Brooke Elliott Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 02 Nov, 2018
Facts of Brooke Elliott
Date of Birth: 1974 , November-16
Age: 47 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Brooke Elliott
Father Robert Elliott
Mother Kathleen Elliott
Nationality Ameriacan
Birth Place/City Fridley, Minnesota
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $ 3 million
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Brown-Dark
Weight in KG 84 kg
Famous for Drop Dead Diva
Boyfriend N/A
Married N/A
Education Western Michigan University (1998), Gabriel Richard Catholic High School (1993)
Awards Gracie Award for Female Rising Star in a Comedy Series
Movies Taboo
TV Show Wicked
Siblings Adam Elliott, Jamie Alexander
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Brooke Elliot is an American actress known best for her portrayal of Jane Bingum on Drop Dead Diva. She has appeared in musical theatre, including the US tours of Beauty and the Beast and Wicked. She is best known for starring in an American legal comedy-drama Drop Dead Diva.

Early Life And Education Of Brooke Elliott

She was born on November 16, 1974, in Fridley, Minnesota, her parents are Robert and Kathleen Elliot. She has a sister Jamie and a brother Adam and her parents state that she pursued singing at the mere age of 3. Her family moved about too often and finally settled in Riverview. Michigan when she was in high school.

She studied and graduated from the Gabriel Richard Catholic High School and also took part in several productions of high school. For further education, she got enrolled in Western Michigan University whereby she graduated with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts degree with a major in Musical Theatre Performance. Despite her education, she has to wait tables and also worked as a temp.

Brooke Elliott's Career

The stage combat theatre company Babes with Blades accepted her as a member and she was a part of the company for ten weeks. She performed scenes from Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, The Miracle Worker, and Heathers when acting there. 

Her first Broadway role was on Taboo alongside Boy George. The show, despite being closed up after a hundred performances, proved to be beneficial for Brooke as she obtained critical acclaim for her role. She also portrayed the role of Majella on The Pirate Queen.

Her film debut was for the role of Mel Gibson in the 2000 film What Women Want. Her television debut was for an episode of Law and Order: Trial by Jury. Her roles were appreciated and she went on to be included as a main character on the Lifetime’s show Drop Dead Diva. Her role as Jane Bingum had been appreciated a lot before the show ended after its sixth season.

Brooke Elliott's Net Worth And Salary

Brooke Elliott's net worth is $5 million at present. She has accumulated such a net worth from her hard work. She had a net worth of $3 million in the past. She has earned a decent amount of salary from her career.

She is active on social networking sites and voices her opinions openly regarding weight issues. She has been nominated for several accolades and is the winner of a 2010 Gracie Award for Female Rising Star in a Comedy Series for her work on "Drop Dead Diva".

Brooke Elliott's Personal Life

As far as her personal life is concerned, she is against body shaming and supports women with plus size. She also discusses the role of plus-sized actresses on television and describes her body size to be normal.

She has never been married and thus does not have a spouse. Neither is her relationship history a known affair as she chooses to keep her personal life disclosed from the general media.

Her fans around the world appreciate her acting credits and like her performances. Her general American woman character attracts a lot of fans who are body shamed due to their sizes.