Emma Mackey Bio: Ethnicity, Age, Education, Height, Boyfriend, Career

Emma Mackey

Emma Mackey is a French-born British actress who came to public attention with the Netflix series Sex Education. She received critical acclaim for her performance Maeve Wiley, a role that earned her a BAFTA Television Award nomination for Best Female Comedy Performance. In 2021, she starred in the French movie Eiffel as Adrienne Bourgès and went on to play Jacqueline de Bellefort in Death on the Nile. She has more than 6 million followers on her Instagram page.

Emma Mackey Biography

Birth Name

Emma Margaret Marie Tachard-Mackey

Nick Name



January 4, 1996


26 years old

Birth Place

Le Mans, Sarthe, France

Birth Sign



Actress, Model




She’s part French and part English.

Family Details

There’s not much known about Emma’s personal life, except the fact that she was born to a French father and an English mother. Her father worked as a school headmaster. She spent her youth in Sablé-sur-Sarthe and moved to the United Kingdom at the age of 16 and has been living there since then.


Emma completed her baccalauréat in 2013 with High Honours at l’académie de Nantes. She graduated with a degree in English Language and Literature from the University of Leeds in 2016.




London, England, United Kingdom

Emma Mackey Love Life

Talking bout her romantic life, Emma has been in a relationship with actor Dan Whitlam since 2018.

Body Statistics


5 feet 8½ inches or 174 cm


58 kg or 128 lbs

Body Build


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color




Career Overview

Emma Mackey started off her professional acting career in 2019 when she was cast in the Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education. On the show, she played Maeve Wiley, an intelligent but troubled girl who runs a sex therapy clinic with fellow student Otis Milburn. In 2021, she was nominated for a BAFTA Television Award in the Best Female Comedy Performance category.

She gained so much success with the series that quickly put her in the spotlight, becoming one of the promising stars in the entertainment industry. In 2021, she starred in the movie Eiffel, portraying the role of Adrienne Bourgès. She was then cast in the 2022 mystery thriller film Death on the Nile, which is the sequel to 2017’s Murder on the Orient Express, playing the role of Kenneth Branagh alongside the likes of Tom Bateman, Annette Bening, Russell Brand, Gal Gadot, and Ali Fazal.

Her most recent appearance was in the film Emily, her first major role in a film. She portrays the title character, novelist Emily Brontëas, in the biographical film that focuses on Brontë’s early life.

Emma Mackey Net Worth

There is no concrete information in regards to her net worth. Some media outlets have estimated her net worth to be around $150 thousand dollars. She began her career with a bang and there are a lot bigger projects to come up. Having said that her net worth is likely to increase as she takes on more huge roles.

Emma Mackey Facts

She worked as a model before acting and modeled for various brands, including AIDA Shoreditch.

Her striking resemblance with Australian actress Margot Robbie has led fans to compare with her.

She is a vegan.

While studying at the University of Leeds, she appeared in several productions of The Workshop Theater.

Emma has quite a presence on Instagram where she has massed a whopping 6.5 million followers.