Jeremy Allen White

Jeremy Allen White

Date Of BirthFebruary 17, 1991
Age33 years 2 months 6 days
Day of BirthSunday
Place Of BirthBrooklyn, New York, United States
Zodiac SignAquarius
Profession Actor
Other Names Jeremy White , Jeremy

Personal Information
Religion Christianity
Language English
Nationality American
Ethnicities Caucasian , White
Famous For Shameless
Sun Sign Aquarius
Body Features & Measurements
Height170 CM
5 Feet 7 Inches
Eye color Blue
Hair color Brown
Weight82 KG
181 lbs
Body Type Athletic
Chest size 39
Waist Size 31
Biceps Size 14
Family Information
Wife Addison Timlin
Daughter Ezer Billie White
Grandfathers Henry Julius Zeigler (Maternal)
Allen Jesse White (paternal)
Grandmothers Ellen Vasilivna White (paternal; Ellen Vasilivna Lisovitch)
Darris Eloise Ivey (Maternal; Doris Eloise Ivey)
Body Build Average
Education Qualifications
Education Frank Sinatra School of the Arts
Education(School) Elementary School
Love, Romance, Marriage
Girlfriend Emma Greenwell
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite MovieThe Lion King
Social Networks, Web links
Facebook ProfileJeremy Allen White Facebook Profile
Twitter ProfileJeremy Allen White Twitter Profile
Instagram ProfileJeremy Allen White Instagram Profile
More Information
Net worth$3 Million


Jeremy Allen White is an American film and TV actor. Jeremy Allen White is most known for playing Lip Gallagher in the comedy drama series Shameless, Kevin in Movie 43(2013), Robert Uva in Rob the Mob (2014), Bobby in Bad Turn Worse (2013)

He has recently worked in "You Can't Win", "The Rental", "Viena and the Fantomes", "Homecoming" & "After Everything" and others.

Childhood - Family

Jeremy Allen White was born on February 17, 1991 in Brooklyn, New York, United States.

Jeremy's parents are former actors who had moved to New York City to study theater and pursue an acting career. They had met each other during stage performances, they decided to get married after years of working together on the stage. The two had given up on acting and had sought better paying jobs after the family grew. It must make the parents proud to see their child live their dream.

Jeremy's mother is from North Carolina.

Jeremy has a younger sister.


 When Young Jeremy was not that into school. "I wasn’t a big fan of school and wouldn’t go very often" says Jeremy . He talked to the Dean of his High School to let him work in the casting office of the school in New York for half a day every day.

He would attend the academic classes in the morning and then run to ' Susan Shopmaker Casting' on the 38th street, 8th avenue to work there for the rest of the day. In fact he got his role in 'After School' through Susan shopmaker, Jeremy thanks her for the exposure to acting he got at the Casting office. [3]

  • Frank Sinatra School of the Arts: Jeremy attended the Arts school for six months, he however discontinued after getting to play roles on TV

Marriage- Wife

Jeremy Allen White & Addison Timlin

Actress Addison Timlin & Jeremy met on the sets of "Afterschool" as teenagers (The movie was nominated at the 2008 Independent Spirit Awards). Addison plays Hillary Clinton in the 2018 indie film called "When I'm a Moth"

young Jeremy Allen White & Addison Timlin

[ young Jeremy Allen White & Addison Timlin ]

They had been friends for a long time before becoming romantically involved. 

Jeremy Allen White & Addison Timlin announce pregnancy

[ Jeremy Allen White & Addison Timlin announce pregnancy ]

Addison became pregnant with their first child in the early 2018. Jeremy & Addison had a daughter- Ezer Billie White born on the 20th of October in 2018.

Jeremy Allen White with daughter Ezer Billie White

[ Jeremy Allen White with daughter Ezer Billie White ]

The two got engaged on 14th April 2019.

Wedding: The two got married in a Beverly Hills courthouse (about an year of having their daughter) on 18th October 2019. The event was attended by their common friend, actress- Dakota Johnson &  popular band Coldplay's Chris Martin. And the biggest attraction at the event was of course their daughter Ezer Billie White.

Jeremy Allen White & Addison Timlin wedding

[ Jeremy Allen White & Addison Timlin wedding ]

Jeremy Allen White & Emma Greenwell

Jeremy dated the American-British actress Emma Greenwell (known for playing Mary Cox in "The Path", Myfanwy Thomas in "The Rook") from October 2011 till May 2017 (some sources say 2015).

Jeremy & Emma have appeared together in the TV series "Shameless". He played one of the main roles, she had a regular role in the series as Mandy Milkovich (from 2012 to 2016).

