Ellen Rucker Wiki (Vince Carter’s Wife) Age, Biography, Family & Facts

Ellen Rucker

Ellen Rucker (born 1977) is a famous spouse from South Carolina, USA. She is a doctor of chiropractic medicine and an entrepreneur but she got famous after marrying the famous Basketball player Vince Carter.

Yes! She is the ex-wife of the star player. They were high school darlings and after which they tied the knot but they stayed together only for 2 years after which they decided to separate.


Childhood, Parents, Siblings & Education

In an American doctor’s family, Ellen Rucker took birth in 1977 (age 43 years old, as in 2020). Her father Douglas Rucker is also a doctor and her mother Ruby Rucker is a housewife.

Ellen basically belongs to Lancaster and took birth there. As she grew up her father supported her in every part of her life and they still stand by her side every time.

Ellen Rucker father Douglas Rucker mother Ruby Rucker
Picture of Ellen Rucker’s father Douglas Rucker & her mother Ruby Rucker.

The lady even has 2 siblings, a sister named Ruby Rucker-Cooper and brother named Rucker-Jamison.

In Lancaster, Vince Carter’s spouse attended a local school and she has been a very bright student. From the University of North Carolina, she completed her medical studies and fulfilled her dream of becoming a doctor.


Personal Life, Boyfriend, Spouse & Children

The lady got her popularity for being the wife of Vince Carter. They both were together since school time and from there they were with each other in every moment of their life.

In the year 2004 Ellen decided to marry her boyfriend and they tied the knot of their wedding life. From their wedding, they got a very lovely daughter named Kai Michelle Carter.

Ellen Rucker with her husband Vince Carter
Ellen Rucker with her husband Vince Carter

Their happy married life ran for only two years and they decided to separate. They both took a divorce in the year 2006. Even after the divorce, they are taking care of their daughter together.

Bakari Sellers with wife, Ellen Rucker
Bakari Sellers with wife, Ellen Rucker

After Vince, Ellen Rucker met a guy named Bakari Sellers. He is a politician and VC of the Carolina Democratic Party. The couple lives happily in South Carolina and after marriage, Ellen gave birth to twin daughters whom they named Sadie and Stokely.


Some Hidden Facts about Ellen Rucker

Real Full Birth NameEllen Rucker.
Age (As of 2019)43 years old.
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday1977.
Birthplace/HometownLancaster, South Carolina.
Ethnicity African-American.
Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)Straight.
House LocationLancaster, USA.
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Centimeters: 160.02 cm.
Feet & Inches: 5'3".
Meters: 1.6 m.
WeightKilograms: 50 Kg.
Pounds: 110.2 lbs.
Eye ColorBrown.
Shoe Size (UK)8.
Hair ColorBlack.
ParentsFather: Dr. Douglas Rucker.
Mother: Ruby Rucker.
Siblings1. Ruby Rucker-Cooper.
2. Rucker-Jamison.
Personal Life Relationship
Marital StatusMarried.
Husband1. Vince Carter (July 2004-2006).
2. Bakari Sellers (m. 2015).
Kids1. Kai Michelle Carter.
2. Sadie.
3. Stokely.
Social media Instagram: ellenruckersellers (22.1k followers).
Highest QualificationGraduation.
School Local high school.
Alma MaterThe University of North Carolina.
ProfessionDoctor and an Entrepreneur.
Net worth$800k (in 2020).



When Ellen’s graduation completed she decided to start practice as a chiropractic medicine expert. She stayed in this profession for 11 years and after which she decided to be an entrepreneur and launched her own product under the brand named “Rucker Roots”.

This brand basically sells hair care products. Ellen Rucker’s net worth is estimated to be $800k in 2020.

Ellen Rucker career and net worth

She lives with her husband and 3 daughters in a lavish house in Lancaster. Her husband is also a politician and earns a handsome amount every month.

We do not know about the net worth of her husband but it is expected to be around $1-2 million.

In a show when Ellen Rucker got interviewed, she told everybody how Bakari is supporting her in her business.

She also told that after 11 years of hectic job she wanted to do her own business and her dream is becoming real now. She also has an Instagram page for her brand which has around 19.8k followers.



  • Her husband launched a book named “My Vanishing Country” on May 19, 2020.
  • On 9th December 2019, she shared an image in which she told everybody that her little daughter Sadie went through a liver transplant and is healthy now.
  • Ellen Rucker’s height is 5 ft 3 in (160.02 cm) and weight is 50kg (110.2 lbs.).
  • Vince Carter’s wife has enough money to travel in a charter plane and we have seen her images in a chartered plane.
  • Her divorce with Vince happened on positive terms and they have not held any grudge for each other. In fact, we have even seen them together in some videos in which Vince, Ellen, and Bakari went to Kai’s school to surprise her.

Ellen Rucker husband Bakari Sellers daughter Kai Michelle Carter and ex husband Vince Carter

  • The lady has a GMC Denali.
  • There are 22.1k followers on her Instagram account.
  • She accepted that Michelle Obama is her Idol.



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