Who is Ellen Pompeo's husband? 'Grey's Anatomy' star spotted going for ice cream with kids May and Eli

Who is Ellen Pompeo's husband? 'Grey's Anatomy' star spotted going for ice cream with kids May and Eli
Ellen Pompeo was spotted getting ice cream with her children Sienna May, 8, and Eli , 5, while her husband Chris Ivery was not in the picture (Backgrid, Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images For Cinemoi)

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: American actress Ellen Pompeo had on a casual outfit during a stroll outside Joan's on Third along with her children on October 28. Pompeo exited the LA food marketplace holding her children's hands while crossing the road. 

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With the 'Grey's Anatomy' star taking a step back from the latest season of the ABC series, she seemed to be in a relaxed mood for the outing. Her children were spotted in their school uniforms while the 52-year-old was sporting a carrot-colored sweater, jeans and a glossy sling bag. However, her husband Chris Ivery was not in the picture. 

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According to Hollywood Life, Pompeo was out to treat her children, daughter Sienna May and son Eli, with ice cream in Studio City. Pompeo's sneakers stuck out in contrast to her austere outfit due to its striking green laces.

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Ellen Pompeo was spotted on Joan's the Third with her children sienna May and Eli as they trio went out for an ince cream (Backgrid)

Moreover, it looks like Pompeo adores the V-neck sweater as she was previously spotted in a similar outfit while on a stroll with her daughter Sienna in Larchmont Village. 

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Ellen Pompeo was dressed in a relaxws carrot-colored sweater with a black glossy sling bag whiule her children, Eli and Sienna May, were in their school uniforms (Backgrid)

Who is Ellen Pompeo's husband Chris Ivery?

Pompeo has become a household name of sorts ever since she took on the role of Dr Meredith Grey in 'Grey's anatomy'. She married to Chris Ivery in 2007 and she has been very low-key about her relationship.

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Very little is known about Ivery other than the fact that he is Pompeo's husband. Ivery worked in the music industry as a record producer for nearly 30 years. His most famous project includes working as a writer on Rihanna's song 'Cheers (Drink to That)' from her 5th studio album 'Loud'. 

Actress Ellen Pompeo (L) and music producer Chris Ivery attend 2016 March of Dimes Celebration of Babies at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on December 9, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.
Actress Ellen Pompeo and music producer Chris Ivery attend 2016 March of Dimes Celebration of Babies at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on December 9, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California (Getty Images)

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Pompeo and Ivery met at an LA grocery store. After spending six months as close friends, Ivery confessed to having feelings, which led to them dating for three years before eventually marrying. The couple considered their relationship as the one written in the stars, as per People. "I feel like we were sort of meant to be," said the actress.

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While the pair has spent more than a decade together, Ivery has admitted to not being comfortable watching Pompeo's intimate scenes with co-star Patrick Dempsey. "I remember in the beginning it was really hard for him. He was like, 'This is not what I signed up for. You go to work and make out with that. I like Patrick [Dempsey] and everything, he's a good dude, but like really?'” she said on the Ladies First with Laura Brown podcast in 2021.

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The record producer has also asked the actress to give her work a rest. “He did say the other day, he said, 'Don't you think you could work a little less now?'" Pompeo said on E! News' Daily Pop in 2021. 

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However, Ivery was not at all intimidated by her workaholic-like attitude and constantly supports her career. Pompeo told People in 2018 that Ivery was completely on board with her work. Her bossy nature did come as a problem and knew knows how to take care of it as well. "Occasionally, I get told, 'I don't work for you, don't speak to me like that,' which is okay. I need to hear it if I'm not coming correct," she said. 

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