Jeremy Allen White with Emma Greenwell

[ Jeremy Allen White with Emma Greenwell ]

Interesting Facts & Trivia

  • Dancing & Acting: Jeremy started as a dancer, with experience in Ballet, Jazz and Tap dancing. At the age of 13 he joined a dance course, at the age of 15 or 16 he got interested in acting and decided to switch to acting and give it a try. [2] About the switch, he says this - "I didn't like it (dance course) very much, so I thought I would give acting a try.. I had a wonderful acting teacher at the middle school who would send out kids he felt very passionate about on cattle calls for film, theater and commercial". His teacher would research for jobs on and send his students' profile for job opportunities. Jeremy is very thankful for the opportunities his teacher got him.
  • Ancestry: Jeremy is of English, Dutch, German, Northern Irish, Scottish, Scots-Irish ancestry.
    • His paternal grandmother (Ellen Vasilivna Lisovitch) is of Ukrainian descent.
  • William H Macy gave advice to Jeremy like ‘Know your lines’.
  • A Lion King fan: Has watched Lion king more than 4 times at the theaters, not just him, he made his parents watch it with him too. He also got it on the VHS and watched it all the time. [2]
  • Weird dance moves: Jeremy likes going out with friends for dancing, he likes to break out of old movies and does some weird-tap thing when the tempo changes, his friends usually make fun of him for that [2]
  • An avid music fan: Jeremy loves music, especially the country music and blues. He likes Delta Blues. He was inspired by the music of Tammy Wynette and asked the producers to get a few tracks into one of his movies. Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, Muddy Waters are among his other musical inspirations. [3]


Questions & Answers

  • What is the most shameless thing Jeremy Allen White has done?
    • "I have definitely had people write essays for me" said Jeremy, when asked by a College Magazine journalist during an interview (the page seems to be deleted now)


You Can't Win

Michael Pitt, the lead actor who plays Jack in the movie met Jeremy through some mutual friend they had. During a casual event Michael told him about the movie that he was making (as a producer), Jeremy went home and read the first chapters of the book (the movie is based on), couple of weeks later he was confirmed for the role and Jeremy read the book completely on hearing that.



Jeremy was just out of High school when he auditioned for a role in shameless. He auditioned for both the roles of- Lip Gallagher and Ian Gallagher (the yare brothers on the show). He got selected to play Lip Gallagher on "Shameless".

Lip Gallagher is the second child of the Gallagher clan. He is an intelligent youth that has various schemes to make money, often involving ripping people off, schemes that border on illegal and sometimes even illegal.

Frank Gallagher, a single father of six children is played by William H. Macy. Emmy Rossum plays Fiona Gallagher his oldest daughter. Cameron Monaghan plays Ian Gallagher, the third Gallagher child (who is later found to be Frank's brother's son in a DNA test). Emma Kenney plays Debbie Gallagher, a loving sister who covers for her older reckless siblings. Ethan Cutkosky plays Carl Gallagher, he often gets into trouble at the school for his tempers. 

He doesn't always watch "Shameless", he generally doesn't watch it, if at all he watches it is after some time of the episode airing. He usually watches his characters with pen and  paper & makes notes about his performance.

He got nominated for his role on the show at the 2014 Critics' Choice Television Awards in the Best supporting actor category.

Once he was recognized by a fan while walking on the streets of Los Angeles with a friend. The fan approached him and congratulated him for the good for on the show. On being recognized by the fans in the public, Jeremy says- "I'm not very much out there, but I definitely get approached on the street, and everyone’s always very kind"



Movies List

Year Movie Character Comment
  You Can't Win Smiler  
2020 The Rental    
  Viena and the Fantomes Freddy  
2018 After Everything Elliot  
2014 Rob the Mob Robert Uva  
2013 Bad Turn Worse Bobby  
2013 Movie 43 Kevin  
2012 The Time Being Gus  
2010 Twelve Charlie  
2008 Afterschool Dave  
2007 The Speed of Life Sammer  
2006 Beautiful Ohio Young Clive  


TV Series List

Year Series Character Comment
2011-2020 Shameless Lip Gallagher Main Role; 120+ episodes
2018 Homecoming Joseph Shrier Mandatory, Pineapple, Optics, Helping (Season 1 Episode 1-3, 5)
2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Michael Parisi Torch (Season 11 Episode 21
2007-2008 Law & Order Andy Steel Melting Pot, Driven (Season 17 Episode 15, Season 18 Episode 5)
2006 Conviction Jack Phelps Deliverance (Season 1 Episode 10)


Short movies List

Year Short movies Character Comment
2018 Cornflower Ladle  
2017 Chasing You Ben  
2017 Heaven    
2009 Gloria & Eric Eric  
2008 The Fourth Ryan also the writer & executive producer
2007 Aquarium David  



Year Won? Award Project Category Comments
2014  Nomination Critics' Choice TV Awards Shameless Best Supporting Actor (Comedy Series)  
2014 Nomination Television Award of the Online Film & Television Association Shameless Best Supporting Actor (comedy series)   



  • In order to grow up a strong man, I think you really need to have a good childhood [3]


  1. Jeremy Allen White wiki
  2. Interview magazine
  3. Bullet Media Interview (May 17, 2013 article by Jason Lamphier; link dead)

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