Jay Ellis Bio, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Philanthropy, Acting, Movies, and Tv Shows.

Jay Ellis Biography

A native of Sumter, South Carolina, United States, Jay Ellis is an American actor. Born in Sumter, South Carolina, he began modeling, before moving to Los Angeles and beginning his acting career.

In 2013, he acquired his first major role on BET’s series The Game and he joined the cast of HBO’s series Insecure, which premiered in 2016.

Jay Ellis Age

Ellis is 40 years old as of 2021. He was born on 27 December 1981 in Sumter, South Carolina, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 27 December every year.

Jay Ellis Height

Ellis stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.89 m) tall and weighs 84 kg ( 182 lbs).

Jay Ellis Education

Ellis went to 12 schools in 13 years, before attending Concordia University in Oregon, where he played basketball.

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Jay Ellis Family

Ellis was born on December 27, 1981, in Sumter, South Carolina. His mother, Paula Bryant-Ellis, worked as a finance executive and his father worked for the Air Force.

Jay Ellis Wife

Ellis has been in a relationship with Serbian actress and model Nina Seničar since 2015. They were blessed with a daughter who was born in November 2019 and named Nora Grace.

Jay Ellis Net Worth

Ellis has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Jay Ellis Philanthropy

In 2017, Ellis partnered with a leading HIV/AIDS research organization, amfAR.

Jay Ellis Acting

In 2004, Ellis moved to Los Angeles to focus on his acting career. He launched his career as a professional actor in 2005 when he appeared briefly in single episodes of the television series Related and Invasion. From 2011-2012, he made appearances on the series Grey’s Anatomy, How I Met Your Mother, and NCIS.

His first major acting role was in 2013, starring in BET’s series The Game. In August 2015, it was announced that he has joined the cast of HBO’s comedy series Insecure, which premiered in October 2016. He plays the role of Lawrence Walker, who has a long-term relationship with the main character Issa Dee played by Issa Rae. For his work on the show, Ellis received the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series award at the 49th NAACP Image Awards.

Jay Ellis Career

Ellis worked as a public considerations intern for the Portland Trail Blazers during their notorious”Jail Blazers” era. After finishing his internship, he changed his focus to modeling and began working with Portland-based sportswear companies such as Adidas, Nike, and Columbia Sportswear.

Jay Ellis Movies and Tv Shows

  • Insecure 2016 – 2021
  • Top Gun: Maverick 2022
  • Escape Room 2019
  • The Game 2006 – 2015
  • A Boy. A Girl. A Dream: Love on Election Night 2018
  • Like Cotton Twines 2016
  • Thirsty 2019
  • Somebody I Used to Know
  • In a Relationship 2018
  • Shortwave 2016
  • Through 2015
  • Triple Standard 2010
  • Rule 2015
  • Black Box 2020
  • Mrs. America 2020
  • My Favorite Five 2015
  • The Everything
  • Dear Secret Santa 2013
  • Movie 43 2013
  • Crash & Bernstein 2012 – 2014
  • NCIS Since 2003
  • Daytime Noir NCIS: Los Angeles Since 2009
  • Confissões Íntimas FREE HBO: Insecure 01: Insecure as F… HD Since 2018
  • FREE HBO Insecure 03: Racist as F… Since the 2018 Mass Shooting News Team
  • Giveaway
  • Never Forget
  • Insecure 01 FREE Since 2016
  • The Last Days of TJ Staggs
  • Hatched: A Tale of Great Egg-expectations
  • Confessions
  • Election Eve
  • tout
  • FREE HBO Insecure 05: Shady as F… Since 2018
  • FREE HBO Insecure 07: Real as F… Since 2018
  • Shoot
  • The Black Bachelor
  • The Sonogram
  • FREE HBO Insecure 04: Thirsty as F… Since 2018
  • Lemonade
  • Twelve Steps
  • FREE HBO Insecure 06: Guilty as F… Since 2018
  • Let’s Do This! 2011
  • Dance Crew
  • FREE HBO Insecure 08: Broken as F… Since 2018 FR

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