Jemima Kirke

Jemima Kirke is the daughter of Simon Kirke and Lorraine Kirke. She was born on the 26th of April back in 1985 and she is currently 30 years old. Her home town is London, the capital city of England. Ever since 2005 she has been actively taking parts in a variety of movies and TV shows. She is famous for her role on the TV series Girls, where she played the role of Jessa Johansson.

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Early life and education

Jemima was born in London and both of her parents were British but she was raised in New York City. Her father is the former drum player of the famous rock groups Bad Company and later on she played for “Free”. Her mother on the other hand is an owner of a vintage boutique in NYC. The shop is known for selling numerous prestigious outfits for the TV show Sex and the City. In fact, during the season finale of the first aired season, Jessa wore a wedding dress, designed by her mother’s boutique.

At first Kirke was on a path to become an artist and she majored in art. She got her bachelor’s degree from the Rhode Island School of Design. She even did an exhibition which carried the name “A brief history”. Even though she mainly considered herself as an actress she started to accept roles for numerous friends on a regular basis and she quickly fell in love with acting. She had her debut as a supporting role in the movie Tiny Furniture.

Professional Life

As far as her professional life goes, Kirke is best known for the role that she plays in the TV Series called Girls. She has been on the show since its premiere episode and she plays the main role of Jessa Johansson. The series aired in 2012 and thanks to high viewer ratings and big interest it is still on the screens. Interestingly enough, Jemima shares in an interview that she enjoys the role because it briefly reminds her of her own life.

However, apart from her role as Jessa Johansson, Jemima is known for doing voice-overs for a variety of movies. She is the voice of the Water Queen in the Axe Cop movie and she is also the voice of Candace’s friend on the famous TV Show – The Simpsons.

Personal Life

Jemima Kirke is currently living in Brooklyn and East Hampton. She is a married woman and as a matter of fact her husband – Michael Mosberg is a reputable attorney. They have two beautiful kids – a boy and a girl named Memphis and Rafaella. They were born in 2012 and 2010 respectively. Jemima is also very close friends with Lena Dunham. The latter is the director and creator of Tiny Furniture and the TV show Girls.  Their friendship started back when they were attending the Saint Ann’s School in the city of New York. It is without a doubt that Jemima has a bright future in front of her, provided her relatively young age and her impressive talent. Jemima is also keen on running her Instagram account and she has managed to net thousands of followers.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 26 Apr, 1985
Age: 35 yrs
Occupations: Actor
Film actor
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Westminster
residence: New York City
Education: Rhode Island School of Design
Saint Ann's School
Gender: Female
Description: English-American artist and actress
Twitter Id: Jemimakirke
Net Worth 2021: 3 million
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Last Modified: Jun 26 2020
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