Who is Emmy Rossum Married to? Her Husband and Net Worth

The incredibly talented and lovely American actress, Emmy Rossum, is famed for her portrayal as the character Fiona Gallagher in the critically acclaimed comedy series, Shameless. Similarly, her role in the movie Mystic River also helped her to gain many admirers and followers alike.

From the given article about the Shameless star, Emmy Rossum, we will reveal the answer to the question: who is Emmy Rossum married to? Read the following bio of her till the very end to explore her net worth, husband, career, body measurement, and several more details of  Emmy Rossum.

Who is Emmy Rossum? Bio

Emmy Rossum is an American actress who is famous for her role as Fiona Gallager in the comedy series Shameless. Her birth name is Emmanuelle Grey Rossum. She was born on 12 September 1986 in New York City, New York, USA.

She was raised by her single mother, Cheryl Rossum, a corporate photo taker. Her father was a banker by profession, Rossum’s parents separated when her mother, Cheryl, was pregnant. As per several records, she has met her father only on two occasions.

Rossum was brought up in a strict Jewish family. At a very young age, she was fond of singing. After singing, Happy Birthday chorus in all 12 keys. The chorus director invited her, Elena Doria, to join in the Metropolitan Opera Children’s Chorus. After this, she switched her attention to acting and took acting classes from the famous Flo Salant Greenberg.

Later, Cheryl Rossum went to the Spence School in Manhattan. Eventually, she left the school before dropping out to pursue her other career opportunities. Later, Rossum got her high school diploma degree through an online extension course given by Stanford University’s Education Program for Gifted Youth. She then went to Columbia University, where she studied several disciples such as French, art, and philosophy.

Emmy Rossum Career

Emmy Rossum made her professional acting debut with the CBS TV series, ‘As the World Turns’ in 1997. Later, she made her acting presence felt in TV series felt in Law & Order, Snoops, The Practice, and many more. Additionally, she was also the director of an episode titled, Broken Boards of the TV series, the Animal Kingdom in 2017.

Image of Emmy Rossum appeared in the comedy American drama show, Shameless from 2011 to 2019.

Emmy Rossum appeared in the comedy American drama show, Shameless from 2011 to 2019.

She rose to prominence after playing the role of the primary character, Fiona Gallagher, in the series, Shameless. Emmy has directed two episodes in the show. She quit the series in 2019.

Likewise, Emmy has also appeared in TV films like Grace & Glorie, Only Love, Genius and The Audrey Hepburn Story. She made her big-screen debut at the age of 14 with the movie Songcatcher in 2000. But the movies that shot her into the limelight were Mystic River(2003), The Day After Tomorrow, and The Phantom of the Opera, which were released in 2004.

Similarly, for her outstanding acting performance, she has also won multiples awards such as Saturn Awards, Broadcast Film Crtics Association Awards, Catalina Film Festival, and many more. Likewise, she is also an accomplished singer and has made her musical debut with the album, Inside Out and also released a special EP Christmas titled, Carol of the Bells.

Emmy Rossum Married Life, Husband, Children

Moving towards her personal life, Emmy Rossum is a happily married woman. She is married to her husband, Sam Esmail, a director and writer. They tied the wedding knot in May 2017 after being engaged in August 2015.


As of now, the lovey married pair is living a blissful married life. They do not have any children of their own. Before her marriage with Sam Esmail, .she married Justin Siegel on 17 February 2008. Justin works as a  music official. A year later, on 25 September 2009, Justin filed for divorce. The divorce became final on 28 December 2010. The cause of their separation was the result of irreconcilable differences.

Furthermore, after her divorce with Justin Siegel, she was seen with musician and record producer, Adam Duritz in October 2009. However, they parted ways in September 2010. On the other hand, Emmy was also rumored to have a romantic relationship with Hollywood studs such as Chris Evans and Milo Ventimiglia.

Emmy Rossum Net worth

The Shameless star actress, Emmy Rossum’s net worth is at $12 million. The majority of her income comes from her successful career as an actress. She began her acting debut in 1997.  Her movies such as Mystic River, Comet, The Phantom of the Opera, Dragonball Evolution, and many more have proved to be a successful commercial hit in the box office.

Similarly, her annual salary is around $350,000  per episode, which she received from the America comedy-drama series, Shameless. So it should come as no surprise that she was enjoying a grand and lavish style. Similarly, she sold her apartment, New York City Co-Op, for $1.1 million in 2017. Her house had a feature in the Elle Decor for its spectacular renovation. Brooklyn native designer, Antonio Buzzetta led the restoration.

Image of Emmy Rossum sold her house in New York for $1.1 million in 2017.

Emmy Rossum sold her house in New York for $1.1 million in 2017.

Currently, the gorgeous actress, Emmy Rossum is residing in her 3621 square foot residence in a Cul de Sac section of Beverly Hills that she bought for $2.1 million back in 2006.

Body Measurement

The lovely Emmy Rossum stands at a decent height of 5 feet 8 inches tall/1.72m. She weighs in around 55 kg/121lbs. Furthermore, Emmy has a perfect body measurement, which reads as 34-24-35 inches, which suits her overall personality and style.

Moreover, she wears a dress size 4 ( US) whereas her shoe size is 9 (US), Emmy ‘s Bra size is 32 B. Emmy also posses a pair of light brown eyes and brown hair.

Fast Facts

  1. Burglars looted her Los Angeles home in March 2017. They robbed $150,000 worth of jewelry from her house.
  2.  Emmy Rossum has celiane disease, which turns the body not to tolerate any food that has gluten.
  3. She described herself as a spiritual personal but not religious.
  4.  Emmy is relative through marriage of famed New York City designer, Vera Wang.
  5. She also attended the march in protest of California Supreme court ruling to hold up Proposition 8 in May 2009.

Emmy Rossum Wiki, Bio, Net Worth, Husband

Full Name Emmanuelle Grey Rossum
Age 33 years old
Birthdate September 12, 1986
Birthplace New York,  New York City, United States of America
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Actress, TV director, and screenwriter
Spouse Sam Esmail ( m 2017)
Net worth $12 million
Height 5 feet 8 inches/1.73 m
Weight 55 kg
Martial status Married
Children N/A
Zodiac Virgo
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

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