Measurements, spouse, net worth, family


• Emily Althaus is an American actress, born in Louisville, Kentucky on November 25, 1986.
• She became popular after appearing in the crime comedy series ‘Orange Is the New Black’.
• She attended DuPont Manual High School and graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in performing arts.
• She supports the Black Lives Matter movement and is a philanthropist.
• Her net worth is estimated at over $300,000.



Who is Emily Althaus?

Emily Althaus was born in Louisville, Kentucky, USA, on November 25, 1986 – her zodiac sign is Sagittarius and she is an American national. She’s an actress which became popular after she played Mauren Kukudio in the crime comedy series “Orange Is the New Black”, starring Taylor Schilling, Danielle Brooks and Taryn Manning, and is about a man who is sent to prison for a crime he committed over 10 years ago – the series was a huge success, as it won 50 awards and was nominated for 136 others, including six Golden Globes.

Early life, family and education

Emily grew up an only child in Louisville, through her father who was a police officer and her mother who worked at a local thrift store.

Emily was a very active child, running around and exploring her surroundings, and this continued when she enrolled in a primary school. She became interested in acting when she was 13 years old and started watching movies and TV series every day. Emily attended DuPont Manual High School where she was a member of the school’s drama club and acted in many plays performed there.

After taking her matriculation exam in 2005, she enrolled at Western Kentucky University, graduating in 2009 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performing Arts.

Movie reels

Emily changed jobs between 2009 and 2013, simultaneously working and attending auditions for roles in both movies and TV series. She made her film debut in 2013, playing Krista in the comedy film “Sharing” written by Damian Lanigan, who starred in the film.

She played a small role in the 2016 comedy film “Better Off Single” and the following year played the supporting character Kelly in the drama series “The Strange Ones”.

Emily Altaus

Emily starred in two comedy short films in 2018: “Martini Night,” written and directed by Jacob Halpren, and “Gifted,” written and directed by John F. Beach and Jonathan Hoeg. In 2019, she appeared in the horror mystery thriller film “Body at Brighton Rock”, before starring as Jenny in the comedy film “Smoked”.

Two of Emily’s most recent appearances in movies were in 2019, in two short films titled “June” and “The Dig”, and she has recently been cast to appear in the upcoming mystery film “Salvage”, as well as the short film “Claire at Seven Months”, in which she will play the titular character Claire.

Rolls in series

Emily made her TV series debut in 2015, playing Christina Henley in the episode “Payback” of the critically acclaimed crime mystery series “Blue Bloods”, which has been airing since 2010. The same year, she guest-starred as Antonia in a single episode of the comedy series “The Impossibilities”, and as Jessie in two episodes of the crime series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”.

Emily’s first notable appearance was in 2016 when she played the supporting character Natalie in three episodes of the romantic comedy series “Togetherness”. The following year, she appeared in some episodes of several series, including “Adam Ruins Everything”, “Mental” and “You’re the Worst”.

In 2018, she guest-starred as Nurse Tiffany in the episode “Identity Crisis” of the drama series “The Resident”, and in 2019 she appeared in two episodes of the fantasy mystery series “The Magicians” and the Science episode “Unfit”. fiction thriller series “The Handmaid’s Tale”.

Emily has recently been cast to appear in two upcoming series: the comedy “Tethered” and the science fiction series “Ray James”.

Emily has only been nominated for one award – in 2018 she and the rest of the cast were nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for their performance in “Orange Is the New Black”.

Love life and husband

Emily hasn’t talked about men she might have dated since she started acting, and this has led to inevitable rumors about her being a lesbian – some of her fans have claimed that she saw her too intimate with a girl in a local club in Los Angeles, California. Conversely, another rumor has it that Emily has been secretly seeing someone for the past five years and that the man became her husband in 2017 after they exchanged vows in a small ceremony attended by their closest friends and family – some of the people which began according to these rumors, the two also divorced, in the second half of 2019.

Emily has not commented on the rumours related to her love life nor her sexual orientation, and as of August 2020 she is single, not married (or not) and has no children.

Hobbies and other interests

Emily is a philanthropist who has attended numerous charity events and donated money to war veterans and underprivileged children on multiple occasions. She supports the Black Lives Matter movement, and took part in the march organized in Washington Park, while also tweeting her support on the internet. She fights for the rights of people suffering from mental health issues, and has explained how her mother suffered from a sleep disorder and how difficult it was to help her in a society that stigmatized her condition.

She is also an animal lover and has had several pets taken from a local animal shelter.

Emily’s main hobby is travelling, and she has been all over the world for both work and pleasure. She has her own favorite actor and actress who are Leonardo DiCaprio and Emma Watson, and some of her favorite movies are “Titanic”, “Inception” and “The Art of Getting By”.

Measurements and net worth

Emily is 33 years old. She has long brown hair and blue eyes, she is 1.65 m tall and weighs about 55 kg.

As of August 2020, her net worth is estimated to be over $300,000.