Ellen Pao Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Ellen Pao

Biography / Wiki

An American investor Ellen Pao is a dissident who has established a variety of counseling non-benefit associations like Project Include. She is known for holding several positions at the social media technology company Reddit.

She came into the limelight when she filed an unsuccessful gender discrimination suit against Kleiner Perkins who was an employee. She also spoke against hiring and promotion practices in Silicon Valley. Her fruitless claims had initiated debates both on the treatment of women in technology and the need for transparency in a company.

Height / Weight / Age

Ellen Pao weighs 54 kg and 114 lbs in pounds. She is a courageous and outspoken personality with a height of 164 cm or in feet inches 5’4” tall. She has short and smooth black hair color and sparkling wide brown color eyes. She has a slim physique but her figure measurement is not disclosed yet. She will turn 52 years old.

Net Worth

According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Ellen Pao is $150 million USD approximately. Being an investor she has accumulated huge wealth and lives a luxurious life.

Education / Family

Born on August 3, 1970, the birth name of Ellen Pao is Ellen Kangru Pao. She is the middle daughter of Young-Ping Pao who was a professor and Tsyh-Wen Pao worked as an engineer. She grew up in New Jersey, USA with her elder sister and younger sister.

For her schooling, she went to Woodrow Wilson School. She also studied Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. She has completed her MBA in 1998 from Harvard Business School.


Ellen Pao

Real name Ellen Kangru Pao
Birth Place New Jersey, USA
Date Of Birth August 3, 1970
Age 53 Years
Height In centimeters – 164 cm

In feet inches – 5’4”

Weight In kilograms – 52 kg

In pounds – 114 lbs

Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Profession Investor
Zodiac sign Leo
School Woodrow Wilson School
College Harvard Business School
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town New Jersey, USA
Debut Not known
Fathers Name Tsyh-Wen Pao
Mothers Name Young-Ping Pao
Brothers none
Sister 2 (Name Not Known)

Career / Fashion And Style

In 1994, Ellen Pao started her career as a corporate attorney at Cravath, Swaine & Moore. After working there for 2 years, she joined WebTV. She was associated with Silicon Valley including BEA Systems as Senior Director of Corporate Business Development.

As a technical chief of staff, she had joined Kleiner Perkins which is an established venture capital firm. The trustee Doerr appointed her a Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute in 2007. In 2012, she gained the limelight from filing a gender discrimination lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins.

After 24 days of trial, the results went in a favorable verdict of Kleiner Perkins. She was also vocal about the hiring and promotion practices in Silicon Valley.

in 2013, she joined Reddit as the head of business development and strategic partnerships. After the resignation of Yishan Wong, she became interim CEO of Reddit. Along with 8 other women, she founded the non-profit organization of Project Include.

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More

Previously, Ellen Pao was married to Roger Kuo. After the couple got divorced she got married to Buddy Fletcher whom she met at the Aspen Institute function in 2007. The couple has a daughter together.

Boyfriends None
Marital Status Married
Husband Roger Kuo,

Buddy Fletcher

Ellen Pao with her husband Buddy
Ellen Pao with her husband Buddy

Children Daughter – 1 (Name Not Known)

Ellen Pao

Some Interesting Facts About Ellen Pao

  • Ellen Pao belongs to Asian descent.
  • Her father worked at New York University whereas her mother worked at the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Her maternal grandparents belonged to Baoding in the Hebei province near Beijing.
  • She has received a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School.
  • She was accused of asking $2.7 million to not appeal by Kleiner Perkins.
  • Her book “Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change” was shortlisted for the McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award in 2017.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @ekp
  2. Twitter@ekp
  3. Facebook @EllenPao
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