Born and raised by a computer analyst and a dairy farmer, Julie Ann Emery didn’t have her whole career life planned out for her like most kids born to celebrities. Notwithstanding, her parents gave her career in the entertainment industry a nudge in the right direction by seeing her through school where she majored in Acting. Subsequently, she became a movie star and is currently leaving a resounding legacy on the small and big screens.
Though she has an impressive cache of series to her credit, Julie Ann Emery has also done more than a few projects on the small screen with her role as Casey Sedgewick in Hitch (2005) taking the lead. We explore every detail about this American actress below.
Who is Julie Ann Emery? Her Bio
Emery has been acting since she was a sweet sixteen but her early life timeline has not been fully made public, however, the fact that she was born on January 16, 1975, is no secret. It was in Crossville, Tennessee, that the actress was born and bred by her folks identified as Janice (née Fields) and Gary Emery. Notably, her parents are not players in the showbiz industry but were apparently supportive of their daughter’s passion for the limelight. They saw her through Cumberland County High School in Crossville and after her graduation in 1990, Emery furthered her education at the Webster Conservatory at Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri, where she took lessons in acting and also met her future life partner.
Acting for Emery didn’t start as a child as she waited till she was 16 before taking up the profession in several stage productions. At the early stage of her career, she played roles in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Bye Bye Birdie. In 2002, she took the next big step by debuting on the small screen in the miniseries Taken. She went ahead to appear in one episode of other popular series like Bones, Ghost Whisperer, Army Wives, and October Road. Julie Ann Emery didn’t stop at TV series but also starred in a few films including Hitch, The Rainbow Tribe, Gillery’s Little Secret, House, The History of Future Folk, Gifted and others. Nonetheless, the bulk of her works can be found on television series some of which can be traced to ER, CSI: Miami, Commander in Chief, Better Call Saul, Suits, Damages, Masters of Sex, Major Crimes and Fargo. She was cast in a major role for the second season of Preacher. She is still in the television series, slaying the character of Lara Featherstone since she made her debut in 2017.
So far, there is no specific amount provided as regards Julie Ann Emery’s net worth but several sources have confirmed that her fortune runs into six figures. Her height is listed as 5ft 4in.
Family – Parents, Husband (Kevin Earley)
Julie Ann Emery seems to be an only child born to Janice (mother), a computer analyst and her father Gary Emery who banks as a dairy farmer. From the obvious, Emery was not born and raised in the spotlight but she carved a path to the top of her career as an actress without relatives who are grounded in showbiz. She has no known siblings and further details about her parents have not been made public.
Emery is a married woman. She started building her own home with actor Kevin Earley in 2001 after their wedding. Orchestrated by fate perhaps, they were both at Webster Conservatory the same period, leading to their meeting and eventual marriage. Kevin is a Chicago-born actor cum singer. His birthday is not available but he was born as one of four brothers. He is known for movies like The Ten Commandments: The Musical, Opus 4 and has bagged a nomination for a Drama Desk Award in the category of Outstanding Actor in a Musical.
Julie Ann Emery and Kevin reside in Los Angeles, California. They are either yet to have any children or the details are tucked away for privacy sake. Emery revealed in an interview with Maximum Fun podcast Can I Pet Your Dog? that she used to have a dog that she called “Baxter”.