Ellen Pompeo – Biography, Height & Life Story

Ellen Pompeo
Nick Name The Pencil, Meredith
Real Name Ellen Kathleen Pompeo
Profession Actress, Director and Producer
Known for Meredith Grey on Grey's Anatomy
Nationality American
Age 52 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth November 10, 1969
Birthplace Everett, Massachusetts, United States
Hobbies Video Game, Painting, Hiking
Religion Roman Catholicism
Zodiac Sign Scorpio

Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m)
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Light Brown
Body Type Hourglass

An American actress and producer, Ellen Pompeo (birth name Ellen Kathleen Pompeo) was born in 10th November 1969 in Everett, Massachusetts, USA. Born and raised in Roman Catholic, the daughter of Kathleen B and Joseph E. Pompeo, a salesman, Ellen ethnicity comprises of Italian, English, and Irish descent.  She was able to gain wide range of popularity from the tv shows as she plays as Dr. Meredith Grey on “Grey’s Anatomy” including Patrick Dempsey as her partner in the drama. As a result, her contribution leads her to earn the nomination in the Golden Globe Award for the Best Actress – Television Series Drama. Ellen has made significant presence in several movies such as ‘Moonlight Mile’, ‘Old School’, and ‘Daredevil’. Grey’s Anatomy is the long running hit ABC medical drama series that initially started from the 2005 to the present and this tv shows has been widely accepted by the audience.

Celebrating its 200th episode of Grey’s Anatomy, Ellen has able to accumulate the estimated net worth of $ 30 million dollars from her overall professional earnings.

At the age of four, her mother died due to the excessive use of painkiller and her stepmother raised her. Altogether, she has five siblings in the family among them three of them are sisters and two brothers.

Ellen pursed to make her acting career when she decided to move to New York City, at first she appeared in commercials and small independent movies which was of course a bold initiation. After the harsh entry in the industry she finally got chance to make her debut in television drama, ‘Law and Order’. Following the success in the TV drama, she got appear in her debut movie as well and she was featured in ‘Coming Soon’. Although, in the movie, she had to play only the small part but it was really golden opportunity for her to expose her talent and skills. The success of the movie made turning point in her life and she never thought of looking back to her past deeds. Ellen was also honored from the National Italian American Foundation for her contribution in the entertainment in Washington, D.C. and she has also won Satellite award. She exposed herself as media darling making interview with host in different talk shows that gained a momentum to win People’s Choice Award for Favorite TV Drama Actress.

Now moving on to her physical orientation, she also has severed in many commercial industries as model with an average height of 5 feet and 7 inches tall; in addition she has also got skills to expose her sexy body, which is like of fit banana shaped body. Moreover, her weight is around 57 kg which is considered to be must appropriate weight for her to boost her sexy athletic looks. 44 years old,  Pompeo still manages to look fabulous and attractive, while some of the observers and wish wishers speculate about her fuller cheeks is because plastic surgery. However, it has not disclosed in media about her plastic surgery.

Pompeo was really much attracted towards music producer Chris Ivery, the couple seem to be dating for long time. Finally, they married on November 9, 2007. In an interview with AP reports her husband announced that Ellen was pregnant with her first baby. Now, she is mother of her two children and both of them are daughters, Stella Luna and Sienna May.

To know more about her, you can simply get accessed via Wikipedia and IMDb biography. To know about her latest updates her fans can get connected with her via social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


School Name Everett High School
Collage / Uni None
Qualification Graduated from High School


Salary $178,500 Approx
Net Worth USD $40 million approx.


Father Joseph Pompeo
Mother Kathleen Pompeo
Mirtial Status Married

Favorite Things

Favorite Food Salami, Pizza, Salads and Beet Roots.
Favorite TV Show Friends
Favorite Actress Scarlett Johansson
Favorite Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert Downey Jr.
Favorite Colour Blue