Jay Ellis Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

Jay Ellis Biography

Jay Ellis was born on December 27, 1981, in Sumter, South Carolina, U.S. He is an American actor. His full name is Wendell Ramone Ellis Jr. Similarly, he is widely recognized for playing in Insecure, Movie 43, The Game, etc.

Age, Height, Weight & Measurements

As per his birth date, he is 39 years old as of 2021. He stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighs around 85 Kg. Additionally, he has a well-maintained physique and has attractive looks with dark brown eyes and black hair.

Relationship Status

Talking about his relationship status, he was in a relationship with actress Brittany Daniel in the year 2014. Likewise, he then was in a relationship with Serbian actress, Nina Senicar in 2015. As per some sources, they also were spotted in several events in Los Angeles.


Regarding his family, he is the only offspring of Wendell Ellis Sr. and Paula Ellis.

Education, School/College University

Talking about his education profile, he studied at Metro Christian Academy. He then enrolled in the Concordia University.


The American actor started his acting career by playing the role of Soldier and College student in Invasion and Related respectively in the year 2005. Similarly, he then played the role of Lewis and Orderly in Triple Standard and The Bold and the Beautiful respectively in the year 2010 pursuing his acting career dreams. He then played the role of Jay in Hatched: A Tale of Great Egg-expectations, Ugandan Thug in Let’s Do This! in 2011. Likewise, he has played in several movies, shows, and TV series such as Election Eve, Movie 43, Dear Secret Santa, My Favorite Five, The Black Bachelor, Shortwave, In a Relationship, How I Met Your Mother, NCIS: Los Angeles, Masters of Sex, Grace And Frankie, etc.

Jay Ellis Net Worth
Jay Ellis Net Worth

Besides, he is known for playing the role of Martin Walker in Insecure which he played from the year 2016 to 2020. Moreover, his most notable works count the portrayal of Bryce Westbrook/Blueprint in The Game, DJ in Grey’s Anatomy, Lucious in Movie 43, Brad in Dear Secret Santa, Quinn in Breaking Through, Dexter in In a Relationship, Jason Walker in Escape Room, Franklin Thomas in Mrs. America, Martin Walker in Insecure, etc. In the same way, his most recent works are the portrayal of Franklin Thomas in Mrs. America (2020), Martin Walker in Insecure (2016-2020), in Top Gun: Maverick (2020), Jason Walker in Escape Room (2019), Dexter in In a Relationship (2018), etc. Furthermore, he has received several awards and honors such as Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series by NAACP Image Awards for Insecure, nomination as Outstanding Supporting Actor by Black Reel Awards for Television, etc.

Jay Ellis’s Social Media

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Jay Ellis’s Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about Jay Ellis.

Jay Ellis Net Worth

What is the earning of Jay Ellis? How much is his net worth and How rich is he in 2021? Jay Ellis has accumulated a good amount of net worth of $ 3 million, which he has earned from his acting career.


  • Full Name: Wendell Ramone Ellis Jr.
  • Known Name: Jay Ellis
  • Profession: Actor
  • Age: 39
  • Date of Birth: December 27, 1981
  • Birth Place: Sumter, South Carolina, U.S.
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Nationality: American
  • Height: 6 feet 2 inches
  • Weight: 85 Kg
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Ethnicity/Race: African-American
  • School: Metro Christian Academy
  • College/University: Concordia University
  • Father: Wendell Ellis Sr.
  • Mother: Paula Ellis
  • Sibling: N/A
  • Marital Status: Unmarried
  • Spouse/Girlfriend: N/A
  • Net Worth 2021: $ 3 million
  • Source of Income: Acting career