Jemima Kirke - Updated Jun 2024

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Jemima Kirke

Jemima Kirke is a well-known British-American artist, actress, and director. Jemima Kirke rose to fame globally through her role as Jessa Johansson on the HBO series, “Girls.”

Early Life

Jemima Kirke was born on the 26th of April 1985, in London, England. As of her date of birth, she is 38 years old and holds British-American nationality. Her full name is Jemima Jo M Kirke and has a birth sign of Taurus.

Similarly, she has her belief in Christianity and belongs to mixed ethnicity of English-Scottish-Jewish-Iraqi descent.

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Caption: Jemima Kirke with her father (Source: Observer)

Following her parents, she is the son of Simon Kirke (father) and Lorraine Kirke (mother). Her father was a drummer in a band called Bad Company and Free. While her mother Jemima owned a boutique called Geminola in New York City.

She grew up with her four siblings; two brothers whose names are Simon Kirke Jr. and Greg Morris, and two sisters whose names are Lola Kirke and Domino Kirke. Moreover, her sister Lola is also an actress.


Regarding her academic qualification, she attended Saint Ann’s School. Later, she went to the Rhode Island School of Design. In 2008, she completed her graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, majoring in art.

Additionally, she organized an exhibition titled “A Brief History” through Skylight Projects in 2011. Between late 2017 and early 2018, she had a show at a Lower East Side Gallery.

Professional Career

Initially, Jemima Kirke started her acting career with small roles in her friends’ projects. In the 2010 comedy-drama film, “Tiny Furniture” she made her big screen debut playing the role of Charlotte.

Before debuting on the big screen, she had lent her voice to the character Twin Singer in the 2005 short film “Smile for the Camera.” She was cast in the 2012 HBO series “Girls” where she played the character of Jessa Johansson in all six seasons of Girls.

Following that, she starred in films such as “Ava’s Possessions” (2015), “The Little Hours” (2017), “Untogether” (2018), “All These Small Moments” (2018), and “Sylvie’s Love” (2020). Moreover, she and her real-life sister Lola starred in the movie “Untogether.”

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Caption: The poster HBO series, Girls (Source: IMDb)

Moreover, her other television series are “Axe Cop” (2015), “The Simpsons” (2015), and “High Maintenance” (2019). Meanwhile, she also appeared in the 2018 miniseries “Maniac” playing the role of Adelaide and appearing in five episodes.

She landed the main role of Hope Haddon in the 2021 Netflix series “Sex Education” in season 3. In 2022, she played the main role of Melissa in the Irish television serial “Conversations with Friends” and appeared in 12 episodes.

Similarly, she also starred in several music videos, “Wring It Out” by Rival Schools, “Gotta Get a Grip” by Mick Jagger, “Stranger’s Kiss” by Alex Cameron, and “Dusk Till Dawn” by Zayn Malik.  Later, she made her directorial debut with her sister, Lola Kirke’s music video, “Mama.” Moreover, she has directed several projects for her fiance, Alex Cameron.

Jemima Kirke – Net Worth 2024

Kirke makes a lot of money through her acting, and direction career. As a celeb, this actress has also worked with several brands including Lonely Lingerie, Scosha Woolridge Jewelry, Elliot Spring Campaign, and Maison Michel Paris Hats Autumn Winter 2016 collection. As of 2023, Kirke’s net worth is estimated at around $4 million and his salary and income are still unknown.

Relationship Status

Jemima Kirke married twice in her life. Firstly, she married Michael Mosberg in 2009. Meanwhile, Mosberg is a lawyer by profession. With the marriage, the couple has two kids; Rafella Israel Mosberg and Memphis Kirke Mosberg. Back in the summer of 2016, the couple divorced and the reason behind their separation is unknown.

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Caption: Jemima Kirke with her husband Alex Cameron (Source: The Guardian)

Later, she married Australian musician and singer-songwriter Alex Cameron in November 2020 in a private ceremony. The couple started dating in July 2017 and later got married. Currently, the family resides in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, and East Hampton.

Body Measurements

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Caption: Jemima Kirke attending an award function (Source: The New York Times)

Following her body measurement, she stands 5 feet 5 inches tall (1.65 m) and weighs around 57 kg (126 lbs). Similarly, she has blonde hair with a pair of blue color eyes and her body measurement measures 31-25-34 inches. In addition, she wears a dress size of 4 US and a shoe size of 8 US.

Jemima Kirke – Social Media

On her Instagram page ‘@jemima_jo_kirke’ there are over 581k followers. Likewise, there are over 77.9k followers on her Twitter page ‘@jemimakirke’ and over 21k followers on her Facebook page.