Jemima Kirke Bio, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Education, Career, Net Worth

Jemima Kirke Biography

Jemima Kirke (born Jemima Jo M Kirke) is an English-American artist, actress, and director. Kirke gained international acclaim through her role in the HBO series Girls as Jessa Johansson.

Jemima Kirke Age|Birthday

Kirke was born on April 26, 1985. Therefore, she is 37 years old as of 2022 and celebrates her birthday on the 26th of April every year.

Jemima Kirke Height|Weight

Kirke’s height is 5 feet 2 inches (approximately 157 centimeters). Moreover, she weighs 57 kilograms.

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Jemima Kirke Family

Kirke was born in Westminster, London, the United Kingdom to her parents Simon (father) and Lorraine (mother). Moreover, her father is the former drummer of the rock bands Bad Company and Free. In addition, her mother is the owner of Geminola, a vintage boutique in New York City that supplied a number of outfits for the television series Sex and the City. Furthermore, the actress has two siblings, both sisters namely Lola (an actress) and Domino.

Jemima Kirke Husband

Kirke married Michael Mosberg, a lawyrer in 2009. Together, the couple has two children. However, the two had reportedly separated in the summer of 2016. Moreover, since July 2017, the actress has been in a relationship with Alex Cameron, an Australian musician, and singer-songwriter. Moreover, according to Cameron, ‘Miami Memory’, his 2019 album is influenced by his relationship with the artist. Furthermore, the two lovebirds married in a private ceremony in November 2020.

Jemima Kirke Education

The actress graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design. Moreover, the actress has planned to b an artist until Lena Dunham, another high school friend coaxed her into playing a privileged, charismatic libertine in the independent film Tiny Furniture. Moreover, next, she appeared in a similar role as Jessa in the HBO series Girls.

Fine art

Kirke received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2008 where she majored in art as a student. Moreover, the artist held an exhibition titled ‘A Brief History through Skylight Projects in late 2011. Additionally, Jemima had a show at Sargeant’s Daughters, a Lower East Side Gallery from late 2017 to early 2018. Here, Kirke exhibited portrait-style paintings, some of them neck-up, others full-figure, of women in their wedding dresses.

In addition, the exhibition also contained a self-portrait of her in her wedding dress and veil. Moreover, Jemima was inspired by her own divorce and has been an impactful inspiration to many – named Emet Mihajlo.


Kirke grew up in West village and has accepted a number of roles on her friends’ projects. She was asked to take on a supporting role by Dunham in her debut film Tiny Furniture. Together with other friends, they were called upon as a favor to Dunham since there was not enough money to pay professional actors. Moreover, she also appeared in all six seasons from 2011 to 2017 as the character Jessa Johansson of the HBO series film Girls. Additionally, she later had supporting roles in the dark comedy films Ava’s Possessions and The Little Hours. Furthermore, the artist starred alongside her sister Lola in 2018 in Emma Forrest’s film Untogether.

Additionally, Jemima appeared in the Netflix series Sex Education in the role of Hope, headmistress of Moordale Secondary School. Moreover, in 2021, it was announced that the actress has accepted a role in Conversations with Friends. Here, she plays Melissa, an older, experienced writer fascinated by a young couple.

Music videos

Moreover, in 2011, she appeared in the music video ‘Wring It Out for the group Rival Schools. Additionally, Kirke also appeared in the music video for ‘Gotta Get a Grip’ by Mick Jagger in 2017. She also appeared opposite Alex Cameron in his music video for the song ‘Stranger’s Kiss’. Furthermore, the artist appeared opposite Zayn Malik in his music video for the song ‘Dusk Till Dawn’ in September 2017.


Kirke spearheaded the video for the track “Mama” by her sister Lola Kirke which was her directional debut in 2019. Furthermore, Jemima would go on to direct other projects including a satire short film with Alex Cameron, her fiance.


The actress partnered with the Center for Reproductive Rights in 2015 to create a public service announcement to advance the future of reproductive healthcare. Furthermore, in the PSA, the artist discusses the abortion she received in college where she could not afford the anesthesia in addition to the procedure and went without.



2005 – Smile for the Camera
2010 – Tiny Furniture
2015 – Ava’s Possessions
2017 – The Little Hours
2018 – Wild Honey Pie, Untogether, All These Small Moments
2020 – Sylvie’s Love


2012-2017 – Girls
2015 – Axe Cop, The Simspons
2018 – Maniac
2019 – High Maintainance
2021 – Sex Education
2022 – Conversations with Friends

Music videos


Dusk Till Dawn by Zayn featuring Sia
Stranger’s Kiss by Alex Cameron 9duet with Angel Olsen)

2018 – Studmuffin96 by Alex Camero
2019 – Marlon Brando and Miami Memory by Alex Cameron
2022 – Best Life by Alex Cameron

Jemima Kirke Net Worth

Kirke’s net worth is $3 million.