Ellen Barkin Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Nov, 2018
Facts of Ellen Barkin
Date of Birth: 1954 , April-16
Age: 67 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Ellen Barkin
Birth Name Ellen Rona Barkin
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $20 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Bolnde
Face Color White
Body Measurements 34C-25-34
Breast Size 34B
Waist size 25
Hip Size 34
Shoe Size 10 US
Weight in KG 64 kg
Married Yes
Married to Ronald Perelman (m. 2000), Gabriel Byrne (m. 1988)
Children Romy Marion Byrne, Jack Daniel Byrne
Divorce Ronald Perelman (Div.2006), Gabriel Byrne (Div.1999)
Awards Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play, MORE
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Ellen Rona Barkin is an American film producer and actress, widely known for her portrayal in the 1982 comedy-drama film Diner. The following year, she made starring roles in movies including The Big Easy, Tender Mercies, and The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension.

She has been married to Irish actor Gabriel Byrne from 1988-1999. She was married to American businessman Ronald O. Perelman in 2000. The pair has two children. They divorced in 2006.

Early Life And Education Of Ellen Barkin

Ellen Barkin was born on 16th April 1954 in The Bronx, New York. She is the daughter of Evelyn who is a hospital administrator, worked for Jamaica Hospital, and Sol Barkin, a chemical salesman.

Ellen grew up in a lower-middle-class Jewish family along with her brother George, a descendant of immigrants from Siberia and Belarusian-Polish border. She received a high school diploma at Manhattan's High School Performing Arts.

Later she attended Hunter College and achieved double majored in history and drama. At some point, Ellen wanted to teach ancient history but continued her acting education at New York City's Actors Studio. She studied acting for ten years before rolling for her first audition.

Ellen Barkin's Career

Barkin came into limelight through her breakout role in the comedy-drama film Diner which was written and directed by Barry Levinson, which made achieve favorable reviews.

After that, she was cast in the drama film Tender Mercies in 1983, after she impressed director Bruce Beresford during an audition in New York City.

Later, Barkin made her appearance in several successful movies, including The Big Easy, opposite Dennis Quaid, and Sea of Love. She has also made her appearance in off-Broadway plays, including a role as one of the roommates in Extremities.

Ellen Barkin has also worked in made-for-television films like Before Women Had Wings, which made her win an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for The White River Kid.

Ellen Barkin's Net Worth And Salary

Ellen Barkins' net worth is $60 million at present, far enough to maintain her lavish lifestyle. earns an enormous amount of money from her acting career and as a film producer. she has appeared in numerous movies and produced too. 

Moreover, Ellen Barkin also received $20 million from the divorce with ex-husband Ronald Perelman. She has maintained such a huge networth from her hard work and dedication in her life.

Ellen Barkin's Personal Life

Ellen Barkin is the mother of two children Romy Marion, born in 1992, and Jack Daniel born in 1989, from her first marriage affair with Gabriel Byrne, an American actor. They stayed separately in 1993 and got divorced in 1999, however they are still close together.

Later in 2000, Ellen Barkin married multi-billionaire and businessman Ronald Perelman. As the New York magazine stated that marriage ended in a messy divorce in 2006 with Barkin receiving $20 million. She has not talked about having a boyfriend or relationships in the past.


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