Brooke Elliott

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Brooke Elliott is an actress and singer from the United States. Moreover, Brooke Elliott is best known for appearing in Drop Dead Diva from 2009 to 2014 as Jane Bingum.   She received a Gracie Award in 2010 and a Women’s Image Network Award in 2011 for her work. In 2016, she was the director and writer of the short Television movie, Say Hello.

Early Life

Brooke Elliott was born on November 16, 1974, in Fridley, Minnesota, in the United States of America. According to her birth date, this actress is 47 years old and holds American nationality.

Moreover, Brooke has a birth sign of Scorpio and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. In addition, she is the daughter of Robert Elliott (father) and Kathleen Elliott (mother). She was raised with her two siblings, Adam Elliot and Jamie Alexander.


Talking about her academic career, Brooke attended Gabriel Richard High School. Later, she enrolled at Western Michigan University and completed her graduation where she majored in Bachelors in Fine Arts.

Career and Professional Life

Brooke Elliott always had a passion for acting from her early years on. She enjoyed being in the limelight. During her college years, Brooke participated in dramas that demonstrated her acting abilities. After completing her studies, she even joined acting classes.

This woman was coached by Bob Krakower and she also received voice training from Jane Grace Kennedy. But she had to go through several hardships before she started her acting career. She made a living by working as a waiter in a restaurant. Before she took the major step into the movie industry, she worked in many theaters.

She collaborated with the Chicago-based theater group Babes with Blades in 1999. There, she had a limited number of opportunities to act on stage. She appeared in a few sequences for the films “Heathers,” “The Miracle Worker,” and “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.” She had performed in several theater roles in addition to these.

Brooke Elliott

Caption: Brooke Elliott in the Lifetime television series, Drop Dead Diva (Source: Apple Music)

And in 2000, she received her big break when Mel Gibson’s film “What women want” came out. Her first feature film was this one. However, she became well-known as a result of her role in the Lifetime television series Drop Dead Diva, which aired in 2009.

In the program, she played the part of Jane Bingum. Her work received glowing reviews. The part was gained for her by her stunning appearance, comedic timing, and acting talent. She worked perfectly in the role. She sings on the series’ soundtrack as well. After its sixth season in 2014, the program was canceled.

Recent Career

She featured opposite Katey Sagal in the CBS comedy pilot Upper Middle Bogan, which was based on the Australian series, in 2016. It wasn’t meant to be part of a series. In 2018, she went on to act in the Bobby Bowman-created ABC comedy pilot about a dysfunctional family dealing with mental illness. She was chosen for a major feature in the 2019 season of the Netflix love drama Sweet Magnolias. She executive produced the 2022 Lifetime holiday film A Country Christmas Harmony, in which she also starred as a famous country music performer.


This actress has earned several awards and recognitions in her career. In 2010, she earned the Gracie Award for Female Rising Star in a Comedy Series. Likewise, she earned the Prism Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series in 2011, and the same year, she earned the Women’s Image Network Awards for Best Actress in Comedy Series. In 2014, she earned the Prism Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series.

Brooke Elliott – Net Worth 2022

As an actress and singer, she has earned a huge sum of money in her professional career. Her net worth, it’s estimated at around $5 million and she has not shared other information regarding her salary, and income.

Relationship Status

This American actress is currently single and unmarried. Since she chooses to keep her matters private and hasn’t spoken about any relations. Some believe that Brooke is dating a secretive man while attempting to keep him out of the spotlight, but neither of these ideas has been verified.

Brooke Elliott – Body Measurements

This American actress stands 5 feet 5 inches and weighs around 84 kg. Moreover, she has dark brown hair with light green eyes and there is no other information regarding her other body measurements.

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Caption: Brooke Elliott posing for a photo (Source: Fanpop)

Social Media

On her Instagram page, there are more than 71.8k followers. Besides this, Brooke is not active on Facebook and Twitter.