• Eli Kay-Oliphant was born in the USA in 1979, holds American nationality and is a lawyer.
• He attended Northwestern University and Emory University's School of Law.
• He has held various positions in legal firms, currently working as a partner at Sparacino PLLC.
• He married actress Marina Squerciati in 2016 and they have one daughter together.
• He is an avid photographer and traveler, and his net worth is estimated at over $1 million.

Who is Eli Kay-Oliphant?

Eli Kay-Oliphant was born in the USA and has kept his exact date of birth hidden from the media’s attention, however, judging by the time when he enrolled at college, he was probably born in 1979 – his zodiac sign is believed to be Aries and he holds American nationality. Eli is a lawyer perhaps known best for being the husband of Marina Squerciati, a famous American actress.

Childhood and education

Eli hasn’t shared the details concerning his siblings and parents, but it is believed that both his mother and father have college degrees and urged Eli to focus on his education as well.

He attended a local high school at which he was mostly focused on having good grades, and was one of the best in his class – upon matriculating in 1997, Eli enrolled at Northwestern University from which he obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science in 2001. He continued his education at Emory University’s School of Law, from which he graduated with a Juris Doctorate with honors in 2005.

Eli’s career

Eli launched his career in June 2003, when he joined Paul Hastings as a summer associate, while the following year saw him work as a summer associate at O’Melveny & Myers LLP – after being praised for his devotion to his job, Eli became an associate, holding the position from 2005 to 2007.

In August 2007, he joined the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals working for the Honorable W. Eugene Davis as a clerk, and after a year Eli joined Latham & Watkins as an associate, staying there to January 2013, when he was invited to work as an associate at Kobre & Kim LLP. After nearly two years there, Eli became a partner at Massey & Gail LLP in September 2014, only quitting in September 2020 after being invited to join Sparacino PLLC as their partner.

Love life and relationships

Eli met Marina Squerciati while they were both attending Northwestern University, and they began dating after a year of being friends.

Marina Squerciati

The two exchanged vows in 2016 in a private ceremony attended by their closest friends and family, and kept their marriage hidden from the media’s attention until 15 February 2017, when Marina announced on her Twitter account that she was pregnant with their daughter, born later in May – it appears that Marina and Eli have agreed on having only one child.

Neither of the two have talked about the people they might have dated before meeting each other, so as of January 2021, Eli is married to Marina Squerciati and they have one daughter together.

Hobbies and other interests

Eli is interested in photography and has uploaded over 320 pictures onto his Instagram account, but as he appreciates his privacy, he has locked the account and only his 190 followers are allowed to see his pictures.

He is physically active as he has a couple of training sessions at the gym each week – Eli works out to stay fit rather than to build a muscular body.

Eli is keen on travelling, and his job as a lawyer has taken him to a couple of US states while he has also vacationed in a couple of European countries, such as Greece and Italy.

In his spare time, Eli likes to watch movies, and his favorite actor and actress are Tom Cruise and Natalie Portman, while a couple of his favorite movies are “The Last Samurai”, “V for Vendetta” and “Leon: The Professional”.

Age, height and net worth

Eli’s age is around 41. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 10ins (1.78m) and he weighs around 150lbs (68kgs). As of January 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $1 million, while Marina’s net worth has also been estimated at over $1 million.

Who is Marina Squerciati?

Marina Squerciati was born in New York City, USA, in 1981 – her zodiac sign is Taurus and she holds American nationality. She is an actress who might be known best for her portrayal of Officer Kim Burgess in the action crime series “Chicago P. D.”, created by Michael Brandt, Derek Hass and two others, and which stars Jason Beghe, Jesse Lee Soffer and Patrick John Flueger – it follows a special unit of the Chicago Police Department made up of two units: Intelligence and Uniformed Cops.

It has been airing since 2014, and has won two awards and been nominated for six others.

Marina was raised in New York City by her mother Marie Squerciati who is an academic and a writer – it was revealed in September 2019 that Marina is the daughter of John R. Jakobson, the late financier, however, she received nothing from his will. It was also revealed that he paid for Marina’s nanny and child support, and her tuition at Northwestern University from which Marina graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theatre in 2003.

Marina launched her career by appearing in theatre plays, and for her performance in the off-Broadway play “Just in Time: The Judy Holliday Story” was awarded the Agnes Moorehead Award.

She went on to appear in her first Broadway play “To Be or Not to Be”, while her following role was in the off-Broadway play “Manipulation, Beauty of the Father”.

Marina made her debut film appearance aged 12, when she played the Mouse in the 1993 family fantasy musical “The Nutcracker”, and her following role came in 2006 when she starred in the short comedy “Hold”, written and directed by Aloura Melissa Charles. A couple of her following roles in movies were in the 2009 romantic comedy “It’s Complicated”, the 2012 romantic comedy “Frances Ha”, and the 2013 animated adventure comedy “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2” (voice role) – two of Marina’s most recent appearances in movies have been in “Central Park” and “Marshall”, both in 2017.

She made her debut TV series appearance in 2009 when she portrayed Betsy Naylor in the episode “Revolution” of the mystery crime drama “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”. The following years saw her appear in single episodes of various series, such as the mystery crime drama “The Good Wife”, another mystery crime drama “Damages” and the crime drama “Blue Bloods”. She gained recognition after she portrayed Alessandra Steele in the romantic drama “Gossip Girl”, while Marina is today also popular for playing Kim Burgess in both “Chicago Fire” and “Chicago Med”.

Marina has had a reasonably successful career, being featured on the cover page of the magazine “New York Post” on 29 July 2019, while the magazine has also published an article about her on two occasions. Her net worth is estimated at over $500,000 as of early 2021.


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