The Incredible Transformation Of Emma Kenney From A Troubled Child Star To A Certified Celebrity

Emma Kenney certainly wasn’t one of those child actors that was born into a famous family and had everything at their disposal. What Emma did have though was an impressive knack for acting, and an award-winning personality.

Just like many child stars, Emma has had to deal with a tough industry, her own vices, and finding a light at the end of the tunnel. Read on to see how a normal girl from New York landed the role of a lifetime, and all the consequences that came with it.

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On September 14, 1999, Emma Rose Kenney was born in Manhattan, New York. Her mother was a criminal defense lawyer, and her father was a sports writer.

Neither of her parents ever expected they would raise a daughter who would find her love of acting in just a few years.