Emily Hampshire is a Canadian actress. She became interested in acting at age 11 after attending a performance of Les Miserables with her mother. Her best known roles include Angelina in the 1998 romantic comedy Boy Meets Girl, Vivienne in the 2006 film Snow Cake, Jennifer Goines in the Syfy drama series 12 Monkeys and Stevie Budd in the CBC comedy series Schitt’s Creek.

Birth Name

Emily Hampshire

Nickname

Emily

Profession

Actress

Nationality

Canadian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Emily Hampshire was born on the 29th of August 1981, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Age

She’s currently 38 years old.

Sun Sign

Virgo

Ethnicity

White

She has Canadian and English ancestry.

Religion

Christianity

Education

Emily was educated at a girls’ Catholic high school, Queen of Angels Academy but she’s a school drop-out. She was accepted into the American Academy of Dramatic Arts shortly after high school but never attended, as it conflicted with a film opportunity.

Family Details

  • Father – Dr. Robert Hampshire aka Bob (Dentist)
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Sasha Hart (Step-Sister), Athena Joseph (Step-Sister)

Marital Status

Divorced

Boyfriend / Spouse

Emily Hampshire has dated –

  • Matthew Smith (2006–2014) – In 2006, Hampshire married Matthew Smith, a former soccer player turned agent-in-training at the William Morris talent agency. Hampshire and Smith divorced sometime before 2015.

  • Teddy Geiger (2018–2019) – Teddy is a singer, songwriter, music producer who has worked closely with Shawn Mendes, One Direction, Maroon 5 and John Legend. In September 2018, it was confirmed that Hampshire was in a relationship with singer-songwriter Teddy Geiger; they became engaged in November 2018. The couple ended their engagement on June 10, 2019.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
  • In centimeters – 165 cm
  • In meters – 1.65 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 57 kg
  • In Pounds – 126 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 35-25-36
  • Bust – 35 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).

Sexuality

Pansexual

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Her best known roles include Angelina in the 1998 romantic comedy Boy Meets Girl, Vivienne in the 2006 film Snow Cake, Jennifer Goines in the Syfy drama series 12 Monkeys (2015–2018) and Stevie Budd in the CBC comedy series Schitt’s Creek (2015–present).

Film Debut

In 1997, Emily made her acting debut film titled Dead Innocent where she played the role of Nicole.

Television Debut

In 1994, Emily landed her first television role as Sandy Campbell in the Canadian horror anthology series named Are You Afraid of the Dark?.

Awards & Nominations

Year Award Category Work Result
2001 Gemini Awards Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series Made in Canada Won
2003 Genie Awards Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role A Problem with Fear Nominated
2004 Genie Awards Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Blood Nominated
2006 Genie Awards Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Snow Cake Nominated
2008 Gemini Awards Best Individual or Ensemble Performance in an Animated Program or Series Ruby Gloom Nominated
2012 Canadian Diamond Awards Tribute to Canadian Talent Various Won
2013 Canadian Comedy Awards Best Female Performance in a Feature My Awkward Sexual Adventure Won
2015 Golden Maple Awards Newcomer of the year in a TV series broadcasted in the U.S. 12 Monkeys
Schitt’s Creek
Won
2016 Canadian Screen Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role or Guest Role in a Comedic Series Schitt’s Creek Won
Golden Maple Awards Best actress in a TV series broadcast in the U.S. 12 Monkeys
Schitt’s Creek
Nominated
2017 Canadian Screen Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role or Guest Role in a Comedic Series Schitt’s Creek Won
2018 Canadian Screen Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role or Guest Role in a Comedic Series Schitt’s Creek Won
2019 Canadian Screen Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role or Guest Role in a Comedic Series Schitt’s Creek Won
2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Schitt’s Creek Nominated

Emily Hampshire Favorites

  • Favorite Daily-Wear Clothing Brands – Tara Jarmon, Pink Tartan, Comrags
  • Favorite Wardrobe Item – Yves St. Laurent Gun Dress
  • Favorite Veteran Actress & Role Model – Jane Fonda
  • Favorite Work Of Art – Men in the Cities Series by Robert Longo
  • Favorite Destination – Paris

Emily Hampshire Net worth

Emily Hampshire has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Emily Hampshire

  • Emily developed an interest in acting at the age of 11 when she watched Les Miserables at Place des Arts with her mother.
  • She was inspired to consider acting as a vocation when her school vice-principal, Wanda Swiderski, praised her potential seeing her perform in the school drama club.
  • She was just 14 years old when she was cast in the TV series Are You Afraid of the Dark?
  • Emily is a close friend of Canadian actor, comedian and screenwriter, Jay Baruchel.
  • She is also a good friend of Caitlin Cronenberg.
  • She moved to Los Angeles in 2004 and became a naturalized U.S. citizen in September 2014.
  • In 2006, starred alongside Kevin Zegers and Samaire Armstrong in the 2006 romantic comedy It’s a Boy/Girl Thing, in which she played the character Chanel.
  • In 2009, she appeared in The Trotsky as Leon Trotsky’s love interest Alexandra.
  • In 2010, she starred in the Canadian indie film, Good Neighbours.
  • Hampshire has also done voice-acting, voicing the character Misery on the animated series Ruby Gloom, Diana Barry in Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series, Chloe Crashman in Carl Squared, Starr in 6Teen and Alyson Malitski in Braceface.
  • Emily is a very passionate actress that she got trained in pole dancing for her role in the 2012 film My Awkward Sexual Adventure.
  • Emily was down to her last 800 dollars and had not worked in over a year when her agent asked her to audition for Schitt’s Creek.
  • In 2014, Hampshire was cast in the Syfy series 12 Monkeys in the recurring role of Jennifer Goines, a reimagined version of Brad Pitt‘s character from the film on which the series is based; in 2015, she was upped to a series regular for the show’s second season.
  • In 2015, Hampshire was cast in Xavier Dolan’s independent film The Death and Life of John F. Donovan, which also stars Jessica Chastain, Kathy Bates and Susan Sarandon.
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