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Emma Ishta Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Emma Ishta
Place Of Birth
Brookfield, USA
33 years old
Birth Date
November 16 1990

Emma Ishta Facts

Child Star?
Fashion Model, Actress
Education & Qualifications
Queensland University of Technology
Net Worth
Current Partner
Daniel James McCabe
Thomas Douglas-Powell

About Emma Ishta 

Emma Ishta, an Australian fashion model and actress, now lives in New York, America.

At the age of 13, Emma Ishta got her first modeling break. The Australian actress is famously known for the acting skill she presented through many television series and films.

For her modeling career, she visited numerous cities from Brookfield, Queensland, to Sydney, London, and Paris, finally reaching New York in 2009. In the initial phase of her acting career, Emma Ishta made guest appearances in TV series such as 'Black Box', 'Manhattan Love Story' and 'Power'. 'I Smile Back', her debut movie, was released in 2015.

Ishta married scriptwriter and New York-based Daniel James McCabe on September 8, 2012. Scroll down to find the height, net worth, personal life, and other facts about Ishta.

Emma Ishta Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Emma Ishta’s net worth?

As of 2022, Emma Ishta has an estimated net worth of $800,000. She acquired her net worth from her well-established careers in acting and modeling.

How much does Emma Ishta earn per year?

The annual income of Ishta is not available.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Emma Ishta?

Emma Ishta is 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) tall.

How old is Emma Ishta?

On November 16, 1990, in Brookfield, Queensland, Australia, Emma Ishta was born, and she is 31 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Emma Ishta was born as Emma Ishta Douglas-Powell in Queensland, Australia. She does not prefer discussing much of her early life or personal life in media. So, her parents' names are not known. Although in her Facebook post in 2016, she mentioned that her mother is a doctor. She has a sibling- a younger brother Thomas Douglas-Powell, an Australian volleyball player.

She did her schooling at St. Aidan's Anglican Girls' School in Brisbane, Queensland. Emma Ishta enrolled at the Queensland University of Technology to learn vocal jazz. However, she could not continue her course due to her modeling career.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is Emma Ishta’s partner?

The New York-based scriptwriter Daniel James McCabe is the husband of Emma Ishta. They got married in 2012.

Personal Life of Emma Ishta

From McCabe's previous relationship, she is the stepmother to his daughter, Tierney Rose. On June 16, 2016, the couple became proud parents of their first child.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Emma Ishta rose to prominence as Kirsten Clark in the Television serial 'Stitchers' during 2015-2017 and Katrina in the 2015 movie 'I Smile Back'.

At the age of 15, she teamed up with the well-known modeling agency- IMG Models, and in 2009 she relocated to New York. She made her debut appearance in the spring/summer 2009 Fashion Show for the off-the-shelf wear. She appeared in the Dolce and Gabbana fall/winter 2010 runway show in Milan, Italy. She represented Enrico Coveri, Laura Biagiotti, and Gaspard Yurkievich in their fashion shows. Soon she entered the showbiz industry. 

She made her acting debut in 2014 as Cara in the Tele series 'Black Box'; the same year, she also appeared in a small role of Bella in the Television show 'Energy'. 

Ishta landed the prominent part of Kirsten Clark in the American television series 'Stitchers', which was confirmed in May 2014. She played a recurring role from 2015-2017. Jeffrey Alan Schechter was the developer of the American sci-fi crime series 'Stitchers'. It ran for two seasons.

Emma Ishta played the part of Ally in the 2019 American thriller movie 'Crown Vic'. The 2019 short film 'Shadow Puppet' was produced, directed, and written by McCabe. The lead character, Leda, was played by Emma Ishta.

Charity Work

Emma Ishta encourages her supporters to donate to charities that promote various humanitarian causes through her Facebook and Instagram posts. In 2021, the actress campaigned for Afghanistan refugees, retweeted ActionForAfghanistan, and urged governments to provide them safe shelter.

What awards has Emma Ishta won?

Ishta and her spouse, playwriter McCabe, appeared in significant roles in the latter's drama 'The Flood', which had its official debut at the International Fringe Festival, New York, in 2014. The play received the Award for Excellence in playwriting. 

She had been nominated for a Teen Choice Award for her work in 'Stitchers' in 2016.

Emma Ishta’s Hobbies And Interests

Emma Ishta is a self-proclaimed admirer of science fiction and fantasy. She is an accomplished violin player with 15 years of experience. She is a singer and a piano player.

Other Interesting Emma Ishta Facts And Trivia

  • Emma Ishta is active on social media, with 21,400 followers on her Twitter page as of July 2022.
  • This year, Ishta stared in the four episodes of the television comedy-drama 'Gimme a Break'.

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