Who is Ellen Pompeo?

Ellen Pompeo is an American actress and producer best known for her role as Dr Meredith Grey in the TV series ‘Grey’s Anatomy’.

Ellen Pompeo Net Worth
Ellen Pompeo

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Ellen Kathleen Pompeo was born in Everett, Massachusetts on November 10, 1969. Her parents, Joseph and Kathleen Pompeo, raised her as a Catholic. Ellen’s mother died of a painkiller overdose when she was five years old, at the age of 33. Soon after, her father remarried. Ellen is the youngest of five siblings, with two brothers and three sisters.

Ellen Pompeo Husband

Ellen is married to Chris Ivery, an American music producer. He wrote a song titled Cheers (Drink To That) that was the soundtrack for the TV show Smash. The duo first met in a Los Angeles grocery store in 2003 and began dating six months later.

Chris Ivery and Ellen walked down the aisle on November 9, 2007, at ‘City Hall,’ New York.

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LOS ANGELES, CA – DECEMBER 03: Actress Ellen Pompeo and Chris Ivery attend a basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Houston Rockets at Staples Center on December 3, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)

Ellen Pompeo Children

Ellen is a proud mother of three children including Stella Luna Pompeo Ivery (born September 15, 2009), Sienna May (born 2014), and Eli Christopher (born on December 29, 2016). Her second-born, Sienna May, was born through surrogacy.


Ellen is best known for her role as Meredith Grey in the ABC medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy.” That role made Ellen one of the highest-paid actresses on the planet. She earns around $20 million per year from the role, thanks to her $550,000 per-episode salary PLUS syndication royalties and revenue.

Ellen Pompeo Net Worth

Ellen is an American actress who has a net worth of $80 million dollars