American comedian and actress Elizabeth Claire Kemper popularly known as Ellie Kemper was born on May 2, 1980 in Kansas City, Missouri. She has three siblings and is the second eldest. She was born to Dorothy Ann and David Woods Kemper. Her grandmother is Mildred Lane Kemper the namesake of the Mildred Lane Kemper Arts Museum in Washington University. Ellie’s father was the CEO of Commerce Bancshares a bank founded by her great-grandfather. She relocated from Kansas City to St. Louis when she was 5 along with her family where she attended the Conway School and later the John Burroughs School. In the year 1999 she was crowned the Queen of St. Louis’s at their annual Veiled Prophet Ball.
She completed her graduation from the University of Princeton where she was a part of the hockey team and the Princeton Triangle Club which was a comedy theater troupe. She later studied English for a year from the University of Oxford. Her personal fortune is said to be over four million dollars.
- Her drama teacher at John Burroughs School was John Hamm.
- Her elder sister Carrie Kemper is a television writer.
- She is of German, Italian, Scottish and English descent.
- She regularly contributes for the satirical newspaper “The Onion” and her articles have also been published in the literary journal Sweeney’s that was started by Dave Eggers and also the Huffington Post.
- She performed at the Manhattan’s Upright Citizens Brigade improvisational comedy group regularly for free.
- She auditioned Saturday Night Live in 1975.
- She is an alumnus of P.I.T. in New York City
How Rich? – Net Worth (in Dollars) – $4.5 millions
Height in cm -165 cm
Height in feet – 5.41 feet
Height in Inch – 61.41 inches
Height with Shoes/Heels – 5 feet 5inches – 5’6″
Weight in kg / lbs (pounds) – 57 kg / 126 lbs
Figure Size (Bust/Breast Size – Waist Size – Hips/Butt Size) -34-24-34 inches
Bra size(Cup) – 32B
Birthdate – 05-02-1980
Age in 2014 – 34
Eye Color – Light Brown
Shoe Size(US) – 9
Above are the most likely body measurements of Ellie.
Relationships and Controversies:
Ellie got engaged to Michael Koman a writer in 2011 and later they got married in 2012 in the month of July. Kemper is a practicing Roman Catholic.
Brands and Endorsements:In 2007 she performed for a fake IPhone commercial for Conan O Brien’s talk show and the same year she became famous after performing in a video titled “Blowjob girl” that was posted on the site Derrick Comedy which has been viewed also 19.81 million times on YouTube. In 2008, Kemper moved to New York City and in October she appeared on The Colbert Report for Teen Voter Abstinence. She was also featured in a radio commercial for Dunkin’ Donuts and a television commercial for Kmart. She also auditioned for Saturday Night Live but was not selected. In 2009 in Variety magazine’s July issue she was mentioned in the article magazine’s “10 Comics to Watch”. In 2009 she also a forgettable role on the film “Mystery Team”
In 2009 Ellie auditioned for Parks and Recreation but was not selected but later got selected for a supporting role on “The Office” for the fifth season but the producers were so impressed by her acting that they made her a regular from the sixth season and her performance was even appreciated by critics especially by columnists from the magazines of Eye Weekly, Star – Ledger, Times-Tribune and many more.
In 2009 in the month of October she appeared in the series titled “Subtle Sexuality” alongside comedienne Mindy Kaling that was aired on the internet. In 2010 she starred in the film “Somewhere” directed by Sofia Coppola and the next year appeared in the movie “Bridesmaids”. In 2013 it was announced that she would be lending her voice for a character on American Dad.