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Ellington is a high-school graduate
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✎edit Family, Mother, Father, Wife & Husbands, Kids
Mother: Ellington's mom's name is Cheryl.
Father: Ellington's dad's name is George.
Siblings: Ellington is the only common child of his parents but he has three half-brothers.
Wives and kids: Ellington is not married and he has no children yet.
✎edit Boyfriends & Girlfriends, Relationship
Sexual orientation: straight
Ellington has been dating Rydel Lynch, who is R5's vocalist and keyboardist, since 2013 and he is still dating her, as seen on his social media, where he regularly posts cute and romantic pics with her. There is nothing known about his other dates and affairs.
✎edit Ellington Ratliff Money, Net Worth
Ellington's estimated net worth is 2 million of dollars. Most of this money comes from the activity of his band — like tours and music sales.
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Place of living: Ellington resides in Los Angeles, where he was born. He currently rents an apartment together with his girlfriend.
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✎edit Facts and Favorite Things:
- He was named after jazzman Duke Ellington;
- He loves exploring old music of all genres;
- He dreams of playing with Jack White of The White Stripes;
- He was once depantsed in front of the cast and completely embarrassed;
- He says his spirit animal is the slug;
- He learned playing trombone before he learned playing drums;
- He has 30 T-shirts with cat pictures printed on them.
✎edit Misc Questions
What is his story in R5?
Ellington joined the band in 2009 after he met Lynch siblings in a dance studio. He is the only non-Lynch member of R5.
Did he appear on TV not as a part of the band?
Yes, he appeared in a number of TV series in small episodical roles (including "Eastwick" and "Raising Hope").
And what about movies?
Ellington starred in 2 movies in 2001 and 2012. The latter was a comedy titled "My Uncle Rafael".
What are his biggest musical inspirations?
He lists The Beatles and The White Stripes among his idols.
What other musicians apart from Lynchs is he in good relations with?
He's friends with Jack and Jack after the tour they had together.
What is Lynch he the closest with after Rydel?
It's Stormie Lynch.