Birth Name: Wendell Ramone Ellis, Jr.
Place of Birth: Sumter, South Carolina, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 27, 1981
Jay Ellis is an American actor, model, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. His roles include the films Movie 43, In a Relationship, Escape Room (2019), Top Gun: Maverick, and Somebody I Used to Know, and the shows The Game, Insecure, and Mrs. America.
He is the son of Paula, a finance executive, and Wendell Ellis, Sr., who was in the U.S. Air Force. He is married to Serbian model and actress Nina Seničar, with whom he has a daughter.