Ellen Barkin Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Abhijeet Modi
Agu 31, 2022 By Abhijeet Modi
Originally Published on Jun 23, 2022
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About Ellen Barkin

Ellen Barkin, also known as Ellen Rona Barkin, is an American actress and producer.

Ellen Barkin has given many breakthrough acting roles which have left viewers astounded! One of her breakthrough roles was in the film 'Diner.'

Ellen Barkin is a beautiful and multi-talented personality. She was born on April 16, 1954. Her first performance was seen in 1982; since then, she has come very far in her acting career by performing in some of the most successful films. Ellen Barkin is said to win the '80s and thrive in the '90s when she was featured in some of the best high-budget films of those times and was also a regular actress in drama series.

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Ellen Barkin's net worth?

During her acting career, Ellen Barkin was seen regularly in some of the most famous shows. The multi-talented actress was also seen on the channel' Animal Kingdom' in 2016 for a documentary. Her net worth is around $97 million.

How much does Ellen Barkin earn per year?

Ellen Barkin is not a new name to Hollywood. She made her Broadway debut with the film 'The Normal Heart' and won an award. Ellen Barkin is an exceptional actor and a multi-talented figure in Hollywood! Today she is also a producer and earns a lot through her sponsorships. Hence, her annual income can be estimated to be around $13 million.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Ellen Barkin?

Ellen Barkin is approximately 5 ft 7 in ( 170 cm) tall.

How old is Ellen Barkin?

Ellen Barkin was born on April 16, 1954. The actress is said to have made her acting debut in the early '80s. From the '80s to now, Ellen Barkin's net worth is very telling of the successful career she has made for herself. Barkin is around 68 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

When it comes to Ellen Barkin's early life, she was born in the Bronx, New York. Her mother's name is Evelyn, and her father's name is Sol Barkin. Her mother was a hospital administrator, and her father was a salesman. Ellen Barkin is of Siberian-Russian-Polish descent. Her brother's name is George Barkin, and she later set up a company in late 2005 with her brother.

Ellen Barkin spent most of her life in New York, and for high school, she went to Manhattan's Highschool Of Performing Arts. For her college, Barkin went to Hunter College, where she studied History and Drama. It was Barkin's wish to study Ancient History as well. However, soon she started giving more time to her acting career and attended the Actors Studio In New York. According to Ellen Barkin, she had to study acting for ten years in New York before landing her first audition.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Ellen Barkin's partner?

Ellen Barkin's first husband was Gabriel Byrne. With Gabriel Byrne, Barkin has two children, Jack Daniel and Romy Marion. However, their marriage didn't last long, and the duo divorced on a good note. After which, Barkin dated Ralph Fiennes, but this didn't last long.

After some time, she married businessman Ronal Perelman. Ellen Barkin divorced Ronald Perelman by the end of 2005. Barkin was also in a relationship with her 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas' co-start Johnny Depp in 1998.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Ellen Barkin first appeared in front of the camera for the movie 'Diner,' released in 1982. The movie received applause and some good reviews. After which, Ellen Barkin was offered a role in the drama film 'Tender Mercies.' Ellen Barkin instantly impressed the director Burce Beresford with her acting skills, although she lacked acting experience during that time. By the end of the '80s, Ellen Barkin started gaining more films, such as 'The Big Easy.' This film was a great success, and its success favored Barkin to gain more high-budget films.

She played in the thriller movie 'Sea Of Love' opposite Al Pacino in 1989. The '90s was a time of success and fame for Barkin, she was already a big name by then, and this time, she was aiming for an Emmy Award and more such films. Her newest and most remembered is the 'Modern family Mitzi Roth,' which she played in 2012.

Barkin appeared in Broadway plays for 'The Normal Heart' in 2011. For the same play, she also won an award. Her performance in 'Another Happy Day' was also acclaimed by critics. Movies such as 'Hollywood Mom Ivy Green,' which came out in 2015, won the hearts of her fans all over again! Nonetheless, it can be said that Barkin's one of the biggest blockbusters in the late '90s was 'Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas.'

What awards has Ellen Barkin won?

Ellen Barkin is known to leave a statement whenever she takes a project in hand! She has won countless awards; however, some of her awards stand out! She received the Drama Desk Award For Outstanding Ensemble Performance, Primetime Emmy Award For Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries, and the Tony Award For Best Featured Actress in a Play for her Broadway debut. And then again, she has the Satellite Award For Actress In A Supporting Role.

Ellen Barkin's Hobbies And Interests

Ellen Barkin is a multi-talented figure! from acting to producing; she has done it all! She was already interested in art and history, which was also her major in college. However, she also showed interest in studying ancient history. Nonetheless, acting always remained her number one hobby; she studied acting for ten years before landing an interview.

Other Interesting Ellen Barkin Facts And Trivia

  • An interesting fact about the American actress Ellen Barkin is that she also testified in the Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard trial.
  • Ellen Barkin is known to have also dated the famous actor Johnny Depp.
  • After Barkin divorced her second husband, she put her jewelry, a gift from her second husband, for auction.
  • From the auction, Barkin earned around $20 million.
  • Ellen Barkin worked with Jonny Depp for the film 'Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas.' The duo reportedly had a brief relationship after the movie was complete.

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Ellen Barkin Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Ellen Barkin

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Place of Birth

New York



170 cm

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Hunter College

Net Worth



Evelyn Barkin, Sol Barkin


George Barkin

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