American actress Aunjanue Ellis is mostly known as Miranda Shaw in ABC series, Quantico. The National Board of Review Award-winning actress, Aunjanue also had a recurring role as Madeleine Hightower in the comedy television series The Mentalist. In 2016, she appeared in the critically acclaimed period drama film, The Birth of a Nation where she portrayed the role of Nancy Turner.
What Is The Net Worth Of Aunjanue Ellis?
Aunjanue Ellis has amassed a net worth of $5.5 million. She has mostly derived her wealth from her career as an American actress. Her 2011 American period drama film, The Help grossed a box office of $216.6 million with an estimated budget of $25 million. Within the 21st day of release, it grossed more than four times the expense of its production budget crossing the margin of $100 million. Her portrayal of Yule May Davis in the movie has fueled the actress in the part of boosting her net worth.
Likewise, her appearance in different American TV series has also played a prominent part on her fortune. Her longest-running television stints include High Incident (1996 to 1997); E-Ring (2005 to 2006); Justice (2006 to 2007); The Mentalist (2010 to 2011); NCIS: Los Angeles (2012 to 2014); and Quantico (2015 to 2017).
Aunjanue debuted in the entertainment industry in the year 1995 by appearing in the American drama series New York Undercover with the role of Claudia. From 1996 to 2017, Aunjanue appeared in more than six dozens of television series and movies from where she increased her wealth. Her notable TV series and films include A Map of the World; Game of Death; Of Mind and Music; Law & Order: Criminal Intent and The Book of Negroes.
In 2018, Aunjanue is in the cast of the upcoming American drama film If Beale Street Could Talk and Miss Virginia. She is also in the TV pilot of American series Chiefs portraying the role of Kendra.
Is Aunjanue Dating? Her On-Screen Romance
In the American television series Quantico, Aunjanue played the role of Miranda Shaw, assistant director at the FBI Academy. During the sixth episode of the first season, it was revealed that Miranda was a married woman when she was in the relationship with Liam O'Connor. Her son Charlie Price confirmed Liam that she had split with her mysterious husband. The role of Liam was played by the American actor Josh Hopkins.
Aunjanue Ellis dating on-screen boyfriend Josh Hopkins in TV series Quantico (Photo: imdb.com)
Moreover, in the series, she had a romantic relationship with former FBI agent, Paul Burton, who was her on-screen partner. American actor Aaron Lazar portrayed the role of Paul. Liam lied to Paul where he said Miranda was the mastermind behind the bombings. When Miranda discovered his lie, her former on-screen boyfriend Liam shot Miranda. As a part of Quantico family, her romantic life sparkles in the series.
Besides her on-screen romantic life, the actress has stayed low-key to provide a glimpse of her affair behind the cameras. She is reportedly unmarried and is not seen flaunting pictures with any guy.
Aunjanue was born on 21 February 1969 as Aunjanue L. Ellis. She grew up with her parents in San Francisco, California. The movie actress stands at the height of 1.75 m (5' 9"). As per wiki, she earned a degree in African-American studies from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. She also attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.