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Ellen Rucker Biography

Updated On 22 Nov, 2018 Published On 22 Dec, 2017
Ellen Rucker

Facts of Ellen Rucker

Family Name : Rucker
Birth Place : United States

Relationship short Statistics of Ellen Rucker

What is Ellen Rucker marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Ellen Rucker have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Ellen Rucker having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Ellen Rucker Lesbian ? No

Ellen Rucker is the co-founder of the well-renowned hair treatment product called Rucker Roots. She is also recognized as a Doctor of Chiropractic medicine. Rucker is married to Bakari Sellers, her second husband. Before she was married to Vince Carter with whom she has a daughter named Kai Michelle.

Early life And Education Of Ellen Rucker

Ellen Rucker was born in the U.S.A to Dr. Douglas, a dentist, and Ruby Rucker, a school teacher. She has two sisters Ruby Rucker, and Lone Margaret.

She is of African-American ethnicity and holds American nationality. Rucker attended the University of North Carolina. She then attended Life University in Atlanta, GA studying Chiropractic medicine.

Ellen Rucker's Career

Ellen Rucker was a cheerleader during her days at the University of North Carolina. After that, she studied Chiropractic medicine and practiced it for eleven years at Rucker Chiropractic in Lancaster, South Carolina.

Rucker left her chiropractic practice to help her sister out with her hair care product named Rucker Roots.

Ellen Rucker with her husband Bakari T. Sellers Source: Getty Images

Their product is made of extracts from organic source vegetables like ginger, carrot, and turnip, with supplementing other luxury products like Olive oil, Shea butter, Coconut oil, etc.

She also featured on a television show with her sisters Lone Rucker and Ruby Rucker, on the show called Love Thy Sister.

Ellen Rucker's Personal life

Ellen Rucker is married to American attorney and politician, Bakari Sellers, who currently serves as the member of Democratic Party. The couple married in 2015. At present, she lives in Carolina with her husband Sellers.

She is pregnant with her twins through IVF. Soon to be mother Rucker has already thought about the name of babies; Sadie Ellen and Stokely Taggart.

Have a look at the blessed couple Sellers and Rucker in her Twitter post below:


The lovely pair seems so excited to welcome their twins. 

She was previously married to Vince Carter, an American professional basketball player, her college sweetheart. Rucker and Carter married on 1st June 2004, after their graduation. However, they divorced in 2007.

Rucker also shares a daughter, Kai Michelle, born on 1st June 2005 with her ex-husband Carter. Michelle is currently pursuing her career in tennis.

Ellen Rucker's Net worth

Ellen Rucker practiced chiropractic medicine for eleven years earning $300,000 annually. Rucker's estimated net worth is in millions. She also makes a good amount of the haircare products distributed under the name Rucker Roots. Their product includes conditioner, shampoo, and oil among others; the price ranged from $15-$64.

Her husband Bakari Sellers also makes a good amount of money as an American politician and attorney. An attorney in the US can make from $130,500 to $205,000 annually. As of 2017, Sellers' total net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

Ellen Rucker Married

Ellen Rucker

First Marriage with Vince Carter

The couple got married after their graduation. They also share a daughter together. Unfortunately, they could not last longer than three years.

Ellen Rucker

Second Marriage with Bakari Sellers

Rucker married her second husband Sellers after few years of her divorce. Currently, the couple is happy living together.

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