• Emer Gwynne Morganna Kenny is an actress and screenwriter born in 1989 in Haringey, London, England.
• Her net worth is estimated to be over $3 million.
• Emer began her professional career in 2007 and is best known for her roles in EastEnders, Pramface, Father Brown and Beaver Falls.
• She is married to British journalist and television personality Rick Edwards.
• Emer is active on social media with over 14,500 followers on Instagram and over 20,000 followers on Twitter.

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FactIs of Welsh and Irish heritage.

Who is Emer Kenny?

Emer Gwynne Morganna Kenny was born under the sign of Libra on 10 October 1989, in Haringey, London, England of part-Welsh and Irish descent. She is an actress, probably best recognized for starring in the role of Zsa Zsa Carter in the BBC One soap opera “EastEnders”, playing Danielle Reeves in the BBC Three comedy-drama series “Pramface”, and featuring as Penelope ‘Bunty’ Windermere in the BBC One detective period drama series “Father Brown”. She is also known as a screenwriter.

Would you like to know more about Emer Kenny’s professional acting career and personal life? How rich is she, as of now? If you are interested, stay tuned and find out all the details about her.

How rich is she? Emer Kenny Net Worth

Her professional career started in 2007, and she has been an active member in the entertainment industry ever since. So, if anyone of you ever wondered how rich Emer Kenny is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of her net worth is over $3 million, accumulated through her successful career.

If she continues to expand her career further, there is no doubt that her net worth will increase in the coming years.

Early Life, Education, Nationality, Ethnicity

Concerning her early life, Emer Kenny apparently spent her childhood in her hometown of London, where she was raised alongside her three siblings by her parents, whose names and professions have not been revealed to the public yet. She holds British nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnicity. Regarding her education, Emer went to North London Collegiate School (NLCS), located in Edgeware, Middlesex..

Emer Kenny

Career Beginnings

When it comes to speak about her career as a professional actress, Emer made her debut appearance in the role of Gail in the BBC One drama film “Coming Down The Mountain”, directed by Julie Anne Robinson, in 2007. Two years later, she won the role on a big screen starring as Rebecca in Phil Claydon’s comedy horror film “Lesbian Vampire Killers”, which was followed by her portrayal of Kate in the BBC Two drama film “Freefall”, the same year. All of these roles marked the establishment of her net worth.

Rise to Prominence and “EastEnders”

Emer came to prominence in 2010, when she was selected to portray Zsa Zsa Carter in the BBC One soap opera “EastEnders”, as well as in its spin-off entitled “EastEnders: E20”, increasing enormously her popularity and adding a considerable amount to her net worth. Thereafter, she started getting more serious roles, so her next major appearance came in the following year, when she featured as Joan Bartlett in the BBC Two drama film “Eric And Ernie”, directed by Jonny Campbell.

During the same year, she also starred as Lover in Marion Pilowsky’s short thriller film “The Ride”, and played Sir Robin in another short film entitled “To The Victor – The Spoils!”, increasing further her wealth.

“Beaver Falls”, “Pramface”, and Other Roles

Afterwards, she continued to line up success after success, as she joined the cast of the E4 comedy-drama series “Beaver Falls”, featuring as Hope, in 2012; however, the series was soon cancelled. So, Emer moved her focus onto her new role, as she was chosen to play Danielle Reeves in the comedy-drama series “Pramface”, starring next to Scarlett Alice Johnson.

The series was aired from 2012 to 2014 on the BBC Three network, increasing her wealth by a large margin. Side by side, she also landed the role of Rachel in the BBC Three sitcom “Badults”, alongside Ben Clark, Tom Parry, and Matthew Crosby, in 2013, and in the same year guest-starred as Snow White in the Channel 4 mini-series “London Irish”.

Recent Projects

When the filming of “Pramface” was ended, Emer made two guest-star appearances in the Sky One series “A Touch Of Cloth”, and the BBC Three sitcom “Siblings”, both in 2014.

After a three-year hiatus, she continued pursuing her acting career as a part of the BBC One detective period drama series “Father Brown”, portraying Penelope ‘Bunty’ Windermere, the niece of Lady Felicia. So, her net worth is certainly still rising.

Career as a Screenwriter

Apart from being a professional actress, Emer Kenny is also involved in the film industry as a screenwriter. From 2010 to 2011, she wrote four episodes of “EastEnders: E20”, which led her to become the youngest writer in the history of the BBC Writers Academy, where she was trained to write for various television programmes.

When it was over, she continued to write for the original “EastEnders” (2012-2014). Side by side, she wrote an episode of the BBC One medical soap opera “Doctors”, as well as an episode of the BBC One medical drama series “Holby City”, both in 2012. Most recently, Emer wrote two episodes of an Irish soap opera “Red Rock” in 2016, and then an episode of the British-American period drama series “Harlots” in 2018. All of these projects contributed a lot to her net worth and popularity.

Personal Life: Is she pregnant?

If to talk about her personal life, Emer Kenny started dating Rick Edwards in 2011, and after five years the couple eventually exchanged their wedding vows at a private ceremony held on 28 May 2016 at Kew Gardens in London. Her husband is known for being a famous British journalist and television personality. Although there are rumors that they welcomed their first child in March of 2019, actually the couple has no children yet.

How old is she? Appearance and Vital Statistics

Speaking about Emer Kenny’s age, as we already mentioned she was born in 1989 and it makes her almost 30 years old. Regarding her appearance and physical attributes, she is apparently a beautiful woman with long dark brown hair and blue colored eyes.

Her body shape can be described as hourglass, as she stands at a height of 5ft 10ins (1.78m), while her weight is approximately 137lbs (62kgs), and her vital statistics are 33-25-33.

Social Media Presence

In addition to her involvement in the entertainment industry, Emer Kenny is an active member across many of the most popular social media sites, which she uses not only to promote her upcoming projects, but also to share various other content with her fans. So, she runs her official Instagram account, on which she has more than 14,500 followers, as well as her official Twitter account, having more than 20,000 followers.


1Married her boyfriend of 5 years Rick Edwards at Kew Gardens in London, wearing a strapless, ivory gown. Their good friend Alexa Chung was in attendance.
2Attended North London Collegiate School in Edgware until 2008.
3Is one of four children.
4Is of Welsh and Irish heritage.



Father Brown2017TV SeriesBunty
Siblings2014TV SeriesIzzy
A Touch of Cloth2014TV SeriesWPC Knott
Pramface2012-2014TV SeriesDanielle Reeves / Danielle Fox
London Irish2013TV SeriesSnow White
Badults2013TV SeriesRachel
Beaver Falls2012TV SeriesHope
To the Victor - The Spoils!2011ShortSir Robin
The Ride2011/IShortLover
Eric & Ernie2011TV MovieJoan
EastEnders2010TV SeriesZsa Zsa Zsa Zsa Carter
EastEnders: E202010TV SeriesZsa Zsa Zsa Zsa Carter
Freefall2009TV MovieKate
Vampire Killers2009Rebecca
Coming Down the Mountain2007TV MovieGail


Red Rock2016TV Series 3 episodes
EastEndersTV Series series story writer - 33 episodes, 2013 written by - 3 episodes, 2012 - 2014
Holby City2012TV Series written by - 1 episode
Doctors2012TV Series by - 1 episode
EastEnders: E20TV Series 2 episodes, 2011 written by - 2 episodes, 2010


Arena2010TV Series documentaryHerself
Breakfast2010TV SeriesHerself
Radio 1's Big Weekend2010TV SeriesHerself


Nominated Awards

2010TV Quick AwardTV Quick Awards, UKBest Soap NewcomerEastEnders (1985)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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