Emily Deschanel Body Measurements, Bio, Height, Weight and More!


Emily Deschanel, an American actress and producer, is known for playing Dr. Temperance Brennan in the crime procedural comedy-drama series Bones on Fox. 

In this article, we’ll discuss her life journey. But before exploring the life of this remarkable personality, let’s go through some of the quick information.

Quick Information

Full Name Emily Erin Deschanel
Date of Birth 11 October 1976
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California
Age 47 years (as of 2024)
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Dark Brown
Height 5’9″
Weight 66 kg
Bra Size 36B
Shoe Size 8 US
Zodiac Sign Libra
Nationality American
Net Worth $30 Million

Early Life

Emily Deschanel

Emily Deschanel was born in Los Angeles, California, to Caleb Deschanel, who is a cinematographer and director, and Mary Jo Deschanel, who is an actress. She has a younger sister named Zooey Deschanel, an actress and singer-songwriter. 

Her grandfather was French. Deschanel got an education from Harvard-Westlake School and Crossroads School in Los Angeles.


In 1994, Zooey Deschanel debuted in the film industry with the romantic comedy-drama “It Could Happen to You,” which her father worked on as the chief cinematographer. She later played Pam Asbury in Stephen King’s horror miniseries Rose Red in 2002. 

After that, she appeared in movies such as Cold Mountain, The Alamo, and Glory Road. In 2004, Interview Magazine named her one of the “six actresses to watch.”

In 2005, Deschanel played the role of Dr. Temperance Brennan on the Fox crime procedural comedy-drama Bones, based on the novels and career of forensic anthropologist and author Kathy Reichs. The show ran for 12 seasons from 2005 to 2017.

For her performance, she received a Satellite Award nomination in 2006 and a Teen Choice Award nomination in 2007. Deschanel and her co-star, David Boreanaz, served as co-producers at the beginning of the show’s third season before becoming producers in the middle of the fourth season.

While working on Bones, Deschanel played the Brennan character in a 2015 episode of Sleepy Hollow and a 2016 episode of BoJack Horseman. She is an animal welfare advocate and has narrated for My Child Is a Monkey. 

She was also an associate producer on the documentary How I Became an Elephant. In 2012, she ranked number 72 in The Hot 100 on AfterEllen.

Recently, Deschanel starred in the 2022 Netflix miniseries Devil in Ohio. She also joined forces with Alyson Hannigan, Jaime King, Minka Kelly, and Katharine McPhee for a video slumber party featured on FunnyorDie.com to promote regular breast cancer screenings for the organization Stand Up 2 Cancer. She recently worked in the film Big Boys as well.

Personal Life

Emily Deschanel married David Hornsby in 2010. Hornsby is an actor and writer best known for his work on “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.” In 2011, Deschanel and Hornsby welcomed their first child into the world. In 2015, they had a second child together.

Net Worth

Emily Deschanel’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million from her successful career. She gained popularity through her role in the television series “Bones,” earning a salary of $250,000 per episode. Deschanel’s financial success demonstrates her impact and recognition in the industry. She is known for her talent as an actress and producer.

Emily Deschanel

Social Media Presence

Emily Deschanel maintains a presence on her social media accounts.

She has a verified Instagram account, “@erindeschanel,” with 15.1K followers, and a Facebook account, “Emily Deschanel,” with 321K followers as of 2024. She is also on Twitter under the name “Emily Deschanel,” with 509.1K followers. She shares her personal and professional life insights on her social media accounts.

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