Who is Emer Kenny?
Emer Gwynne Morganna Kenny was born on 10 October 1989, in Haringey, London, England, and is an actress as well as a screenwriter, best known for her work in various British television series, such as “Pramface” and “Father Brown”, in which she played the niece of Lady Felicia named Bunty Windermere.
The Riches of Emer Kenny
How rich is Emer Kenny? As of early-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is at $28 million, earned through a successful career in the entertainment industry. She’s been active in the industry since 2007, and has collaborated with numerous high-profile individuals. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Career Beginnings
Very little information has been shared about Emer’s childhood, education, and her path towards the entertainment industry. It is known that she made her professional debut in 2007, appearing in the television drama entitled “Coming Down the Mountain”, which aired on the BBC; the series is based on the radio play written by Mark Haddon, who is the author of “The Curious Incident of the Do in the Night-Time”.
Two years later, she made her film debut in “Lesbian Vampire Killers”, a horror comedy film directed by Phil Claydon, and was then given the role of Kate in an improvisational production entitled “Freefall”, a satire of the mortgage crisis in 2007 which led to the worldwide economic downturn. In 2010, she was cast in the spin-off of “EastEnders” entitled “EastEnders: E20”, playing Zsa Zsa Carter, a role she had in the original series as well. She was cast in the show after writing its second episode. After some time in her role, she returned to writing duties before leaving later in the year so that she could pursue other acting endeavors.
In an edition of BBC TV’s “Arena”, Kenny was painted as Titania from Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. A year later, she returned to write another episode for “EastEnders: E20”, and was the youngest writer selected for the BBC Writers Academy, where she was trained to write for other shows, including “Doctors, “Holby City”, “Casualty”, and the main series “EastEnders” for which she began writing for in 2012.
She then joined the cast of “Beaver Falls” during its second series, as the character Hope. The show follows Oxford Brookes University graduates who get jobs at the elitist American summer camp Beaver Falls, however, it was cancelled a year after she was cast. She also played the character Danielle Reeves in the dramedy entitled “Pramface”, appearing alongside “Beaver Falls” co-star Scarlett Alice Johnson. The show received a lot of good reviews, and led to subsequent seasons in which she reprised her role. The show has now run for three seasons.
Emer’s next project would be the sitcom “Badults”, appearing alongside Tom Parry, Ben Clark and Matthew Crosby. The show was written and created by members of Pappy’s and was reprised for a second season, but Emer didn’t feature in it. Her next project would come in 2016, when she became a scriptwriter for several episodes of the soap opera “Red Rock”. The series features two feuding families, and is the most popular show of TV3, receiving positive reviews from both critics and viewers. The show is set to end in 2019, with 12 final episodes not yet receiving an airing date.
One of her latest projects is the BBC series “Father Brown”, a detective period drama starring Mark Williams as the titular character, a crime-solving Roman Catholic priest, loosely based on the short stories written by G. K. Chesterton. She debuted in the show during its sixth season and has remained a regular cast member since. The show is set in a 1950s fictional village. and depicts the main character as having a group of close friends with distinctive skills to aid his wits in solving cases.
You’ve come to the right girl/the right girl has come to you/I beg people to let me talk about Japan pic.twitter.com/ltHajDh5kN
— Emer Kenny (@MissEmerKenny) December 20, 2017
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, it is known that Kenny married Rick Edwards in 2016, a television host who is best known for his work with T4, E4, and ITV2, presenting shows such as “E4 Music”, “Tool Academy”, and “Freshly Squeezed”. According to reports, she grew up in the North London Borough of Haringey and is of Irish as well as Welsh descent. The couple have not indicated any intention of having children anytime soon, as they are likely focused on their respective careers.
Similar to numerous actresses and writers, Emer is highly active online through accounts on social media. She has an account on Twitter on which she mainly posts her daily endeavors and musings regarding current events. She also has an Instagram account on which she posts a lot of personal photos. She includes a lot of photos of her husband, as well as photos of her travelling to various locations. She rarely promotes her writing and acting work though her posts often indicating her proclivity to writing. She often quotes from popular books and productions, even including Shakespeare from time to time.