Sam Esmail
Sam Esmail
Celebrated Name: Sam Esmail
Real Name/Full Name: Sam Esmail
Gender: Male
Age: 46 years old
Birth Date: 17 September 1977
Birth Place: Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.93m
Weight: 80kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Emmy Rossum
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Sam Esmail Gay?: No
Profession: Film and television producer, director, screenwriter
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $18 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Sam Esmail is a film and television producer who hails from America. He is also a director and screenwriter, and he owns a production company by the name of Esmail Corp. he is the one who wrote and also directed the television series called Mr. Robot, which ran from 2015 to 2019. Sam is also famous as the director of the film Homecoming, which was a psychological thriller, and it starred Julia Roberts.

Maybe you know about Sam Esmail very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Sam Esmail’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Sam Email was born to Egyptian immigrant parents on 17 September 1977, in Hoboken, New Jersey, the United States. He is the second child in a family of four siblings, with the other being an older sister and two younger brothers. One of his younger brothers is named Samer, and he is the editor of the series Mr. Robot, and the film Homecoming.

At the age of five, his family relocated to South Carolina and later to Charlotte, North Carolina. He started his schooling in Summerville, and later after his family moved back to New Jersey, he graduated from Washington Township High School in 1995.  He later went to New York University, where he majored in film and computer science. In 2001 he enrolled at AFI Conservatory and graduated with a Masters of Fine Arts in directing.

Personal Life

Sam met his future wife, Emmy Rossum, and they started to date in 2013. They became engaged in August 2015, and they eventually got married on May 28, 2017. Sam was her director in Comet in 2014, and that was his debut as a director.

Sam suffers from a social anxiety disorder, and he has often credited Emmy in helping him through it. He is a very busy man, and he splits his time between his residence in Los Angeles and New York City.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 17 September 1977, Sam Esmail is 46 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024. His height is 1.93m tall, and his weight is 80 kg.


After Sam graduated from the university, he worked for an internet start-up company and later founded his own company by the name of Portal Vision. His software company later became out-dated, and he left the presidency. He struggled to get a job and was forced to do odd jobs like an assistant editor.

He later became a full-time editor working on reality television shows that aired on A&E, Lifetime, Comedy Central, and HBO. He also started writing screenplays during his free time and later began writing his feature films. He co-wrote his first film called Mockingbird, released in 2014. His feature-length directorial debut came in 2014 in the film Comet.

In the late 2000s, he started working on a technological thriller titled Mr. Robot. He began developing the show in 2014 with USA Network. Sam was the creator, executive producer as well as head writer, and the series premiered in June 2015. The series ran up to 2019, with Sam also producing thirty-eight of the forty-five episodes.

Esmail founded his own production company, Esmail Corp, following the success and the recognition he got for Mr. Robot. He was the director and the executive producer of the series Homecoming on Amazon Video. He was also the creator of the television show Briarpatch. He signed a five years deal with Universal Content Production in 2019. It was the same company he had used in the production of Homecoming and Briarpatch.

Some of the latest work by Sam include Angelene, a series he developed together with his wife, a comedy called False Alarm, a series by the name of This End Up, and yet another series called The Resort. He is also developing a film on the memoir American Radical: Inside the World of an Undercover Muslim FBI Agent.

Awards & Achievements

Over the years, Sam has been nominated for several awards and has also won various awards. He was nominated for Satellite Awards, Writers Guild Award, Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, and the Gold Derby Award, among others. He won the Satellite Award, Critics’ Choice Award, Golden Globe Award, and the SXSW Film Audience Award.

Net Worth & Salary of Sam Esmail in 2024

Sam Esmail Net Worth
Sam Esmail Net Worth

As of June 2024, The estimated net worth of Sam is $18 million, which he has made from his career in the entertainment industry. He is a film and television producer, director and screenwriter since 2004. He has won several awards for his work and has also been nominated for several others. His wealth is expected to increase in the near future because he has several upcoming projects.

Sam Esmail was interested in technology since he was a kid, and he later studied computer science to get more information on technology. His career as a producer, screenwriter, and director began after he completed his studies, and he was able to gain a lot of recognition on his first few projects. His work is portrayed in several award-winning films as well as television shows over the years. More accolades are expected on his upcoming projects.


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