Emily Mortimer Net Worth

February 1, 2023
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Emily Kathleen Anne Mortimer is an actress and a screenwriter, born on 1st December 1971 in London, UK. One of her first notable roles was that of Kate, Queen Elizabeth’s hand-maiden in the drama movie “Elizabeth”(1998) and later rose to fame by appearing in “Lovely and Amazing” (2001). She went on to play in several other movies she is now recognized for, such as “Lars and the Real Girl”(2007), “Harry Brown” (2009), “Shutter Island” (2010) and “Hugo”(2011).

Have you ever wondered how rich Emily Mortimer is? According to sources it has been estimated that Emily Mortimer’s overall net worth is $2 million. Mortimer acquired her wealth thanks to her dedicated career as an actress and by appearing in numerous films and TV series.


Emily Mortimer Net Worth $2 Million


Emily was born to Sir John Mortimer, the creator of TV series “Rumpole of the Bailey” and his second wife Penelope. This actress’ education is quite stunning as she first attended St Paul’s Girls’ School in west London and later enrolled at Oxford University to study English literature and Russian. Upon her graduation in 1994, Mortimer went on to study acting at the Moscow Arts School of Theatre. Before starting her acting career, Emily practiced her writing skills as a columnist for “The Daily Telegraph” and later went on to become the screenwriter for “Bad Blood” (2000), a biography and memoir work by the Welsh novelist Lorna Sage. These contributed a steady start to her net worth.

Emily Mortimor began her career as an actress by performing in various stage productions, and while acting, she was noticed by a producer who afterwards chose her as the lead role in the TV movie “The Glass Virgin”(1995). Some of her later television roles include those in “Lord of Misrule”(1996) and “Coming home”(1998). In 1996 she obtained her first film role, next to Val Kilmer in “The Ghost and the Darkness”, and appeared in the coming of age comedy-drama film “The Last of the High Kings”, which was released the same year. Two years later, she secured the role of Kate Ashley, Queen Elizabeth’s hand-maiden, in the biographical film “Elizabeth”, which turned out to be one of her best known roles. The same year she appeared in the TV mini-series adapted by her father, “Cider with Rosie”. Her net worth was rising steadily.

Mortimer continued to work at full steam during the late ‘90s and the beginning of the 2000’s, appearing in movies which made her famous even outside her native country. Some of these roles include that in “Notting Hill” (1999) where she played alongside Hugh Grant, “Noah’s Ark”(1999) an American TV mini-series, “Scream 3”(2000) and “Love’s Labour’s Lost”(2000) a musical adaptation on whose shooting she met her future husband Alessandro Nivola. She starred next to Bruce Willis in Disney’s “The Kid”(2002) and alongside Samuel L. Jackson and Robert Carlyle in “The 51st State” (2002). In 2003, Mortime played Elizabeth in the American comedy-drama film “Lovely and Amazing”, a role which brought her the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female. Such recognition inevitably helped her net worth to climb.

Emily’s other notable appearances include the films “Lars and the Real Girl”(2007) – a role for which she was nominated a Satellite Award – and “Transsiberian”(2008) which brought her the Best Actress nomination at the Saturn Awards. Some of Emily’s more recent work includes her roles in “City Island”(2009), where her colleague was Andy Garcia, and Martin Scorsese’s “Shutter Island” (2010). In 2010 and 2011 she appeared in “Leonie” and “Our Idiot Brother”. Soon after she started working with Aaron Sorkin, thus appearing in HBO’s political TV series “The Newsroom”. In 2013 it was published that Mortimer would co-create and star in the “Doll&Em” comedy series beside her friend and actress Dolly Wells.

Regarding her private life, Emily married her colleague, American actor Alessandro Nivola in 2003. The couple have two children and reside in Los Angeles, USA.

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