Ellie Kemper Net Worth - Salary From The Office And Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

BY NIHAL BHANDARY Updated on 09 March, 2021

Ellie Kemper's net worth is estimated to be $4 million. Photo Source: Getty Images.

The two times Primetime Emmy Award nomineè for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, Ellie Kemper, has achieved near impossible height during the short but dynamic and profitable acting career. With many awards and accolades under her belt, the talented comedian and actress has earned a reputed place in many departments and subsequently gathered an immense fortune. As of now, Ellie Kemper's net worth is estimated to be $4 million, thanks to her critically acclaimed performance in huge series and movies.

The Princeton University graduate might have graduated with a B.A. degree, but her real passion has been theater and acting all along. She managed to walk along her track and follow what her heart desired. Ellie has gathered her income from a wide range of ventures, all of which we are going to brief you on.

Ellie Kemper's Net Worth and Source of Income

As mentioned before, the versatile actress and comedian, Ellie Kemper's net worth is estimated to be a massive $4 million which she has primarily amassed from her lucrative acting career.

Income from Comedy Troupe

While attending Princeton, she was a member of a renowned improvisational comedy group, Quipfire!, and a part of Princeton Triangle Club, a touring musical theater troupe. Ellie has always been remarkably talented, witty, humorous, and has always excelled in cracking people up.

Ellie Kemper comedy troupe

Later after moving to New York, she participated in Upright Citizens Brigade, which is an improvisational comedy and sketch comedy theater. With UCB, Ellie Kemper's net worth and popularity skyrocketed since she performed many comedic performances and appeared in several shows for the theatre company. Additionally, Ellie's income has also been backed by her online involvement in the Comedic community. For instance, her part in one of Derrick Comedy's viral video or how she starred in a fake iPhone commercial.

Income from Television 

Apart from being a fantastic comedian, Ellie Kemper is also an exceptionally talented actress. Remember, the perky and optimistic character, Erin, the secretary in The Office (U.S. Version), well, Ellie played the role for 102 episodes. This role has been one of the most prominent and lucrative roles she has ever snagged. Extended time for the experienced actress in the show means Ellie Kemper's salary must have been massive.

Ellie Kemper salary from The Office

Soon the gorgeous television star also had this other career-propelling role in the Netflix original comedy series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt where she starred for a brief period. Her brilliant performance granted her multiple nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Award and Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. Some of her other projects include:

  • Voicing a character in an episode of the animated sitcom American Dad!,
  • Reprising roles in Mister GlassesUCB Comedy Originals, Sofia the First, and several other shows.
  • She appeared as a guest judge on season 14 of America's Got Talent.
  • Regularly appeared in Comedy Sketches on Late Night with Conan O'Brien 
  • Her role in E! Television's The Gastineau Girls has been described as her breakout role.

Every project Ellie has ever been a part of, she's become a freshness to the cast, a fun addition. No wonder, the one-demand Kemper's earning has been on an exponential rise. With no reluctancy, one has assumed that her income from a long-running involvement in television has contributed a great deal to her net income. 

Well, according to E News, Ellie Kemper earned $150,000 per episode in 2017. So there probably must be a hike in her current salary.

Income from Movies

Ellie Kemper's net worth also consists of the revenue she earned during her time in the movie industry.

The prolific actress has voiced many box-offices shattering animated movies during the course of her career, including The Secret Life of Pets, the sequel, and The Lego Batman movie. A few other movies Kemper has starred in alongside their box office collection are listed below:

Movies Box Office Collection
Bridesmaids $288.4 million
Sex Tape $126.1 million
21 Jump Street $201.5 million
Mr. Peabody and Sherman $275.7 million

Having been featured in these eye-opening box office hits means that Ellie Kemper's net worth certainly spiked from the fair share she must have received from the gross amount.

Income as an Author/Writer

The more skills you are proficient in, the more opportunities to rake in revenue by following the appropriately relevant venture. The multi-talented star, Ellie Kemper's book titled My Squirrel Days, which was published in 2018, has gotten many positive reviews from the readers. You can grab yourself a copy from Amazon at the price of $10.93 for Paperback and $12.39 for Hardcover.

Ellie Kemper books

Moreover, Ellie Kemper's fortune also bumped up nicely when she opted for being the contributing writer for the national satirical newspaper, The Onion and for McSweeney's. Additionally, she is also a contributor to The Huffington Post.


Starting from commercial advertising for one week sale of tents at Kmart to gaining an honorable spot on the charts of one of the most talented and in-demand superstars in showbiz and earnings million, Ellie Kemper has really come a long way. With all that fortune, it surely isn't surprising to see the actress spend some of her bucks on luxury. In 2016, The Office star nabbed an elegant three-bedroom Upper West Side co-op for $2.8 million with her husband. With a country aesthetic and refreshingly eclectic dining room, dreamy, minimalistic bedroom, '90s-Esque kitchen of an antiquated feel and other gorgeous elements, it's a sight to behold.

Ellie Kemper house 2020, car

On Ellie Kemper's Instagram, she is seen posting random, casual pictures of herself. And it looks like the fashionista is an avid traveler too.

We wish the elegant actress the best her career has to offer, and as years go by, Ellie Kemper's net worth is bound to swell even further.

Short Bio About Ellie Kemper

  • Ellie Kemper was born on May 2, 1980, in Kansas City, Missouri, to the son of one of the wealthiest families in the State, David Woods Kemper, and mother, Dorothy Ann Dotty.
  • She is the second of four children of Dorothy and David.
  • Ellie Kemper's husband, Michael Koman, married her on July 7, 2012, and his net worth is estimated at $2 million.
  • The couple is parents to two adorable sons, Matthew and Jammes Miller Koman.

Keep Up With eCelebritySpy, For More Updates On NewsNet WorthWikis, and Articles.

Published on 05 March, 2020

Related Post

Net Worth