Jay Ellis Bio

(Actor, philanthropist, entrepreneur)

Relationship Statistics of Jay Ellis

What is Jay Ellis marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):In Relation
Is Jay Ellis having any relationship affair ?: Yes
Is Jay Ellis gay ?: No

More about the relationship

Talking about his love life, Jay Ellis is in a living relationship with Nina Senicar. Nina is a well-known Serbian model and actress. The couple started dating each other in 2015. They made their relationship public in 2017.

The duo welcomed their first baby girl, Nora Grace on 8 November 2019. Presently, they live happily along with their daughter.

Facts/ Trivia

  • His birth sign is Capricorn.
  • His birth name is Wendell Ramone Ellis Jr.
  • Ellis was the president of the student body government at Concordia University.
  • He has appeared as a model in ads for Air Jordan Brand, Abercrombie & Fitch, Diesel, and The Gap.
  • He is fluent in Spanish as well.
  • Jay went to 12 schools in 13 years.
  • He is a certified Pilates instructor.

Who is Jay Ellis?

Wendell Ramone “Jay” Ellis Jr., popularly known as Jay Ellis is a well-recognized American actor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. Ellis is best famed for his role on The Game, Insecure, and Escape Room (2019).

Moreover, he has also earned NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 2018.

Jay Ellis- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Jay Ellis was born on 27 December 1981. At present, his age is 39 years old. Likewise, his birthplace is Sumter, South California, the USA.

Jay is the son of her father, Wendell R. Ellis Sr. whereas his mother is Paula Bryant-Ellis. His dad served for the Air Force and his mom worked as a finance executive. Moreover, the actor does not have any siblings and is the only child of the family.

Talking about his nationality, Ellis holds an American identity whereas his ethnicity is African-American.

Regarding education, the prominent actor has graduated from Concordia University in Oregon. There, he used to play basketball.

Jay Ellis- Professional Life, Careers

Earlier, Jay served as a public relations intern for the Portland Trail Blazers at the time of their infamous “Jail Blazers” era. After finishing his internship, Jay switched his career to modeling and worked with Portland-based sportswear companies like Nike, Adidas, and Columbia Sportswear.

Additionally, Ellis shifted to Los Angeles to build his acting career. He debuted in the acting industry in 2005 after portraying in single episodes of the television series, Invasion, and Related. Similarly, he also performed on the series, Grey’s Anatomy, NCIS, and How I Met Your Mother.

The actor gained high popularity in 2013 when he performed in BET’s series, The Game. Moreover, he joined the cast of HBO’s comedy series, Insecure in 2015 and it aired in October 2016. For his great role on the show, Jay won the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series award at the 48th NAACP Image Awards.

Freshly, Jay started hostingĀ The Untold Story: Policing. It is a four-part podcast series co-produced by Campaign Zero and Lemonada Media. He works as the series host, as well as an executive producer along with DeRay McKesson, Stephanie Wittles Wachs, and Jessica Cordova Kramer.

Jay Ellis- Net worth, Salary

He has been working in his profession from 2005 till present. He has earned from his Pilates-focused fitness studio, body + which is situated in lafayette, Louisiana.

It is reported that Jay Ellis has an estimated net worth of $3 million. Similarly, he has appeared as a model in ads for Air Jordan Brand, Abercrombie & Fitch, Diesel, and The Gap.

However, the actor has not disclosed his exact salary, earnings, and assets details till now.

Jay Ellis- Rumors, Controversy

Well, Ellis’ was part of the controversy about his sexual orientation after he has been put to question. He was rumored to be gay. However, he has only dated women till now. Jay openly denied that he is not gay.

Before dating a Siberian actress, it was rumored that he was dating Brittany Daniel in 2014. However, none of them confirmed their relationship.

Body features- Height, Weight

39 years old, Jay Ellis has dashing looks, tall height, athletic body, and admirable personality. He stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches. Also, he has a balanced bodyweight of 84 kg.

Furthermore, Ellis has dark brown eyes whereas his hair is black.

Nevertheless, the famous star has never mentioned other physical details in the public yet.

Social Media

Regarding his social media presence, Jay Ellis is an active personality on social media. Jay has more than 761k followers on his official Instagram account @jayrellis.

He is also active on Twitter with around 131.4k followers.

Moreover, Ellis is also available on Facebook with nearly 163k fans and supporters.

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