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Emmy Rossum Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Emmy Rossum Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 57 kg
Date of Birth September 12, 1986
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Eye Color Light Brown

Emmy Rossum is an American actor, singer, and songwriter who is known for playing Fiona Gallagher in the comedy-drama television series Shameless, Christine Daaé in the musical romantic drama film The Phantom of the Opera, Deladis Slocumb in the drama film Songcatcher, Katie Markum in the neo-noir mystery crime drama film Mystic River, Allison Ellison in the legal drama series The Practice, Alexa Walker in the romantic drama film Dare, Abigail Williams in the CBS soap opera As the World Turns, Maggie in the drama film Before I Disappear, Bulma in the science fantasy action film Dragonball Evolution, Laura Chapman in the climate science fiction disaster film The Day After Tomorrow, Claire Addison in the Disney Channel Original Movie (DCOM) Genius, and Kathryn Walker in the biographical comedy-drama film A Futile and Stupid Gesture. Apart from acting, she has also released albums, extended plays, and tracks such as Inside OutSentimental JourneySlow Me DownPretty Paper, and Carol of the Bells.

Born Name

Emmanuelle Grey Rossum

Nick Name

Emmy Rossum, Em, Emmy Grey

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Sun Sign


Born Place

Sunset Park, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States


She divides her time between –

  • Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Manhattan, New York, United States





She attended an all-girls independent school, Spence School in New York City. Then, she studied at Stanford University, and Columbia University.


Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Director


She has been signed with –

  • The Schiff Company, LLC
  • MGMT Entertainment, Talent Management Company, West Hollywood, California, United States


  • Father – Was a banker
  • Mother – Cheryl Rossum (A single mother who worked as a corporate photographer)
  • Siblings – None
  • Others – Philip E. Rossum (Maternal Grandfather), Gertrude “Geraldine” Cohen (Maternal Grandmother)


Pop, Pop / Rock, Dream Pop, New Age




Geffen Records, Warner Bros. Records

Net Worth

In 2021, her net worth was $12 Million according to




5 ft 8 in or 173 cm


57 kg or 125.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Emmy has dated –

  1. David Wildenstein (2005) – Emmy dated David in 2005 briefly.
  2. Topher Grace (2005-2007) – She dated Topher, an American actor for more than a year. The duo kept their dating relationship private. However, they were spotted “canoodling” on more than one occasion.
  3. Milo Ventimiglia (2007) – In 2007, she had an encounter with actor Milo Ventimiglia at the after Oscar Awards party in February.
  4. Chris Evans (2007) – RUMOR
  5. Justin Siegel (2007-2009) – American music producer, Justin started dating in March 2007. The couple married a year later in February 2008. The duo could not sustain their marriage for too long and Justin Siegel filed for divorce on September 25, 2009, citing irreconcilable differences. However, their divorce was finalized in December 2009.
  6. Adam Duritz (2009-2010) – Just after, she separated from Siegel, Emmy started dating  Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz in October 2009., with whom she first met via Twitter. She had also toured during the summer of 2009 with Adam. This relationship also saw an end in September 2010.
  7. Tyler Jacob Moore (2011-2013) – Her co-star from the show Shameless, Tyler Jacob Moore commenced dating her in April 2011. Emmy used to regularly do the show from 2011 until 2019 for her role as Fiona Gallagher. They separated in July 2013.
  8. Sam Esmail (2013-Present) – In October 2013, American film director and writer, Sam Esmail started dating Emmy. They got engaged in August 2015 after dating for two years. On May 28, 2017, the couple tied the knot in New York City. Emmy gave birth to a daughter on May 24, 2021, at 8:13 AM. On April 5, 2023, they welcomed their 2nd child, a baby boy at 10:40 am.
Emmy Rossum and Tyler Jacob Moore
Emmy Rossum and Tyler Jacob Moore

Race / Ethnicity


Emmy Rossum is of English and Dutch descent on her father’s side and has Ashkenazi Jewish roots on her mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Beautiful voice
  • Beautiful curly and auburn (reddish-brown) hair. She changes her hair color by dying them.


34-24-35 in or 86-61-89 cm

Dress Size

4 (US) or 36 (EU)

Bra Size


Shoe Size

9 (US) or 6.5 (UK) or 39.5 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

She has earned an endorsement commercial from Cotton Inc.

