Ellie Kemper Biography
Ellie Kemper is an American actress and comedian best known for her roles as Erin Hannon in the sitcom The Office and Kimmy Schmidt in the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
Kemper has also appeared in films such as “Bridesmaids,” “21 Jump Street,” and “The Secret Life of Pets.” In addition to acting, Kemper has written a collection of humorous essays titled “My Squirrel Days,” which was published in 2018.
Ellie Kemper Age
Kemper was born on May 2, 1980, in Kansas City, Missouri. She is 43 years old as of 2023.
Ellie Kemper Height
Kemper is 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm) tall.
Ellie Kemper Husband
Kemper is married to Michael Koman, a writer and producer. She and Koman got married in 2012. The couple has two sons, born in August 2016 and September 2019.
During an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Kemper said that her Jewish husband had agreed to raise their children Roman Catholic.
Ellie Kemper Children
Kemper and Michael Koman have two sons: James Miller Koman, born in 2016, and Matthew Koman, born in 2019. She has shared some of her experiences as a mother on social media and in interviews, such as; her struggles with breastfeeding, postpartum depression, and balancing work and family.
Ellie Kemper Sister
Kemper has three siblings: Carrie Kemper, John Kemper, and Billy Kemper. Carrie Kemper is also a writer and producer who has worked on The Office and Silicon Valley. She is very close to Ellie and has appeared on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt as an extra. John Kemper is a banker and Billy Kemper is a teacher.
Ellie Kemper The Office
Kemper joined the cast of The Office in 2009 as Erin Hannon, the receptionist at Dunder Mifflin. She was initially hired for a four-episode arc, but she impressed the producers and became a regular member of the ensemble. She played Erin until the show ended in 2013.
Ellie Kemper 21 Jump Street
Kemper had a small but memorable role in the 2012 comedy film 21 Jump Street, based on the TV series of the same name. She played Ms. Griggs, a chemistry teacher who develops a crush on one of her students; who is actually an undercover cop played by Jonah Hill.
Ellie Kemper NYC Marathon
Kemper is an avid runner who has completed several marathons, including the New York City Marathon in 2019. She finished the race in 4 hours and 19 minutes, which was her personal best. She trained for months before the marathon and shared her progress on Instagram. Kemper also raised money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital through her run.
Ellie Kemper’s Net Worth
Kemper has an estimated net worth of $9 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.