Barely 13 and this kid star has already amassed wide fame and recognition for his age. Starting his career as a child model just at the age of four, Emjay Anthony, with his enormous talent and performance has landed roles on various movies and TV shows.
Emjay Anthony lives with his parents, Trisha Salazar and Michael Salazar. It is highly unlikely that he is dating. He might have won the hearts of lot of girls around his age but there has not been any proof that he is dating someone. Although, it might be around time for him to look for a girlfriend.
Like most other kids out there he loves playing videogames, he also likes basketball and fond of BMX bike. When not acting, Emjay is a normal kid with hobbies and interests.
Particularly known for his debut movie It’s Complicate (2009), he has got passion that even and adults lack. He portrayed the role of Hector in The Divergent Series: Insurgent (2015). In the upcoming movie, The Jungle Book, he has secured a role voicing ‘Gray’. Yet another of his exemplary performance can be seen in the 2012 movie Chef where he portrayed the role of Percy. According to the director Job Favreau, he was most impressed with Emjay’s performance and said that he was one of the major reason behind the movie’s success.
Despite being just 12 years old, he has a lot of followers in social media like Instagram and Twitter. He is enlisted in many website as one of the most popular child actor today. Being an actor, he has not compromised his education. After the completion of his first movie, he focused on education and resumed his acting career three years after.
For such a young age, he is stated to be mature and rather dedicated to his job. He is a sweet kid and lights the mood of the situation and greatly loved by his co-workers. According to them, he is more understanding of the role he is given than most adult.
One of the interviews with Emjay for the movie Chef shows his confidence and lack of nervousness. He has every bit character and talent to become a great actor.
Emjay stated that acting was not a choice for him. For him, acting was the only thing he could do and what he is good at. He always wanted to be an actor. As we was first involved to acting in a baby commercial when he was not even a year old, he has great exposure and experience to begin with. Many believe him to be a great star in the future. He is an inspiration to many young artists.
Celebrityglory.com has estimated his net worth to be $2 million which also includes advertisement endorsement, sponsorship. The net worth can be considered incredible considering his age.