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Emily Deschanel Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Emily Deschanel worth? $30 million

How did Emily Deschanel earn her money and wealth?

Emily Deschanel, born on the 11th of October in 1976 to cinematographer and director Caleb Deschanel and actress Mary Jo Deschanel is a popular American actress, director and producer. With a family background of film workers both Emily and her sister Zooey Deschanel took into the acting industry. Emily did her schooling in Harvard-Westlake and Crossroads School in Los Angeles and graduated from Boston University’s Professional Actors Training Program with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre.

Deschanel’s acting debut was with a romantic comedy-drama “It Could Happen To You”. This feature film was released in 1994. In 2002, she was cast in Stephen King’s horror miniseries “Red Roses” as Pam Asbury. Following her roles in Cold Mountain, The Alamo, and Glory Road, Deschanel was named in 2004 by The Interview Magazine as one among the “six actresses to watch”.

The big break in Emily Deschanel’s career was in 2005 with the crime-procedural comedy-drama Bones that aired on Fox Network. Her role of leading forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance Brennan became widely appreciated and gained popularity within a short span. The show also became a great hit and ran 12 seasons. The first season of the show had an estimate of 8.90 million viewers and by sixth season viewership hiked to 11.57 million. Deschanel also co-produced the show from its third season. For the role of Dr. Temperance Brennen Emily has been nominated numerous at the People’s Choice Awards in various categories.

Emily has been a part of many movies including Easy, The Alamo, The Perfect Family, My Sister’s Keeper, Glory Road, Boogeyman, Spiderman 2 and various short films like Old Tricks, The Diagnosis, It’s a shame about Ray, Mute and Maggie. She has also appeared in TV shows like Drunk History and Sleepy Hollow. Emily Deschanel earns a salary of about $250 Thousand per episode and has a net worth of $30 million that she earned solely through acting and producing.

Emily is an animal rights’ activist. She is a vegan herself, involved with PETA spreading education among people and encouraging the women of the family to adopt a vegan diet in the household so impacts positively on the children in this regard. She is married to actor and writer David Hornsby with whom she has a son, Henry Lamar Hornsby.

What are the most popular TV shows of Emily Deschanel?

  1. Bones (2005-2017)
  2. Roses Red (2002)
  3. Sleepy Hollow (2015)

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