Who is Brooke Elliott?

Brooke Kathleen Elliott was born under the birth sign of Scorpio, on 16 November 1974 in Fridley, Minnesota USA, and is an actress, probably best recognized for starring in the role of Jane Bingum in the Lifetime legal comedy-drama fantasy series “Drop Dead Diva”.

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Would you like to know more about Brooke Elliott’s professional career and personal life? How rich is she, as of now? How old is she? If you are interested, stay tuned and find out all the details about her.

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How rich is she? Brooke Elliott Net Worth and Assets

Her professional career started in 2000 and she has been an active member in the entertainment industry ever since. So, if you ever wondered how rich Brooke Elliott is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of her net worth is over $5 million, accumulated through her successful career. If she continues to expand her career further, there is no doubt that her net worth will increase in the coming years.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings

Concerning her early life, Brooke Elliott was raised alongside her two siblings by her father, Robert Elliott, who worked as a city manager, and her mother, Kathleen Elliott, a homemaker.

She has a brother, Adam Elliott, and a sister named Jamie Alexander Elliott. She holds American nationality and is of white ethnicity. Her family moved frequently, so she has lived not only in Minnesota but also in Oklahoma and Illinois, until they settled down in Riverview, Michigan, when she was a junior in high school.


Regarding her educational background, Brooke attended Gabriel Richard Catholic High School, where she developed her love for acting, so she performed in various school productions, including “Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”, and “Richard III”.

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Upon matriculation in 1993, she enrolled into Western Michigan University, from which she graduated with a BFA degree in Musical Theatre Performance in 1998.

Theater Acting Career

Prior to becoming an actress, Brooke Elliott worked as a waitress, while pursuing a professional acting career by joining the stage combat theatre company, called Babes With Blades, located in Chicago, in 1999. During that time, she performed in various plays, such as “The Miracle Worker”, “Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves”, and “Heaters”, while her first significant theater role came when she portrayed the Sugar Bowl in the musical “Beauty And The Beast”, which was followed by another major role in the First National Tour of the musical “Wicked”, next to Adam Lambert.

Afterwards, Brooke made her debut Broadway appearance as Big Sue in the 2003 stage musical “Taboo”, along with Boy George, after which in 2007 she played Majella in another Broadway musical, entitled “The Pirate Queen”. All of these appearances increased her popularity in the world of acting, and marked the establishment of her net worth.

Moving to the Big Screen

Parallel with performing on the stage, Brooke Elliott tried to take a step further and move her career to the next level, so she made her debut appearance on the big screen in 2000, when she had a small part in the romantic fantasy comedy “What Women Want”, starring Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt, while her debut television role came five years later, when she guest-starred as Denise Bell in an episode of the NBC legal drama series “Law & Order: Trial By Jury”.

Rise to Prominence: “Drop Dead Diva”

Brooke came to prominence when she was chosen to portray the main role of Jane Bingum in the legal comedy-drama fantasy series “Drop Dead Diva”.

The series is about a plus-sized girl who works as a lawyer but has the soul of a fashion model, and aired on the Lifetime network for six seasons from 2009 to 2014, adding a considerable amount to Brooke’s net worth, and increasing enormously her popularity. Besides that, she also sings the soundtrack.

Other Projects and Recent Years

When the filming of “Drop Dead Diva” was ended, Brooke continued to line up success after success by starring in the role of Amber in the 2016 made-for-television comedy film “Furst Born”, after which in the same year she tried herself as a screenwriter and director for the television film “Say Hello”.

This was followed by her portrayal of Kendra in the comedy film “Trew Calling” (2017), directed by Greg Robbins. To speak further of her acting career, she featured as Keri-Ann in the made-for-television comedy film “Crazy Wonderful” in 2018, and was then cast as Kat in the drama “More Beautiful For Having Been Broken” (2019). She is currently filming the Netflix drama series “Sweet Magnolias”, in which she will feature in the main role of Dana Sue Sullivan. So, her net worth will certainly increase.

Personal Life: Is she single or not?

If to talk about the personal life of the famous actress, Brooke Elliott has managed to keep it very low profile. So, there is no any information which can link her current with a dating affair and boyfriend. She might be married, but no details are found that can prove it.

How old is she? Normal-Size Actress, Appearance, Vital Statistics

Speaking about Brooke Elliott’s age, born in 1974 makes her now 44 years old. Regarding her appearance and physical attributes, she is apparently a beautiful woman with long dark brown hair and dark brown colored eyes.

Although she is considered as a plus-size actress, Brooke says for her body shape that is normal sized. She stands at a height of 5ft 5ins (1.65m), while her weight is approximately 180lbs (84kgs), and her vital statistics are 41-36-39.

Social Media Presence

In addition to her involvement in the entertainment industry, Brooke Elliott is also active as a member across one of the most popular social media sites, which she uses not only to promote her upcoming projects but also to post photos from her private life and share various other content with her fans. So, she runs her official Twitter account, on which she has almost 28,000 followers.


Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected]

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