• Ellen Ziolo is the wife of famous German professional basketball player Dennis Schröder.
• She was born in Braunschweig, Germany, on 10 December 1991, and has four siblings.
• Ellen has never spoken of her further education, however, she is believed to have been a waitress and a bartender, and done some modelling.
• She and Dennis exchanged vows on 21 July 2019, and have two children together.
• Ellen is physically active and enjoys travelling, watching comedy series, and shopping for clothes.
Who is Ellen Ziolo?
Ellen Ziolo was born in Braunschweig, Germany, on 10 December 1991 – her zodiac sign is Sagittarius, and she holds German nationality. She’s probably only known for being the wife of Dennis Schröder, a famous German professional basketball player.
Early life and education
Ellen was raised in Braunschweig alongside her younger twin brothers Kevin and Daniel Ziolo, and their younger sister Silvia Ziolo, by their mother Beata who’s a housewife, and their father who prefers to be left out of media; it’s said that Ellen’s father is the owner of multiple businesses.
She grew up being interested in various activities, mostly into playing sports while attending a local elementary school; Ellen was on her school’s volleyball team, and continued playing the sport upon enrolling at local high school in 2005.
She was also a member of the school’s drama club, and practiced singing and dancing at a school for the performing arts.
Ellen matriculated in 2009, and because she hasn’t spoken of her further education, most of her fans believe that she hasn’t attended college.
Ellen is today mostly focused on raising her and Dennis’ children, and apparently isn’t working on her career.
She hasn’t spoken of the jobs which she’d previously worked, but it’s said that she was a waitress and a bartender, and that she also did a bit of modelling.
Love life and marriage with Dennis Schröder
Ellen is quite secretive when it comes to sharing the details of her love life with the public, but it’s still widely known that she’s today a married woman.
She and Dennis exchanged vows on 21 July 2019, in a private ceremony attended by only the closest of their friends and family members; neither has spoken about how they met, but it’s believed that they were introduced by a mutual friend at a house party.
Around half a year before their wedding, in February 2019 Ellen gave birth to their son Dennis Junior Schröder, and their daughter Imalia Aaliyah followed around a year later; Ellen and Dennis are keeping their children away from the media’s attention.
Neither has spoken of any other people whom they had perhaps been with prior to meeting each other, and as of January 2022, Ellen’s married to Dennis Schröder, and they have two children together.
Hobbies and other interests
Ellen is physically highly active, and has four to five training sessions at the gym every week, thus her slim figure; she’s also following a strict diet, and practices yoga at home.
She’s into travelling, and has been to a couple of US states to watch her husband play basketball, and has also travelled to various European countries, with her dream travel destination being Iceland.
Ellen’s into watching comedy series in her spare time, and her favorites are “The Office”, “That ‘70s Show” and “Friends”.
She’s also a fan of Hollywood movies, and her favorite actor and actress are Jim Carrey and Rosario Dawson, while a couple of her favorite movies include “Yes Man”, “Liar Liar” and “The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”.
Ellen’s a fashionista, and is trying to keep up with all of the latest fashion trends, so is also a shopaholic, as she goes shopping for clothes multiple times every week.
Age, height and net worth
Ellen’s age is 30. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 8ins (1.7m) and she weighs around 130lbs (60kgs).
As of January 2022, Ellen’s net worth has been estimated at over $10,000, while her husband Dennis’ net worth is reputedly close to $40 million.
Who is her husband Dennis Schröder?
Dennis was born in Braunschweig on 15 September 1993 – his zodiac sign is Virgo, and he holds German nationality. He’s known best for playing for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Dennis was raised in Germany alongside his brother and sister, by their German father who died in 2009, and their Gambian mother. He grew up being interested in skateboarding, and he and his brother were able to perform various tricks by the time they turned 10. It was after Dennis’ father’s death that he became interested in basketball, and chose to pursue it as a career.
He was still attending a local high school when he started playing professionally for SG Braunschweig in 2010 – Dennis matriculated in the following year.
He attracted some attention in the 2011-2012 season, when he averaged around 18 points and seven assists per game; Dennis played a couple of games for the Phantoms Braunschweig in the same season, and was named Best Young German Player, as well as League’s Most Improved Player. He was chosen to play for the World Select Team at the 2013 Nike Hoop Summit, and his team won 112-98; Dennis then revealed that he’d entered the 2013 NBA draft.
He was picked by the Atlanta Hawks on 27 June 2013, as the 17th overall selection, and signed with them on 11 July.
His then career-high was on 22 December 2014, when he scored 22 points in a game against the Dallas Mavericks, which the Hawks won 105-102; Dennis scored 24 points on 15 March 2015, when the Hawks beat Los Angeles Lakers 91-86.
He signed a new four-year contract with the Hawks on 26 October 2016, worth $70 million, and on 23 December 2017, he scored 33 points in a game against the Dallas Mavericks, which the Hawks won 112-107. Dennis set his new personal record on 20 March 2018, when he scored 41 points against the Utah Jazz.
He was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder on 25 July 2018, and served as their sixth man, playing only after Russell Westbrook would be sent to the bench. In the 2019-2020 season, Dennis was in the finals for the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award, which was won by Montrezi Harrell.
He was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers on 18 November 2020, and was offered a four-year $84 million contract in March 2021, however, Dennis rejected the offer in search of a better deal. He was signed to the Boston Celtics on 13 August 2021, on a one-year $6 million contract.
Dennis has also played for the German national teams, under-18 and under-20, and competed in the 2012 Fédération Internationale de Basketball Amateur (FIBA) Europe Under-20 Championship, at which Germany placed fifth; he also played for the Germany’s senior team on 27 July 2014, when they faced Finland. Dennis played for Germany at both EuroBasket 2015 and EuroBasket 2017.
He is Muslim.