Emma Kenney

Emma Kenney

Date Of Birth14 September 1999
Age18 years 6 months 7 days
Day of BirthTuesday
Place Of BirthManhattan, New York, United States
Professions Model , Actress
Birth Name Emma Rose Kenney

Personal Information
Mother Tongue English
Religion Christianity
Languages Spanish (studied in school) , English
Star SignVirgo
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Sexual Orientation Straight
Trademark Freckles
Body Features & Measurements
Height 170 CM
1.7 M
5 Feet 7 Inches
67 Inches
Eye color Dark Brown
Hair colorRed (Brownish)
Weight55 KG
121 lbs
Shoe Size7 (US)
Figure Measurements 32-25-34
Figure Type Hourglass
Body Type Average
Bra Size 32A
Family Information
Father Kevin Kenney
Mother Gillian Kenney
Cousins Kristen Hazelton
Love, Romance, Marriage
Boyfriend Zack Huitt
Career Information
Debut (Movie) Lyre Liar(2008)
Years Active 2009-
Debut (TV) Green Apples(2009) (TV Movie)
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite Actor River Phoenix
Favorite Actresses Lauren Bacall (50s actress)
Marilyn Monroe (50s actress)
Favorite Food Pizza
Favorite MovieMy Own Private Idaho (1991)
Favorite Singers Lana Del Rey
Favorite Directors Gia Coppola
Gus Van Sant
Favorite BookNew Earth (Eckhart Tolle)
Favorite Music BandsOne Direction
Rolling Stones
Panic! at the Disco
Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Favorite Rapper eminem
Favorite Animal Dog
Favorite City Paris
Favorite Beverage Coffee (Alfred’s)
Childhood Hero Jeremy Allen White
Favorite Brands Chanel
Favorite Restaurants In-n-Out
M Cafe
Gracias Madre
Skills Soccer
Ice skating
Favorite Snacks Oreo
Peanut butter
Favorite Vegetable Carrots
Social Networks, Web links
Wiki PageWiki Page
Twitter ProfileTwitter Profile
Instagram ProfileInstagram Profile
Snapchat emmarosekenneyy
Manager Maggie Schuster (MKS&D management)
More Information
Friends Ciera Gill
Ethan Cutkosky
Role Models Shanola Hampton
Emmy Rossum
Net worth $1 Million


Emma Kenney is an American TV & movie actress & singer. Debbie Gallagher in Shameless, Marigold Girl in Epic , Emma in Bittersweet, Rosie Rivette in Day Camp. 

Emma Rose Kenney was born on 14th September 1999 in Manhattan, New York, United States to Kevin Kenney(Father)- a sports journalist & Gillian Kenney(Mother)- an attorney. She was brought up in Scotch Plains, New Jersey.

Emma Kenney: Facts & Trivia

  • Emma's interest in acting started early, she started acting at the age of 5, she attended acting classes with her friend Ciera Gill. She is trained in improvization classes as well.
  • Scholastic Books Corporation: She has appeared in the commercials for Scholastic Corporation (a Pennsylvania based organization).
  • Voice Over: She has given voice for characters in My Love Affair with Marriage, Epic.
  • She loves animals and wants to open animal shelter some day.
  • She has a pet dogs named Charles[German shepherd terrier mix, a female], she is associated with the animal rescue group PETA.
  • Emma and the character Debbie Gallagher she plays are vary contrasting in real life except that Emma & Debbie are both studious at school
  • Emma has appeared many TV series and commercials, Shameless gave her the major breakthrough.
  • She used to do student films at NYU, she considers them her big break into acting field.
  • Emma's manager Maggie Schuster on Emma: "She exudes a massive amount of self-confidence, maturity, and professionalism that complement her natural talents as an actor, this is what makes her so special and unique."
  • The New Girl in Town(2009): In 2009 Emma wrote and directed a Vampire themed short film, it was among the finalists at the New Jersey International Film Festival. She is the youngest person to have made a film that made it into the finals. She made the film with her friends. She edited the movie with her mom. 
  • She wants to become a detective when she grows up.
  • I Miss Your Bones: She appeared in the music video for hospitality
  • She is the only daughter of her parents.
  • She close friends with her co-star Jeremy Allen White, who plays her elder brother on Shameless.
  • Car or Diploma?: She prefers Cars [So that she can travel]
  • What is she most grateful for?: Friends, Mom & Dad.
  • She feels writing letters is a better way of expressing feelings. She has tried writing letters to her parents.
  • She is a big movie fan, she watches many movies a days like 5 a day.
  • She likes 90s music.
  • Popsugar called her role in Roseanne reboot- Seriously Perfect Casting, some fans noted the resemblance with her past characters as well.
  • She wants to buy a house for herself.
  • She wants to study writing & direction academically, preferably at Tisch School of Arts(New York University)
  • Sexual assaults in Hollywood: Emma revealed on HBO-Vice News that she had been sexually assaulted twice in the past 2 years & she doesn't want others in the field to feel alone.
  • She is obsessed with Ansel Elgort and Dylan O'Brien, she follows on Twitter, Instagram and other social media.
  • She has studied Spanish, Journalism & Biology at school.
  • Some people have come to her, hugged and told her they have seen her grow up on the show.
  • She has modelled for Breelayne Official: VDV The Label pants
  • She is a Vegetarian
  • She likes her Lowkey, Gucci loafers. She wants to own Chanel combat boots.
  • She wants to act in action movies likes "Hunger Games" and period movies.
  • She loves her color dyed- forest green.
  • Qualities she likes in a partner- Commitment, Trustworthiness, kindness. Hobbies that make them look hot like Surfing and skating
  • She is afraid of- Going blind.
  • Animal organizations: She has worked with organizations such as- Best Friends, PETA, Mercy for Animals.
  • She is obsessed with writing and direction. She has already written some 50 short film scripts &  has directed 20 short films.

