Getting your career started at a young age can be very ideal, especially for an entertainer; but it takes hard work, dedication and determination to maintain a career from a child star into adulthood. While many child stars tend to flame out early, Emily Osment has succeeded in building a successful career from childhood to adult stage. She is an American singer, songwriter and actress who has managed to harness all her talents and put them to good use.
Emily Jordan Osment was born on the 10th of March, 1992 in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Theresa Osment, is an English teacher while her father, Michael Eugene Osment, is an actor. She was raised 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.
With her increased interest in acting, she went to study Theatre at Occidental College in California. As a young actress, she featured in the comedy film, Spy Kid 2: The Island of Lost Dreams and Spy Kids 3-D Game Over. By 2006, she was mostly known for her role as Lilly Truscott in the Disney Channel television series, Hannah Montana and subsequently featured in the film, Hannah Montana: The Movie.
Emily Osment is also involved with several charity organizations. She designed a line of shirts for 2lovecollection.com in 2007 and the proceeds went to Make-A-wish Foundation and St. Jude Research Hospital.
Emily Osment began her career in 1997 when she appeared in a commercial for a flower delivery company FTD. The following year, Emily was featured in the children’s preschool television series Biba Bear. She was only 7 years old when she made her feature film debut in The Secret Life of Girls in 1999. The American actress went on to work on television shows such as Touched by An Angel, Friends, 3rd Rock from the Sun and Goosebumps.
She then gained international recognition after taking on the role of Gerti Giggles in Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams in 2002 and its 2003 sequel, Spy Kids 3-D Game Over. Both movies were a huge success with over $200 million grossed worldwide.
In 2006, she got her breakout role as Lilly Truscott/Lola Luftnagle in the Disney Channel series, Hannah Montana. The show was a critical and commercial success and took Emily’s stardom to greater heights. Emily Osment appeared in all the seasons of the show until it ended in 2011.
In 2009, Emily brought her singing to the spotlight by getting signed to Wind-up Records. Her lead single, All the Way Up was released in August 2009 which was followed by an extended play (EP), All the Right Wrongs. Soon, she began going on tours, spanning across North America, Europe and Latin America. She later confirmed via her Facebook account that she had left Wind Up Records and was putting more efforts in her band, Ramshackle.
In 2013, she returned to acting by taking a role in the web series Cleaners, where she played a highly trained contract killer. She also clinched the lead role in the ABC Family TV series Young & Hungry in 2014, in which she played a personal chef to a tech millionaire. The show ran for five seasons and was cancelled in 2018.
Emily Osment is the younger sister of Haley Joel Osment, an American actor born on the 10th of April, 1988. The actor came into the limelight after his outstanding performance in the 1999 thriller, The Sixth Sense, which earned him a Saturn Award and an Academy Award nomination.
He attended Flintridge Preparatory School in California and went on to study at the New York University’s Tisch School of Arts. Haley, as a youngster, was more interested in sports such as basketball, golf, football and wrestling. Offscreen, he has lent his voice to movies such as The Hunchback of Notrê Dame II, The Jungle Book 2 and Country Bears. Like his younger sister, he also has a knack for music as he plays the guitar and piano.
Emily Osment has had a fairly active dating history while she enjoys the limelight. She was previously involved with Tony Oller, Nathan Keyes and her Hannah Montana co-star, Mitchel Musso, who she dated from 2008 to 2010. Interestingly, she is currently in a relationship with Jim Gilbert which began in 2016. The pair has not given the media much to fuss about and is known to keep a low profile where their relationship is concerned.
Emily Osment: Net Worth
Emily Osment has a modest net worth of $3 million. This is as a result of her many years in the entertainment industry. Considering her career is still on the rise, we’re bound to see this amount go up in the future.