• Born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1984
• Fluent in 3-plus languages: English, Danish and Vietnamese
• Began acting in 2006, debuting in Battlestar Galactica
• Featured in several hit movies and TV shows, such as "Hearts of Christmas" (2016) and "Arctic Air" (2012-2014)
• Net Worth estimated at $2 million as of 2020
Emilie is a well-known and celebrated Danish actress who is best known for her important role as Bree O’Brien in Hallmark Channel’s drama series, “Chesapeake Shores”.
Ullerup’s Early Life, Family, and Education Background
Emilie was born under the Scorpio Zodiac sign on 27 October 1984, which makes her 35 years old as of 2020. She was born in Copenhagen, Denmark to her mother, Bodil Morkov Ullerup, and Ove Ullerup Petersen, a diplomat, jurist, and a decorated Denmark ambassador to Vietnam who held a Danish Royal Family title, Lord Chamberlain.
Ullerup was raised together with her two sisters, Simone Ullerup and Caroline Ullerup. She is Danish by nationality, and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity.
As a result of her father’s work, Ullerup grew up in many parts of the world, which gave her a chance to experience different cultures and learn several languages, and so she’s fluent in 3-plus languages: English, Danish and Vietnamese.
Ullerup moved back to Denmark to complete her high school in Copenhagen.
After matriculating in 2003, she decided to pursue her dream of becoming a well-known actor, so she moved to Vancouver, Canada, and sharpened her skills at the Vancouver Film School for about two years, finishing her course in 2005.
Emilie Ullerup Career and Rise to Stardom
Emilie’s dream had been to become a celebrated and successful actress since she began acting in 2006, debuting in the film Battlestar Galactica. Just like any committed new artist would do to see their dream come true, Ullerup took the first and most crucial step in her career in 2006 and got herself a top agent who would steer her through all the hassles and secure her a place in the audition room in 2006.
Soon, she was selected to play a role in “jPod” and the Canadian series “Sanctuary” – her performance in the shows was intriguing, which saw her featuring in two seasons.
Ullerup continued her acting journey, and took pleasure in the diversity and versatility in her career, bouncing between horror, action, drama, and comedy genres. She featured in three seasons of the widely-known show “Arctic Air” as Astrid, a lovable yet temperamental Swedish Pilot; her performance earned her multiple award nominations including UBCP and Leo Awards.
Opposite Kevin James, Ullerup has made a film presence in Netflix’s feature “True Memoirs of an International Assassin.” She has also appeared in “Life on the Lane” alongside Kate Bosworth and John Travolta, and received credit for “Chesapeake Shores,” an Original Primetime series from the Hallmark Channel, which recently released season two’s final episode.
Ullerup has made appearances in several hit movies and TV shows: “Hearts of Christmas” (2016) “Winter Castle” (2019), “With Love Christmas” (2017), “Package Deal” (2014), “Step Dogs,” Black Burn,” “The House” and many more.
In 2011, the talented actress garnered attention for the “Supernatural” TV series, and had a presences in highly rated films such as “Kingdom Falling” (2009-2010), “True Justice” (2011), among others.
For these and other impressive performances, the talented artist has bagged several notable awards in her career, such as the 2013 ACTRA/UBCP Award, four Leo Awards (in 2007, she was awarded as the Best Female Lead in a Drama Series for her fascinating role in “jPod” and the global sci-fi success, ‘The Sanctuary”) including one she won in 2008.
Emilie Ullerup Personal Life, Marriage, and Children
The “jPod’ show is close to Ullerup’s heart, because as the show was being filmed in 2007, she met with the love of her life, her current chief photographer, Kyle Cassie who would later become her husband and father to her firstborn son.
Ullerup lives an apparently blissful life with her husband, whom she wed in a registry in 2015.
The couple kept their marriage private and unknown to the public, and they officially married in 2018 in a ceremony to which only family members and close friends were allowed to attend. On 24 January 2020, the two were blessed with a baby boy, Wilde Ullerup Cassie.
Emilie Ullerup Net Worth
Ullerup’s immense contribution to the Danish movie industry has earned her a substantial amount of net worth. In addition, the actress earns through sharing posts on her social media accounts such as her Instagram page, which is followed by almost 30,000 fans.
Her posts generate a considerable amount of wealth that is estimated to be as high as $75,000, paid by popular brands and various companies to feature in their promotional ads. She also earns from various lucrative agreements and endorsement deals with renowned brands such as Chesapeake, Echo Shoes, Fashion Nova, among others. Ullerup’s net worth is estimated at $2 million as of 2020.
Ullerup is tall, slim, and has an hourglass figure. She stands 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall, weighs 125lbs (56kgs), and her vital statistics are 37-27-36, bra size 37B. She has blonde hair and green eyes.