Ellen Pompeo and her husband, Chris Ivery, made the US Open their private date night time.
The Gray’s Anatomy star, 53, and Ivery, 56, stepped out on the tennis championship in New York Metropolis on Thursday, September 7. Pompeo shocked in a white pantsuit with a vibrant pink lip as Ivery complemented his spouse in a pair of crisp, white trousers, which he paired with a striped, blue button-down.
The longtime couple — who share daughters Stella, 13, and Sienna, 9, and son Eli, 6 — have been noticed sitting collectively within the stands after Pompeo walked the pink carpet solo.
Pompeo and Ivery have been collectively for 20 years, assembly at a grocery retailer in Los Angeles in 2003. They secretly wed in 2007 after a number of years of relationship.
“They took us on this underground tunnel beneath Metropolis Corridor … and also you’re within the mayor’s workplace. Behind a bookshelf, a wall opens and then you definately simply stroll in and also you’re in his workplace,” the actress recalled of their nuptials throughout a 2017 episode of Dwell With Kelly and Ryan. “Nobody knew, so we had that to ourselves.”
As Pompeo and Ivery’s romance continued to face the take a look at of time, he rapidly drew a boundary at watching her steamy onscreen scenes.
“There was a time again within the day that I watched [Grey’s Anatomy] rather a lot, however then I didn’t know if she had a lover,” Ivery solely advised Us Weekly in February 2019. “I might say I’m not jealous; I’m actually assured, however it’s awkward. She’s appearing however now she’s obtained this new lover, which I do know him, Giacomo [Gianniotti]. He’s a terrific man. I truly like him. And to be trustworthy, I haven’t watched these scenes as a result of I really feel like it may be awkward.”
Regardless of skipping episodes of Gray’s, Ivery assured Us that he’s Pompeo’s No. 1 cheerleader.
“What’s the key? We’ve been doing it for a very long time. I feel the key is taking the time that we want,” he advised Us on the time of their marriage. “Like if it’s me and her and we want a date night time, we take it. It’s simply type of supporting one another. And clearly, with three children it’s ample. Her on set, me downtown, it’s rather a lot. However she’s my greatest fan. I’m her greatest fan.”
Pompeo finally stepped down as a full-time Gray’s Anatomy forged member throughout season 19, which aired earlier this 12 months. She continues to govt produce the long-running medical drama and its Station 19 spinoff.