Meet Sam Esmail’s Wife Emmy Rossum & Their Family

Did you know that the director of Mr. Robot, Sam Esmail, created the TV show and sourced inspiration from his own life?

Also, did you know that he has a very beautiful wife? Her name is Emmy Rossum, and you should know about their love story this instant.

Sam Esmail Quick Facts

Birthday: September 17, 1977

Birthplace: Hoboken, United States

Age: 46 Years Old 

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

Height: 6 feet 4 inches

Relationship Status: Married

Wife: Emmy Rossum

Children: N/A

Net Worth: $5 million

Sam Esmail Meeting Emmy Rossum

Some couples are just meant for one another. That’s something that Sam displays from his affection towards his wife.

It all started back in 2013 when Sam began working on a new film called “Comet.” Sam had written the film himself and also wanted to direct.

Coming to the main characters, “Comet” starred actor Justin Long and actress Emmy Rossum.

In a 2018 Tweet, a fan expressed his gratitude towards Esmail for writing and creating “Comet” and asked what his favorite thing about making the film.

Sam simply replied with, “Meeting my wife.”

Yes, Esmail and his future wife Emmy Rossum met for the first time while working together on “Comet.”

The couple began dating in 2013, and after two years of dating, Sam took the next big step.

At the end of August, Esmail proposed to Emmy while spending time in Los Angeles. Of course, Emmy, who loved Sam, said yes to marry him.

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Esmail and Rossum Married – Wedding Details

After five years together as partners, Esmail and Rossum got married in one of the most intimate and gorgeous weddings.

Esmail, who proposed to Rossum in August of 2015, got married to his girlfriend and fiancée on May 28, 2017, at a reform Synagogue in New York.

Sam Esmail and Emmy Rossum wedding picture
Sam Esmail and Emmy Rossum wedding picture. (Emmy/Instagram)

While Esmail donned a smart dark suit and a black tie, it was Rossum who stole all the limelight.

Rossum wore what people refer to as one of the most beautiful yet laid back wedding gowns ever. Emmy Rossum’s wedding gown was made by Carolina Herrera.

Emmy Rossum's Wedding Dress
Emmy Rossum’s Wedding Dress. (Emmy/Instagram)

Another highlight of the wedding was top of the line, A-List guests.

Esmail and Rossum’s union was attended by actors like Robert Downey Jr., Rami Malek, Shanola Hampton, Christian Slater, and more.

While this is Esmail’s first marriage, it’s not the same for Emmy Rossum. She was previously married.

Since marriage, the couple has helped each other grow. From a very young age, Esmail suffered from Social Anxiety Disorder. A condition that also inspired the famous show “Mr. Robot.”

However, since marriage, he states that wife Emmy Rossum has helped him greatly with his disorder.

In 2020, Sam Esmail, 44, and Emmy Rossum, 35, live in their Los Angeles home. The couple do not have any children

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Emmy Rossum’s Marriage to Justin Siegel

In the mid-2000s, Emmy, who appeared in “Shameless,” met Justin Siegel. After dating for a couple of years, both married.

On February 17, 2008, Rossum and Siegel married each other in a small ceremony.

However, the relationship did not last very long as Siegel filed for divorce on September 25, 2009, citing the reason for divorce as irreconcilable differences.

Emmy Rossum and ex-husband Justin Siegel
Emmy Rossum and ex-husband Justin Siegel. (Popsugar)

While that was definitely a major blow for Rossum, she did not break down as others anticipated. Instead, her view was different.

A couple of months after Siegel filed for divorce, Rossum began dating Adam Duritz, singer of the American rock band, Counting Crows, while the divorce was still in process.

In late 2010, her relationship with Duritz dissolved, and her divorce with Siegel was finalized as well.

In the divorce papers, Siegel had requested spousal support. Finally, December 2010, the judge who finalized their divorce denied Siegel of any spousal support.

After her divorce finalized, Rossum began dating Tyler Jacob Moore, her co-star in one of Rossum’s most famous works, “Shameless.”

She and Tyler went on a double date with Lady Gaga and her then-boyfriend Tylor Kinney during that time.

Sometime later, Rossum and Moore split, and then in 2013, she met Sam Esmail.

And as you know, the rest is history.

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Sam Esmail Age, Bio, Background

“Mr. Robot” director and writer Sam Esmail were born on September 17, 1977, in Hoboken, New Jersey, United States of America.

Esmail is 46 years old now.

Although Sam was born in the United States, his parents are from Egypt. Esmail has a mixed-ethnicity background as he follows the Muslim religion but was born and grew up in America.

He has one older sister and two younger brothers.

Esmail went to school in Summerville, South Carolina, where according to him, he had a difficult time because of his Egyptian background.

Esmail later joined Washington Township High School from where he graduated in 1995.

From a very young age, Esmail began learning computer programming and later studied computer science along with film at New York University.

Esmail one time got academic probation because of his hacking deeds.

In 1997, Esmail started his own firm called Portal Vision, an ISP software company but later left the company to opt for a creative writing program.

After starting out as a director, producer, and actor, Esmail has worked and produced shows like Mr. Robot, Homecoming, and currently works on Briarpatch.

Sam Esmail is 46 years old. He was born on September 17, 1977, in Hoboken, New Jersey, United States of America.

Sam Esmail is 6 feet 4 inches tall.

Sam Esmail’s wife is Emmy Rossum. She’s an actress and singer as well who appeared in “Shameless.”

Sam Esmail has a net worth of $5 million.

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