Episode 6 of Home Economics introduced us to Connor’s ex-wife but just who plays Emily in the ABC comedy series?

Home Economics arrived on ABC midseason and has been well-received since it premiered on April 7th.

Over the course of the show, we’ve started to know each character but in episode 6, Connor’s ex-wife, Emily, was introduced for the first time.

But just who plays Emily in Home Economics and where will fans know the actress from?

Home Economics on ABC

Home Economics arrived on ABC in midseason on April 7th, 2021.

Starring Topher Grace, Caitlin McGee and Jimmy Tatro, Home Economics is inspired by the life of co-creator Michael Colton as it examines the lives of three adult siblings.

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Tom is the oldest of the three siblings and is a middle-class author who can’t quite make it big. Sarah is the middle sibling and is a child therapist struggling to make ends meet while the youngest sibling, Connor, owns his own private equity firm.


Emily in Home Economics

Emily is introduced in episode 6 of Home Economics, titled The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire: An Oral History (Used), $11.

The episode sees Connor invite his siblings to a party he’s throwing for his ex-wife, Emily, who has remained anonymous until now.

While Connor feels the need to prove that he’s cool with their divorce, he’s not the only one with a competitive streak and they both want to one-up each other.

When Connor and Emily get onto the subject of Emily’s boyfriend Alec the party takes a turn for the worse.


Who plays Emily?

  • Justine Lupe plays Emily in Home Economics.

Born on May 31st, 1989, 31-year-old Justine Lupe will be a familiar face to a lot of TV fans.

She made her on-screen acting debut in 2011 in an episode of CBS’s Unforgettable.

Since then, Justine has gone on to appear in over 30 acting roles with her most prominent appearances coming in Mr Mercedes, Succession and The Marvellous Mrs Maisel.

Coincidentally, Connor’s housekeeper in Home Economics is called Lupe, could this character be named after Justine?


Home Economics continues on ABC on Wednesday, May 19th at 8:30/7:30c.

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