Emily Jane Atack was born on December 18, 1989 in Luton, Bedforshire, England. Her mother is the famous comedian and actress Kate Robbins. Her father is a musician named Keith Atack, who was a member of the pop band Child that was successful in the UK during the late 1970s. Her uncle was also a celebrity: the actor Simon Shelton (or Simon Barnes) who gained fame for his role as Dark Knight in the Incredible Games.
Emily Atack is perhaps best known for her portrayal of Charlotte Hinchcliffe in the critically acclaimed sitcom The Inbetweeners, which aired on E4 for three seasons between 2008 and 2010. Atack’s character was a beloved figure in the high school, which was the set of the show, and the most beautiful and popular girl at school. The show was awarded the Best New TV Comedy at the 2008 British Comedy Awards, among other accomplishments. Atack also starred in the 2016 remake of Dad’s Army, alongside Bill Nighy and Catherine Zeta-Jones. She began her career with a series of small, one-off roles on television, before finding more recurring and supporting roles on major productions. Her most successful year was 2016, as she earned a spot in six movies that year. Beyond the mentioned Dad’s Army, she also acted in: Broken Glass, Ibiza Undead, The Tourist, Felo De Se, and Iron Sky: The Coming Race. She has two upcoming films, Lies We Tell and Dark Cloud, slated for 2018 and 2019 releases, respectively.
Atack also starred in the 2018 version of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!, for which she reportedly earned £40,000, the second lowest salary for the program, behind Malique Thompson-Dwyer’s £15,000. That said, Atack is one of the ten highest paid actresses in the world, earning $58 million in combined income for 2018. She topped the list as the highest paid actress in the world between 2017 and 2018 with this figure, $30 million more than the second best. She has a combined net worth of $185 million as of 2018. Beyond acting, she owns several restaurants, a clothing line, and a perfume.