Born and raised in Madison, Tate Ellington is an American actor widely known for his acting skills. He appeared in movies like Remember Me and Elephant Kings. He appeared in television series, including Shameless, The Brave, and Quantico.
Double Major In Arts
James Tate was born on 17th April 1979 in Madison, Mississippi, United States. He holds American nationality, and his birth sign is Aries. He belongs to white ethnicity.
His father James R. Ellington and mother Deborah Cochran own a residential construction company in Mississippi.
James went on to study at the private high school, Madison -Ridgeland Academy. In his school days, he played football for three seasons as a center from the school team.
His passion for acting lead him to the University of Mississippi while he got an opportunity from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a scholarship. He graduated from the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) with a double bachelor's degree with a major in art and Theater.
Got Main Role In The Elephant King
Tate Ellington debuted acting career appearing in the 2005 movie You Are Alone. In 2006, he got his first major role film, The Elephant King, for which he won Best Actor award at Brooklyn International Film Festival.
The 5 feet 10 inches actor got his first major role in the 2015 television series as Simon Asher in Quantico and shared screen space with Josh Hopkins, Jake McLaughlin, and Yasmine Al Massri.
In 2018, he appeared in television series The Brave and movie A Patient Man. His future project Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector, will be released in 2020 with actor Russel Hornsby.
Has A Net Worth Of $2 Million
Tate Ellington's net worth is around $2 Million. The primary source of his income is his career in the entertainment industry.
The actor has collected thousands of dollars from his work. He also appeared in various movies that did well in box-office. Here are some of his films with its initial budget and box office collection.
|The Invention of Lying||2009||US$18.5 million||US$32.7 million|
|Remember Me||2010||$16 million||$56.032 million|
|Straight Outta Compton||2015||$50 million||$201.6 million|
|Sinister 2||2015||$10 million||$54.1 million|
Married To Casting Director Chrissy
Tate Ellington has been married to wife Chrissy Fiorilli since 19th May 2012. The couple first met in August 2009 at the friend's party. The couple later again met for his audition for The Good Wife in which she as a casting director.
Gradually their friendship turned into a relationship and married in Shreveport, Los Angeles. Tate and his wife welcomed their first child daughter Veda Ellington on 20th October 2014 and blessed with second kid daughter Wit Ellington on 20th September 2018.
The couple is now living a happy and blissful life with their children in Los Angeles, California.