Aunjanue Ellis is an American television, film, and stage actress as well. Beginning of her career, she has involved with the theatres. After that, Ellis made screen debut with the film “Girls Town” in 1996. Later, she appeared as a lead roles in several films. And also has debuted in the television with series “New York Police” in 1995.
Further, Ellis has known for the role in the films “Men of Honour”, “The Express”, and “The Taking of Pelham 123”, among others. After then, she has starred in various dramas and series throughout her career. Let us look down to know more on the Ellis’ topics like personal life, husband, and relationships.
— Aunjanue Ellis (@aunjanuejlt) June 18, 2015
Aunjanue Ellis: Bio, Age, Family, Education
Ellis was born on 21 February 1969, in San Francisco, California, the US as Aunjanue L. Ellis. She grew up in McComb, Mississippi on her Grandma’s ranch. However, there is a little information found about her early days. Ellis also visited Baptist Church often and performed recitations and skits.
For her education, she attended Tougaloo College and later transferred to Brown University. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in African-American Studies from Brown University. From a young age, she was passionate about the acting. So, during her University, she used to participate in student’s stage plays and dramas.
Aunjanue Ellis: Profession & Achievements
Ellis made her professional acting debut from the age of 26 through the broadway production ‘The Tempest’. After that she made her screen debut with FOX’s police drama series ‘New York undercover’. In 1996, she appeared as co-leading actress in film ‘Girls Town’ which was a hit at Sundance Film Festival. In the late 1990’s, she has appeared in the films and series like “In too Deep”, “A Map Of the World”, “High Incident”, and “The Practice”.
Ellis has also starred as a supporting role in “100 Centre Street”, “The D.A”, “LAw & Order: Criminal Intent” and “True Blood”, among others. In 2000, she was casted opposite to Cuba Gooding Jr. in the film “Men Of Honor”. For which she has gained nomination for the ‘NAACP Image Award’ for Outstanding Supporting Actress. In 2001, was cast in another two film “The Caveman’s Valentine” and “Lovely & Amazing”.
— Aunjanue Ellis (@aunjanuejlt) June 26, 2015
From 2011 to present
In 2011, she has been the part of the hit American period drama film “The Help”. The film has got 12 nomination and won 7 awards. In 2014, Ellis again appeared on the independent movie “Of Min and Music”. She has shared screen with Joaquim de Almeida, Bill Cobbs, Sharon Lawrence, and Ruth Negga. Same year, again she has starred in “Get Up On” as ‘Vicki Anderson’. Ellis was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Best Ensemble. In 2015, Ellis received a critical claim for the miniseries “The Book of Negroes” and collected a number of Awards. Also, appeared in the series “Quantico” as a Miranda Shaw.
In 2017, Ellis starred in historical drama ‘The Birth of a Nation”, based on 1831 slave rebellion. She portrayed the role of Nat Turner’s mother Nancy Turner. Currently, she is working on her upcoming miniseries “Central Park 5” as Sharon Salaam.
— Aunjanue Ellis (@aunjanuejlt) June 10, 2016
Aunjanue Ellis: Personal Life, Relationship, & Husband
The 48 years old, Ellis currently somewhat has confounding relationship status. The information varies from one source to another. Therefore, some sources say that she has married her long-term boyfriend. They have dated secretly for a long time and his details are kept away from the media. While other sources stated, Ellis is still single.
There is no confirmed relationship status that Ellis has uncovered. However, she may open her relationship data on media and we will be here to update it. Further, she has been also rumored to be pregnant. But no one confirmed from her side.
— Aunjanue Ellis (@aunjanuejlt) June 26, 2015
Aunjanue Ellis: Net Worth & Social Media Platforms
The talented actress with her great performance has attracted a number of audiences. She has been a part of several hits movies and television series. Therefore, it’s a little difficult to tell about her exact figures of her yearly income. As of now, She has a net worth of around $245 million.
Ellis is active on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook. But she does not have any official account on Instagram but she does have fan page account. She goes by the handle @Aunjanuejlt on Twitter with 11.6K followers. On Facebook she has account @AunjanueEllis having 6,950 followers.
— Aunjanue Ellis (@aunjanuejlt) June 22, 2015
Aunjanue Ellis: Body Measurements
Ellis has a height of 5 feet 9 inches or 1.75 meters with an attractive body figure. She has a naturally curly black hair and black eyes color. Moreover, there isn’t much information available on her body statics on the media.
— Aunjanue Ellis (@aunjanuejlt) May 25, 2016