What Does Amy Wickersham Do? Everything About Emily Wickersham’s Mother

By Aarone Hernandez | Published on: January 26, 2024 | Updated on: January 26, 2024
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Amy Wickersham gained recognition as the mother of Emily Wickersham. She might just be the mother of a world-renowned actress but Amy has her own tale to tell as well. Born as a Kaiser, she has been captivated by the beauty of art ever since she was young. She eventually ended up becoming a talented artist herself.

Here today we shall find out many interesting facts about Emily’s mother, Amy Wickersham.

Is From Chicago

Wickersham was born on August 6, 1954, to mother Doris Kaiser and father Jordan Kaiser. She was born in Chicago and spent most of her days growing up in Chicago.

It is unknown whether Amy was the only child or if she had siblings. Nevertheless, she has pictures of her parents on her Instagram, which gives us an idea about the dynamic love they share.

Amy Studied at the Denver University

After graduating from a local high school in Chicago, she attended Denver University and got her BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts) degree. She also studied painting and drawing at the Spannochhia Foundation which is in Italy.

She has taken her passion for art very seriously as she still works and is a talented artist.

Wickersham Draws Her Creative Inspiration From Unusual Things

As we said, Amy has worked as an artist for a very long time and gives rise to her art, be it painting or sculpting, from very unusual things. Interestingly, she is inspired by things like trash on the street, peeling paint on a wall, pieces of wire, etc.

Talking about the same, Amy says,

My work is process-driven, exploring a variety of materials to create color, form, and textures. I work with several mediums such as paint, plaster, metal mesh, silk, collage, and styrofoam, developing layered surfaces. Working within a specific format, I use these elements with an interplay of structure and spontaneous gesture.

She Has Been Married For More Than 4 Decades

Amy got married to her husband John Wickersham on May 31, 1982. It has been more than 40 years since they walked down the aisle but the love between them seems the same. It was only after they got married that Amy and John moved to New York in 1990.

Just two years after their marriage they had their oldest daughter who is also a famous actress Emily Wickersham. She was born on April 26, 1984.

Amy and John just a few years later had a boy who goes by the name of Adam Wickersham and is a photographer by profession. He was born on May 20. Both the lovely couple are still very much in love with each other and also share the same love for art.

Amy’s Daughter, Emily is a Hollywood actress.

Emily Wickersham is an American actress best known for her portrayal of ‘Special Agent Eleanor Bishop in the crime drama series ‘NCIS.’ Born in Kansas and reared in New York City, she dropped out of college to pursue a career in acting in Los Angeles.

She made her television debut on ‘Late Night with David Letterman.’ She then appeared in shows like “The Sopranos” and “The Gamekillers.” Eventually, she made her cinematic debut in 2007 as ‘Kate’ in the film ‘Gardener of Eden,’ and since then has been in films such as ‘Remember Me,’ and ‘How I Got Lost.’

Her major break came in 2013, when she took over as ‘Special Agent Eleanor Bishop’ in the criminal drama series ‘NCIS.’ After appearing in a recurring role in Season 11, she was promoted to the series’ permanent cast. She also appeared in films such as ‘Gone’ and ‘Glitch,’ where she received praise for her work.

Her daughter is a divorcee

Amy’s daughter Emily was once married to a music artist who has now turned into an attorney Blake Anderson Hanley. The couple had been married for 8 years before calling it quits. The former duo were friends before they were even a couple so when the news of them parting ways was heard, their supporters were shocked.

The then-partners were married in 2010. The reason for their divorce was not shared by both the parties. Despite everything, the couple seems to have moved on and are living their life.

’s Net worth

Amy makes about $500K from her work as an artist. However, her daughter on the other hand has amassed a net worth of $6 million.