Emer Kenny is a popular British actress and screenwriter who shot into limelight in the 2000s. She is known for her rebellious character Zsa Zsa which she portrayed in the British soap opera The Eastenders. She also wrote some of the screenplays for the online version Eastenders: E20.
She has also appeared in a situation comedy Three Pramface as Danielle Reeves. The talented actress has managed to strike a balance between the spotlight and her private life. Let us find out more about her.
Emer Kenny’s Bio
Emer Gwynne Morganna Kenny was born on the 10th of October, 1989, in North London, England. She has three other siblings but there is no information available on them or her parents. There is no information about her childhood and teenage years, however, she attended North London Collegiate School (NLCS) in Edgware, Middlesex in London.
She made her debut in acting in 2007 with a role in BBC soap opera Coming Down the Mountain. She was featured in another project in 2009; her first debut acting in a film Lesbian Vampire Killers directed by Phil Claydon. She portrayed the role of Kate in a BBC production Freefall by director Dominic Savage and it was screened in 2009.
Emer got a role as Zsa Zsa in the TV series Eastenders and Eastenders: E20. It was reported she wrote the character of the role of Zsa Zsa during a BBC writing workshop. She also wrote and co-wrote some of the series screenplays. She was selected as the youngest ever writer for the BBC writers Academy where she was properly groomed to write for TV programmes and series.
She was also part of the cast of E4’s Beaver Falls for its second series in 2012 and she portrayed the character, Hope.
She was cast alongside her co-star in Beavers Falls Scarlett Alice Johnson as Danielle Reeves in the BBC’s Three Dramedy Pramface. She played Rachel alongside notable actors like Matthew Crosby, Ben Clark and Tom Parry in the first series of Badults a situation comedy that premiered on BBC in summer of 2013.
Emer got to work as a scriptwriter on an Irish TV series Red Rock for limited episodes. She was cast in BBC soap opera Father Brown as Bunty Windere, the wayward niece of Lady Felicia. She has also made several appearances on TV breakfast shows, documentary arena, and radio shows.
There is a lot of discrepancy about Emer Kenny’s income. While some sources put it at $28 million, some sources aren’t sure of the figures. Whatever the case, the several scripts to her credit will guarantee more than a steady income.
Family and Married Life
Emer Kenny is happily married to her longtime boyfriend Rick Edwards. The two is said to have been dating for 5 years before they tied the knot on May 28, 2016, at Kew Gardens. They have kept their relationship on the low until they broke the news on their engagement.
Her husband Rick Edwards is a British television presenter who is famous for hosting shows on Channel 4, E4 and ITV2. He is a graduate from Cambridge University with a degree in Natural sciences. Rick who is a social commentator is famous for presenting Tool Academy, Safeword, DC Fancast and several sports shows. The handsome presenter known for his dashing looks and classy sense of style was born on May 20, 1979, in Enfield, London, England.
Rick is 6 foot 4 inches tall with a well-proportioned body. He kick-started his career in 1999. He previously worked on a Saturday evening radio show on XFM, The Weekender, and also for the BBC for the duration of the Reading and Leeds festival.
The couple has not been in the news for any controversies or extramarital affairs, they have managed to keep their marriage flourishing, and the couple does not have kids for now but plan to have in the future.
Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
The beautiful actress stands at the height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs 62 kg. The actress has a beautiful well-toned body and long lovely legs. Her body measurements are hips 33, waist 25, and hips 33 – all in inches. Her shoe and dress size is not known but she is of a slim build. She is of Welsh and Irish ethnicity and possesses hazel deep set eyes and dark brown hair.