Starting a career at a young age can be very ideal, especially for an entertainer; but it takes hard work, dedication, and determination to sustain a career from childhood to adulthood. While many child stars tend to flame out early, Emily Osment has managed to build a successful career from childhood to adulthood. She is an American singer, songwriter, and actress who has been able to use and apply all her talents.
Emily Osment Biography
Emily Jordan Osment was born on March 10, 1992, in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Theresa Osment, is an English teacher, while her father, Michael Eugene Osment, is an actor. She grew up in a typical Roman Catholic home and attended Flintridge Preparatory School. Apart from her father being an actor, she also has an older brother – Haley Joel Osment, who is also an actor.
As her interest in acting grew, she studied theater at Occidental College in California. As a young actress, she starred in the film comedy Spy Kid 2: The Island of Lost Dreams and Spy Kids 3-D Game Over. In 2006, she was best known for her role as Lilly Truscott in the Disney Channel’s Hannah Montana television series and subsequently starred in the film Hannah Montana: The Movie.
Emily Osment is also involved with various charities. In 2007 she designed a t-shirt line for 2lovecollection.com, and the proceeds went to the Make-A-Wish Foundation and St. Jude Research Hospital.
Emily Osment Career
Emily Osment began her career in 1997 when she appeared in a commercial for a flower delivery company FTD. The following year Emily appeared in the television series Biba Bear for pre-school children. She was only 7 years old when she made her feature film debut in The Secret Life of Girls in 1999. Afterward, the American actress worked in TV shows such as Touched by An Angel, Friends, 3rd Rock from the Sun, and Goosebumps.
She then gained international recognition when she took on the role of Gerti Giggles in Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams in 2002 and in the sequel to Spy Kids 3-D Game Over in 2003. Both films were a huge success with over $200 million in gross worldwide revenues.
In 2006 she got her breakthrough role as Lilly Truscott/Lola Luftnagle in the Disney Channel series Hannah Montana. The show was a critical and commercial success, taking Emily’s fame to even greater heights. Emily Osment appeared in all seasons of the series until it ended in 2011.
In 2009, Emily brought her vocals into the spotlight by signing with Wind-up Records. Her lead single, All the Way Up, was released in August 2009, followed by an extended track (EP), All the Right Wrongs. She soon began touring throughout North America, Europe, and Latin America. Later she confirmed via her Facebook account that she had left Wind Up Records and was now more involved with her band Ramshackle.
In 2013 she returned to acting by taking a role in the web series Cleaners, in which she played a highly skilled contract killer. She also got the lead role in the 2014 ABC family TV series Young & Hungry, in which she played the personal chef of a tech millionaire. The series ran over five seasons and was canceled in 2018.
Emily Osment has had a pretty active dating history while enjoying the limelight. Previously, she dated Tony Oller, Nathan Keyes, and her Hannah Montana co-star Mitchel Musso, with whom she dated from 2008 to 2010. Interestingly, she is currently in a relationship with Jim Gilbert that began in 2016. The couple has not made much fuss about the relationship in the media and is known to be reticent about their relationship.
Emily Osment is the younger sister of Haley Joel Osment, an American actor born on April 10, 1988. The actor came into the spotlight after his outstanding performance in the 1999 thriller The Sixth Sense, which earned him a Saturn Prize and an Oscar nomination.
He attended the Flintridge Preparatory School in California and then studied at the Tisch School of Arts at New York University. As a teenager, Haley was more interested in sports such as basketball, golf, soccer, and wrestling. Off-screen, he has lent his voice to films such as The Hunchback of Notrê Dame II, The Jungle Book 2, and Country Bears. Like his younger sister, he has a knack for music, playing guitar and piano.
Emily Osment: Net Worth
Emily Osment has a modest net worth of $3 million. This is the result of her many years in the entertainment industry. Considering that her career is still on the rise, we will certainly see this amount rise even further in the future.