Ebon Moss-Bachrach - Biography

Last Modified: Mar 17, 2022

Ebon Moss-Bachrach
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Girls (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $800K

Personal Details

Born on : March 19, 1977 (age 46)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Ebon Moss-Bachrach
Birth Place: Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
Horoscope: Pisces
Father's Name: Eric Bachrach
Mother's Name: Renee Moss
Siblings: 1

Elan Moss-Bachrach (younger brother)

High School: Amherst Regional High School
University: Columbia University
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi-Jewish
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: June 20, 2010
Wife's Name: Yelena Yemchuk
Children: 2

Sasha Moss-Bachrach (daughter)
Mirabelle Moss-Bachrach (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.85 meter (6 feet 1 inch)
Weight: 73 kg (160.94 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Ebon Moss-Bachrach?

Ebon Moss-Bachrach is a professional actor of American nationality. He is well known for starring in The Punisher as David Lieberman, Girls as Desi Harperin, The Dropout as John Carreyrou.

Ebon Moss-Bachrach in Girls (Image: Eonline)

Ebon Moss-Bachrach – Age, Parents, Siblings

Ebon Moss-Bachrach’s birth took place in Amherst, Massachusetts, the USA on March 19, 1977. His mother Renee Moss ran a secondhand children's clothing store and German-American father Eric Bachrach founded a nonprofit community music school in Springfield, Massachusetts. 

He is not the only child of his parents and has a sibling, a younger brother named Elan Moss-Bachrach.  Elan is also an actor known for appearing in American Virgin, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Gossip Girl.

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Ebon Moss-Bachrach attended Amherst Regional High School. He pursued higher education at Columbia University and graduated from the same in 1999.

His ethnicity is Ashkenazi Jewish as both his parents are Jewish. His father was born in Germany to Jewish-American parents.

Ebon Moss-Bachrach – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Ebon Moss-Bachrach dated his girlfriend Yelena Yemchuk for years. It is unclear if they have actually married but it is known that they celebrate their anniversary on 20 June 2010. He and his partner/wife have two children together- daughters Sasha and Mirabelle. There are no rumors of divorce/separation between the couple.

Yemchuk is an accomplished Ukrainian photographer, painter, and film director. She is famed for her work with the American alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins.

Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Yelena Yemchuk (Image: Zimbio)

Ebon Moss-Bachrach – Career

Early Days

Moss-Bachrach’s debut screen role was in the 199 TV movie Murder in a Small Town as Billy. His following roles were supporting and in the films, The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), Mona Lisa Smile (2003), Winter Solstice (2004), Stealth (2005), The Lake House (2006), Chicago 10 (2007), The Marc Pease Experience (2009), Come Out and Play (2012), Gods Behaving Badly (2013), etc.

He had also had guest appearances in the TV series Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001), Law & Order: Trial by Jury (2005), Kidnapped (2006), John Adams (2008), Damages (2010), Person of Interest (2013), among others. Finally, he was cast as the recurring character Desi Harperin in the comedy-drama TV series Girls. He played the character from 2014 to 2017, for a total of 25 episodes and is considered his breakthrough.

Films, Series

Over the last decade, Ebon Moss-Bachrach has starred in the films We'll Never Have Paris (2014), Blow the Man Down (2019), Lying and Stealing (2019), Tesla (2020), Geechee, etc. He has also appeared in the episode(s) of TV series The Last Ship (2014-2015), The Punisher (2017) as David Lieberman / Micro, NOS4A2 (2019-2020), Interrogation (2020), The Dropout as John Carreyrou, the French-American journalist and writer.

Ebon Moss-Bachrach in The Punisher (Image: Alamy)


On the set of The Dropout, Ebon Moss-Bachrach has worked with James Hiroyuki Liao, Michel Gill, Kevin Sussman, Hart Matthew Bochner, Andrew Leeds.

Ebon Moss-Bachrach – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Ebon Moss-Bachrach is estimated at around $800k while the figure on his annual income is wanting.

Ebon Moss-Bachrach – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handle Twitter, Moss-Bachrach is active but seems to be absent from Facebook, Instagram.

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