Emily Bett Rickards was born in British Columbia, Canada on 24 July 1991 according to which at present she is 28 years old. Due to her passion for acting she earlier took part in musical theatres and dancing programs, so that in the near future she could fulfill her passion for acting in the near future. She had a struggling life in acting as she was passionate about it but had to earn her spot in the industry by working for it.
She joined the Vancouver Film School after completing her graduation from the high school in order to learn all the acting skills. Her mother is a dream psychotherapist named Dr. Diane Grieg who treats the people of Vancouver and also lives there. She is a true lover of acting and hence runs a charity for students who are trying to learn acting for free. More details inside.
Parents play an important role in settling and maintaining the life of a child. Same was the case here. Emily had the passion for acting and her mother is the best psychotherapist in the World but still her mother supported her in every aspect of life. Just like some of the other celebrities such as Ellen Wong she has not expressed much about her parents and her childhood as she keeps most of her life as a secret. As a matter of fact, we know about her mother because she is not less than a celebrity as she is a psychotherapist and hypnotist in the World.
Does she have any kids? She had a short-term relationship with Colton Haynes. He was her co-actor and they got into a relationship in 2013. He turned out to be a gay and married Jeff Leatham. According to recent reports, Emily is single since 2017 and has no kids.
Where she lives and her career
She was born in Canada but at the moment she has an apartment in Los Angeles in California in the United States. So, there is a chance that she spends a lot of her time in the United States apartment during her holidays from work.
How did she start her career? She was fond of acting since childhood and had a passion to act in the movies but had to struggle a lot in the industry. For the first time she appeared on the television screen as she played a minor but vital role in the movie named Random Acts of Romance. In the same way she was just given very small roles in the movies such as Flicks: Country Pride. Finally, she was selected for a main role in the movie Romeo Killer: The Chris Porco story. Later in March 2014, she got selected in the cast of Cowgirls ‘n Angels.
The year 2015 came out to be turn around for her career as she gave auditions for the movie Brooklyn that received an Oscar reward which is the biggest award in the world just as the Olympic gold medal via Skype video call and got selected. She herself was interested in this project and after the success of this movie she shared her thoughts by saying that everyone who was part of this movie showed their professionalism and skills.
It is no doubt result of a 100% pure team work that took this movie to a new level and heights. She stepped in the drama industry as a narrator in the early 2016. She played the role of a narrator in the Canadian web series known as Paranormal Solutions. She also took part in the comedy drama named Bang Bang in June 2016.
Does she run any charity? She is also a very kind hearted lady and does not want anyone to struggle for acting as she did and thus has done a partnership with the Vancouver Film School in providing scholarships to deserving students. She also has the authority to choose the talented students that are really deserving of the scholarship so that no corruption should take place.
She had only one boyfriend in 2013 named Colton Haynes. He was her co-actor and they got into a relationship in 2013. He turned out to be a gay and married Jeff Leatham. According to the recent reports, Emily is single since 2017 and has no kids.
She has also kept her personal and relationship life a secret. There were rumors that Emily is dating Stephen Amell but it is still a rumor because it is impossible to say anything until the couple confirms it. Another rumor came as she had a short relationship with Lucy Pinder but as we know rumors are always rumors until one of the persons confirms it. So, in this situation, none of them confirmed it and as the earlier one it also remained a rumor.