Emmy was born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia. Emmy began her career in musical theater, performing in various Broadway productions such as Hair, Wicked and Hamilton. She graduated Martymount Manhattan College in New York with a BA in Theater in 2012. Having had small roles on television such as A Million Little Things, The Umbrella Academy, which was her first major television role.
- Jekyll & Hyde
- The Umbrella Academy
- Emmy appeared in an episode of the podcast, "The Ensemblist," on June 15, 2020.