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What is Ellie Kemper’s net worth, and how she came to the spotlight ?

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Ellie Kemper Net Worth

The actress has an estimated net worth of $4 million dollars as of 2020. However, success doesn’t come overnight. We bring to you her career, lifestyle, and her struggle to reach fame and name.

Ellie Kemper was born on May 2, 1980, in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. She is of American origin and has Italian, German, English, and Scottish ethnicity. The actor was born to David Woods Kemper and Dorothy Ann and was given the name Elizabeth Claire Kemper after birth. Her father was the CEO of Commerce Bancshares, a Kemper family business.  She is the granddaughter of Mildred Lane Kemper, the namesake of Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum.

Ellie Kemper Education

She did her Elementary Schooling at John Burroughs School. During school times, she developed an interest in theatre and improvisational comedy. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English from the renowned Princeton University. She then graduated with a degree in English from Worcester College, Oxford.

How did Ellie Kemper come to the spotlight?

The famous actress kick-started her career with her first debut in comedy shows. She performed with Quipfire and wrote several sketch comedy shows. Ellie also got featured in a commercial for Kmart, which later earned her a Screen Actors Guild card.

Further, the actress moved to New York City to continue with her career in comedy. She joined the Big Black Car and performed with the team at the big People’s Improv Theatre. She participated in several shows for Upright Citizens Brigade, an improvisational comedy, and a sketch comedy theatre. Some of her notable shows include Listen Kid, The Improvised Mystery, and Death and/or Despair. The turning point came in her in 2015 when Ellie was appointed as the co-host of the show ‘Today’ alongside Tamron Hall, Natalie Morales, Willie Geist, and AI Roker. In 2019, she was made a guest judge in America’s Got Talent season fourteen.

In 2009, the actress received a call back for a supporting role in the show The Office season 5. Though she was supposed to be a guest actor her huge fanbase acted to her favor and she was appointed as regular. The actress is currently married to Michael Koman. They got engaged in 2012 and tied the knot on July 7, 2012.

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