Get to know Michael Ellis, father of TikTok star Emily Mariko. After Emily’s marriage, fans wished to learn more about her family. This article is about her dad.
Learn all that we know about him here via this article below.
Meet Michael Ellis, TikTok Star Emily Mariko Father
TikToker star Emily Mariko is born to her father Michael Ellis. Emily recently married her partner Matt Rickard in July 2023. The couple initially engaged in October 2021.
On July 23, the TikTok celebrity posted a video of her journey down the aisle, revealing her in a stunning strapless dress as she approached Matt at the alter.
Michael too helped his daughter with her wedding. Like all fathers, Michael did walk Emily down the aisle, he also printed out a wedding countdown calendar.
Michael Ellis Wife
Michael Ellis is married to his wife Jane Nakagawa. They have been happily married since 19 April 1986. On their 30th anniversary, Michael wrote on his Facebook, “Kinda sad that I’m not home today but it’s a big deal so I’m going to share it anyway. Happy Anniversary to us!!!.”
Jane, who is of Japanese-American ethnicity, is 63 years old. She was born in January 1960.
Jane is the daughter of Jack Shiro Nakagawa and Sachiko Nakagawa. Her father was born in Fresno, California on December 30, 1922.
Furthermore, Jane was born in Los Angeles, California, and grew up as an “expat-brat” moving back and forth between the U.S. and Japan. She received her undergraduate degree in Studio Art from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, and a Masters’s in Architecture from UCLA in Los Angeles, California.
Jane began her career at GK Design, International (GKDI) as a Planner on package design for Kikkoman, and transportation design for Yamaha Motors, USA. After GKDI, she joined Nissan North America where for 18 years, she served as Director of Advanced Planning & Strategy. In 2008, Automotive News named me one of the top 50 people who made enduring contributions to Nissan’s 50 years in America.
In 2016, she joined Honda R&D Americas, Inc. as Division Director of Advanced Product Planning. In 2019, she became the Director of Honda’s newest division, Future Mobility & Solutions. Her focus now is creating compelling experiences for Honda’s next generation of users.
Besides Emily, Michael and Jane also have a son named Sam Ellis.
Michael Ellis Age
Michael Ellis is 66 as of this writing in 2023. His birth year is 1957.
What Is Michael Ellis Ethnicity?
Michael Ellis is White-American by ethnicity.
Michael Ellis Family
Michael Ellis is the son of Mary Boyd Ellis and Jack Thomas Ellis. He lost his father Jack Thomas Ellis in 2016. His dad was born in 1930. His dad attended Harvard Medical School and they lived in an attic in Cambridge.
On Father’s Day 2019, his sister wished her, “Happy Father’s Day my dear Dad. You were loving and stern; gentle and tough; a great and patient teacher of ethics, principles, intellect, and value for life. I am grateful for all that you contributed to who I am. I miss you and I always will.”
His mother had him and his two siblings before she turned 26. She was an artist.
One of Michael’s sisters is named Michelle. Michelle is a seasoned arts administrator and curator, with over 30 years devoted to non-profit art museums and galleries; independent, and corporate exhibition spaces. Her curatorial work is devoted to creative subject matters and my area of expertise includes the under-recognized as well as the established artist.
Michelle attended Mills College.
Michael Ellis Job
Michael Ellis is a founding partner of 5+design, a Hollywood-based, award-winning creative design studio providing architectural, planning, urban design, and interior design services for clients who span the globe. His primary areas of responsibility are client relations and marketplace strategy.
He believes that an emphasis on teamwork and collaboration is fundamental to everything 5+ does. He sees the world through this lens and sets a vision for the company’s future based on strong relationships with like-minded clients.
Michael was a Former Sr. Vice President at The Jerde Partnership and Former Associate / Sr. Designer at DMJM.
Michael attended Occidental College (studied music) and UCLA where he studied architecture.
When Is Michael Ellis Birthday?
Michael celebrates his birthday on 14 March.
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