Ellie Kemper Biography

Updated On Feb 11, 2019 Published On Oct 15, 2015
Facts of Ellie Kemper
Date of Birth: 1980 , May-2
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Ellie Kemper
Birth Name Elizabeth Claire Kemper
Father David Woods Kemper
Mother Dorothy Ann Jannarone
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Kansas City, Missouri
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Actress
Working For NBC News
Net Worth $4 million
Eye Color Light-Brown
Body Measurements 34-24-34
Shoe Size 9 US
Weight in KG 57 KG
Famous for The Office
Married Yes
Married to Michael Koman (m. 2012)
Children 1
Education Princeton University
Awards GlamoAward for Editor's Special 2015
Movies 21 Jump Street, Bridesmaids
TV Show The Office, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Sisters Carrie Kemper
Siblings Carrie Kemper
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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.

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Born in Kansas City, Missouri

May 2 , 1980

Ellie Kemper was in a higher class family born as Elizabeth Claire Kemper in Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America to David Woods Kemper and Dorothy Ann Jannarone

Began dating Michael Koman


Ellie Kemper was involved in love affairs with Michael Koman from a long time ago. He is also a famous writer in the United States and he has also written several writings for various television series. They began dating each other from 2008

Married to Michael Koman

July 7 , 2012

Ellie Kemper is a married woman. She has been married with Michael Koman for about three years. They got engaged in 2011 and finally got married the following year. 

Won MTV Movie Awards


MTV Movie Awards is also one of the prestigious awards in the acting world. She has also been honored with this award once in her life and that was in 2012 for her role in Bridesmaids. She won this award for Best Gut-Wrenching Performance. 

Began her comedian career


She received her formal education from Conway Elementary School. After that she got enrolled at John Burroughs School. While she was in her school days, she was interested in comedy and she also gave several comedy shows there. 

Graduated from Princeton University


After completing her high school education from John Burroughs School, she also desired to continue her higher education, so she joined Princeton University. While she was there she was also in the hockey team. She completed her education from there in 2002

Began her acting career


Besides her interest in acting and making fun she was also good at several sports. She was one the hockey player while she was in Princeton University. Soon after completing her education from Princeton University, she also began her acting career.

Net Worth


Ellie Kemper's net worth is reported to be around $4 million as of 2019.