Doug Ellin Net Worth

Doug Ellin Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Douglas Reed Ellin net worth is
$40 Million

Douglas Reed Ellin Wiki Biography

Douglas Reed Ellin was born on the 6th April 1968, in Merrick, New York City USA, and is a screenwriter, director and producer, probably best known for creating the comedy drama television series “Entourage” (2004 – 2011) aired on HBO. It is worth mentioning the fact that he wrote, directed and produced the film under the same name in 2015. He is the winner of Producers Guild of America and BAFTA Awards. Doug Ellin has been accumulating his net worth being active in the entertainment industry since 1993.

How much is the net worth of Doug Ellin? It has been estimated that the overall size of his wealth is equal to $40 million, as of the data presented in mid-2016.

Doug Ellin Net Worth $40 Million

To begin with, Doug Ellin grew up in Merrick, and studied at Tulane University. In 1993, he debuted by writing and directing the short film “The Pitch”. The same year, he directed another film entitled “The Waiter” with stars David Schwimmer, Jon Cryer and Joe Alaskey. In 1996, he wrote and directed another comedy – “Phat Beach” – including stars Jermaine “Huggy” Hopkins and Coolio. In 1998, he directed and co-wrote the film “A Bride for Two” again starring David Schwimmer; other stars Jason Lee, Mili Avital and Bonnie Hunt were also part of the main cast. All these efforts contributed to his growing net worth.

Doug Ellin was already a successful writer, director and producer but he was looking for more, so he left New York and moved to Los Angeles, and started a career as a stand up comedian in comedy clubs including The Improv and The Comedy Store. To be honest, he failed to be successful in this field. however, after some time he decided to get back into writing. In 2002, Ellin was part of the team of scriptwriters of the sitcom “Life with Bonnie”. In 2004, he created his own series, “Entourage”, broadcast on HBO; produced by Mark Wahlberg. the series tells the daily life of Vincent Chase, a young promising actor in Hollywood. The series is noted for its impressive array of guest stars and its filming, rarely done in the studio.

What a startling fact: Ellin failed in stand-up comedy, yet proved to be a master at creating comedy drama and sitcom series and films, and even made a fortune out of it. Recently he has written the script for the upcoming Christmas black comedy crime film “Bad Santa 2”, directed by Mark Waters, scheduled for release at the end of 2016. Undoubtedly, all the aforementioned works have significantly increased the total size of Doug Ellin net worth and popularity, and his success has been widely recognized. He has been nominated for four Writers Guild of America Awards, three PGA Awards and three Emmy Awards. As previously mentioned he won only the PGA and BAFTA.

Finally, in the personal life of the screenwriter, producer and director, he married Melissa Dana Hecht in 1996, and they have a child, but divorced in 2009. Currently, Ellin is in relationship with Maddie Diehl – the two became engaged in 2014.

Full NameDoug Ellin
Net Worth$40 Million
Date Of BirthApril 6, 1968
Place Of BirthMerrick, New York, United States
ProfessionScreenwriter and director, executive producer, actor
EducationTulane University
SpouseMelissa Dana Hecht (1996–2009)
ParentsJune Ellin, Marvin Ellin
AwardsMonte-Carlo TV Festival-Golden Nymph (2006), PGA Award - Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy (2006)
NominationsPrimetime Emmy Awards, Gold Derby Awards (2006), PGA Awards, Writers Guild of America Awards (TV) (2006)
Movies"Entourage" (2004-2011), "Kissing A Fool" (1998), "The Pitch" (1993), "The Waiter" (1993), "Bad Santa 2" (2016),
TV Shows“Entourage” (2004 – 2011), "Life With Bonnie" (2002-2004


WishTV Series creator announced
Entourage2015based on characters created by / screenplay / story
402012TV Movie creator
EntourageTV Series created by - 96 episodes, 2004 - 2011 written by - 62 episodes, 2004 - 2011
Life with Bonnie2002TV Series staff writer
Kissing a Fool1998screenplay
Phat Beach1996screenplay
The Pitch1993Short as Douglas Ellin
The Waiter1993/IShort


Charged2017Documentary executive producer post-production
Charged: The Eduardo Garcia Story2016Documentary executive producer post-production
Charged: The Eduardo Garcia Story (FC 11.17.16)2016Documentary executive producer post-production
Untitled Harriet Tubman Projectexecutive producer announced
WishTV Series executive producer announced
Bad Santa 22016executive producer
30 for 302014TV Series documentary executive producer - 1 episode
When the Garden Was Eden2014Documentary executive producer
402012TV Movie executive producer
Da Brick2011TV Movie executive producer
Entourage2004-2011TV Series executive producer - 83 episodes
Untitled Ben Schwerin Project2010TV Movie executive producer


Entourage2009-2011TV Series 6 episodes
Kissing a Fool1998
Phat Beach1996
The Pitch1993Short as Douglas Ellin
The Waiter1993/IShort


Entourage2004-2009TV SeriesDirector / Doug / Audition Producer
Kissing a Fool1998Bartender / Springer Guest
The Pitch1993Short as Douglas Ellin


Made in Hollywood2015TV SeriesHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2015TV SeriesHimself
In Depth with Graham Bensinger2015TV SeriesHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Charlie Rose2006-2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Hollywood Sunset: A Tribute to Entourage2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Write Environment2008TV SeriesHimself

Won Awards

2007BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest InternationalEntourage (2004)
2006Golden NymphMonte-Carlo TV FestivalBest International Producer - ComedyEntourage (2004)
2006PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Episodic Television, ComedyEntourage (2004)

Nominated Awards

2010PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Episodic Television, ComedyEntourage (2004)
2009Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Comedy SeriesEntourage (2004)
2009PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Episodic Television, ComedyEntourage (2004)
2009WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAComedy SeriesEntourage (2004)
2008Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Comedy SeriesEntourage (2004)
2008PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Episodic Television, ComedyEntourage (2004)
2008WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAComedy SeriesEntourage (2004)
2007Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Comedy SeriesEntourage (2004)
2007WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAComedy SeriesEntourage (2004)
2006Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing for a Comedy SeriesEntourage (2004)
2006Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsComedy Episode of the YearEntourage (2004)
2006WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAComedy SeriesEntourage (2004)

Known for movies

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