Emer Kenny

Birth Day October 10th, 1989
Birth Place London
Age 34 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Libra

About Emer Kenny

Emer Kenny, a talented British actress, and screenwriter, has garnered recognition for her notable roles in various television shows. She achieved widespread acclaim for her portrayal of Zsa Zsa Carter in the popular series EastEnders and its spin-off, EastEnders: E20. Additionally, she made a lasting impression as Danielle Reeves in Pramface and Penelope "Bunty" Windermere in Father Brown, which propelled her to greater prominence. Emer's career began with her debut performances in the dramas "Coming Down the Mountain" and "Lesbian Vampire Killers," marking the beginning of her journey in the television industry.

Emer Kenny Early Life & Family

Emer Kenny, whose birth name is Emer Gwyne Morganna Kenny, was born on October 10, 1989, in the London Borough of Haringey, England. With Irish and Welsh heritage, she embraces a mixed ethnicity, while her nationality is British. While she keeps her parents' identities private, it is known that she has a sister named Vivi Kenny. As a follower of Christianity, her zodiac sign falls under Libra, and in 2022, she celebrated her 33rd birthday.

Emer Kenny attended the North London Collegiate School for her primary education. Later on, she pursued higher studies at university, although specific details about her university education are not mentioned.

British actress and screenwriter, Emer Kenny

Emer Kenny Acting Career

  • Kenny debuted in the entertainment industry with appearances in various television dramas and films. In 2007, she had her first professional role in the BBC television drama "Coming Down the Mountain," followed by her film debut in "Lesbian Vampire Killers" in 2009. 
  • She also showcased her acting skills in an improvisational BBC production called "Freefall," where she portrayed the character Kate. 
  • In 2010, Kenny took on the role of Zsa Zsa Carter in the EastEnders spin-off series "EastEnders: E20," and she also became a writer for the show. However, it was announced that her character would be written out of EastEnders to allow Kenny to explore further acting opportunities. She made her final appearance on the show in September 2010.
  • In addition to her acting career, she was featured in a BBC TV Arena episode titled "Rolf Harris Paints His Dream" in 2010, where she was painted by Rolf Harris as Titania from Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream." 
  • Showing her versatility, she ventured into writing and became the youngest-ever writer selected for the BBC Writers Academy. She trained to write for popular BBC shows such as EastEnders, Casualty, Holby City, and Doctors. Her first episode as a writer for EastEnders aired in May 2012. 
  • Kenny also joined the cast of E4's series "Beaver Falls" for its second season, playing the character Hope. However, the drama was not renewed for another season, concluding its run in September 2012.
  • In 2011, she landed the role of Danielle Reeves in the BBC Three dramedy series "Pramface." She appeared alongside her co-star from "Beaver Falls," Scarlett Alice Johnson. The show debuted in late February 2012 and received positive feedback, leading to the commissioning of a second series even before the first series aired. 
  • Kenny reprised her role for the second series, which began airing in 2013 and was later broadcast on BBC One during the summer of the same year. She returned for a third series, which premiered in late February 2014.
  • Following her success on "Pramface," she took on the role of Rachel in the first series of BBC Three's sitcom "Badults" in 2013. The show featured Matthew Crosby, Ben Clark, and Tom Parry. While a second series was commissioned, it was announced that Kenny would not be part of it. 
  • In 2016, she worked as a scriptwriter for a few episodes of the Irish soap opera "Red Rock." 
  • In 2017, she joined the cast of the BBC TV series "Father Brown" as Penelope "Bunty" Windermere, the wayward niece of Lady Felicia. 
  • In 2021, it was revealed that Kenny would write and co-star in the ITV crime drama "Karen Pirie," based on Val McDermid's Karen Pirie novels.

Emer Kenny Husband & Children

Emer Kenny is indeed a happily married woman. She exchanged vows with her husband, Rick Edwards, who is a television presenter. The couple got married in 2016, marking the beginning of their journey as husband and wife. Their union has been filled with love and joy. In January 2023, Kenny and Edwards welcomed their first child, a son, into the world, adding a new member to their family. With the arrival of their child, their happiness multiplied, and they continue to enjoy a blissful and harmonious life together. Their family remains content and undisturbed, cherishing the joys of parenthood and the love they share as a couple. Her sexual orientation is straight. 

Emer Kenny and her husband, Rick Edwards

Emer Kenny Net Worth

Emer Kenny is a highly accomplished actress and screenwriter, with a notable career spanning from 2007 to the present. With numerous appearances in both movies and TV series, she has established herself as a talented and successful figure in the entertainment industry. As of 2023, her net worth stands at an impressive $28 million, with her annual income reaching millions of dollars. The entertainment industry serves as her primary source of wealth, enabling her to live a comfortable life alongside her family. Thanks to her hard work and dedication, Emer has attained both fame and fortune, and she expresses contentment with her current earnings.

Emer Kenny Height & Weight

Emer Kenny, a stunningly beautiful actress, possesses an enviable physique with body measurements of 33-25-33 inches, a slim body type, and a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m). Weighing 62 kg (136 lbs), she maintains a healthy body that complements her features. With her captivating brown dark hair and mesmerizing blue eyes, she effortlessly captivates attention. Her charming smile and radiant face further enhance her appeal, drawing in a multitude of admirers.

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