Emily Deschanel
Emily Deschanel
Real Name/Full Name Emily Erin Deschanel
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Emily Deschanel
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California
Date Of Birth/Birthday: October 11, 1976
Age/How Old: 47 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 64 Kg
In Pounds – 141 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Light Brown
Parents Name: Father – Caleb Deschanel
Mother – Mary Jo Deschanel
Siblings: Zooey Deschanel
School: Harvard-Westlake School and Crossroads School
College: Boston University
Religion: Roman Catholic but no longer practices it
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: David Hornsby
Kids/Children Name: Henry Lamar Hornsby and Calvin Hornsby
Profession: Actress
Net Worth: $40 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Popularly known for portrayed the character of Dr. Temperance “Bones” Brennan in Bones aired on FOX, Emily Deschanel is a famous actress. She played the role for quite some time, having appeared on the crime series from 2005 to 2017. That’s just one of her many appearances. Over the years, she has also had roles in various television series and films. Equally important, she has earned immense fame, not forgetting a considerable net worth.

Well, how well do you know about Emily Deschanel? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Emily Deschanel’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Emily Deschanel to date.

Biography and Early Life

Emily Deschanel was born in 1976 on 11th October as Emily Erin Deschanel. She was born in Los Angeles, California, to Mary Jo Deschanel and Caleb Deschanel. Her mother was an actress, whereas her father was a director and a cinematographer. Emily is not an only-child since she has a sister who goes by the name Zooey Deschanel. She is also an actress but a singer and a songwriter as well. Clearly, Emily Deschanel comes from a showbiz family.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Emily Deschanel in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Emily Deschanel’s age is 47 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024 having been born on 11 October 1976. Though, she is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 141 lbs in Pound and 64 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Light Brown.


When it comes to education, Emily Deschanel went to Harvard-Westlake School. At one point, she was also a student at the Crossroads School, and the two schools were in Los Angeles. Upon completing her high school studies, Deschanel joined Boston University to further her studies. She studied under the Professional Actors Training Program and eventually graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. It is important to note that her major was Theatre.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Emily Deschanel With Husband David Hornsby
Emily Deschanel With Husband David Hornsby

In 2010, on 25th September, Emily Deschanel and David Hornsby tied the knot. The event was small and private, whereas its venue was Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles. David is the writer and also one of the actors of the It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. The following year on 21st September, the couple welcomed their firstborn.  He was a bouncing baby boy, and his parents chose to name him Henry Lamar Hornsby. The second-born, who was also a son, came along on 8th June 2015. His name is Calvin Hornsby.

Is Emily Deschanel Lesbian?

The sexual orientation of Emily Deschanel is straight. After all, the fact that she is a wife and a mother rule out the possibility of being a lesbian. She is married to a beautiful man called David Hornsby, and the two have two handsome sons. She has never been in a relationship with another woman hence no record of the same. That, and the fact that not even a single rumor suggests the same, means that she is not bisexual either.

Professional Career

Deschanel’s acting career began in 1994 and was marked by her appearance in It Could Happen to You. She also appeared on Rose Red, portraying the character of Pam Asbury in 2002. As a result of appearing in Glory Road in 2006, The Alamo in 2004, and Cold Mountain in 2003, Interview Magazine named her among the six actresses to watch. That same year, she also appeared in films such as Old Tricks and Spider-Man 2.

The following year, she portrayed characters in That Night, Mute, and Boogeyman. Other appearances in the early 2000s include Easy in 2003, and It’s a Shame About Ray in 2000. Since 2016, Emily has appeared in many films, including Unity, The Perfect Family, and My Sister’s Keeper.

Her notable work was portraying the role of Temperance Brennan in Bones from 2005 to 2017. Before that, she had acted on other series such as Crossing Jordan, The Dan Show, Law & Order, Providence, and The Heart Department. Other similar roles were in Animal Kingdom, Drunk History, and Tit for Tat. She has voiced characters in The Simpsons, American Dad, and The Cleveland Show. It is important to note that she also portrayed Temperance Brennan’s role in other television series, BoJack Horseman and Sleepy Hollow.


So far, Emily Deschanel is yet to win an award. However, her role in Bones has earned her several nominations. One of them was a Satellite Award in 2006 in Best Actress – Television Series Drama category. The following year, she was also a nominee of a Teen Choice Award in the Choice TV Actress: Drama for the same appearance. Equally important, she also received up to 5 individual People’s Choice Awards in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2016.

The nominations were in various categories, including Favorite TV Crime Fighter, Favorite TV Drama Actress, Favorite Dramatic TV Actress, and Favorite Crime Drama TV Actress on two occasions. It is also important to note that Emily and her co-star David Boreanaz earned a joint People’s Choice Award in the category of Favorite TV Duo.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Emily Deschanel in 2024

Emily Deschanel Net Worth
Emily Deschanel Net Worth

As of 2024, Emily Deschanel’s net worth is approximately $40 million. She has amassed wealth for almost three decades since Emily has been in the industry since 1994. Over the years, she has played different roles in various films and television series. Equally important, she has voiced several characters in different television series. The bottom line is that due to her various income-generating activities, Emily Deschanel now has an admirable and considerable net worth.

Sometimes, our parents can determine the career that we pursue, and it is not always a bad thing to follow in their footsteps. Emily Deschanel followed the career path of her mother and became an actress. So far, she has already made a name for herself. Besides being famous, she is also wealthy with a huge net worth.


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