Justin Ervin - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 7, 2022

Justin Ervin
Profession: Director, Cinematographer
Best Known For: Leap (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : December 31, 1988 (age 34)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Justin Ervin
Birth Place: USA
Horoscope: Capricorn
Father's Name: Louis Ervin Sr.
Mother's Name: Katie Griffy Ervin
Siblings: 2

Kia (sister)
Louis Ervin Jr. (older brother)

University: School of Visual Arts
Ethnicity: African-American
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: August 14, 2010
Wife's Name: Ashley Graham
Children: 3

Isaac Menelik Giovanni Ervin (son)
twin sons 

Body Measurements

Height: 1.83 meter (6 feet 0 inch)
Weight: 75 kg (165.35 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Justin Ervin?

Justin Ervin is a director, and cinematographer by profession, and American by nationality. He is best known as the husband of model Ashley Graham and for his work in the films Six Months Later, and Leap.

Justin Ervin – Age, Parents, Siblings

Justin Ervin’s birth took place on December 31, 1988, in the USA. He was born to his father Louis Ervin Sr. and his mother Katie Griffy Ervin. He is not the only child of his parents and has two siblings, sister Kia and brother Louis Ervin Jr. The ethnicity of Justin Ervin is African-American.

young Justin Ervin (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

It is known that he graduated Magna Cum Laude from undergraduate studies in the area of Time-based Media/Video production.” For his graduate level, he went into Social Documentary Filmmaking from the School of Visual Arts and earned his MFA. He also completed a master's class in Cinematography from the American Society of Cinematographers.

Justin Ervin – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Justin Ervin first met Ashley Graham in 2009. The couple had first met when they were both in church for “Porn Sunday”, which is a “day where ex-porn stars came in and talked about how their life had been changed by church and god." 

They soon started dating. But Ervin was not accepted by Graham’s family as he was black. Fortunately, he was able to make a real connection with his girlfriend’s family. After a year of a romantic relationship, the couple got engaged and just two months later, on August 14, 2010, they married. They had remained celibate until their marriage.

On January 18, 2020, Justin Ervin and his wife welcomed their son Isaac Menelik Giovanni Ervin. They became parents again after Graham gave birth to their twin sons in February 2022. The married couple is living without rumors of extra-marital affairs or divorce.

Ashley Graham, Justin Ervin (Image: Getty Images)

Justin Ervin – Career

Ervin is a successful cinematographer, director, producer, and writer. His first documentary was As In A Mirror, which was about Senegalese merchant immigrants living in Florence, Italy. Justin Ervin’s other films include Elephant in the Room, Six Months Later, and LEAP, among others.

His films have been featured in San Diego Black Film Festival, Vail Film Festival, Garden State Film Festival, New Filmmakers NY, and New Filmmakers LA.

In 2013 he incorporated ELEMENT FILMS INC as a company. Ervin has also worked on campaigns with brands such as Vogue, Conde Nast, Adobe, Guess, CNN, The Gap Inc., Pantene, Swimsuits for All, Staples, BET, Centric, Topic, Aspire TV, and Netflix. 

Justin Ervin, and Ashley Graham display strength in 2018 (Image: Just Jared)

Justin Ervin – Net Worth, Salary

The figures on his net worth and annual salary are under review but are believed to be in the millions. His wife's net worth has been estimated at around $10 million, mostly earned from her modeling career and business.

Justin Ervin – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram and Twitter, Justin Ervin is followed by 137k followers and 77 followers respectively while the latter is made private. He is absent from Facebook.

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