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Date of Birth: 1979 , April-17
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Tate Ellington
Birth Name James Tate Ellington
Father James R. Ellington
Mother Deborah Cochran
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Madison, Mississippi
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $2 Million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Weight in KG 74
Married to Chrissy Fiorilli-Ellington
Education University of Mississippi
Awards Brooklyn International Film Festival
Movies The Elephant King, Sinister 2, Remember Me,Straight Outta Compton, A Patient Man
TV Show The Unusuals, The Mindy Project, Quantico, Shameless, The Brave, Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector

Quick Timeline of Tate Ellington

1979 Born in Madison, Mississippi
2005 Debuted From Movie You Are Alone
2009 Debuted In Television
2015 Got His Major Role
2019 Estimated Net Worth $2 Million
2012 Married wife Chrissy Fiorilli

Detail Timeline of Tate Ellington

April 17 , 1979

Born in Madison, Mississippi

James Tate Ellington was born under a birth sign of Aries on 17th, April 1979 in Madison Mississippi, United States. He belongs to white ethnicity.


Debuted From Movie You Are Alone

Tate Ellington worked in shorts films and he debuted from the movie You Are Alone in 2005.


Debuted In Television

Tate Ellington debuted from the television series in a role as Mark Stanwood The Unusuals with one episode.


Got His Major Role

Tate Ellington got his first major role in the 2015 television series Quantico. He appeared for  22 episodes from 2015 to 2016.



Estimated Net Worth $2 Million

The American actor Tate has an estimated net worth of around $2 Million from his career. He has been working in the entertainment industry for more than a decade.

May 19 , 2012

Married wife Chrissy Fiorilli

Tate Ellington and wife Chrissy Fiorilli now enjoy seven years of long marital life with no any issues of divorce. The pair has two children.


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. 

In 2009, Tate appeared in television series The Unusuals and Rescue Me in an episode. He shared a screen with actors Robert Pattinson and Emilie de Ravin in Remember Me

TateTate Ellington on the premiere of Remember Me SOURCE: Getty Image

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.

Movie Released Year Budget Box-Office
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. 

Tate Tate Ellington With His Wife Chrissy Fiorilli SOURCE: Getty Image

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.