The Canadian actress, Emily Hampshire was born on 29th August 1981 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. Her father was a dentist. Since the age of 11, Hampshire wanted to follow acting as a profession. She enrolled at an all-girl school, the ‘Queen of Angels Academy’ in Montreal. By her ethnicity, Hampshire is white and holds a Canadian nationality. In a relatively short period of time, Hampshire has made an indelible mark on the Canadian entertainment industry.
From an early age, Hampshire started her television career. When she was in grade 11, she played in a High School play "Anne of Green Gables" as Anne Shirley.
Hampshire took her first step in the entertainment field from a Canadian-American horror fantasy-themed anthology television series, “Are You Afraid of the Dark?” in 1994. Similarly, she has appeared in a number of television series including Made in Canada, Ruby Gloom, Schitt's Creek, 12 Monkeys and many others.
Hampshire shared the screen with Barbara Sukowa and Amanda Schull in an American television series, 12 Monkeys, brought her a lot of recognition.
Hampshire signed on for a role in 1997 for her first film Dead Innocent’. She was transferred to Toronto after receiving a good review from her debut movie. She then worked on various acting assignments.
Likewise, Hampshire has featured in numerous movies including Boy Meets Girl, The Life Before This and Snow Cake, It's a Boy Girl Thing, Good Neighbors, My Awkward Sexual Adventure, Mother!, and so on.
Hampshire was awarded Gemini Awards, Canadian Diamond Awards, Golden Maple Awards, Canadian Comedy Awards, and Canadian Screen Awards.
Besides, he also featured in a 2010 video game, Command & Conquer 4; Tiberian Twilight as Lillian Parker.
Coming towards her personal life, Hampshire was married to Matthew Smith in 2006 but, they have already got a divorce. Her ex-husband is a former soccer player. The duo has been together for a long time, but they don't have any child.
The reason behind their divorce is rumored to be a medical condition, that is, the pair has not been able to conceive a child.
Hampshire frequently collaborates with Jay Baruchel, a Canadian actor. Currently, 36, Hampshire stands 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs in around 55 Kg. She has 46.1k followers on her Instagram.
Back in 2017, Hampshire's net worth is estimated to be around $1 million. According to some sources, she has a net worth of $7million as of 2018.
She featured in a 2017 psychological horror film, Mother, which brought $44.5 million at the box office while the total movie budget is estimated to be around $30 million.