Lindsay Ellis Biography and Wiki
Lindsay Carole Ellis is an American author, video essayist, film critic, and former YouTuber. Her debut novel, Axiom’s End, published in July 2020, became a New York Times Best Seller.
Along with her friends, Elisa Hansen and Antonella Inserra, she wrote Awoken, a paranormal romance parody of Twighlight about a woman falling in love with Cthulhu. She wrote and directed the documentary short film The A-Word about women’s experience with abortion in 2010. From 2008 to 2014 Lindsay was set to host The Nostalgia Chick as part of the Channel Awesome production company, a web series based on the Nostalgia Critic. She went on to create over 100 videos as part of the series before quitting in 2014.
Lindsay Ellis Age and Birthday
Ellis was born on November 24, 1984, in Johnson City, Tennessee, United States of America. Ellis is currently 38 years old and she will be celebrating her 39th birthday on November 24, 2023.
Lindsay Ellis Height
Ellis stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches whereas her actual weight is not available at the moment. She is slim with a fair white complexion.
Lindsay Ellis Parents
She is the daughter of James Carroll Ellis and Sue Ellis. Lindsay’s father passed on from complications from Parkinson’s disease. He was a native Navy Veteran, an Educator, and a contractor while her mother was a school counselor at Science Hill.
Lindsay Ellis Education
Ellis graduated from New York University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Film Studies. She received a Master of Fine Art (MAF) from the USC School of Cinematic Arts in 2011.
Lindsay Ellis Married, Husband, Children
Ellis is happily married to Nick Hither, her long-time boyfriend. Nick and Ellis tied their knot in a private beautiful wedding ceremony in 2018 and both live in Long Beach, California. In June 2020, it was revealed that she has a daughter whose information is unavailable at the moment.
Lindsay Ellis Sexual Orientation
Even though Ellis is married to her male counterpart, Lindsay announced publicly that she is attracted to both male and female genders.
Lindsay Ellis Career
From 2014 to 2021 she opened her YouTube channel where she made videos about Walt Disney Pictures films. Other works included a three-part series about the production of The Hobbit trilogy and its effect on the New Zealand film industry which was a finalist for the 2019 Hugo Ward for Best Related Work.
She also co-hosts the It’s Lit! web series, which explores trends in American literature as a companion piece to The Great American Read on PBS itself. She was one of the founders of the Standard creator community where she released most of her content making her one of the top 50 creators on the platform.
Throughout her online career, she has been subjected to multiple campaigns of online harassment. In 2021, she announced her retirement from YouTube and content creation citing cancel culture and online harassment. In early 2020, Lindsay co-founded MusicalSplaining, a podcast in which she accompanied by director and illustrator Kaveh Taherian, discusses a different musical every two weeks. It was included in O, The Oprah Magazine‘s top 20 new podcasts of 2020.
In 2019, she announced her debut novel, Axiom’s End which was published on July 21, 2020, and entered The New York Times Best Seller list at number 7 on August 9, as well as appearing in the Los Angeles Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller lists. Ellis was later nominated for a Hugo Award for “Best New Writer”.
Lindsay Ellis Salary
Ellis has not disclosed her salary income however, she is earning a six-figure salary.
Lindsay Ellis’s Net Worth
Lindsay Ellis has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.