Ellen Ziolo, Meet Dennis Schroder Wife

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Ellen Ziolo is the famous wife of Dennis Schroder, who rose to fame after marrying him. Schroder is a German professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the NBA.

He is also the sole owner of his German hometown team, Braunschweig, of the Easycredit BBL and the majority shareholder of the team since 2018.

Ellen Ziolo At Her Wedding
Ellen Ziolo At Her Wedding (Source: Instagram)

However, we are here to discuss his beautiful wife, Ellen Ziolo, who has made a name for herself.

With her eye-catching photos and content on Instagram, this fit beauty has stunned the world. 

Let’s examine the couple’s lives and relationships; first, review some quick information.

Quick Facts

Full Name Ellen Ziolo
Date Of Birth 10 December 1991
Age 32 Years Old
Nickname Ellen Nana
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Birth Place Braunschweig, Germany
Nationality German
Ethnicity White
Religion Christian
Height 5 ft 9 in / 1.79 m / 179 cm
Weight 58 kg / 127 lb
Hair Color Brunette
Eye Color Dark Brown
Mother’s Name Beata Ziolo
Siblings Daniel Ziolo, Kevin Ziolo And Silvia Ziolo
Marital Status Married
Husband Dennis Schröder
Children Dennis Junior Schröder And Imalia Aaliyah
Net Worth Not Available
Social Media Instagram
Merch  Unavailable
Last Update February 2024

Early Life & Education

Ellen Ziolo was born in Braunschweig, Germany, on December 10, 1991.

She was born under the sign of Sagittarius and is 32 as of 2024.

Ziolo is the oldest of four siblings born to her mother, Beata. Her two brothers are Daniel and Kevin Ziolo, and her younger sister is Silvia Ziolo.

Her father’s name and other details are unavailable, but as per his profession, he had his hands on numerous businesses. 

Dennis Schroder And Ellen Ziolo's Wedding
Dennis Schroder And Ellen Ziolo’s Wedding (Source: Instagram)

She attained her education in Braunschweig with her siblings.

When Ellen was in elementary school, she was a member of her school’s volleyball team. 

She continued to play the sport when she enrolled in a local high school in 2005.

Ellen was also a member of the theatrical club at school and trained in singing and dancing.

She graduated from high school in 2009 in arts.

There is no information about her career, but as per some sources, she worked as a server, bartender, and model.

Age & Body Measurement

Beautiful Ellen stands at 1.79 meters tall, weighs roughly 127 lb, and wears a UK shoe size 5.

Her other body measurements are unavailable. The wife of a basketball player has blonde hair and blue eyes that complement her beauty.


Ellen is a private person when it comes to her personal life.

On July 21, 2019, she and Dennis married in a secret ceremony attended by their closest friends and family members only.

Ziolo has not revealed how they met, but it’s rumored they were introduced at a house party by a common friend.

They welcomed their first child, Dennis Junior Schröder, a boy, before their wedding on February 19, 2019.

Similarly, they were blessed with a second child, a daughter named Imalia Aaliyah, in August 2020.

As of 2024, her son is 4, and her daughter is 3.

Ellen With Her Husband And Children
Ellen With Her Husband And Children (Source: Legit)

For her husband’s 27th birthday, she gave Dennis a pair of custom-made Nike shoes with paintings of her son and daughter.

In addition, for their son’s first birthday party, the couple planned a themed party based on the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball team.

Wedding Ceremony

The groom wore a gray suit with a golden bow tie and sunglasses, as seen in various Instagram photos and videos. 

Ellen went for a bold wedding gown. The fabric robe had a neckline that reached the belly button and had a hip slit design.

Ellen’s second outfit, which she wore to a celebration at the Volkswagen Hall in Lower Saxony, was almost the same.

The gold gown had a low cut and was also translucent. The color gold dominated the wedding.

Short Glance On Dennis Schröder

Dennis Schröder is a professional basketball player from Germany who currently plays point guard for the Toronto Raptors of the NBA.

He has earned a reputation as a consummate professional and a valuable backup on contending teams in the NBA.

The point guard was selected 17th overall in the 2013 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. During his rookie season, he was assigned to the Bakersfield Jam in the NBA D-League.

During the regular season, he appeared in 49 games for the Hawks. Schroder’s play improved in the 2014-2015 season, with his season-scoring totals reaching double figures.

Dennis Schroder During Basketball Match
Dennis Schroder During Basketball Match (Source: Chron)

Schroder and his brother used to skateboard, but Dennis had to give it up to concentrate on basketball.

