Ellen Pompeo Net Worth (May, 2023): Earnings, Age, Height, Husband, Biography

Ellen Pompeo Net Worth: $80 Million

Net Worth:$80 Million
Salary:$20 Million
Date of Birth:Nov 10, 1969
Age:52 years
Height:5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)
Nationality:United States of America

Ellen Pompeo net worth is around $80 million. Ellen Pompeo is a famous actress from America.

Ellen Pompeo Net Worth
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Ellen Pompeo is very popular for her role as Meredith Grey in the ABC medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy.” That role made Ellen Pompeo one of the highest-paid actresses on the planet. Ellen Pompeo earns around $20 million per year from the role, due to her $550,000 per-episode salary PLUS syndication royalties and revenue.

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What is Ellen Pompeo Net Worth?:

Ellen Pompeo net worth is around $80 million in 2022.

Ellen Pompeo Net Worth

Ellen Pompeo annual Salary is $20 Million.

Ellen Pompeo Earnings:

On its 2020 list of the highest-paid actresses, Forbes ranked Ellen Pompeo No. 8 with $19 million in annual earnings, sitting between A-listers Nicole Kidman and Elisabeth Moss. The publication pegged Ellen Pompeo earnings at $550,000 per episode for “Grey’s,” plus $6 million a year in profits from syndication, after a contract renegotiation in 2017.

Since the show began airing in 2005, and Ellen Pompeo has appeared in more than 400 episodes. ABC has announced the show will return for an 18th season in 2022, airing on Thursday nights.

Ellen Pompeo Grey’s Anatomy Salary:

For seasons 11 and 12 Ellen Pompeo earned a total of $300,000 per episode, roughly $7.5 million per year. For seasons 13 and 14 Ellen Pompeo earned $350,000 per episode, roughly $8.7 million per year. At this point Ellen Pompeo did not own any backend equity points on the show.

After the 14th season wrapped, Ellen Pompeo began negotiations for a new contract. Ellen actually approached Grey’s creator Shonda Rhimes. When negotiations were over Ellen Pompeo walked away with a per episode pay bump to $575,000. That brought her single-season salary up to $14.4 million. Ellen Pompeo also was given 2 backend percentage points on the show’s syndication profits. Every year that brings Ellen an additional $6-7 million.

In total, starting at season 15, Ellen Pompeo will earn more than $20 million for “Grey’s Anatomy.” Ellen Pompeo new deal also gives her a producer credit on future Grey’s spinoffs and pilot commitments for her production company.

Ellen Pompeo Biography:

BornEllen Kathleen Pompeo
November 10, 1969 (age 52)
Everett, Massachusetts, U.S.
Years active1994–present
Spouse(s)Chris Ivery ​(m. 2007)​

Ellen Pompeo was born on November 10, 1969 in Everett, Massachusetts. She was brought up Catholic by her parents Joseph and Kathleen Pompeo.

Ellen Pompeo Biography
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Sadly, her mother died at age 33 of a painkiller overdose when Ellen was just 5. Her father remarried soon after. Ellen is the youngest of five siblings–three sisters and two brothers.

Ellen Pompeo Acting Career

In the mid-1990s, Ellen Pompeo moved to Miami where she worked as a bartender. She then moved to New York City in 1995 with a boyfriend while pursuing a modeling career. While in New York, Ellen was discovered by a casting director and was invited to appear in various ads for Citibank and L’Oreal.

Ellen Pompeo made her TV debut in 1996 when she guest starred in NBC’s “Law & Order.” Her feature film debut was a small part in 1999’s “Coming Soon.” She appeared again on “Law & Order” in 2000.

Ellen Pompeo moved to Los Angeles in 2001 and appeared in the movie “Mambo Cafe”. A turning point came when she was cast in the 2002 movie “Moonlight Mile”, playing Jake Gyllenhaal’s sympathetic love interest. Her performance caught the attention of critics, with many commentators noting that she was considered Academy Award nomination worthy.

In 2002, Ellen Pompeo appeared in “Catch Me If You Can.” In 2003 she was in the Luke Wilson/Will Ferrell comedy “Old School.” Ellen Pompeo then portrayed Jim Carrey’s ex-girlfriend, Naomi, in the 2004 film “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”, though her scenes were eventually cut from the film. In 2003, Pompeo played the role of Karen Page in the Marvel movie “Daredevil.

Ellen Pompeo Breakthrough:

In 2005 Ellen Pompeo career launched to new heights after she was cast in the ABC medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy” helmed by Shonda Rhimes. Ellen Pompeo was cast as the lead role and title character Meredith Grey, a surgical intern at the fictional Seattle Grace Hospital. The timing could not have been better.

Ellen Pompeo would later admit that she was “perilously close” to being broke when she read the pilot script. The show was an immediate hit and well received by critics. Ellen Pompeo performance has given her five People’s Choice Award nominations and three wins. In 2007, Ellen Pompeo was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Drama series, and “Grey’s Anatomy” won Best Drama Series that same year.

Later that year, Ellen Pompeo was honored at a black-tie gala by the National Italian American Foundation for her achievement in entertainment.  As of this writing, “Grey’s Anatomy”  has aired more than 363 episodes over 16 seasons.

In 2011, Ellen Pompeo launched her own production company called Calamity Jane and sold its first project to ABC. Ellen Pompeo appeared in the music video for Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” in 2014.

Since 2011, Ellen Pompeo has been involved with other projects as a producer and made her directorial debut with a Grey’s Anatomy episode in season 13. On August 14, Ellen Pompeo announced she was developing two dramas for ABC studios. Ellen Pompeo was listed as a co-producer for a Grey’s Anatomy spinoff titled “Station 19.” In 2019, Ellen Pompeo appeared as a guest judge on “RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars.”

Ellen Pompeo Husband:

Pompeo married music producer Chris Ivery on November 9, 2007 with New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg serving as the legal witness to the ceremony. They met in 2003 at a Los Angeles grocery store. They have 3 children together, two daughters and a son.

Pompeo has long been rumored by the media to have an eating disorder, which she has firmly denied. She has heavily criticized reports, stating she is worried about the young women who look up to her getting the wrong idea. Pompeo, along with Shonda Rhimes, Kerry Washington, and Viola Davis, appeared in an ad campaign supporting Hillary Clinton for the 2016 election.

Ellen Pompeo Interesting Facts:

  • Ellen once said, “I think the way our connections as human beings deepen is through conflict and growth.”
  • Ellen stressed the importance of being “less judgmental” and asking questions when you don’t have the same opinions and beliefs as someone.
  • When asked how she feels about the success of “Grey’s Anatomy” after 18 seasons, Ellen said, “I never thought we would make it this far and we have our super loyal fans to thank. We’d never be on the air without them.”
  • Ellen lost her mother but she was strong and came out as successs.
  • She was almost broke but she never gave up trying which ultimately led her to be where she is .
  • She is a conscious individual about impact she has on other fellow humans who idolize her.