Just like actresses Hayden Panettiere and MacKenzie Mauzy, Emme Rylan has had the pleasure of portraying the character of Lizzie Spaulding in the CBS soap opera Guiding Light, which is according to the Guinness World Records, the longest-running drama series in American television history. Read on to find out more about the life, career, and love life of the actress, who is also known for playing Abby Newman in The Young and the Restless and Lulu Spencer in General Hospital.
Emme Rylan Biography (Age)
Emme Rylan was born Marcy Faith Behrens on the 4th of November, 1980, in Providence, North Carolina, USA. Not much is known about her parents and early life, other than that she attended and graduated from Tyrone Area High School, Tyrone, PA, in 1999.
Rylan began pursuing a career in acting in the mid-2000s. In 2005, she appeared in an episode of Drake & Josh. The following year, she took over the role of Lizzie Spaulding from actress Crystal Hunt in the soap opera Guiding Light (2006-2009), and also appeared in films like Armageddon for Andy (2006) and Bring It On: All or Nothing (2006) alongside actress Hayden Panettiere, who has in the past also played the role of Lizzie Spaulding.
In 2010, after the cancellation of Guiding Light, Emme Rylan landed the recurring role of Abby Newman in The Young and the Restless (2010-2013). During her time on the show, she appeared in the films Impulse Black (2011) and History (2011) as well as in episodes of the series $#*! My Dad Says (2011) and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2013). In recent time, she plays the role of Lulu Spencer in General Hospital (2013-present).
Emme Rylan Net Worth
Emme Rylan is reported to have a net worth of $3 million. She was able to amass her fortune from her acting career that began in 2007. the figure is surely set to go up in the coming years as she continues to build her reputation in Hollywood.
Her Husband, Children
Emme Rylan is not yet officially married to her long-term partner; actor, editor, and producer Don Money, whose birth name is Donald Thomas Money. Money is the co-owner of the production company; Money Raynz Productions. She attended the University of Toledo where he acquired a degree in Information Systems/Operations Management. He is best known for his roles in Impress Me (2015), 2 Lava 2 Lantula! (2016), and Truth or Dare (2017).
Rylan and Money are said to have first met each other in 2007 while doing the play “Boy’s Life” in New York. They reportedly got engaged a few years later, in 2009, during Rylan’s baby shower for their first child; a son named Jackson Robert, who was born on the 22nd of October, 2009. The pair has since gone ahead to welcome two more children; a second son named Levi Thomas, born on the 3rd of November, 2011, and a daughter named Dakota Rose, born on the 26th of June, 2016, but have still not gotten around to exchange marital vows. Emme Rylan has in the past said that she does not plan to marry her fiance because they already feel like they are married and that the label of marriage would not help them stay together. She, however, added that if marriage meant something to her children, she would consider giving it a go.
Before an Instagram post in January 2019 where Emme Rylan wrote about her sister’s health, not much was known about her family and if indeed she even had any sibling/s in the first place. According to the post, Rylan has a sister named Lara, who is battling stage four cancer. Lara was diagnosed with the disease in October 2018 after months of complaining of having back pain. The pain was found to be caused by a cancerous mass on her sacrum, the bone at the base of the spine just above the tailbone.
Rylan appealed to her followers to help donate anything towards the treatment via a GoFundMe page that the family created. She further revealed that Lara’s savings have been depleted due to treatment.
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the average American woman has a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.62 m). Emme Rylan stands a few inches lower than that with a height of 5 feet 0 inches (1.52 m). She further weighs about 50 Kg (110 lbs).