrayal of an outspoken young woman carrying a silent burden that’s breaking her heart.
  • She then starred opposite Luke Wilson, Vince Vaughn and Will Ferrell in the wildly successful Old School (2003) and, before that, in Steven Spielberg’s Catch me if You Can (2002), opposite “Leonardo DiCaprio”.
  • She has also starred in several independent features, including In The Weeds (2000) and Coming Soon (1999), and Life of the Party (2005).
  • Since 2005, she has played “Dr. Meredith Grey” on the television series Grey’s Anatomy (2005).
  • She also appeared in the music video of Bad Blood.
  • She is also involved with a Spanish thriller Motivos Personales with the London-based company, New Media Vision.
  • She renewed her contract for Grey's Anatomy in January 2018, agreeing for two more seasons; she became the highest paid actress in a television drama series, earning more than $20 million a year with the new deal. 
  • Forbes ranked Pompeo as the third highest female and the fifth highest actor overall on its 2018 list of highest paid TV actors on television; she had estimated earnings of US$23.5 million.

Are Ellen Pompeo's kids adopted?

Ellen Pompeo's marital status is married. She met Chris Ivery in a Los Angeles grocery store in the year 2003 and began dating and then got married in the year 2007, with then Ney York City mayor Michael Bloomberg as the legal witness to the ceremony. In the year 2009, she gave birth to her first child, daughter Stella. And In the year 2014, she welcomed daughter Sienna with the help of a surrogate mother. On December 29, 2016, it was announced that they had welcomed their third child, a boy named Eli Christopher. She suffers from several allergies and asthma. So, She follows a healthy lifestyle, meditates twice a day for 20 minutes each, and does so inside her trailer in between takes as well. Ellen is a happily married woman with 3 children and there is no sign of divorce between them. 

How much money does Ellen Pompeo make per episode?

Ellen Pompeo's net worth is estimated to have $30 million. She earns annually $20 Million as of 2019 and she earns a sum of $575,000 per episode. She is satisfied with her earnings. Her major source of earning is from her acting career. 

How tall is Ellen Pompeo?

Ellen Pompeo is a very sexy and hot actress with a tall height of 5 feet 7 inches. Her body weighs 57 kg. She has light brown hair and green eyes. Her body measurements are 36-26-36 inches. Her dress size is 6 (US), shoe size is 9 (US) and bra size is 34B. Her other body details will be added soon. 

Is Ellen Pompeo active on social media?

Yes, Ellen is very active on Instagram and Twitter. She has 4.5 million followers on Instagram and 1.45 million followers on Twitter.