How much is Ellen Pompeo worth?


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Most people know Ellen Pompeo as Dr. Meredith Gray on ABC’s longest-running prime-time scripted show, “Grey’s Anatomy.” But many people may not be aware that Ellen Pompeo’s net worth is $ 80 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. While Grey’s Anatomy earned the actress a salary of $ 575,000 per episode, Celebrity Net Worth reports, it is not her only source of income.

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Ellen Pompeo’s early acting career

According to IMDB, Pompeo made her debut as a big screen actress in 2002 alongside Susan Sarandon, Dustin Hoffman and Jake Gyllenhaal in “Moonlight Mile.” She also starred alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in “Catch Me If You Can” and the hit comedy “Old School”.

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Earnings, Producer Credits and Royalties from ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

After starring in an episode of “Law & Order” in 1996, Pompeo’s television career took off in 2005, with the actress earning around $ 200,000 per episode on “Grey’s Anatomy,” CheatSheet reports. In the 11th and 12th seasons, Celebrity Net Worth reports that she was making $ 300,000 per episode, which the studio increased to $ 350,000 per episode for the 13th and 14th seasons.

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The 15th season brought contract negotiations with a pay rise to $ 575,000 per episode, plus backend percentage points on syndication profits. That brings in an additional $ 6-7 million per season.

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Pompeo’s production company

Pompeo’s production company Calamity Jane also generates income for the artist. She got co-producer credit and a salary for her work on the “Grey’s Anatomy” spin-off “Station 19”.

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The net worth information is from Celebrity Net Worth and is accurate as of February 24, 2021.

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