Emmanuelle Chriqui Wiki, Bio, Age, Net Worth, and Other Facts

Emmanuelle Chriqui Wiki, Bio, Age, Net Worth, and Other Facts

Below is a compiled list of the most interesting facts about Emmanuelle Chriqui. Check it out!

Emmanuelle Chriqui was born in Montreal, Quebec, to Moroccan Jewish immigrants, Liliane (Benisty) and Albert Chriqui. Her family moved to Toronto when she was two years old. At the age of 10, Chriqui appeared in a McDonald’s commercial. She moved to Vancouver, guest-starring in series such as Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990), Forever Knight (1992), Once a Thief (1996) and PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1996). Her first Hollywood role was in Detroit Rock City (1999). Her breakout performance came in 2000’s Snow Day (2000), in which she played the foxy “Claire Bonner”. She appeared in rock band Hinder’s “Lips of an Angel” music video in 2006. Emmanuelle later starred in several films and was nominated for a DVD Exclusive Award as Best Actress for her performance in 100 Girls (2000). She also starred in the movie, Adam and Eve (2005), opposite Cameron Douglas. Chriqui increased her visibility by playing “Sloan” on the HBO hit show, Entourage (2004), and by starring opposite Adam Sandler in You Don’t Mess with the Zohan (2008). She reprise her role as Sloan in Entourage (2015).

Interesting Facts about Emmanuelle Chriqui

  • Ranked #1 on AskMen.com’s Top 99 Most Desirable Women of 2010 Edition.
  • Many of her relatives spell their last name “Chreky”.
  • She lost both her parents to colon cancer. Her mother Liliane passed away when she was 16 in 1991 and her father Albert when she was 36 in 2011.
  • Her last name is pronounced “Shreeky”.
  • Filmed an appearance for the television series “Manchester Prep” (1999). The series was not picked up despite having several episodes filmed, and was later edited into the movie Cruel Intentions 2 (2000). Emmanuelle’s scenes were not used, although she appears in the trailer.
  • Is an alumna of the Arts York Drama Program at Unionville High School, a school that specializes in the creative arts.
  • Maternal granddaughter of Jacob Benisty and wife Esther Elkaim (daughter of Aaron Elkaim and wife Hnina Ruimy, paternal granddaughter of Mimoun Elkaim and wife Estreilla Ruimy and maternal granddaughter of Abrahm Ruimy and wife Aicha …).
  • Ranked #90 in Stuff magazine’s “102 Sexiest Women in the World” (2002).
  • Friends with Lance Bass.
  • Ranked #81 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.
  • Daughter of Sephardi Jewish immigrants from Morocco, Albert Chriqui (b. Rabat) and wife Liliane Benisty (b. Casablanca) and younger sister of Serge Chriqui and Laurence Chriqui, all raised for several years in Unionville, Ontario. She has relatives in Israel. Her family practiced Orthodox Judaism in the Sephardic tradition.
  • Voted 8th most sexiest girl of 2008 by FHM.

Personal Quotes by Emmanuelle Chriqui

I love European films in general. If I were to go to the movie store or something, that’s what I like to see.

- Emmanuelle Chriqui

I have a theory that most people in Hollywood are from Texas.

- Emmanuelle Chriqui

For the record: I wear makeup. All. The. Time. But I do it in a way that looks natural.

- Emmanuelle Chriqui

I look at my father. He is one of my heroes. He is such an incredible, classy man. He was such a great father and such a great husband in so many ways, and we lived through some pretty tough times losing my mom. When I see all that he did, I think, ‘Wow, that’s a really wonderful man.’

- Emmanuelle Chriqui

The girl next door isn’t necessarily blonde and blue-eyed anymore. So I don’t feel like I need to morph into that all-American thing.

- Emmanuelle Chriqui