Gentle-looking and attractive, Emmy Clarke is an American actress who was once described as one of the ‘fastest rising stars’ in Hollywood. This was considering her unique onscreen talent and the wave she made in the industry immediately she started out as an actress. Over the years, she has grown to become a darling of many TV lovers who follow her every move.
As an actress, Emmy Clarke is best known for the role she played in My House in Umbria, a 2003 Thriller/Drama movie which got her wide acclaim. She has also appeared in other projects like Monk, a comedy series, putting up performances that have won her some accolades from her many fans.
Biography of Emmy Clarke
Emmy Clarke was born on the 25th day of September in 1991. The actress was put to bed in Mineola, a village located in Nassau County, Long Island, New York, United States. It is noteworthy that even though everyone now calls her Emmy Clarke, her real birth name is actually Mary Elizabeth Clarke. She adopted Emmy Clarke for professional reasons.
Emmy Clarke and her family moved around quite a lot when she was a little girl. First, her parents moved from Mineola to Houston, Texas when she was just a year old. According to reports, the actress’ family moved to Texas because of her father’s job. The family later moved to England when she was just 6 years old and settled in Woking, a small town in the UK where she spent some parts of her early life.
The identity of her parents has not been revealed yet but we know that she has two siblings with whom she grew up together; she has an older brother called Patrick and a younger sister identified as Bridget.
After moving to Woking in England, Emmy Clarke attended The American School of England (TASIS). When she turned 11 years old, she relocated to New York in the United States to continue her schooling. She subsequently got enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dance. According to reports, the actress studied ballet at the school for almost 10 years. It was also during this time that she developed a strong liking for acting and performing arts. She soon launched her career in acting.
Emmy Clarke was just 12 years old when she kick-started her career as an actress in 2003 after she cast in My House in Umbria, a Thriller/Drama which went on to make a lot of waves. The movie even got nominated for two Golden Globes awards and eventually won one Primetime Emmy Award, making it one of the very popular movies of 2003. Emmy who played the role of Aimee in the movie was so outstanding that she won Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Movie, Mini-series or Special Supporting Young Actress. The movie catapulted her into fame as fans began to dig into her life to know some more about her.
After her successful outing in My House in Umbria, Emmy Clarke bagged another film role in 2005 when she was cast in Monk, an American comedy-drama detective mystery TV series in which she played Julie Teeger. Emmy played the role on Monk from 2005 to 2009 and appeared in 24 episodes.
In 2006, Emmy Clark appeared in a short film called Capture the Flag. The same year, she went on to star in Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus, an American romantic drama film in which she played Grace Arbus. The movie also starred Nicole Kidman and Robert Downey Jr.
In 2010, Emmy made appearances in The Line, a TV movie in which she played Jessie Donovan. She then went on to star in Apartment Troubles, a comedy-drama, in 2014.
Emmy Clarke’s Net Worth
Having been in the movie industry for quite a while and having made quite an influence as an actress and winning awards for her work, it is expected that Emmy Clarke has made quite some fortune for herself over the years. She has worked alongside top names in the movie industry and has appeared in high-grossing TV series and independent movies, these ventures have undoubtedly fetched her money over the years.
At the moment, Emmy Clarke’s net worth has been pegged at $2 million. It is noteworthy that this figure will change over time as she continues to make money from her career.
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Where Is She Now?
After making an appearance in her last movie, Apartment Troubles in 2014, Emmy Clarke has gone quite silent and has been off the screen for some time. She has not been seen in recent movies and this has gotten fans asking where she is.
Some reports have revealed that the actress has tried to forge a career in the advertising industry and has even advertised for Peep, a mobile photo-sharing app. She has also worked as a media planner for Good Apple Digital. It is not certain if the change in her career path is permanent or if she will return to acting soon.
According to reports, Emmy Clarke now lives in Fairfield County in Connecticut with her family.