Young, bold, and beautiful, Emma Mackey is an emerging actress in Hollywood. From her role as Maeve Wiley in the Netflix series, Sex Education, the 24-year-old has been garnering much attention from around the world.
But her talent is not the only thing attractive about her. Emma has an uncanny resemblance to another Hollywood beauty, Margot Robbie, aka Harley Quinn. With her bright pink hair in Season 1 of the series, Mackey was mistaken as Robbie.
With that being said, some so many people don’t know about this young actress. But worry not, today we will reveal all there is to know about this beaut from her childhood to her relationship.
Emma Mackey to Portray Wuthering Heights Author Emily Brontë
Although the pandemic has stopped most of the TV and movies from filming, the plans and procedures are still underway. However, we are more excited about the upcoming biopic of Emily Bronte, author of the famous book, Wuthering Heights.
And what’s more, Emma Mackey is confirmed to portray the author, Emily herself, opposite of Joe Alwyn.
Aside from them, Frances O’Connor, Golden Globe-nominated actress, not only wrote the script but will also direct the biopic. Talking with Deadline, Frances told she is looking forward to creating an imagined life for Emily, who died at an early age of 30.
“Emily is, in fact, a love letter to women today, especially young women, a calling to them to challenge themselves to connect with their authentic voice and potential. I am excited to work with such a thrilling, talented, young cast; luminous, intelligent, and spirited.”
Likewise, the filming is set to start next year in Yorkshire and will be released in 2022.
Who is Emma Mackey?- “I’d rather be remembered as a feminist than an a**hole.”
Famous for portraying an edgy character, Maeve, in the series, Sex Education, Emma Mackey is from Le Mans, France. Born as Emma Margaret Marie Tachard-Mackey to her French father and English mother, she somewhat personifies her character from the series.
From being compared to the icon, Margot Robbie, and taking our breath away with those oh-so-not-so-fictional comprising in the series, Mackey has risen as an icon for feminism.
When asked about it, Mackey brushed it off with laughter and said,
“I didn’t know that. I just believe in equality for people, so it’s not such a big deal. I’d rather be remembered for that than being an a**hole, so that’s good.”
How old is Emma Mackey?: Height and Weight
As rude and condescending she comes off in the series, Emma is a total sweetheart in real life. The French-born actress is just 24 years old as she was born in the year 1996. Also, her birthday falls on the fourth of January.
Similarly, Mackey’s star sign happens to be Capricorn, the sign known to be witty, cunning, and explorers at heart.
Also, this stunning actress stands at 5 feet 2 inches(157 cm) and weighs around 54 kgs(119 lbs). Not to mention, her slender figure measures 34-24-35 inches, giving her a curve where needed.
Along with her enviable figure, Margot Robbie look-alike has long dark brown hair and big dark brown eyes.
Early Life, Family, and Education
As we have already mentioned, Emma comes from a multinational family where her father is Frech and an English mother. Because of it, young Mackey holds citizenship from both countries.
Likewise, her father is a school headmaster while the profession of her mother is unknown. Just like their names, not even their whereabouts are known at the moment.
Also, it seems, Emma is the only child of her parents since she never talks about her siblings.
With her father as a headmaster, there’s no way Emma would slack in her education. After receiving her baccalaureate in 2013, Mackey moved to England and studied at the University of Leeds.
Similarly, she graduated with a degree in English language and literature back in 2016. It was there the young actress developed her love for theatre and, in fact, performed in several productions.
Movies and Series- Rejection and Rise to Fame
After discovering her love for theatre, Emma stayed in London and attended acting classes. But the time proved to be tough as she had to juggle the time between her classes and nannying jobs.
Moreover, when she applied to a drama school, Mackey faced rejection. Even after that, she kept pushing herself and eventually found a professor who helped her sign with a talent agency.
Six months, Mackey received the casting call for Sex Education and eventually landing the role of Maeve. In the series, her role is of a humorous, no-nonsense attitude, and a business-savvy girl who convinces the lead character to start an underground sex therapy business.
Being her first major television series, Mackey received praise for there performance in the series. And as mentioned above, even regarded as a feminist icon by the audiences.
Other than that, Mackey can be seen on productions like Badger Lane(2016), Summit Fever(2018), Tic(2019), Death on the Nile(2020), and few more.
Inside the Life of Emma Mackey- Boyfriend and Dating
Apart from her successful career, thanks to the hit series, Sex Education, Emma is also happy when it comes to her love life. The French-born actress has been dating actor Dan Whitlam for some time now.
Standing at 6 feet 4 inches, the two look comfortable in each other’s company. It is also evident by the fact that their social media is filled with hundreds of pictures of them together.
Even though Emma is not the type to talk about her relationship, it seems the two have been dating for a little over two years now. Their first couple picture posted in January 2018, also signaling the start of their relationship.
Net Worth and Income
Having gained fame from the series, Sex Education, Emma is still on her way it big in the industry. And judging from her upcoming project, the days seem to be closer than we might think.
However, at the moment, Emma has yet to achieve that. Also, her net worth as of 2020, rounds up to be roughly $150,000. But with time and more impressive projects, the numbers will change soon enough.
It seems the Sex Education star is currently unavailable on Instagram. But you can follow her on Facebook and Twitter.
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