Emma Hernan is an American model, television celebrity, investor, entrepreneur, and social media personality who has gained worldwide recognition for appearing in Netflix’s reality show, Selling Sunset. She is also known as the founder and CEO of the food company, Emma Leigh & Co. and for often sharing her travel photos and videos on Instagram. She developed an interest in business at a tender age. In 2005, she began investing in the stock market at the age of 14. Hernan commands a massive following on her Instagram page.

Birth Name

Emma Hernan




Model, Television Celebrity, Investor, Entrepreneur, and Social Media Personality



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Emma Hernan was born on the 14th of July 1991, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.


She’s currently 32 years old.

Sun Sign







Emma completed her secondary school education at Scituate High School. She later enrolled at the University of Rhode Island.

Family Details

  • Father – Thomas Hernan
  • Mother – Stephanie Hernan
  • Siblings – Alex Hernan Brother), J. Matthew Hernan (Brother) and Christopher Hernan (Brother)

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Emma Hernan has dated –

  • Peter Cornell – In 2017, Emma was engaged to Peter Cornell, a former basketball player, but in 2018, their relationship did not last long as they parted ways. Her relationship with Peter was the reason for the beef between her and Christine Quinn during Selling Sunset season 4. Christine claimed she caught her then-boyfriend, Peter Cornell, cheating with Emma.

  • Micah McDonald – Hernan was also alleged to date Micah McDonald, a property developer and Selling Sunset star. The two started dating during season 5 of Selling Sunset. They first met when Emma visited a property Micah was developing in Beverly Hills. In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Emma said they were still seeing each other but have yet to officiate the relationship. However, the two seem to have parted ways.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
  • In centimeters – 178 cm
  • In meters – 1.78 m


  • In Kilograms – 55 kg
  • In Pounds – 121 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 36-24-36
  • Bust – 36 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 34B

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 10.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Emma became known as a Sports Illustrated’s Lovely Lady of the Day, she is a model who has earned more than 2.4 million followers on Instagram where she posts her model photos. Emma was named Miss COED January 2015. In 2022, she garnered attention for appearing in the reality TV series Selling Sunset. She had a major role in the show’s fifth season.

Emma Hernan Net worth

Emma Hernan has an estimated net worth of $3 million dollars as of 2024.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Emma Hernan

  • Hernan was born in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Her father was a firefighter, while her mother was a homemaker. She was raised alongside her three brothers.
  • In her teenage, she relocated to Los Angeles, USA, to pursue her modelling career. Before venturing into modelling, she was a babysitter and an ice cream shopkeeper. Emma also worked in a family business, Yankee Trader Seafood.
  • As a model, she worked with Model Club Inc in Boston before moving to Los Angeles, USA, to further pursue her career in modelling.
  • She has worked with various modelling brands such as Puma, Guess, Sports Illustrated and Gap. In 2015, she became Miss COED of the Year.

  • In 2017, The reality TV star developed an interest in real estate when she bought her first house with Oppenheim Group in Hollywood Hills. One of the Oppenheim brothers, Jason, encouraged her to acquire a real estate license. A year later, she started working with them.
  • In 2020, Emma later founded a plant-based frozen food company, Emma Leigh & Co, which is recognized for its vegan empanadas. She is also an angel investor. Some of the companies Emma has angel invested in include, Nanotech and CBD Company (Green Gorilla).
  • Hernan rose to prominence after being featured in the Netflix reality TV series, Selling Sunset season 4. The show is about the real estate brokers at the Oppenheim Group in Los Angeles who are navigating their personal and professional lives. In 19 May 2023, She has also been featured in season 5 and, recently, season 6, which premiered.


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