Who is Brooke Elliott?

Brooke Elliott is renowned as an American actress and singer. She is known for featuring in Drop Dead Diva from 2009 to 2014 as Jane Bingum. Brooke won Gracie Award in 2010 and the Women’s Image Network Awards in 2011. Elliott also worked as a director and writer in a short TV film, Say Hello, in 2016.

Quick Wiki
Full NameBrooke Elliott
Date of Birth16 November, 1974
Birth PlaceFridley, Minnesota, USA
FatherRobert Elliott
MotherKathleen Elliott
ProfessionActress and Singer
Age48 years old
Weight84 kg
Height5 feet 4 inches
EthnicityWhite Caucasian
Body Measurement40-35-38 inches
Eye ColorGreen
Hair ColorDark Brown
Net Worth$1 million

Early Life and Age

Brooke Elliott was born in 1974, on November 16. She was born in Fridley, Minnesota, the United States of America. Brooke was born with the birth name Brooke Kathleen Elliott. Presently, she is 48 years old as of 2022. Elliott is the daughter of Kathleen Elliott (mother) and Robert Elliott (father).

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Brooke Elliott holds American nationality and Caucasian ethnicity. Brooke grew up with her brother Adam Elliott and her sister Jamie Alexander. Talking about her educational background, she attended Gabriel Richard High School and then attended Western Michigan University. In 1988, she passed out with a degree in the Musical Theatre Performance program.

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Brooke Elliott is renowned as a popular face of the acting world. She is busy with a TV show, Sweet Magnolias, where she plays the character of Dana Sue Sullivan. In 1999, she was a part of the Chicago-based stage combat theatre company Babes with Blades for ten weeks. Brooke performed a scene from Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, The Miracle Worker, and Heathers.

Brooke Elliott left for her first professional theatre character as the Sugar Bowl in the US touring version of Beaty and the Beast. She also featured a cast member in the North American tour of Wicked along with Adam Lambert, whom she later supported when he featured on American Idol.

Brooke Elliott credits Rosie O’Donnell with getting her first Broadway character alongside Boy George in Taboo. O’Donnell later described her as “fresh off a Disney Cruise” but allowed her to return for a second attempt. She spent $117 to change her outfit and make-up to be better suited to the character; Rosie recompenses Brooke when she is awarded a part in the show. Unfortunately, the show closed after a hundred performances, but Rosie subsequently praised her passion for the show.

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Brooke Elliott went on to play Majella in The Pirate Queen, which opened in Chicago in 2006 and moved to Broadway in 2007. Brooke’s first movie was in the Mel Gibson movie What Women Wanted in 2000. Elliott’s first TV character was in an episode of Law & Order: Trial by Jury. She was cast as lead character Jane Bingum on Lifetime’s Drop-Dead Diva in 2009. Producer Craig Zadan stated of Brooke’s casting, “We had to find somebody who’s a beautiful ruling lady, who can do both comedy and drama, and with her, she nailed it.”

Brooke Elliott also sings on the soundtrack for the series. Sadly, in 2014, the show ended after the sixth season. She worked opposite Katey Sagal in the CBS comedy pilot Upper Middle Bogen inspired by the Australian series in 2016. Brooke went to star in the ABC comedy pilot created by Bobby Bowman about a dysfunctional family struggling with mental illness in 2018.

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Brooke Elliott was cast as a mail character on the Netflix romantic drama series Sweet Magnolias in 2019. In addition, she executive produced and starred as a country music superstar in the lifetime holiday film A Country Christmas Harmony in 2022.

Awards and Nominations

Brooke Elliott won the Gracie Award for Female Rising Star in a Comedy Series in 2010 and the Women’s Image Network Awards for Best Actress in a Comedy Series in 2011. She was also nominated for a Satellite Award for Best Actress- Television Series Musical or Comedy in 2009, a Prism Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series in 2011, and a Prism Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series in 2014.

Relationships/ Dating/ Kids

Brooke Elliott is currently single. She has not shared her personal life yet. Previously she has dated Owen French. Besides this, there is no further information regarding her relations.

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Social media

Brooke Elliott is active on her social media accounts. She is engaged on her social media accounts like Instagram and Twitter. Brooke has amassed 64.7k followers on her Instagram and 28k followers on her Twitter.

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Net Worth

Brooke Elliott is renowned as an actress. She has done such a great job in her career. Brooke gathered such a decent amount of money throughout her career. Her estimated net worth is around $1 million.

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