Emily Swallow Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Anusuya Mukherjee
Jan 31, 2024 By Anusuya Mukherjee
Originally Published on May 13, 2022
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Emily Swallow was born in Washington in December 1979.
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About Emily Swallow

Emily Swallow is a renowned American actress.
Emily Swallow was born in Washington DC on December 18, 1979. She is a Christian and her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Her parents are Jo Swallow and Gary Swallow and she grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, and Sterling, Virginia. She went to Stanton College Preparatory School and then to the University of Virginia. Emily Swallow has made a name for herself as an actress and for her roles in various films and TV series. Some of her most known roles were in cult movies and series, such as 'Star Wars', 'The Mentalist', 'The Mandalorian', and 'Supernatural'.

Emily Swallow's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Emily Swallow’s net worth?

Emily Swallow started her career on TV in 2006. Since then, she has worked in many famous shows and films from which she has made quite an amount of wealth. As of 2022, Miss Emily Swallow's net worth is about $2.3 million.

How much does Emily Swallow earn per year?

On average, the actress earns about $56,000-60,000 annually. However, Emily Swallow has made $30,000 per episode for her roles in shows such as 'Supernatural' and 'The Mentalist'. Hence, it can be assumed that she earns a higher annual salary.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Emily Swallow?

Emily Swallow is 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) tall.

How old is Emily Swallow?

Emily Swallow was born on December 18, 1979. She 42 years old and will turn 43 in December 2022.

Childhood And Education

Emily Swallow was born in Washington DC on December 18, 1979. Her mother is Jo Swallow and her father is Gary Swallow. She grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, and Sterling, Virginia. There is not a lot of information about her childhood, but she went to Stanton College Preparatory School in Florida.
Her first thought wasn't about being an actress. She actually wanted to be a foreign service officer. However, as she began acting from a young age at several professional, amateur, and college productions, she found her passion in acting.
She joined the University of Virginia to attain her Bachelor of Arts degree in Middle Eastern studies. She graduated in 2001 and as she went to audition for the Graduate Acting Program at New York University, she realized her calling in life. She completed her studies at New York University and is the holder of a Master of Fine Arts degree from the renowned Tisch School of the Arts in acting.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Emily Swallow’s partner?

Emily Swallow is married to Chad Kimball who is also an actor. Emily Swallow has always been very private about her life and she maintains the same privacy prior in her marriage as well. While her fans were very interested to know if she was in a relationship with someone, she kept it private until the time of her marriage and their wedding came as quite a surprise to her fans.
She married Chad Kimball on August 26, 2018. Chad Kimball is a theater actor who has won a Tony Award for his performance. The two have their love for theater in common. They have been together since before their marriage in 2018 and don't currently have any children.

Career And Professional Highlights

Emily Swallow started her career on Broadway. She acted in several plays, such as 'Much Ado About Nothing', 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', 'King Lear', 'Cat On A Hot Tin Roof', 'The Taming Of The Shrew', and 'High Fidelity'. She also took part in Broadway shows, such as 'Shakespeare In The Park' and off-Broadway shows, such as 'Measure For Pleasure' and ‘Romantic Poetry.’
She had her debut on TV in 2006 in the role of Regina for one episode in the serial 'Guiding Light'. This brought her more roles the next year. She appeared as a nurse in the episode 'Why We Fight' of the series 'Jericho', as Becky in the series 'Flight Of The Conchords', and as a security chief in the series 'Journeyman'.
Her movie debut came in 2008 with the role of Brandi in the movie 'The Lucky Ones'. The next year for her was eventful as well as she appeared in three TV series; as Dina Clarke in the series 'Southland' for five episodes; as Erica Duvall in the episode 'New Terrain' of the series 'Medium'; and as Darlene Kelp in the episode 'Child's Play' of the series 'NCIS'. She got the role of Becca Facelli in the movie 'The Odds' in 2010.
Emily Swallow appeared as Mandy Cox in the episode 'The Death Zone' of the legal drama 'The Good Wife' and as Detective Elizabeth Saldana in a total of three episodes of the series 'Ringer' in 2011. The next year, Swallow went back to her love of theater as she collaborated with Jac Huberman, a comedian and singer, for a stage show. They created the show 'Jac n Swallow' which was performed later at Joe's Pub and the Laurie Beechman Theater. She also collaborated with Louis Jenkins, the poet, and Mark Rylance for the world premiere of the play, 'Nice Fish', at the Guthrie Theater in 2013.
2013 was an especially important year for the actress as she got her big break as a special agent of the FBI, Kim Fischer, in the famous series, 'The Mentalist'. She also had some minor roles to play that year as Elizabeth Keating in an episode named 'Build For Speed' in the series 'Rizzoli & Isles', as Dr. Michelle Robidaux in a total of nine episodes of the series 'Monday Mornings', and as Tabitha Gates in an episode named 'Hell On Wheels' in the series 'Ironside'.
In 2015, she got the roles of Mrs. Salman in the episode 'Heart Of The Matter' in the series 'Beauty & The Beast' and of Carla in two episodes of the series, 'Girlfriends' Guide To Divorce'. That year she got another of her biggest roles as The Darkness, or Amara, in a total of 12 episodes of the 11th season of the series, 'Supernatural'.
From then on, she has continued to appear in multiple episodes of several series and movies, such as 'Adoptable', 'How To Get Away With Murder', 'Forget Me Not', 'Man With A Plan', 'Timeless', 'The Mandalorian', and 'Bull'. She also has added her name to the list of voice artists as she lent her voice for the video game, 'The Order: 1886' and the animated series, 'Castlevania'.

Best Known For…

Emily Swallow is best known for her roles in the series 'The Mentalist' as Kim Fischer, 'Supernatural' as Amara or The Darkness, and 'The Mandalorian' as The Armorer. She has also appeared in movies, such as 'The Lucky Ones' and 'The Odds'.

Charity Work

Emily Swallow is a kind person and she is connected to various charitable organizations. She is primarily connected with The Surfrider Foundation which works to keep the beaches, waves, and oceans protected. She also took part in fundraising for the Jacmel Children’s Centre.

What awards has Emily Swallow won?

For her role as Kate in 'The Taming Of The Shrew', Emily Swallow won the Falstaff Award. She has also won the Best Vocal Ensemble for her work in 'Castlevania' as a voice artist.

Emily Swallow’s Hobbies And Interests

Emily Swallow loves surfing, but other than that, not much is known about the hobbies and interests of the actress.

Other Interesting Emily Swallow's Facts And Trivia

  • Emily Swallow has a pet, named Norma Jean Meatballs Kimball.
  • She loved acting as Amara in the series, 'Supernatural', because the role is darker than most which proves her diverse talent as an actress.
    Main image credits: Tsuni-USA/Shutterstock

Emily Swallow Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Emily Swallow

Date of Birth




Place of Birth

Washington, D.C.



170 cm

Eye Color


Child Star?



Film Actor, Stage Actor


Stanton College Preparatory School, Tisch School of the Arts

Net Worth



Chad Kimball


Jo Swallow, Gary Swallow
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Written by Anusuya Mukherjee

Bachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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