Biography - Emily Carey

Last Modified: 10th Oct, 2023
Emily Carey
Best Known For
House of the Dragon (TV series)
Net Worth
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Emily Joanna Carey N/A
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April 30, 2003 (age 21)
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Sarah MacDonnell
Sarah MacDonnell
Kelli Marie
Kelli Marie
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Who is Emily Carey?

Emily Carey is an actress by profession and British by nationality. She is best known for starring in the TV series House of Dragon as Alicent Hightower, in the soap opera Casualty, and in the teen series Get Even.

Emily Carey – Age, Parents, Siblings

Emily Carey was born on 30 April 2003 in Barnet, Greater London, England. Her full name is Emily Joanna Carey and her mother’s name is Sarah MacDonnell while the name and details of her father are not known.

Her parents might have divorced when she was very young as her mother and maternal grandmother raised her. She might be the only child and has no siblings.

Young Emily Carey with her mother (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

The high school from which Emily Carey graduated is not known. Nevertheless, it is known that she took weekend acting classes at MX Masterclass after receiving an invitation from Michael Xavier.

Her ethnicity is English.

Emily Carey – Boyfriend, Girlfriend, Relationship

Currently, Emily Carey has been rumored to be dating musician Kelli Marie. Her girlfriend, whose full name is Kellimarie Willi, is a member of the band Real Like You. Her past relationship/dating history or past boyfriend Carey is not known to the public.

Also, her sexuality is queer. She uses "she/they" pronouns and has refrained from using gender orientation such as lesbian, bisexual, or straight.

Emily Carey, Kelli Marie (Image: Getty Images)

Emily Carey – Career

Early Days

Carey was scouted by an agent when she was only eight years old. At nine years old, she made her debut in Shrek The Musical at The Theatre Royal Drury Lane. This role led her into Marta Von Trapp in The Sound of Music at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre where she also reprised her role in the live performance at the Olivier Awards Ceremony at the Covent Garden’s Royal Opera House.

Her talent for acting earned her the role of Grace Beauchamp-Strachan in the BBC TV series Casualty. She portrayed the character for a total of 40 episodes, from 2014 to 2017, and is considered her breakthrough role.

Films, TV Series

Since her breakthrough role, Emily Carey has starred in the films Wonder Woman (2017), Tomb Raider (2018), Anastasia (2020), The Lost Girls (2022), The Canterville Ghost, etc. Moreover, she has also had guest roles in the episode(s) of the TV series Houdini and Doyle (2016), Turn Up Charlie (2019), and Get Even (2020), among others.

In 2022, Carey portrayed the character of young Alicent Hightower in the first six episodes of the HBO TV series House of the Dragon. Her character was replaced by Olivia Cooke in the following episodes.


On the set of House of the Dragon, Emily Carey has worked with Milly Alcock, Savannah Steyn, Eve Best, Fabien Frankel, and Sonoya Mizuno.

Emily Carey in House of the Dragon (Image: HBO)

Emily Carey – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on the net worth and annual salary of Emily Carey is under review and is expected to increase in the following years.

Emily Carey – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Emily Carey is active on social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

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