Emma Mackey Biography

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Emma Margaret Marie Tachard-Mackey, the spectacular French-British actress is professionally known as Emma Mackey. She starred in the famous Netflix comedy-drama series, “Sex Education” and played the role of Maeve Wiley. She won the hearts of the audience with her humor and adorable looks and reprised the same role in season 2 as well as season 3.

Early Life

Emma Mackey was born on January 4, 1996, in Le Mans, a City in Northwestern France on the Sarthe River, France. Her father, Philippe Mackey was a school headmaster, while her mother, Rachel Mackey, was a volunteer at a cause. Inputs about her siblings are not revealed by her yet. Her nationality is French-British because her father belongs to France and her mother is from Britain. She belongs to the Christian religion and has a White Caucasian descent ethnicity. She was raised in Sablé-sur-Sarthe and in 2013, she received her baccalauréat. Later, she moved to England to study English literature and language at the University of Seeds in West Yorkshire. She earned a degree in 2016.

Emma Mackey Career

In 2016, after graduating from the University, she made her debut in acting by playing the character of Michelle in the Television Show “Badger Lane”. Later in 2019, she worked in another Television show “Summit Fever” and appeared as Isabelle. In 2019, she landed a famous role as a quick-witted, business-savvy “bad girl” Maeve Wiley in the Netflix film “Sex Education”. She was featured in the main role where she convinces fellow student Otis Milburn for starting an underground sex therapy business at their school. In the same year, she did another short film titled “Tic” and charactered “Jess”. Recently, Mackey played the role of Holly in the 2020 film “The Winter Lake”.

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In May 2020, it was announced that Emma will be starred Emily Brontë in a biopic that will emphasize her early life. She is set to appear in Kenneth Branagh’s upcoming mystery thriller film “Death on the Nile” which is planned to release on the 18th of December, 2020. Her other upcoming film “Eiffel” where she is portrayed as “Adrienne Bourgès” is to be released in the year 2021. Apart from the films, Mackey also appeared as a model for several fashion brands. In July 2017, she also did a photoshoot for AIDA Shoreditch’s summer collection.

Social Media 

The stunning actress has gained a lot of fame and success throughout her career until now and has won the hearts of millions of people. She has a verified account on Instagram having 5 million fan followers, 746 following with 100 pictures posted as of now. She is also on Twitter having more than 7000 followers.

Emma Mackey Biography

Real Name Emma Margaret Tachard-Mackey
Birth Date 4 January 1996
Age (as of 2021) 25 Years
Birth Place Le Mans, France
Nationality French
Profession Actress
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Capricorn

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimetres – 174 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 56 kg  –  in Pounds –  123 lbs
Body Measurements 34-25-35
Bra (Breast) Size 32B
Waist Size 25
Hip Size 35
Shoe Size 8 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Hazel
Body Type Slim


Father Philippe Mackey
Mother Rachel Mackey


College University of Leeds

Relationship Status

Marital Status In Relation
Affair Yes
Is she a lesbian? No
Who is her boyfriend? Dan Whitlam
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Personal Life

According to the reports, Mackey is unmarried as yet. Being a successful actress, she tries to keep her personal life secret from the limelight. However, reportedly it is known that currently she is dating Dan Whitlam, and looking at their pictures on social media, it is believed that the couple is dating for more than a year.

Emma Mackey Net Worth

Emma Mackey has gained most of her income from her career by being a successful actress. Throughout her acting career, she not only earned wealth but also fame and success. It is believed that her net worth as of 2020 is estimated at around US$200 thousand. She makes around $10,000 from each episode from the television appearance.


  • Currently, Mackey resides in London, United Kingdom.
  • Once she was compared with Margot Robbie, an Australian actress on Twitter.
  • Moreover, in the Suicide Squad movie, her face looks similar to Margot’s.
  • Emma’s major television series as of now is the Netflix series Sex Education.
  • Mackey became popular for her excellent acting skills and received many positive reviews from the critics after her appearance as Maeve Wiley in the series Sex Education.
  • Her main source of income comes from acting however, she also earns from sponsorships, cameo appearances, and endorsement deals as well.

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