Ellie Kemper stars in a new Netflix romantic comedy film and is fantastic in it! The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt actress’s latest role is in the 2023 Netflix film, Happiness for Beginners.
In the movie, she plays Helen, a divorcée who sets off to the wilderness to restart her life and find a new adventure that will distract her from her trials and tribulations. There, she finds comfort in other adults taking life one step at a time. But she also happens upon a guy who makes her heart sing.
Read more on the official synopsis for the Netflix film below:
"Helen has always lived her life as far from the edge as possible. Newly divorced, she joins a quirky group of strangers on a survival course for the “Adventure of a Lifetime” with the hope of learning how to live – and love – again."
Check out the official trailer for Happiness for Beginners, too!
Watching Kemper’s on-screen character fall in love probably got you wondering whether this star is smitten in real life. Well, lucky for you, we have all the answers you’ve been dying to learn.
Check it out below!
Who is Ellie Kemper married to?
Ellie Kemper is currently married to American comedian Michael Koman.
The two met while working backstage on Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Their love for comedy and working for some of the best comedians of our generation made them a perfect match, which is why they married in 2012. The pair have two sons, born in August 2016 and September 2019.
As of July 2023, Kemper and Koman celebrated 11 years of marriage, a celebration Kemper took to her Instagram to share with the world.
“11 years of marriage with this guy and he is STEEL the one!!,” Ellie Kemper wrote in her Instagram post. “STEEL is the 11th year anniversary thing! I got him an axe! Love you.”
A couple that laughs together stays together. We’re sure the two will be celebrating their 12th anniversary by this time next year! Until then, be sure to catch Ellie Kemper’s character, Helen Carpenter, falling in love in Happiness for Beginners, streaming now on Netflix!