Emma Kenney: Quotes

  • You're most likely not going to book your first audition. It takes tons of time and work.
  • If you put pressure on your kids to book every audition, they won't enjoy it anymore, and they won't book it either
  • I would totally love to do theater.
  • Get Your Head Out of Your Ass and Adopt [About Buying animals vs adopting]
  • [about acting career] I love it, t is the only thing I can see myself doing for the rest of my life, I can't think of any thing other than acting.
  • I was always make believing, playing with friends watching movies, It was inevitable that I ended into acting.
  • I want to play as many different characters as possible, I don't want to closet myself into a category.
  • I want to play characters that are very similar to my personality or something very contrasting, it would be a challenge.
  • I think it is nice to ways for things, people are about instant gratification these days with social media, internet, gadgets and all.
  • I almost wish I was alive before the days of Social Media, Iphone.
  • I can't even watch the news these days anymore with all that crazy stuff going on.
  • My Own Private Idaho is a beautiful movie, I want to work with director Gus Van Sant so badly
  • I like all music, except for country music, I don't like country music.
  • I'm just proud of myself that I'm working hard, that I have a good work ethic.
  • I'm literally like a grandma. I don't wanna go to a party on New Year's Eve.
  • I want to surround myself with positive people
  • I'm more interested in directing and acting, not interest in becoming a mathematician.
  • [About being a woman in Hollywood] We always have to go that extra mile to get the same recognition, but it makes us stronger in a way.
  • I just think it's unethical to eat meat. It's just unnecessary.
  • I've never felt like I fit in. I'm weird, outspoken, and odd. But that's what's fun about life.
  • Growing up kind of sucks.
  • I feel like there’s nine lives in a soul, and you’re 9th life is a cat, where you’re just chilling and you've lived all your experiences.
  • I have a literal fear of decaf coffee.

Emma Kenney: Filmography


  • Robert the Bruce(2019): Emma plays Briana in this movie directed by Richard Gray created by Yellow Brick Films LLC with stars- Emma Kenney, Jared Harris, Zach McGowan in the lead.
  • Epic(2013): Emma voiced Marigold Girl in this Adventure Family movie directed by Chris Wedge
  • Day Camp(2009): She played Rosie Rivette in the movie directed by Sean Armstrong starring Danny Boushebel, Vincent Fay, Amanda Crawford in the lead.
  • Green Apples(2009): Emma appeared as Abigail in this Comedy directed by James Perkins , it stars Emma Kenney, Christina Bennett Lind, Ayinde Howell in the cast.
  • Bittersweet(2008): Emma Kenney was Emma in the Drama movie directed by Greg Levins , it has Shayna Levine, Joshua Ormond, Emma Kenney in the lead cast.

TV Series

  • Roseanne(2018): She played the role of Harris Conner in the Comedy , it has Roseanne Barr, Sarah Chalke, Macaulay Callard in the lead cast.
  • Boardwalk Empire(2011): She portrayed Aylesh Rohan in the Crime Drama Series starring Steve Buscemi, Michael Shannon, Kelly Macdonald in the lead.
  • Shameless(2015): Emma Kenney portrayed the character of Debbie Gallagher in the Drama with the cast of Ethan Cutkosky, Emmy Rossum, William Macy. She also has performed in one of the soundtracks.


  • My Love Affair with Marriage(2019): She voiced  Sarma in the animation movie directed by Signe Baumane with actors- Michele Pawk, Dagmara Dominczyk, Matthew Modine playing main roles.
  • Three Little Puppets(2009): She played the character of Nicole in this Family directed by Samantha McElhaney created by Oznog Productions, Samantha McElhaney with stars- Emma Kenney, Raphael Mishler, Matthew Lincoln in the lead.
  • The New Girl in Town(2009): A vampire themed short film written, directed and edited by Emma herself.
  • Tag You're It!(2009):A short film directed by Emma, featuring Alec Meehan, Lianna Meehan, Fred Pelzer.
  • The Golden Tree (2009): Yet another short film by Emma with Sean Armstrong, Liam Broggy, Hudson Cianni, Gina Galliano in the main roles
  • A (Not So) Civil Union(2009): Emma played Young Jo in the directed by Mia Swier created by Dave Silverstein with stars- Avayar Kamari, Megan Channell, Victoria Bundonis playing important roles.
  • Lyre Liar(2008): She played the role- Daughter in this Crime directed by James Perkins created by Veras Films with Carrie Anne James, Ayinde Howell, Christina Bennett Lind in the lead cast.

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Emma Kenney Pregnant pics[from the show]
Emma Kenney Pregnant pics[from the show]
Emma Kenney Pregnant[from the show]
Emma Kenney Pregnant[from the show]

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