Ellia English Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Oluniyi Akande
Feb 20, 2024 By Oluniyi Akande
Originally Published on May 19, 2022
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About Ellia English

Ellia English is a singer, dancer, and stage and film actress from the United States.
Ellia English is most recognized for her central role as Aunt Helen King on the comedy sitcom 'The Jamie Foxx Show'. It was initially aired from 1996-2001.
Ellia English was partnered onscreen with Garrett Morris, who portrayed her husband, Junior King. Ellia English has appeared in 'Curb Your Enthusiasm', 'Good Luck Charlie', and 'Code Black' in recurring parts. She is a good dancer too.

Ellia English's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Ellia English’s net worth?

Ellia English has a net worth of $5 million. Ellia English's leading source of income is her popularity as an American singer. She is from Georgia.

How much does Ellia English earn per year?

Ellia English works in television movies, comedy sitcoms, and on the silver screen. So her income varies every year.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Ellia English?

Ellia English is 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) tall.

How old is Ellia English?

Ellia English was born on March 26, 1960, in Georgia; this makes the American singer 62 years old in 2022.

Childhood And Education

Ellia English was born in the Georgia town of Covington. Ellia English attended Clark College in Atlanta after graduating from high school early with the aspiration of becoming a lawyer. Ellia's life changed when the head of the theater department overheard her singing and gave her one of the most significant roles in their musical play.
She eventually went to Georgia State University, where she majored in speech and theater, and quickly rose through the ranks of the Alliance Theater Company. Her next step was to fly to New York City, where she was devoted entirely to a career as an actor. Ellia English appeared in various shows there, including 'Ain't Misbehavin', 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom', 'Colored Museum', 'Dreamgirls', 'Romeo And Juliet', 'Spunk', 'Show Boat', 'Barnum', 'Nunsense', and 'One Mo' Time', to mention a few.
She was also a solo recording artist with the (New York) Community Choir.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Ellia English dating?

There is no information regarding the family life of Ellia English, the film actress and dancer. She seems to be single.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Los Angeles beckoned, and Ellia English heeded the call. She was a series regular on 'The Jamie Foxx Show' (as Aunt Helen King). 'Martin', 'Sinbad', 'Empty Nest', 'The Five Mrs. Buchanans', 'Love & War', 'Get Smart', and 'Thea' are among her other television credits.
Ellia English appeared in the television films 'The Innocent', 'The Barefoot Executive', and 'Based On An Untrue Story'. English has appeared in films such as 'Wildcats', 'Sidewalk Stories', 'Rain Without Thunder', 'Block Beauty And Girlfriends'. She toggles between living in Atlanta, Georgia, and Los Angeles, California.
Ellia has played some major roles as a TV actress, like Diana Phillips in 'Woke Up Dead'. She played another central role of Lynn Williams in 'Matchups'. As a TV actress, she played the role of a social worker in 'The 5 Mrs. Buchanans'. In 'Jamie Foxx', she starred opposite Garrett Morris. In the movie 'Semi-Pro', she played the role of Quincy.

Charity Work

Ellia is presently involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles and a number of other children's organizations.

What awards has Ellia English won?

Ellia won the Best Actress Award at the 2009 New York Horror Film Festival for her performance as Mona in 'Cornered!'

Ellia English’s Hobbies And Interests

In her leisure time, she likes playing the flute and the piano, as well as reading, walking, bicycling, and doing a variety of other outdoor activities.

Other Interesting Ellia English Facts And Trivia

Ellia English is a member of the sorority Sigma Gamma Rho. She co-stars in the psychological horror-thriller 'Cornered!', directed by Daniel Maze, alongside Steve Guttenberg and James Duval.
She played Aunt Helen King for more than 100 episodes of this show.
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Ellia English Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Ellia English

Date of Birth




Place of Birth

Covington, Georgia



168 cm


Actor, Dancer, Pianist, Singer


Georgia State University, Clark College

Net Worth



Rev. Calvin English, Ella Mae English
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