Ella Rumpf is a French-born Swiss actress who has been making waves in the entertainment industry since her debut in 2011. She is best known for her roles in the films “War” and “Tiger Girl”, both of which earned her critical acclaim. Her popularity skyrocketed after she took on the role of Ali in the award-winning feature film War. For her performance in the film, she received a nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the Swiss Film Award in 2015. She landed feature roles in TV shows such as Freud and Tokyo Vice and had a guest-starring role in Succession. Ella has already achieved a great deal of success and is sure to have a long and successful career ahead of her. Let’s get to know about the Swiss actress. So who is Ella Rumpf? Here’s everything we know about the Swiss actress.
Ella Rumpf Biography
February 4, 1995
29 years old
Swiss and French
She is of French and Swiss-German descent.
Family and Education
Ella Rumpf was born in Paris, France but moved to Zurich, Switzerland when she was a little girl. She took up her education there, graduating from Steiner School in Zurich, and later attended Zurich University of Applied Sciences. She got into acting at a very young age, and like most actors, she started with theatre, gaining her first lead role in Romeo and Juliet at 14. Ella studied acting at the Giles Foreman Centre for Acting.
Little did know about her parents was that her father is a psychotherapist, and her mother is a lecturer. She is the only child of her parents.
5 feet 4 inches or 163 cm
Ella Rumpf is known to be secretive when it comes to her personal life. She keeps the romantic aspect of her life to herself while maintaining a low profile.
Career Overview and Net Worth
Ella Rumpf began her career in theater, performing in various productions like Romeo and Juliet before making her debut in Friederike Jehn-directed Summer Outside in 2011. Ella’s first major role was in the critically acclaimed drama film War in 2014. She played the role of Ali in the film, which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards. This role earned her huge success and was soon cast in other television shows and films.
In 2017, she starred in the German drama film Tiger Girl starring Garance Marillier. She has also appeared in several TV shows, including Freud, Succession, and Tokyo Vice.
Ella Rumpf Facts
She is fluent in French, German, and English.
She started her professional acting career at the of 16 when she was cast in the film Summer Outside.
In 2014, she earned a nomination for the Best Supporting Actress award at the Swiss Film Awards.
In 2022, she starred alongside Ansel Elgort, Ken Watanabe, and Rachel Keller in the HBO Max crime drama series Tokyo Vice. The series is based on the book of the same title by Jake Adelstein.
In 2024, she won the Lumières Award for Most Promising Actress for her role as Marguerite Hoffmann in the 2023 drama film Marguerite’s Theorem.