Ellie Kemper is a renowned American actress, comedian, and writer. She is popular in the world for portraying her role in the movie, 21 Jump Street.
Ellie Kemper's Early Life and Education
Kemper, who was from a higher class family, was born on May 2, 1980, as Elizabeth Claire Kemper in Kansas City, Missouri, the United States of America to father David Woods Kemper and mother Dorothy Ann Jannarone. She is an American and is of mixed ethnicity as her origin lies in Italian, English, French and German ancestry.
She is the older sister of Carrie Kemper, a television writer. She practices Roman Catholicism along with her family members. She was five when her family moved to St. Louis. There, she was enrolled at the Conway Elementary School. While her higher education was from John Burroughs School, her graduation was from Princeton University with a BA degree in English in 2002.
While she was attending her school, she was included in the 1998 national championship field hockey team. But, while she was there, she was just a bench warmer for the team. She is also a student at the University of Oxford.
Ellie Kemper's Career
Ellie became active as a comedian since 1999. Besides her interest in acting and making fun, she was also good at several sports. Soon after completing her education at Princeton University, she began her acting career.
She was a part of the Princeton Triangle Club, a touring musical comedy theater troupe. She was a regular in the comedy sketches on the Late Night with Conan O'Brien. She got her breakthrough after appearing in the E! Television's The Gastineau Girls.
Kemper got famous because of a comedy video on the popular site College Humor. The Video was about 'oral sex'. In the two-minute video, Ellie offers to perform oral sex on her boyfriend but, startles him by saying that she will bite and smash his genitals.
According to Kemper, the video was only a joke but, she preferred to not have done it. She also wishes that the video should not be seen as an epitome of her work.
Ellie Kemper has a total of 53 acting credits to her name with most being for TV series. She had recurring roles in the TV series, The Office, starring Jenna Fischer and John Krasinski. Apart from that, she was a part of other shows like Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, We Bare Bears, and Julie's Greenroom.
While talking about her movie roles then, her first movie is Mystery Team where she has portrayed the role of Jamie. Likewise, some of her outstanding movies are Bridesmaids and 21 Jump Street where she has appeared alongside Kristen Wiig, Rose Byrne, Channing Tatum, and Jonah Hill.
Ellie Kemper's Net Worth and Online Presence
Ellie Kemper's net worth is reported to be around $4 million as of 2019. She is living a lavish lifestyle living in a luxurious mansion. She purchased Kemper's three-bedroom for worth $2,800,000.
Ellie is inactive on social media sites like Twitter and Instagram but, there are active fan pages of the actress in both of those sites.
Ellie Kemper's Personal Life
Ellie Kemper is a married woman. She has been married to Michael Koman for about six years. Before being married to him, she had a romantic relationship with him for a few years. They got engaged in 2011 and finally got married the following year on July 7, 2012. The couple has a son named James born in 2016, four years after their marriage.