Emily Deschanel Biography: Wiki, Age, Height, Parents, Husband, Net Worth

Emily Deschanel is a famous American actress who came to prominence for her role as Pam Asbury in the mini series Rose Red. She also became known for her role as Mrs Morgan in Cold Mountain and Mary Haskins in the Glory Road.

For her effort in the industry, she was named one of “six entertainers to watch” by Interview Magazine in 2004.

Emily Deschanel
Emily Deschanel: Bio, Facts, Photo
Quick Facts
Date of Birth:October 11, 1976
Birth Place:Los Angeles, California
Parents:Caleb Deschanel, Mary Jo Deschanel
Husband:David Hornsby (2010)
Height:5 feet 8 in
Net Worth:$25,000,000

Early Life

Emily Deschanel was born on October 11, 1976 in Los Angeles, California to parents Caleb Deschanel and Mary Jo Deschanel. Her father is a cinematographer and director while her mother is an actress and singer.

She was raised Roman Catholic and of mixed ethnicity; of Dutch, English, French and Swiss ancestry.

She went to Harvard-Westlake school and Crossroads school in Los Angeles. She obtained a bachelor of fine arts in theater at Boston University.


Deschanel began with an appearance in the lighthearted comedy drama It Could Happen to You, in 1994, on which her dad functioned as the chief cinematographer.

She came to limelight in 2002 for her role as Pam Asbury in the mini series Rose Red.

She got more exposure in 2003 for her role as Mrs Morgan in Cold Mountain. She is also known for her roles as; Rosanna Travis in The Alamo and Mary Haskins in the Glory Road.

Deschanel was projected as Temperance Brennan, as the main role in Bones.

Deschanel additionally played the Brennan character on a 2015 episode of Sleepy Hollow and a 2016 episode of BoJack Horseman.

Deschanel alongside the likes of Alyson Hannigan, Jaime King, Minka Kelly, and Katharine McPhee made a video slumber party featured on FunnyorDie.com to promote breast cancer screening for the organisation Stand Up 2 Cancer.

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  • Cold Mountain
  • It Could Happen To You
  • Rose Red
  • The Alamo
  • Bones
  • Boogeyman
  • Glory Road
  • That Night
  • Tit for tat
  • The Perfect Family
  • Sleepy Hollow

Personal Life

Deschanel is a vegetarian and made mention that she became a veggie lover in the wake of watching the movie Diet for a New America.

She should be visible in an Access Hollywood video at the book unveiling occasion of Karen Dawn’s Thanking the Monkey: Rethinking the Way We Treat Animals, examining how vegan and vegetarian diets help the climate, and a video on the landing page of the book’s site discussing the significance of animal rights.

She teamed up with PETA on a video empowering moms to bring up their youngsters as vegans.

Deschanel uncovered that she adores the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, in an appearance on the Late Show with Craig Ferguson in 2007.

Once, when she was called for jury obligation, the adjudicator read a section from the original discussing the respectability of serving one’s country through jury obligation. Deschanel clarified that this section caused her to feel extremely enthusiastic and devoted, and she was anxious to serve her country somehow or another. In any case, Deschanel was excused from the situation to return to filming Bones, as the stars have aligned just right an extended commitment.

Deschanel married David Hornsby in a private ceremony in Los Angeles on September 25, 2010. They welcomed their first son on on September 21, 2011 and their second son on June 8, 2015.

Her husband, David Hornsby is an actor and writer known for his works in It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

Deschanel is closest companions with her Bones co-star Michaela Conlin, who played her dearest companion Angela Montenegro on the show. she also has a solid working relationship with her Bones co-star David Boreanaz.

Awards & Nominations

Deschanel has been nominated for several awards such as; Choice TV Actress at Teen Choice Awards (2007) and Favorite TV Drama Actress at People’s Choice Award (2015)

Net Worth

Emily Deschanel is an American actress with an estimated net worth of $25 million.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @emilydeschanel
  • Twitter: @emilydeschanel

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