Sienna May Pompeo Ivery is the second daughter of Ellen Pompeo and former record producer and writer Chris Ivery. Her mother is a renowned actress who has famously portrayed Dr. Meredith Grey on Grey’s Anatomy Meanwhile, her father is a former record producer who has made numerous popular tracks throughout his career. He has recently changed his career towards fashion, which his wife is very proud of.
Being the daughter of renowned celebrities, Sienna has always been a person of interest among fans. However, her parents have often kept her private life a secret and have shared very less information available about their child. Let’s dive deeper and find some exciting facts about Ellen Pompeo’s daughter with Chris Ivery – Sienna May.
Sienna May Pompeo Ivery was born on August 2014, in the United States, which means the age of Ellen Pompeo’s daughter is 8 years old, as of 2022. She is of Irish, Italian, Scottish, and Afro-American descent. Her mother is a successful American actress who has won several awards including a Screen Actors Guild Award.
Sienna’s father, on the other hand, was a record producer who once made a track for Rihanna‘s Cheers (Drink to That). Rihanna is a world-famous songstress who previously had dating rumors with Sandi Graham‘s rapper son Drake. Sienna is currently focused on her studies and goes to a private school in Los Angeles.
Ellen and Chris kept the birth of their daughter Sienna May Pompeo Ivery a secret for two months. They revealed it only on October 2, 2014, when the actress announced that she and her husband had welcomed a second daughter.
The reason they kept Sienna’s birth a secret is that she was born via surrogacy. During an interview, Ellen said,
This baby was born via surrogate, so I felt an obligation to keep the surrogate’s privacy — that was of the utmost importance
The mom of three then revealed that she was there when artificial insemination was carried out. She even held the hand of the surrogate. She hasn’t revealed the identity of the surrogate yet.
Sienna May Pompeo Ivery has two siblings, an older sister, Stella Luna Pompeo Ivery (born September 2009), and a younger brother, Eli Christopher Pompeo Ivery (born December 2016). Their mother Ellen kept has always loved keeping her personal life away from the public eye. So, she had also kept her pregnancy secret when Stella Luna was born.
Although Ellen was still in the middle of filming season 6 of “Grey’s Anatomy”, she had successfully kept it a secret. This goes to show how good she is at avoiding the media. The 53-year-old actress used to wear large dresses and also hid her baby bump in her scrubs. Also, many of her scenes were pre-taped to help her out during that period of pregnancy. Add to the fact that Ellen had a break from the show with writers making a scene of Meredith donating her kidney.
Sienna May Pompeo Ivery seemed to hate her brother Eli Christopher. Their mother previously shared a video of the brother-sister duo where Sienna expressed her frustration over Eli’s behavior. She said in the video that Eli “kept testing her”. Sienna and Eli were 5 and 4 years old at the time.
When Ellen asked Sienna Pompeo what should she do about it, she replied that she and her brothers need to separate. After that, Ellen added oil to the fire convincing Sienna that she should do that.
Sienna May Pompeo Ivery’s parents Ellen Pompeo and Chris Ivery first met in 2003. However, the couple seemed to have grown around the same neighborhood. They only found this thing during their first conversation. Although they spent their childhood in Boston, Massachusetts, the pair only met as adults in a California grocery store.
Ellen and Chris started first became friends and eventually began dating. They were friends for six months before starting a romantic relationship. The couple got engaged in November 2006 when Chris proposed to Ellen with a 3.5-carat diamond engagement ring on her 37th birthday. The next year in November 2007, they tied the knot but kept their marriage a secret. The wedding was officiated by a bigshot in New York City.
Despite having secretly married, their marriage didn’t get away from the public’s eyes for a long time. Ellen’s career as an actress was at the peak of her fame and Chris was also a renowned figure in the music industry. This led them to be constantly followed by their fans.
In a podcast, Ellen talked about how her husband didn’t like to see her kissing other men on screen. She says,
He was like, ‘This is not what I signed up for. You go to work and make out with that? I like Patrick and everything, he’s a good dude, but like really?
Chris later addressed that he wasn’t particularly jealous of the men but just felt awkward watching his wife kiss other men, in the make-believe romance. Eventually, he stopped watching Grey’s Anatomy.
Ellen got the role that she hadn’t even auditioned for. Previously, she had auditioned for a show called Secret Show. Based on the audition for that show, she was offered to play a part in Grey’s Anatomy. However, the actress rejected the role at first.
Ellen didn’t want to do TV shows and get stuck for five years. But, as she was just starting out and was in need of money, her agent convinced her to do it. Now, the show has been a massive turning point for her. Even after 17 years, she is still active on the show.
Sienna May Pompeo Ivery is too young to start her own career and earn money. So, there is no point in discussing her net worth. However, we can say that she is living a lavish lifestyle. Her parents are well-established Hollywood personalities, and they are making a huge amount of money. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Ellen and Chris have a net worth of $90 million and $70 million respectively, as of 2022. The couple has made an enormous net worth throughout their careers. Sienna’s mom has constantly been one of the highest-paid actresses since 2017. She was listed as one of the world’s highest-paid actors in 2017.