Ellie Kemper is an American actress and comedian, best known for her roles in the television shows “The Office” and “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”.
Ellie Kemper was born on May 2, 1980, which makes her 43 years old as of 2023.
Ellie Kemper was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. Her father, David Kemper, is a banker, and her mother, Dorothy Ann Jannarone, is an author and editor. She attended John Burroughs School, an elite private school in St. Louis, and went on to attend Princeton University, where she studied English and graduated in 2002.
After college, Kemper moved to New York City to pursue a career in acting. She began performing with the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and later became a member of the improv group “Dr. God”. She also performed with the sketch comedy group “The Scarecrow and Mrs. King” and appeared in several commercials.
In 2009, Kemper landed her breakthrough role as Erin Hannon in the NBC sitcom “The Office”. She appeared in the show’s final four seasons, from 2009 to 2013, and her performance was well-received by both critics and audiences.
After “The Office”, Kemper starred in the Netflix comedy series “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” from 2015 to 2019. The show was created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, and Kemper received critical acclaim for her portrayal of the titular character, a woman who escapes from a doomsday cult and starts a new life in New York City.
In addition to her television work, Kemper has appeared in several films, including “Bridesmaids” (2011), “21 Jump Street” (2012), and “The Secret Life of Pets” (2016).
Ellie Kemper’s net worth is estimated to be around $9 million as of 2023, according to various sources.