Emmy Rossum Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

Emmy Rossum Biography
  • Name: Emmy Rossum
  • Age: 32 years old
  • Height: 5ft 7in (171 cm)
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Net Worth: US $12 Million
  • Status: Alive

Emmy Rossum is an American actress, singer and songwriter. She starred as “Fiona Gallagher” in the Showtime series Shameless (2011-18). Her film credits include Mystic River (2003), The Phantom of the Opera (2004), Poseidon (2006) and Dragonball Evolution (2009). Rossum’s debut album, Inside Out, was released in 2007. Her discography also include Carol of the Bells (2007) and Sentimental Journey (2013). Emmanuelle Grey Rossum was born on September 12, 1986, in New York City. She’s an only child. Her mother, Cheryl, is a photographer. Rossum attended Spence School followed by Columbia University. She studied history, French and philosophy.

Rossum spent her early childhood singing and performing at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City. She was only 7-year old when she joined their children’s choir. During her tenure at the Met, she appeared in 20 operas and sang in 5 languages. She also had the opportunity to work with the likes of Luciano Pavarotti and Placido Domingo. Rossum took acting classes at The New Actors Workshop in NYC. Her television debut was a 1997 episode of the CBS soap opera As the World Turns. She followed up with guest appearances on Law & Order, Snoops, and on the miniseries A Will of Their Own. Her film debut was the Disney Channel Original movie Genius (1999) opposite Trevor Morgan. Rossum portrayed a young “Audrey Hepburn” in the drama film biopic The Audrey Hepburn Story (2000). She picked up a Spirit Award nomination for her performance in Songcatcher (2000).

Rossum appeared in the Clint Eastwood directed mystery-drama film Mystic River (2003). She co-starred with Dennis Quaid and Jake Gyllenhaal in the sci-fi disaster flick The Day After Tomorrow (2004). Rossum garnered critical acclaim for her starring role as “Christine Daae” in The Phantom of the Opera (2004). She was paired with actor Gerard Butler (the phantom). Her film credits also include Poseidon (2006) with Josh Lucas, Dragonball Evolution (2009) with Justin Chatwin, and Beautiful Creatures (2013). Rossum returned to the small screen as “Fiona Gallagher” in the Showtime comedy-drama series Shameless (2011-18). The show was created by Paul Abbott and co-stars William H. Macy. She left the show in 2018 after the 9th season.

In addition to acting, Rossum is a singer and songwriter. Her debut studio album, Inside Out, was released in October 2007 by Geffen Records. It was supported by the single “Slow Me Down.” The album peaked at #199 on the Billboard 200 and #3 on the Top Heatseekers chart. Rossum released the Christmas EP, Carol of the Bells, in November 2007. It included three songs: “Carol Of The Bells”, “O Holy Night” and “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.” Her second studio album, Sentimental Journey, arrived in January 2013. It was released by Warner Bros. Records and featured production from Stuart Brawley. The album rose to #92 on the Billboard 200 charts. It features song covers from the 1920s to the 1960s.

Emmy Rossum’s height is 5ft 7in and she’s of English, Dutch and Jewish descent. Her net worth is estimated at $12 million. She reportedly made $350 thousand per episode of Shameless starting in 2016. She’s worked with several nonprofit organizations such as YouthAIDS, and the Best Friends Animal Society.

Rossum was married to music executive ‘Justin Siegel’ from February 2008 to September 2009. Their divorce was finalized in December 2010. Rossum wed second husband, screenwriter ‘Sam Esmail’ in May 2017. The two began dating four years prior.

Emmy Rossum Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Emmy Rossum Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: Emmanuelle Grey Rossum
  • Birthday: September 12, 1986
  • How Old : Age: 32 years old
  • Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • How Tall : Height: 5ft 7in (171 cm)
  • Occupation: Actress, Director, Singer/Songwriter
  • Years Active: 1993-present
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $12 Million
  • Marriage(s): Justin Siegel, Sam Esmail
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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