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Aunjanue Ellis Wiki: Age, Family, Net Worth, and Full Bio

Who is Aunjanue Ellis?

Aunjanue Ellis is an American actress and also a producer born on February 21, 1969, in San Francisco, California, USA.

Her acting career was started in theatre and she made her debut with the movie “Girls Town.”

The actress is popularly known for her role in Men of Honor which was released in 2000, The Caveman’s Valentine which was released in 2001, Undercover Brother in 2002, The Help in 2011, and many more.

She has also starred in the movie ‘King Richard’ which made her into the nominations for Best Supporting Actress in several awards.

Today, we will be discussing her age, family, net worth, career, height, and the achievements she has made this far.

Before, getting into it let’s take a quick look at his quick biography.

Quick Biography

Real Name Aunjanue L.Ellis
Nick Name Aunjanue Ellis
Gender Female
Date of Birth February 21, 1969
Birth Place San Francisco, California
Age 53 years old
Birth Sign Pisces
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Hair Color Blac
Eye Color Dark Brown
Net Worth $6 million

Early Life

Where was Aunjanue Ellis born? Aunjanue Ellis was born on February 21, 1961, in San Francisco, California, USA.

Though she was born in San Francisco, she was raised in Magnolia, Mississippi, on her grandmother’s farm.

Talking about her education, she attended Tougaloo College and was transferred to Brown University, she graduated from there with a Bachelor of Arts in African-American studies.

When she was studying at Brown University, she made her debut in a student play. Ellis has also studied acting in the Graduate Acting Program at Newyork University’s Tisch School of the Arts.

Apart from it, she has also studied acting with Jim Jim Barnhill and John Emigh.

Now, let’s get into her career and know about the beginning of her career and the achievements she has made this far.


What is Aunjanue Ellis famous for? Aunjanue Ellis is a famous American actress popularly known for her roles in several movies.


The actress made her professional debut in 1995 as Ariel in Broadway production Willian Shakespeare’s The Tempest, opposite Pattrick Stewart’s Prospero.

Later, she made her screen debut from the police drama series titled ‘New York Undercover which was aired on Fox.

In 1996, she made her motion picture award as a co-leader in the independent film titled “Girl Town” alongside Lili Taylor.

She has also appeared in several movies in a supporting role in 90’s such as Ed’s Next Move, Desert Blue, In Too Deep, and A Map of the World.

Ellis has also starred in ABC police drama series titled High incident which was created by Steven Spielberg.

Furthermore, in the year 2000, she has starred in the Men of an Honor drama film, which was directed by George, Tillman.

Next year, she was featured in the mystery film titled “The Caveman’s Valentine” which was directed by Kasi Lemmons.

Ellis has also portrayed Mary Ann Fisher in the biographical movie ‘Ray’ which was released in 2004. The movie was about musician Ray Charles.

In 2007, she appeared in the movie “Cover” as a protagonist and in 2008, she appeared in “Express.”

She has played other movies such as “Notorious” in 2009, “Romeo and Juliet in Harlem” in 2014, “The taking of Pelham 123” in 2009.

In 2011, she played a lead role in an independent film titled ‘Money Matter’ and in 2013, the movie titled “The Volunteer.”

In 2016, the actress was featured in a historical drama titled “The Birth of Nation” and in 2017, she joined Berry Jenkin’s next film titled, “If Beale Street Could Talk.”


In August 2020, she has made an appearance in “Lovecraft Country” as a co-star in the HBO drama series. The drama was based on the same name by Matt Ruff.

Similarly, she has also portrayed Mattie Moss Clark in the lifetime television film titled “The Clark Sisters; Fist Ladies of Gospel which was premiered on April 11, 2020. And since 2016, it was the highest-rated original movie for a lifetime.

The actress was nominated for the NAACP award for outstanding actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series, or Dramatic special.

Ellie was cast opposite Will Smith in King Richard in the year 2020 made her earn Golen Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress-Motion Picture.

In 2021, she was cast in the AMC courtroom limited drama series 61st Street. Likewise, she cast alongside Andra Day, Glenn Close, and Octavia Spenser in the exorcism thriller film for Netflix, which was directed by Lee Daniels.

In the year 2002, she has cast in another role in a medical drama titled MDS. The same year, she played the main role in the action-comedy film “Undercover Brother” alongside Eddie Griffin.

Personal Information

What is the exact height of Aunjanue Ellis and how much does she weigh? Aunjanue Ellis stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches tall and talking about her weight she weighs over 60 kg.

Similarly, she has black colored hair and dark brown colored eyes. Her US shoe size is 7.

Regarding her nationality, she is American and her ethnicity is still Unknown.

Her zodiac sign is Pisces. And Currently, she is 53 years old.

She loves singing. She is non-vegeterian. Her favorite color is Black and White.

Similarly, the religion she follows is Christianity.

Ellis profile photo


Who are the parents of Aunjanue Ellis? Aunjanue Ellis was born on Februry 21, 1969, in San Francisco, to American parents.

She was raised on a Mississippi farm, by her grandmother alongside her mother. We have got no idea about her parent’s name and their professional life as well.

The actress has got a sister, her name is Sasha Ellis.

There is not much information about her family. And we have got no idea about it.

We will update you all as soon as we get the relevant information about her family.


Who is Aunjanue Ellis dating? Aunjanue Ellis is single and not dating anyone as of 2022.

There is news about her getting married to her long-term boyfriend. But it is not confirmed.

We will update you all as soon as we get the relevant information.

Net Worth

What is the estimated net worth, Aunjanue Ellis? Aunjanue Ellis is a popular America actress.

The majority of her earnings are from her acting career.

Her estimated net worth, as of 2022, is around $6 million approximately.

Here are some of the lesser-known facts of the actress.


  • Aunjanue Ellis was born on February 21, 1969.
  • As for her birthplace, she born in San Francisco, California, United States.
  • Her zodiac sign is Pisces. Currently, she is 53 years old.
  • She has estimated her net worth to be around $6 million approximately as of 2022.
  • As of 2022, she has earned 47.3k followers on her Instagram account.
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