Ellen Whitaker- Wiki, age, height, net worth, boyfriend, ethnicity

Ellen Whitaker is a jumping rider from England who in July 2017 is ranked 612 on the ranking of the FEI riders. In 2007, she represented Great Britain in the European Championships and helped the country qualify for the Olympic Games.

Quick Facts

Real name Ellen Whitaker
Nickname Ellen
Date of birth March 5, 1986
Age 36 years old
Birthplace UK
Nationality British
Profession show jumping rider
Height 5 feet 9 inches
Weight 56kg
Hair colour Blond
Eye color Light brown
Net value $14 million

Ellen Whitaker Age and Early Life

Ellen Whitaker was born on March 5, 1986 to Carol Whitaker (mother) and Steven Whitaker, a formerly well-known show jumper (father). The actress is of British descent. Ellen comes from a jumping family, just like her brothers Thomas, Joe and Donald, as well as her relatives William, Louise, George and Robert. Her childhood was spent in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, near the family farm. Growing up watching her father and uncle ride horses, she developed an interest in riding and jumping. She completed her secondary education at Penistone Grammar School.

Ellen Whitaker Height and weight

Ellen Whitaker stands 5 feet 9 inches tall (1.75 meters). Her exact weight is unknown. Her eyes are light brown and her hair is blonde.

Ellen Whitaker

Ellen Whitaker’s net worth

How much is Ellen Whitaker’s net worth? Her successful career has contributed to her substantial net worth which is $14 million as of 2022. However, her salary is not disclosed.


Ellen started her career as a rider and show jumper at the age of five. She qualified for the Horse of the Year Show when she was only eight years old. Whitaker will represent Great Britain at the European Championships in 2007. After jumping three clear rounds, she also helped Great Britain qualify for the Olympics. Due to the lameness of her horse Locarno 62, she was unable to participate in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Ellen Whitaker Boyfriend & Dating

Who is Ellen Whitaker dating? In 2011, she was in a relationship with British actor Henry Cavill. They first met at the International Horse Show in Olympia in 2009. This couple recognized their relationship status soon after speculation about the two dating erupted in the public. On February 26, 2011, they got engaged. Ellen and Henry called it quits on August 18, 2012 after more than a year citing personal issues with their engagement.

She is now engaged to the Spanish showjumping horse Antonio Marinas Soto. On May 17, 2014, they had their first child, Harry Marinas Whitaker. On March 20, 2016, the couple most likely welcomed their second child, Frankie Thomas-Marinas Whitaker. Then on August 5, 2016, she and her partner got engaged.