Emmy has also appeared in several other TV commercials. Some of them are –

  • Mt Rainier Caffe Latte
  • Korean departmental store called AK Plaza

She was seen in print ads for Chevy Malibu, besides AK Plaza.

Emmy was announced as the ambassador for YouthAIDS charity.

In August 2008, Emmy was announced as the spokesperson for Susan G. Komen for the Cure.



Emmy has revealed that she is a spiritual person but not especially religious.

Emmy’s father is Protestant while her mother is Jewish.

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Best Known For

Working in films Songcatcher (2000), An American Rhapsody (2001), Passionada (2002), Mystic River (2003), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

First Album

She released her debut album Inside Out on October 23, 2007, under the label Geffen. Its length is 48:21 minutes, consisting of these singles –

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. “Slow Me Down” Emmy Rossum, Stuart Brawley, Bridget Benenate 2:34
2. “Inside Out” Rossum, Brawley 3:23
3. “Stay” Rossum, Brawley 3:14
4. “Falling” Rossum, Brawley 4:03
5. “The Great Divide” Rossum, Brawley 6:53
6. “Lullaby” Rossum, Brawley, Vince Pizzinga 4:54
7. “Don’t Stop Now” Rossum, Brawley, Pizzinga 5:44
8. “High” Rossum, Brawley, Michelle Lewis 3:59
9. “A Million Pieces” Rossum, Brawley 4:53
10. “Rainy Days and Mondays” Paul Williams, Roger Nichols 3:42
11. “Anymore” Rossum, Brawley, Pizzinga 4:49
12. “Been Too Long” (iTunes Bonus Track) Rossum, Brawley 3:46

First Film

1996 film, Grace & Glorie for her role as Luanne. It was though, a television film.

First TV Show

American police procedural and legal drama television series, Law & Order. She appeared in the show in just a single episode titled “Ritual” in season 8 and episode 10 for her role as Alison Martin in 1997.

Personal Trainer

For her role in the TV series, Shameless, she looks amazing. To stay in the best shape, she does a lot of dancing. She says that she has been doing dancing since childhood and grew up doing that. In her own words –

“I love Physique 57. Generally, I take spinning and I try to do things in groups. I don’t like a one-on-one trainer—too much pressure. And I hate push-ups, I hate them with a passion.”

However, she can do 8 pushups properly. But, she generally hates them. Rossum likes to work out and do exercises in the presence of some noise like music or a TV show like Pretty Little Liars.

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“I think of all my roles, I was best in Genius (1999) (TV)”

“I like René Descartes‘ theory about a ball of wax. You can change its form from solid to liquid, but it’s still the same ball of wax. With acting, you are the same person in a different form. You can only be what you know, and you only truly know yourself.”

Emmy Rossum Favorite Things

  • Opera – Carmen
  • Designer – Ralph Lauren
  • Actors –  Sean Penn, Miranda Richardson
  • Book – Of Mice and Men (By John Steinbeck)


Emmy Rossum Dogs

  1. Cinnamon – She previously had a rescue dog named Cinnamon who passed away in April 2021.
  2. Sugar – She has a terrier-Havanese mix named Sugar.
  3. Pepper – She also has a dog named Pepper.

Emmy Rossum Facts

  1. She is named after her great-grandfather, Emanuel. It was converted to “Emmanuelle” according to feminine spelling.
  2. She was raised by her single mother.
  3. Emmy’s mother is Jewish and her father is Protestant.
  4. Her parents separated when her mother was pregnant. So, she is raised by her single mother. Emmy stated that she has met her dad twice.
  5. A famous fashion designer, Vera Wang is her relative (as Wang was married to Emmy’s cousin).
  6. She is suffering from celiac disease, in which the body cannot tolerate foods containing gluten.
  7. Rossum has enjoyed the ranking of #6 in the category of “The 50 most talented, intelligent, funny, and gorgeous Jewish women in the world” by Shalom Life.
  8. She told People magazine regarding drinking – “I love a whiskey sour, and I know most people can’t believe a small-framed girl like me can drink a whiskey sour, but I can. And I like Bellinis.”
  9. For the film, The Phantom of the Opera in 2004, she won 4 awards.
  10. She is a YouthAIDS ambassador, official spokesperson for “PiNKiTUDE”, which is a campaign started to increase awareness among people regarding breast cancer.

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