You got to know about Ellen Pompeo. She is an actress who appears on Grey’s Anatomy and a few movies. Here are facts about her, including her net worth.
Ellen Pompei: All about her and her movie appearances
You can’t just get enough of Ellen Pompeo. Her performance in movies like “Catch Me if You Can,” and “Moonlight Mile” as well as in TV show like “Greys Anatomy. Pompeo is not only an actress but also a producer and director. She has decent net worth, being one of the highest paid TV stars. Pompeo earned a $20 million annual contract with ABC in 2018. She has also been honored for her achievements in the entertainment industry. The actress was noticed by a casting director who signed her to an ad campaign for L’Oreal. Pompeo is grateful for L’Oreal for exposing her. 48-year-old Ellen Pompeo was born in Everett, Massachusetts and her parents were Joseph and Kathleen Pompeo. Joseph was of Irish, Italian and English descent while his wife was of Irish descent. Pompeo’s mother passed on when she was just five after she overdosed on painkillers. Her father remarried and passed on in late 2012. Pompeo was nicknamed “the pencil” and “stracciatella” by her five siblings. After school, Pompeo worked as a bartender in a Miami club when she met Andrew Rosenthal, a photographer. They went to New York City, and that’s where she got a role to appear on commercials for Citibank and L’Oreal.
Facts about Ellen Pompeo
She met her husband in a grocery store
You would be surprised by the stories couples tell about how they first met. It’s the same case with Pompeo with her husband, Chris Ivery. Theirs is entirely different from other celebrities. Chris and Pompeo met in a totally down to earth kind of way. Pompeo and Ivery became friends after they bumped into each other in a grocery store. After six months, they began dating, and the rest is history. Even though they met in 2003, Pompeo and Chris grew up outside of Boston, and their homes were around 10 miles apart.
Pompeo has three kids
Ellen Pompeo and her husband Chris have been blessed with three children, Stella Luna Pompeo Ivery aged nine, Sienna May Pompeo Ivery who is five and two-year-old Eli Christopher Pompeo Ivery. Chris was born in December 2016. Pompeo told Parents.com that her eldest child, Stella had been helpful to her younger siblings. She was grateful that she had so many people to help her including her daughter. Pompeo also took the chance to state that the rumors going around that she had six toes on each foot were not true and even showed her feet to prove so. Of all the rumors, someone can just wake up one day and fill the world with crap that a certain star has six toes on each foot and the world believes? The actress steps on the red carpet with open shoes sometimes.
In her wedding was Michael Bloomberg, the NYC mayor
Pompeo and her husband got married in at Manhattan’s City hall, and relatives and close friends attended the wedding. However, there was a notable figure in the wedding that got people talking, Michael Bloomberg. Bloomberg was a legal witness of Pompeo and Chris’s union. They knew each other when Pompeo and her husband were preparing for the wedding, and the mayor paid attention to her because she was a celebrity.
She has ever been pranked courtesy of her then boyfriend
In 2005, Pompeo was Punk’d by one and only Ashton Kutcher. Well, if you watch “Punk’d,” you definitely know how it goes down. So this was just a normal day like any other for Pompeo, and she sat with her boyfriend, Chris for dinner in a restaurant. A waitress came, started hitting on Chris and he tipped her generously. Ellen Pompeo became mad, and after all the reaction, she realized later that she was actually “Punk’d.”
She struggled to make it in acting
As Pompeo landed roles in movies and TV shows before she finally settled on “Grey’s Anatomy,” she was part of other projects, but her scenes were deleted. Some of those movies were, “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” and “Daredevil.” She was paid for her appearances and increased her net worth though. The loss went to the creators of the movies. Before she was cast in “Moonlight Mile,” Jake Gyllenhaal hit on her and Pompeo was surprised that a younger guy could have the guts to hit on her. Well, it seemed to Jake, age was nothing but a number. Another movie that Pompeo stars in is “Catch Me if You Can.”
ABC using Patrick Dempsey as leverage against Pompeo
After she signed a deal with ABC, she spoke to a Hollywood reporter about ABC and Patrick Dempsey where she addressed the relationship between her and the leading man. Pompeo said that when Patrick Dempsey left the show in 2015, it was a defining moment for her deal-wise. The reason why was because when she asked for increment, ABC would tell her that they didn’t need her because they had Patrick.
Her net worth
Ellen Pompeo has a net worth of $30 million. The former leading man of the “Grey’s Anatomy,” Patrick has a net worth of $60 million, no wonder he was a challenge to the actress. Pompeo’s producer husband, Chris has a net worth of $10 million.
It will be an excellent year for Pompeo. She is the highest paid actress this year, thanks to her $20 million annual payment deal with ABC. We can expect to see her where we are used to, “Grey’s Anatomy.”