Emma Kenney

Emma Kenney - Updated Mar 2023

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Updated On March 26, 2023

Emma Kenney is a popular actress and model from the United States. Emma Kenney is best known for her role as Deborah Gallagher in the 2011 American comedy television series, ‘Shameless.’

Early Life

Emma Kenney was born in New York City, United States on the 14th of September 1999. Her full name is Emma Rose Kenney. She is 23 years old (as of 2023) under the zodiac sign Virgo. Kenney holds an American nationality and follows the Christianity religion.

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Caption: A young Emma Kenney source: BSCkids.

Regarding her family background, Her parents are Kevin Kenney (Father), a sports writer for Fox Sports who previously worked for the New York Post, and Gillian Kenney (Mother), a criminal defense attorney. Kenney also has a brother but his name is not mentioned.


Speaking of her educational background, Kenney completed her schooling at Park Middle School, located in New Jersey. She learned Spanish while she was a student at this school, so she also speaks Spanish.

Along with Spanish, she also pursued studies in journalism and biology. Kenney also holds a BSc in psychology and an advanced counseling diploma.

Career and Professional Life

Talking about her career, She has appeared in a number of short and made-for-television movies. Kenney was the youngest filmmaker to be a finalist at the New Jersey International Film Festival at Rutgers University in 2009 when she was just nine years old.

In the comedic drama Shameless, Kenney played Debbie Gallagher, William H. Macy’s on-screen daughter. At the age of 10, Kenney, a student at Park Middle School in Scotch Plains, New Jersey, won the part.

Kenney was scheduled to appear in Roseanne’s 10th season, which served as a revival of the show and debuted on ABC on March 27, 2018, according to a September 2017 announcement. She plays Harris Conner Healy, the titular character’s granddaughter.

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Caption: Emma Kenney in Roseanne’s 10th season Source: Deadline.

Many of the original cast members of the show, including John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Roseanne Barr, and Sara Gilbert—who played Kenney’s television mother, Darlene Conner Healy—appeared alongside her. After one season, on May 29, 2018, ABC canceled the revival.

Following that, ABC ordered The Conners, a Roseanne spin-off that would not feature Roseanne Barr but would keep the rest of the main cast, including Kenney. The Conners made their debut on October 16, 2018.

Emma Kenney – Net Worth

Emma Kenney has earned a huge amount of money through her hard work and brilliance. Her estimated net worth by 2023 is around $5 million. Moreover, she also earns a massive amount of wealth through brand endorsements and commercial advertisements. Some of the famous brands that Kenney has collaborated with are  The Wrap, Chicago Splash, and The Cobra Shop.

Personal Life

Regarding her personal life, Emma is currently single and unmarried. Nothing is known about her past relationships. It seems that Kenney is highly focused on her work rather than being in a relationship.

Body Measurements

Emma Kenney is very beautiful and attractive undoubtedly. She has an excellent height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m/170 cm) and weighs around 65 kg (143 lbs). She has a body dimension of 37-30-38 Inches. In addition, Kenney has light brown pair of lovely eyes and brown hair color.

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Caption: Emma Kenney posing for a photo source: Pinterest.

Emma Kenney – Social Media

She is active on her Instagram account @emmakenney with 2.2 million followers. Moreover, she also has 288.2K followers on Twitter and 12K followers on Facebook.