Emma Mackey

Emma Mackey

Emma Mackey
Quick Facts About Emma Mackey
Celebrated Name Emma Mackey
Age 28 years old
Nick Name Mackey
Birth Name Emma Margaret Marie Tachard-Mackey
Birth Date 1996-01-04
Gender Female
Profession Actress
Nationality French-British
Place of Birth Le Mans, Sarthe, France
Ethnicity white
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Capricorn
Father John Mackey
Mother Jenny Mackey
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status unmarried
University University of Leeds
Boyfriend Dan Whitlam
Net Worth $3 million
Salary $200 thousand to $500 thousand
Height 5 ft 7 inches
Weight 58 Kg
Dress Size 4 (US)
Shoe Size 8(US)
Body Measurement 34-25-35 inches
Hair Color black
eye coor hazel

Emma Mackey, a French-British actress, is well-known for playing Maeve Wiley in the Netflix comedy-drama series "Sex Education"(2019-2023). Sex Education has received critical acclaim for its ensemble cast, writing, directing, production values, and mature treatment of its themes. The program has been a viewership success, with over 40 million viewers streaming the first series after its debut. Maeve Wiley, an intelligent but troubled teenager, is one of the loved and most liked characters in the series. 

Who is Emma Mackey?

Emma Mackey is a French-British actress. She is one of the most admired and inspirational actresses in the British film industry. She ranks among the fan's favorites. As of 2023, She is getting national recognition for her contribution to the British film industry.

Emma Mackey was born on 4th January 1996 in Le Mans, a city in northwestern France. Her name was registered as Emma Margaret Marie Tachard-Mackey during her birth. She holds British as well as French nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. Her star sign is Capricorn. She is a follower of Christianity. She attended the English language and literature at the University of Leeds graduating in 2016. 

Emma began acting in the year 2016. For three years, Emma played her role in less-credited and short independent movies. She got her first professional role with the Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education in 2019 where she played the main role of Maeve Wile. In 2021, Mackey made her big screen debut with the French romantic drama film "Eiffel". In 2022, she had her first lead film role as the novelist Emily Brontë in the partly fictional 2022 film "Emily". She will next appear in Barbie which is going to release on July 21, 2023.  

In 2022, Emma won the National Comedy Awards in the category of Outstanding Comedy Actress for her role in the Netflix hit comedy series "Sex Education". She is the recipient of the 2023 British Academy Film Awards in the category of BAFTA Rising Star Award for her role in Emily. As of February 2023, Emma Mackey is saying goodbye to Sex Education after four seasons. 

Who is Emma Mackey's boyfriend?

While officially not confirmed, Emma Mackey is rumored to have been dating her fellow actor, Dan Whitlam. Dan Whitlam is a skilled theatre actor. She is also a dancer, singer, sportsman, and even a freestyle rapper and poet. Emma and Whitlam seem to have been dating since 2018 and in the same year, they shocked the internet by making their relationship Instagram official.

Mackey was spotted sharing a kiss with Dan Whitlam as they walked hand-in-hand around the French Riviera during the 2019 Cannes. But as of now, the lovers have kept their relationship so private that it has even caused speculation that the two have called it quits and chosen to not announce the separation. 

What is Emma Mackey's net worth?

Emma Mackey has accumulated most of her wealth through her acting career. Her fortune is derived mainly from her acting career and from sponsorships and endorsement deals. For his role, The 27-year actress now demands around $200 thousand to $500 thousand per movie which she is going to increase in the coming years.

Emma is paid around $30,000 per episode for playing the role in the Netflix series "Sex Education".  She lives in a luxurious apartment in Paris. She drives a blue Mini Cooper. As of February 2023, The net worth of Emma Mackey is estimated to be US $3 million. 

How tall is Emma Mackey?

Emma Mackey is a beautiful and bold-looking lady with a slim and hourglass-like body physique. Her body measurement is 34-25-35 inches. She has a straight sexual orientation. Her Bra size is 34B(US), Dress size is 4(US) and shoe size is 8(US). She looks elegant in her long straight hairstyle which is black in color. She has a pair of mesmerizing Hazel-colored eyes. She stands 5 ft 7 inches tall and weighs around 58 kg. 

5 Facts about Emma Mackey

1. Emma Mackey was rejected from drama school. 

After graduating in 2016, the actress applied to drama school. Emma was not accepted. She had been attending drama classes for an entire year, determined to pursue her dream, while still hoping that a drama school would accept her. Emma obtained an agent and began attending auditions after realizing that drama school was no longer an option.

2. Emma Mackey has been a victim of sexual assault. 

Emma Mackey experienced sexual violence during her teenage years. This is why the way Sex Education depicted Aimee’s assault on the show meant so much to her. She was mainly a victim at clubs. Every time when she goes to the club, the club boys will touch her shamelessly. 

3. Emma Mackey has the inspiration to be a director. 

Emma Mackey has Emma was given the opportunity to direct a play. She was immediately drawn to the idea of becoming a film director. For the actress, directing a film is far more satisfying because she enjoys the technical aspects of lighting and filming. Being the one to ensure that a film goes from script to screen is a goal she hopes to achieve.

4. Emma Mackey faced financial difficulty while living in London.

Chasing the dream comes at a cost that proved too expensive for Emma. After leaving Leeds University, the actress stayed in London but could not afford to live on her own. Consequently, she stayed at a friend’s house until she got a job as a live-in nanny before quitting to pursue her acting dream. Still, Emma had to stay with friends while attending acting classes.

5. Emma Mackey is a music lover.

Emma Mackey has been a huge fan of Music since childhood. During their leisure time, she listens to music and does her chores. Backstreet boys, Linkin Park, NSYNC, and Westlife was some of her favorite boy group and she grew up listening to their music.