Ellen Hamilton Latzen Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 13 Mar, 2020
Facts of Ellen Hamilton Latzen
Date of Birth: 1980 , July-26
Age: 40 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch
Name Ellen Hamilton Latzen
Father Bob Latzen
Mother Anne Hamilton
Nationality American
Birth Place/City USA
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth N/A
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Face Color Fair
Boyfriend Dave
Education California College of Arts
Movies Fatal Attraction, The Equalizer, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
TV Show Family Ties
Siblings Amy Latzen
View more / View Less Facts of Ellen Hamilton Latzen

Born and raised in the USA, Ellen Hamilton Latzen is a former child actress, best known for her role as Ellen Gallagher in the film Fatal Attraction. She is also known for her performances in Mr. North, Boys Life 2National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, and Family Ties.

Studied Acting From California College of Arts

Ellen Hamilton Latzen was born on July 26, 1980, in the United States of America, under the birth sign Leo. She belongs to the white ethnicity and holds an American nationality.

Her father, Bob Latzen, was a salesman while her mother, Anne Hamilton, was a web designer. She is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

She was only four years old when her parents divorced. She was raised along with her older sister Amy Latzen in her hometown. Hamilton Latzen attended California College of Arts in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Film and Television Career

Ellen started her acting journey at the age of six; all thanks to her mother. Her mom Anne Hamilton saw an advertisement in the paper about an open casting call and thought that would be a new experience in her daughter's life. Though Ellen was not sure about her audition as she felt she was not pretty enough. 

"Next to hundreds of little JonBenets with their makeup on and their pink dresses, there I was, a boyish little girl, my knees grass-stained

The call was actually for the movie Fatal Attraction and Ellen later got the role of the daughter of Michael Douglas and Anne Archer's daughter beating thousands of other girls. She was, however, active in the acting field for around a decade only from 1987 to 1997. 

The actress has worked in altogether 6 films and movies. In 1987, she appeared in the television show Family Ties. Similarly, Ellen worked in the movie Mr. North in 1988. 

Additionally, she is also a part of some more television shows and series including National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, The Equalizer, and Boys Life 2.

As for now, Latzen is producing a podcast titled Watched which is mainly about her experiences as a child actor. Her show mainly showcases the life of a child in the acting business and the realities of a childhood lived in front of the camera. 

When asked about her retirement, she once said,

If somebody were to recognize me now, I'd be very impressed.

Whopping Net Worth of $13.5 Million

Ellen Hamilton Latzen has earned a decent amount of money. According to 2.bing.com, she has an estimated net worth of $13.5 million, as of 2019. Some websites have reported that she earns a salary of around $100,000 annually.

The talented actress, standing 5 feet 2 inches tall, has worked in several hit movies and TV series. Some of  Hamilton's films along with its box office collections and budgets are listed below:

Box Office Collection
Cast Members

Fatal Attraction

$320.1 million

$14 million

Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer

The Equalizer

$192.3 million

$55–73 million

Denzel Washington, Marton Csokas, Chloe Grace Moretz, David Harbour, Bill Pullman, Melissa Leo

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

$71.3 million

$25 million

Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Randy Quaid, Juliette Lewis, Johnny Galecki

She currently resides in Los Angeles where she owns a luxurious and expensive house.

In a Romantic Relationship For Years

Ellen Hamilton Latzen is in a romantic relationship with her partner Dave. The couple started dating in 2015 and ever since they are having a strong bonding.

It's not revealed if the couple is engaged or married at the moment. Once in an interview, Ellen said,

I'm proud of what I've done, but I yearn for so much more.

On September 7, 2017, Hamilton posted a picture with her boyfriend on her Instagram and wished him on their two years anniversary. Moreover, according to Latzen's Instagram, the couple met for the first time at Phish's annual Labor Day run at Dick's.

As of now, the pair is living happily together without any breakup rumors.