Who Is Chris Ivery? 10 Things to Know About Ellen Pompeo\'s Husband

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Who Is Chris Ivery? 10 Things to Know About Ellen Pompeo’s Husband

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Who Is Chris Ivery? 10 Things to Know About Ellen Pompeo\'s Husband

Grey’s Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo (Meredith Grey) and her husband, Chris Ivery, are one of those Hollywood couples that really doesn’t mind being photographed in public together. And fans love them for it, because they are so cute

We’ve compiled 10 things to know about Mr. Ellen right here. 

Who Is Chris Ivery? 10 Things to Know About Ellen Pompeo\'s Husband
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1. Chris and Ellen Met in a Grocery Store

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1. Chris and Ellen Met in a Grocery Store

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Before Ellen was Meredith Grey (and before there even was a Meredith Grey), the love interest in Old School met Chris in 2003, in a grocery store in Los Angeles

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2. They Are Both Huge Boston Celtics Fans

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2. They Are Both Huge Boston Celtics Fans

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Chris and Ellen both grew up just outside Boston — but the serendipity didn’t stop there. Apparently they grew up “just 10 miles away from each other” near Cambridge, MA, where Harvard’s legendary campus is. These days, they are spotted sitting front row at Celtics games constantly.

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3. He's a Music Producer

3. He's a Music Producer

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There isn't much known about his career, but the famous fella did write the song "Cheers (Drink To That)," which was featured on the show Smash.

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4. Gossip Focuses on Chris’ Funny Business

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4. Gossip Focuses on Chris’ Funny Business

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Divorce rumors and cheating “scandals” have plagued Chris and Ellen ever since they got married in 2007. But the couple has stayed together despite all the gossip, and still seem to be going strong.

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5. His Net Worth Is $10 Million

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5. His Net Worth Is $10 Million

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His career as a music producer is serving him well!

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6. Chris Designed Stella’s Baby Wardrobe

6. Chris Designed Stella’s Baby Wardrobe

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Well, not entirely, but Ellen did tell the other Ellen (DeGeneres) that Chris “loves dressing her up like him...He goes out and buys her clothes that look like his clothes.”

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7. Chris Proposed on Her Birthday

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7. Chris Proposed on Her Birthday

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In a move arguably even more romantic than Derek’s surgery-strewn elevator proposal to Meredith, Chris presented Ellen with a 3.5-carat diamond ring on her 37th birthday. Ellen told People, “we were six degrees our whole lives, so I feel like we were sort of meant to be.”

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8. The Duo Married at City Hall

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8. The Duo Married at City Hall

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The pair tied the knot in November 2007 in New York. Mayor Michael Bloomberg was the witness at the ceremony.

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9. Chris 'Punk’d' Ellen

9. Chris 'Punk’d' Ellen

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Back when Ashton Kutcher was still on the show, Chris was the accomplice and took Ellen out for lunch. He then tipped the waitress a large amount for no reason, which naturally made the Grey’s star jealous and mad. Gotcha, Ellen!

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10. He Went to Harvard

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10. He Went to Harvard

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Ellen definitely knows how to pick 'em! Chris is probably a genius.

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Grey’s Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo (Meredith Grey) and her husband, Chris Ivery, are one of those Hollywood couples that really doesn’t mind being photographed in public together. And fans love them for it, because they are so cute

We’ve compiled 10 things to know about Mr. Ellen right here.