Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$40 million dollars
Date Of BirthApril 6, 1968
SpouseMelissa Hecht (m. 1996–2009), Maddie Diehl


Doug Ellin is an American television writer, director, and producer. He is best known for creating the HBO series Entourage.

Ellin was born in 1965 in New York City. His parents divorced when he was young, and he was raised by his mother on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. He has two older sisters.

Ellin attended the High School of Performing Arts, where he studied acting. He then went on to study at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.

After college, Ellin began working as a writer on the sitcoms Coach and The Larry Sanders Show. He also wrote for the films The Rock and Armageddon.

In 2004, Ellin created Entourage, a show about a young actor and his friends trying to make it in Hollywood. The show was a hit, and ran for eight seasons on HBO.

Ellin has also directed several films, including Entourage: The Movie (2015) and Gotti (2018).

Ellin is married to publicist Stacey Weitzman. They have three children together.

As of 2020, Doug Ellin’s net worth is $100 million.

General Info

Full NameDoug Ellin
Net Worth$40 million dollars
Date Of BirthApril 6, 1968
ProfessionTelevision executive producer, Screenwriter, Film producer, Film director, Actor, Television Director
EducationTulane University
NationalityAmerican

Family

SpouseMelissa Hecht (m. 1996–2009), Maddie Diehl
ParentsJune Ellin, Marvin Ellin

Accomplishments

AwardsBritish Academy Television International Award, Danny Thomas Producer of the Year Award in Episodic Television - Comedy
NominationsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Comedy Series
MoviesBad Santa 2, Entourage, Grudge Match, Kissing a Fool, Phat Beach, The Waiter
TV ShowsEntourage

Social profile links

Pictures

Movies

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
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

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
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
Entourage2015producer
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

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entourage2015
Entourage2009-2011TV Series 6 episodes
Kissing a Fool1998
Phat Beach1996
The Pitch1993Short as Douglas Ellin
The Waiter1993/IShort

Actor

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

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Made in Hollywood2015TV SeriesHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2015TV SeriesHimself
In Depth with Graham Bensinger2015TV SeriesHimself
Nash2013DocumentaryHimself
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

Awards

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
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

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
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)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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