Emma Myers, an American-born actress caught considerable attention as ‘The Addams Family’ spin-off Wednesday (2022) dropped on Netflix. The Los Angeles native portrayed Enid Sinclair, a werewolf who would join the titular cast Wednesday (actress Jenna Ortega) as her roommate at Nevermore Academy.
A new face to stardom, Myers, however, is not a newbie to acting. Having started her on-screen journey at 8, her notable movie works are A Taste of Christmas (2020) and Girl in the Basement (2021).
Below we present you everything you need to know about Emma Myers.
One Of Four Children- Parents and Other Family Members
Emma Myers was born on April 2, 2002, in Los Angeles, California, United States. As of 2022, the 5 feet 3 inches tall actress is 20 years old. Her birth sign is Aries.
She is the second eldest of four daughters- the oldest (her elder sister) is Isabel Myers, a former child model who currently lives in South Korea. Isabel goes by the Instagram handle @isabel.myers_s.
Even though she is not shy to mention her family as a supporting pillar of her success, further detail about her parents remains under wraps.
The ‘Dead of Night’ actress often shares pictures of her younger sisters on her social media platform.
Emma Myers Got Breakthrough As Enid Sinclair In ‘Wednesday’
For Myers, getting the role as Enid Sinclair in the Netflix series Wednesday (2022) was a long wait but “totally worth it.” In the coming-of-age supernatural comedy horror, her portrayal as a werewolf became one of the core attention in the series.
The ‘Wednesday’ series is a spin-off of the 70s and 80s series The Addams Family. It revolves around Wednesday Addams (played by Jenna Ortega) of the Addams family that showcases her thrilling journey after joining Nevermore Academy.
Emma Myers’ character is the extrovert roommate of the title character Wednesday-they form friendship despite their differences.
The Netflix series premiered on November 23, 2022, with 8 episodes. Other casts in it include Gwendoline Christie, Riki Lindhome, Karina Varadi, Jamie McShane, Percy Hynes White, and Joy Sunday, among others.
Even though as of now (Dec. 2022), Netflix is yet to pick another season of ‘Wednesday’, fans are hopeful for another bang with its Season 2.
What Emma Has To Say About Her Role In ‘Wednesday’?
As Emma Myers often mentions in her interviews, she auditioned for the role of Wednesday Addams’ best friend back in February 2021. And a few months later, in June 2021, she would earn the role.
The American actress, during an interview with Grazia USA in November 2022, told her excitement after landing as Enid Sinclair in the Netflix take on The Addams Family.
“I have never screamed so loud in my entire life!”
Further, she explained the whole process as:
“My manager likes to play this prank on me whenever she tells me I booked a role. She’ll call me and call me by the name of the character, but this time, she called and was like, ‘There’s something wrong with my phone. I’ll call you back.’ She called me back and said, ‘Do you think your phone will have this problem in Romania?’ It completely went over my head and then I realized what she was saying. I ran to my mom screaming and then we went out to dinner to celebrate.”
Moreover, Myers told that she would later research more on the series’ background and watch parts of the original TV show.
Through the Netflix series ‘Wednesday’, Emma stated that she wants to be an inspiration to younger audiences: to build up self-confidence and “embrace your weirdness!”.
Net Worth In 2023- Journey Of Acting
Emma Myers, in her early 20s, has an estimated net worth of $100K as of early 2023.
Thanks to her supportive family, she and her elder sister Isabel got in commercials and voice acting as a kid. By the age of 8, in 2010, Myers made her acting debut through the short-film Crooked (2010), and uncredited TV roles in The Glades and Letters to God.
When Emma turned 16, she decided to pursue acting full-time. Starting with a guest TV role in The Baker and the Beauty, she worked in Dead of Night (TV series), Deathless (a short film), and A Taste of Christmas (a TV movie)- all of them in 2020.
In 2021, the young actress portrayed Marie Cody in the crime thriller Girl in the Basement starring Judd Nelson and Stefanie Scott.
Then, the year 2022 brought widespread fame and money showers to Emma after she played Enid Sinclair on Netflix’s Wednesday. Her salary from the show was alleged in the 5-digit figure per episode. As for the showstopper cast Jenna Ortega, it probably summed up hundreds of thousands of dollars for a season.
Who Is Emma Myers Dating Now? LGBTQ Claims & More
As it stands, Myers who prefers a barrier over a love life may be on the market. Surfing through her Instagram profile, the hazel-blue-eyed actress seems not to be dating anyone. Also, no further details on her boyfriend or past relationship have surfaced so far.
Thanks to the series ‘Wednesday’, Emma gathered a lot of fanbase but also sharp queries and claims too. Many fans are shipping her with her co-star Jenna Ortega after some fierce claims over Twitter suggesting the titular character is queer.
Not to mention that fans shipped Myers’ character Enid Sinclair and Ortega’s character Wednesday as #Wenclair which became viral over social media.
In reference to the LGBTQ meme, Emma told Elite Daily in November 2022 that the characters were roommates only, and added that she and Jenna were good friends in real life too.
Interesting Fact: Emma Myers, who is a cat person, is also a huge k-pop fan. One of her favorites is the boy band SEVENTEEN. She told Teen Vogue that attending SEVENTEEN’s 2020 concert in Newark was the best concert she ever went to.
- Instagram (@ememyers)- 3.3 million followers as of December 2022
- She doesn’t use TikTok and Twitter at the moment.
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