In 2003, Ellen began dating Chris Ivery. Chris Ivery is a music producer. The couple dated for a long time and they married on 9th November 2007 and as a loving spouse, they welcomed two children. There is no sign of them getting divorced.
Before she began her acting career, Ellen used to serve cocktails in Miami, and at that time, she met fashion photographer Andrew Rosenthal and they began their love affairs since then. Two years later, she moved to New York City and since then she has been actively involved in acting.
Her first acting role was in commercials and small independent films in 1996; she finally won her first television debut from the television series, Law & Order. She gained popularity as an actress after appearing in the movie, Moonlight Mile.
For her role in Grey's Anatomy, she earned a salary of $350,000 per episode in 2012. Her present net worth is around $30 million.