Emilia McCarthy is a Canadian and Mexican actress, dancer, and writer. Emilia McCarthy is well known for her recurring role in the Netflix original series Hemlock Grove and a regular role as Beth Pilly in Kid’s Town
Table of Biography
Emilia McCarthy came to this world on 28th August 1997. She is originally from London, Ontario, Canada. She is 23 years old and she has a Virgo birth sign. Emilia is the daughter of Margarita De Antuñano, Director of the Canada-Mexico Cultural Exchange Centre and a Spanish teacher and Barry McCarthy, a retired Vice-principal.
Moreover, she has Mexican and Irish ancestry; her mother is Mexican Canadian and father of Irish origin. She is fluent in English, Spanish, and French. Emilia discovered her passion for acting since she was a child. Therefore, she is passionate about acting, dancing, and modeling and vigorously pursues “her call in life”.
Further, McCarthy took acting classes at Armstrong Acting Studios, in Toronto. In 2014, McCarthy graduated from ‘Westdale Secondary School’. Similarly, in 2015, she began attending ‘Ryerson University’ in parallel with her acting career, majoring in film studies and minoring in psychology.
Rise to Fame
In 2006, she landed her first role as Elle Fanning’s photo double in the film ‘Babel’ starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett. Therefore, at the age of 8, McCarthy had the opportunity to perform with Cate Blanchett and Gael García Bernal as daughter Cate– a role she shared with Elle Fanning– in the Golden Globe-winning film ‘Babel’.
She published a book entitled ‘Baby’s Wish’ when she was only eight years old with the help of her father. The book was inspired by a dream McCarthy had. Similarly, at the age of 9, in 2007, she landed the role of Laura Westover for the ‘TV movie: Booky & the Secret Santa’.
And, in 2009, at age 11, she was hired again to resume the role of Laura Westover in the movie ‘Booky’s Crush’ being the last film in the series. Likewise, she made a special appearance in the episode “All In” on the CW-Ranked ‘Beauty & the Beast’ as Cena. Therefore, the episode was released on October 25, 2012. Moreover, she has performed in several theatre productions like Hairspray and Tarantella Cabaret, also made stage appearances in works such as Aida and Seussical Jr.
Career after 2013
Emilia auditioned in Toronto for Eli Roth, director/producer of the series. In April, Netflix premiered the series ‘Hemlock Grove’ of 13 episodes. She appeared in 9 episodes as Alyssa Sworn in the series. She was the star of the web series ‘Unlikely Heroes’ and ‘Kid’s Town’ in 2013.
And in the same year, McCarthy landed the female lead role in the film ‘Bunks’, a film original Disney XD. Where Lauren plays a camp counselor, who wants the rules are followed by campers. She was part of the main cast of the film ‘Zapped’. Moreover, the film premiered on June 27, 2014, in the United States and the United Kingdom and America premiered on August 10, 2014.
On July 15, 2013, it was confirmed that Emilia would be part of the cast of the film ‘Maps to the Stars’. She played the character of Kayla. Therefore, the Production began in July 2013. EOne introduced the film with his other films in state post-production in 2013 at the Toronto Film Festival.
On April 14, 2014, the first preview of the film was released. The film premiered at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival and the performances of the cast were praised. She plays the role of Abby Ackerman in the new YTV series ‘Max & Shred’, which also will be transmitted by Nickelodeon. The series had a release date of October 6, 2014, in the United States.
Referring to her personal life, she is dating a handsome and hot guy named Sam Gray. The two travel and spends their holidays together. They share a great and beautiful bond. No doubt, the duo have a strong relationship. On October 1, 2019, they completed their 4 years of relationship.
Moreover, they look perfect together. These two share many pictures on their respective Instagram account showing their love and affection towards each other. Moreover, Emilia has maintained a good and clean profile regarding her personal and professional life.
Emilia is a pretty girl with an amazing personality. She is quite tall with a height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.7 meters. Similarly, she weighs around 58 kilos or 128 lbs. Her chest-waist-hip measurements are 35-24-35 inches respectively. Likewise, she wears a bra size of 32C and wears a shoe size of 7 (UK). Moreover, she has a pair of pretty blue eyes and has a blonde hair color.
Social Media and Net Worth
Emilia is socially active on different social media sites. Her Instagram account ‘@emiliaamccarthy’ has earned over 174K followers. Her Twitter account ‘@EmiliaaMcCarthy’ has gained over 10.7K followers. Similarly, her official Facebook page has gathered over 6K followers.
This amazing multi-talented person surely earns a good amount of money through her profession. Her estimated net worth is around $2 million.