Early in his career, he was compared to Rajon Rondo.

Both the Sacramento Kings and the Minnesota Timberwolves passed on Schroder during the draft, opting for guards with less experience than Schroder.

Schroder improved his free-throw shooting from 67 percent in his rookie season to 79 percent or above in the following seasons.

Schroder has averaged 15 points per game or more in the last three seasons.

He played for teams like Phantoms Braunschweig, Atlanta Hawks, Oklahoma City Thunder, Boston Celtics, and Houston Rockets.

On 29 March 2022, Schroder was benched for the remainder of the season with a shoulder injury.

Recent Ventures

He scored 14 of his season-high 32 points in the fourth quarter and led his team to win against the Miami Heat on January 4, 2023. On January 20, they also won against the Memphis Grizzles.

Dennis scored 26 points, two rebounds, and six assists on a crucial win over Thunder on March 1, 2023.

On March 11, the Lakers faced a disappointing defeat to the New York Knicks, while Anthony Davis took the blame for the team loss.

But Schroder backed up his teammate by saying, “It’s everybody in this locker room. It’s on everybody. When we lose, we lose as a team when we win, we win as a team.”

On 12 July 2023, Schröder agreed to sign a two-year, $26 million contract with the Toronto Raptors. The deal took up Toronto’s entire mid-level exception, allowing the organization about $8.7 million below the luxury tax threshold.

National Games

Dennis Schroder has also represented the German national under-18 and German national under-20 teams. Schroder played in the 2012 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, where they stood in fifth place.

In 2014, he debuted in the senior Germany national basketball team against Finland. Schroder played in EuroBasket 2015 but was knocked out in the qualifying stage.

He averaged 23.7 points and 5.6 assists per game in EuroBasket 2017.

Schroder played for Germany in EuroBasket 2022, standing in third place. The famous game was against Greece in the quarterfinals, with Giannis Antetokounmpo on the team.

Net Worth  

According to reports, Dennis Schroder’s net worth is around $38.7 million.

His pay alone makes nearly $2.6 million per year.

He was in a two-year contract of $3.04 million with the Atlanta Hawks. Atlanta exercised a $1.76 million option for 2015-2016 and again $2.7 million for 2016-2017.

The German basketball player signed a 4-year deal worth a $70 million contract extension with Atlanta.

On August 13, 2021, Schroder signed a year deal worth $5.89 million with Boston and a one-year $2.64 million contract with LAL on September 16, 2022.

He has also promoted several well-known businesses, including Nike, Mercedes-Benz, and Das Kaugummi, contributing to his net worth.

Social Media Presence

Dennis is active on social media with around 2.2 million Instagram followers and 301k YouTube subscribers.

He typically posts random pictures of himself and his family with few sponsored posts on Instagram.

Ellen Ziolo’s Interests & Hobbies

Ellen is physically active and goes to the gym four to five times weekly to maintain her fitness. She also follows a strict diet and performs yoga at home.

She enjoys traveling and has visited several US states to watch her husband play basketball and several European nations, with Iceland being her ideal travel destination.

In her spare time, Ellen enjoys watching comedy programs, including “The Office,” “That ’70s Show,” and “Friends.”

She also enjoys Hollywood films; her favorite actors and actresses are Jim Carrey and Rosario Dawson. Some of her favorite movies include “Yes Man,” “Liar Liar,” and “The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.”

Social Media Presence

Ellen is available on Instagram (@_ellen_schroeder) with 58.9k followers, where she has posted limited photos of her husband, Dennis.

She last posted in September 2022, where she wore a matching-colored outfit with her husband.

Popularity Graph

Ellen Ziolo is the celebrity wife of a famous NBA player, Dennis Schroder, who plays for the LAL. They have two beautiful children together.

Ellen Ziolo's Popularity Graph
Ellen Ziolo’s Popularity Graph (Source: Google)

The popularity graph shows the wavelength from the last twelve months. She was highly searched online for information regarding her profession, net worth, and children.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

Does Dennis Schröder speak German?

Dennis Schroder was one of two black students in his 800-student school and the only kindergartener who had German as his first language.

Is Dennis Schröder's father white?

Dennis Schröder is of German-Gambian descent. His father is of German ancestry, and his mother is from The Gambia.

Why did Dennis Schroder choose to wear jersey number 71?

Dennis Schroder wanted to wear number 17, but it has been retired by the Celtics in honor of John Havlicek; thus, he wore jersey number 71 for the Celtics. He currently wears 17 for the LAL.

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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