Emily Deschanel was born on October 11, 1976, in Los Angeles, California with zodiac sign Libra. She has reached the age of 43, as of 2019. Similarly, her father Caleb Deschanel is an Oscar-nominated Cinematographer and director, while her mother Mary Jo Deschanel is a well-known actress. She grew up with her younger sister Zooey Deschanel who is also a singer, actress, and model. She belongs to American nationality and is of white ethnicity.
Additionally, Emily went to Harvard-Westlake School and Crossroads School in Los Angeles. After that, she attended Boston University in Professional Actors Training Program and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater.
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Emily Deschanel is married to American writer and actor David Hornsby. Her husband David is also an actor and a writer, known for his works in the FX sitcom. It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. She started dating with David in 2007 and continued their relationship as girlfriend and boyfriend for three years. The couple finally exchanged vows in a private ceremony in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles on September 25, 2010.
The duo is blessed with two children; they welcomed their first child, son Henry Lamar Hornsby on September 21, 2011. Similarly their second son, Calvin Hornsby was born on June 8, 2015. As of now, the couple is living happily together with their children.
Emily started her career appearing on romantic comedy-drama ‘It Could Happen to You’ in 1994. After that, she played an adorable role as Pam Asbury in horror miniseries ‘Rose Red’ in 2002. In the same way, she has performed in many series such as Cold Mountain, The Alamo, and Glory Road. Moreover, she was named in one of “six actresses to watch” by Interview Magazine in 2004.
Emily Deschanel’s breakthrough role came in 2005 when she became cast in the television series, Bones where she portrayed Dr. Temperance Brennan. The series ran for 12 years and she received a 2006 Satellite Award nomination and a 2007 Teen Choice Award nomination for her role in the series. Likewise, she along with Alyson Hannigan, Jaime King, Minka Kelly, and Katharine McPhee created a video slumber party featured on Funnyordie.com to promote regular breast cancer screenings for the organization Stand Up 2 Cancer.
She started to keep interest in animal welfare which has motivated her to provide the narration for My Child Is a Monkey. Similarly, she has also worked as an associate producer on the documentary film, How I Became an Elephant.
Emily Deschanel’s net worth is $30 million at present. She earned a huge amount of salary from her work, which has added her such impressive net worth. She earned $250 thousand per episode.