Ellie Kemper’s claim to fame was her role in the comedy series, “The Office” telecasted on NBC. She is pretty vocal as a mother (who believes in balancing between career and parenting) and has earned a reputation for that. She is also known for her memorable roles in various movies. Now let’s have a close look at Ellie Kemper’s net worth in 2018.
Ellie Kemper Early life
Ellie Kemper’s father David woods Kemper was the chairman and the C.E.O of Commerce Bancshares, a bank holding company founded by members of Kemper’s family a few generations earlier. Her maternal grandfather was Italian however, from her father’s side she is English. She even has French and German ancestry. Although her place of birth was Kansas, Missouri, they had to move to St. Louise while she was five years old.
At the elementary level, she studied at the Conway school located in the posh suburban region of Ladue. And later she went to John Burroughs High school. It is in her high school days that she developed an interest in theatre and acting. At this stage, she got an opportunity to appear in a school play with actor John Hamm who was one of the teachers at the institute. After high school, she got her degree in English from Princeton University.
During her first year at Princeton, she played in the hockey team which even reached the national competition that year. In 2012, Ellie Kemper got married to her boyfriend, Michael Koman. They had their first child, James in 2016.
Ellie Kemper Career
Ellie Kemper’s career had virtually started while she was in Princeton itself. During this time she was active in the improvisational comedy of different sorts. She was reportedly involved with Quipfire, -a very old stand up comedy group based in Princeton and also the Princeton triangle club.
However, Ellie’s television career started with a commercial for Kmart. She started performing on shows, like “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”. She has also appeared on several comedy shows and has even performed sketches. Apart from performing, she has been actively involved in writing. She has written various sketches, mostly with Scott Eckert, who has been with Ellie Kemper since her days at Princeton.
She has been published in various satirical newspapers, like the Onion, Mc Sweeny’s and the Huffington Post to name a few. Ever since she moved to New York, she has been vigorously involved with the Upright citizen’s brigade. She has done several shows and performances with them including the one woman comedy show, “Dumb Girls”. It is during this time that she had also started exploring the opportunities provided by the internet. She started making comic videos for several online platforms and sites.
A video called, “Blowjob Girl” featuring her as a college girl went viral. It was in 2009 that she auditioned for a role in “The Office”, for which she was selected. Her outstanding performance became one of her best and critically acclaimed works; in fact, it got her to the Forbes’ list of Top 10 Comedians in the World. She also appeared in the original Netflix series “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”.
Achievements and awards
Ellie Kemper has been nominated for several categories in the Screen Actors Guild awards. She was also nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a comedy series. Apart from this, she has won several awards, like the Webby award for best actress. She has also won the New York’s Film Critics’ award for best ensemble.
Net Worth of Ellie Kemper
Ellie Kemper’s net worth is estimated at $4 million. Much of this wealth is the result of her talent as an actress and comedian.
Ellie Kemper’s career has already witnessed a lot of successes, and she has a long way to go in the future. She has explored different forms of media and has had her share of success in most of them, so it is very likely that in the future she would add to her own fame and achievements.