Steve Ells
Steve Ells
Celebrated Name: Steve Ells
Real Name/Full Name: Steve Ells
Gender: Male
Age: 58 years old
Birth Date: 12 September 1965
Birth Place: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 78 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children: N/A
Profession: Businessman
Net Worth in 2024: $220 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Steve Ells is a famous American Businessperson. Ells has as former CEO and Executive Chairman of Chipotle Mexican Grill. He was the founder of Chipotle Mexican Grill in the year 1993 and also provided the direction for the promotion of sustainable agriculture sectors. Recently, he has given resignation letter as CEO and wants his as Executive Chairman. Further, the new CEO of the Chipotle is Brian Niccol, who has been appointed in February 2018.

Maybe you know about Steve Ells very well But do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Steve Ells’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Steve Ells was born on September 12, 1996; in Indianapolis, his father served as a pharmaceutical executive. He has collected the degree of education from Boulder High School and also received the degree of Bachelor of Arts from the University of Colorado at Boulder and selected for the Delta Chi member. Further, he started taking graduation from the Culinary Institute of America, which is situated in Hyde Park, New York.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 12 September 1965, Steve Ells is 58 years old as of today’s date 22nd June 2024. His height is 1.75 m tall, and his weight is 78 kg.


Ells has started his career while working as a sous chef at Stars restaurant, where he has trained by Jeremiah Tower for two years. He borrowed near about $85,000 from his friends and family members and started the formation of Chipotle taco store in Denver. The location which was selected for making Chipotle was near to the Denver University campus.

Chipotle Mexican Grill has been specialized in tacos and burritos. In more than 1000 location they have spread their restaurants within 38 states of London, England, Ontario, and Toronto and also in Washington D.C. Nearly, 26,500 people are working in this Inc., and the court has given the order to make a 45-inch high wall in all the restaurants near California.

In 1993, he became the CEO of the chain and served until 2009 as he has divided the several duties with Monty Moran. ColoradoBiz magazine has given him the CEO of the year award in 2007. He currently serves as a board of directors for the Land Institute and manages all the works from there.

In 2010, Steve started the NBC’s judging and investment panel for the series America’s Next Great Restaurant and worked with Curtis Stone, Lorena Garcia, and Bobby Flay. After serving so many years in Chipotle, he has decided to leave the position of CEO and worked only as executive chairman from November 2017. With his decision, Chipotle has started finding a new CEO with a good experience for this work. There are other board members in Chipotle include Ali Namvar and Robin Hickenlooper, who worked with Ells in a team.

In 2017, he lambasted for the miss behave that he did while the staff member served while with the wrong facing label. He shouted to them, and all the incident was shared on Twitter where the entire incident is revealed there.

Awards and Achievements

Ells has achieved several achievements in his career while starting with working in a restaurant for two years. While serving many years for Chipotle, he was awarded the best CEO of the year award. He also received the position of Board of directors in Chipotle and recently served in the same position.

Net Worth & Salary of Steve Ells in 2024

Steve Ells Net Worth 2019As of June 2024, Steve is an American business person who has a net worth of around $220 million. His earning has come from becoming the CEO and chairperson of Chipotle. He also served as the member of the board of directors of Land Institute.

Ells has achieved a great position in his life. He always worked only in a single direction to be a businessman. At the starting, he worked in a restaurant to earn but with the support of his family and friends, able to found Chipotle. His entire life spent at work, and he achieved a great position where he earns a million dollars annually.


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