Thursday 17 September 2020

Emmy Rossum

Emmy Rossum is an American actress. Besides, she is also a singer and a songwriter. She was born on 12th September, 1986 in New York, United States. She is the daughter of a corporate photographer Cheryl Rossum. She was completely raised by her mother. Her father, a banker, was always away from her life. She is recognised for playing the role of Fiona Gallagher in the television series Shameless. She got initial recognition for her role in American neo-noir mystery drama film Mystic River in 2003. She starred in many other TV shows and movies such as Law & Order, The Phantom of the Opera, As the World Turns, The Day After Tomorrow, A Futile and Stupid Gesture, Beautiful Creatures, and A Will of Their Own, to name just a few of them. She released her first album Inside Out in 2007. She then released another album called Sentimental Journey in 2013. She has been nominated for several awards and also won many of them such as National Board of Review Award, Saturn Award, and Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, to mention only a few. 

Emmy Rossum Religion

Her father was Protestant and her mother is Jewish. As she was raised only by her mother, she identifies herself as a Jewish. She claimed her mother installed the Jewish code of ethics and morals in her. However, many reports claim she is not religious and does not practice Judaism, Protestantism, or any other religion. Interestingly, she celebrates Hanukkah and date Jewish men. She also celebrates Christmas. She is said to be a spiritual person. According to her, love is religion and she tries to love as much as possible. Moreover, she stated she was also exposed to other religions when she was young. All babysitters she had were Irish Catholic. She would go to Mass and visit the Catholic Church with them. She belongs to the English, Dutch, and Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry. 

Emmy Rossum Political Views 

She is a complete liberal. In 2012, she extended her support to former US President Barack Obama on Twitter. She also attended an anti-Prop 8 rally in Los Angeles for the fight of marriage equality. She also claimed herself to be a pacifist and an environmentalist. She tries to help protect the environment by recycling and driving a hybrid. Furthermore, she works with many non-profit organisations to raise awareness of environmental issues. 

Who is she dating? 

She is currently married to American writer and director Sam Esmail. They dated for 2 years before getting engaged in August, 2015. They got married on 28th May, 2017 in New York City. Prior to Sam Esmail, she was married to entrepreneur and investor Justin Siegel for 2 years. They got married on 17th February, 2008 and filed for divorce on 25th September, 2009 which was finalised on 28th December, 2010. She was in a relationship with Tyler Jacob Moore, Adam Duritz, Topher Grace, and David Wildenstein. She is also rumoured to have hooked up with Chris Evans and Milo Ventimiglia. 

Emmy Rossum Hobbies

She seems to love helping people who are in need. She is said to also enjoy listening and writing music. 

Interesting Facts

Her actual name is Emmanuelle Grey Rossum.

She dropped out of school. 

She is also an opera singer and a director.