Ellie Kemper

Ellie Kemper

Who is Ellie Kemper?

Ellie Kemper is an American actress, comedian, and writer from Kansas City, Missouri, the USA who is widely known for her role in the NBC series The Office as receptionist Erin Hannon in the final five seasons. She is also popular for playing the main character Kimmy Schmidt in the TV series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt since 2015.

What is Ellie Kemper's Famous for?

Ellie Kemper is best famous for her role in the NBC series The Office as receptionist Erin Hannon in the final five seasons. She is also popular for playing the main character Kimmy Schmidt in the TV series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt since 2015. 

Where was Ellie Kemper Born?

Ellie Kemper was born as Elizabeth Claire Kemper on 2 May 1980, in Kansas City, Missouri, USA to father David W. Kemper who was the chairman and chief executive officer of Commerce Bancshares and mother Dorothy Ann Jannarone. She holds American nationality and belongs to Italian, German, English, Scottish ethnicity. Her religion is Christianity and her zodiac is Taurus. She is the second among her four siblings. Her family is one of the wealthiest families in the State of Missouri. Her family moved to St. Louis when Kemper was five years old.

She attended Conway Elementary School in the St. Louis suburb of Ladue. After that, she attended high school at John Burroughs School, where she developed an interest in theater and improvisational comedy. In 1999, Kemper made her debut at the Veiled Prophet Ball dance, where she was named the Veiled Prophet Queen of Love and Beauty. She graduated from Princeton University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts in English. She then attended the University of Oxford, where she studied at Worcester College and earned a degree in English.

How is Ellie Kemper's Career?

Ellie started her career by taking part in several comedy groups and clubs like the Princeton Triangle Club. She regularly appeared in comedy sketches on Late Night with Conan O’Brien in the late 2000s.  She earned her Screen Actors Guild card doing commercial advertising of a one-week sale of tents at Kmart. Ellie did guest appearances on several television shows such as ‘Redeeming Rainbow’ and ‘Important Things with Demetri Martin’. In 2009 she appeared on the TV show‘The Office’ as a sweet and quirky receptionist, which gained popularity. Her other guest appearances in television shows are ‘Robot Chicken’ (2012), ‘The Mindy Project’ (2012-2013), ‘Sofia the First’ (2013-2016), and ‘American Dad’ (2014).

Her first significant film role was in the 2011 American comedy ‘Bridesmaids’ which was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture- Musical or Comedy. After that she was cast into several films,  ‘Laggies.’(2014), ‘They Came Together’ (2014), ‘The Nobodies’, (2016), and ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ (2016). Ellie Kemper’s career success peaked after she began playing the lead role in the American television program ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ which was a huge success, winning several awards. Kemper is also a contributing writer for the national satirical newspaper The Onion and The Huffington Post.  

What are Ellie Kemper's Achievements?

In 2010, Ellie won the Golden Nymph Awards for Outstanding Actress – Comedy Series for her role in The Office. In 2011, she played the character Becca in Bridesmaids, for which she won the “MTV Movie Awards for Best Jaw-Dropping Moment” in 2012. Ellie won the Webby Awards- Best Actress for her role in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt in 2015.

What is Ellie Kemper's Net Worth?

Ellie has a net worth of 4 million dollars which she had mainly earned from her acting career. Her salary is unknown. Ellie owns a three-bedroom, three-bath co-op at 325 West Avenue with her husband, Michael Koman worth $2.8Million. Information regarding her cars is not in public record yet.

How is Ellie Kemper's Personal Life?

Ellie Kemper is a married woman. She married her long-time boyfriend Michael Koman who is a former writer on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and the co-creator of the Adult Swim series Eagleheart and Comedy Central series Nathan for You. The couple got engaged in early 2012 and got married on 7 July 2012. They together have a son named James Koman. On May 17, 2019, Ellie is expecting her second child with husband Michael Koman. Ellie and Michael married life is going very well as of today.

How Tall is Ellie Kemper?

Ellie has a height of 5 feet 5 inches with a bodyweight of 57 kg. She has dark brown hair and light brown eyes.

She is active on social media sites like Instagram and Twitter. However, she is more popular on Instagram where she has over 378k followers by profile, Ellie kemper. 

Facts to be known about Ellie Kemper:

  1. Rumors are that Ellie and her husband Michael are separated now and they are about to divorce. It is not clear if it’s just a rumor or truth. Currently, there are no other desperate rumors regarding her personal and professional life. It seems she is doing the best job without harming others and has been a straight person in her life, for which she has not been in any controversy yet.
  2. She did commercial advertisement for a one-week sale of tents at Kmart, after which she earned the ‘Screen Actor Guilds’ card.
  3. She made her acting debut playing Cindy in Sexual Intercourse: American Style (2006). Kemper got her breakthrough role as Erin Hannon in the TV series The Office. 
  4. She portrayed the role from 2009 to 2013. 
  5. She was crowned Homecoming Queen during high school at the Veiled Prophet Ball in St. Louis. 
  6. Ellie's maternal grandfather, John Robert Jannarone, was a brigadier general.
  7. Ellie was voted "Sexiest Sense of Humor" by Victoria's Secret's annual What is Sexy List, 2015.
  8. Ellie was 3 months pregnant with her son James when she completed filming the 2nd season of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015).On May 17, 2019, Ellie is expecting her second child with husband Michael Koman.
  9.  Ellie promoted the campaign for the auto brand, Buick in  2016.
Ellie Kemper
Quick Facts of Elizabeth Kemper
Celebrated Name Ellie Kemper
Age 39 years old
Nick Name Ellie Kemper
Birth Name Elizabeth Claire Kemper
Birth Date 1980 -05-02
Gender Female
Profession American actress
Nationality American
Place of Birth Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Famous for the NBC series
Education Princeton University, Worcester College, Oxford, John Burroughs School and Conway Elementary School
Father David W. Kemper
Mother Dorothy Ann Jannarone
Brother Carrie Kemper
Sister Billy Kemper and John Kemper
Marital Status Married
Husband Michael Koman
Ethnicity Italian, German, English, Scottish
Horoscope Taurus
Religion Christanity
Height 5 feet 5 inches
Weight 57 kg
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color light brown
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