Emily Jendrisak is the wife of English-born Canadian actor, activist, and writer Gavin McInnes. On the professional front, Emily is an American activist and a former New York-based publicist and consultant.
As an activist, Emily is actively involved in empowering the Siouan-speaking Native American tribe named ‘Ho-Chunk. Not only activism but Emily also has an appetite for writing and has also received accolades for literary works.
Well, in this article, we will talk in detail about her relationship with her husband Gavin. Further, we will also talk about her parents, career, and a lot more interesting facts.
Emily Jendrisak Bio: Parents, Education
American activist Emily Jendrisak, also known as Emily McInnes, was born in 1974, in Madison, Wisconsin. Her mother Christine Jendrisak is a retired Director of the Ho-Chunk Tribe of Wisconsin’s Research Committee. Her mom worked towards protecting the Ho-Chunk language and her daughter has also chosen to walk in the same path.
Similarly, her father Jerry Jendrisak is into business and is the co-founder of a biotechnology company in Madison, Epicentre Technologies.
Talking about her education, Emily is a graduate with honors from the San Francisco State University in communications and journalism.
Emily Jendrisak is Married to writer and far-right Gavin McInnes
The successful activist Emily married Gavin McInnes on Saturday, on the 17th of September, 2005. The wedding Sunset View Farms in Bovina, New York, and was performed by Edgar Burns Crutchfield III.
The couple is now married for over 15 years and there seems to be no conflict whatsoever between the couple. Instead, they seem to be getting closer every passing day. As of 2020, Emily is the mother of three children with her husband Gavin.
While the two have not revealed much about their kids, Gavin once talked about his wife Emily’s ethnicity and his children in his own free-spirited way.
He said, “I’ve made my views on Indians very clear. I like them. I actually like them so much, I made three.”
The family of five resides in Larchmont, New York, at present.
When Did Emily And Gavin Meet?
Emily met her now spouse Gavin in 2000, at Max Fish, which is a bar in the Lower East Side of New York City. Emily who had just returned from a wedding had an instant connection with McInnes and they soon began dating.
As mentioned above, they tied the knot five years later in 2005.
Emily’s Husband is a Canadian Actor, Writer, And an Activist
Emily’s husband Gavin is a political commentator, far-right writer, and an actor as well. The 50-year-old is also the co-founder of Canadian-American magazine, Vice. While he no more works with Vice, he was regarded as a leading figure in the New York hipster subculture during his time with Vice.
Besides, he is also the founder of a men’s group classified as a “general hate” organization by the Southern Poverty Law Center, Proud Boys.
Besides, Gavin is also into acting and has also been part of some TV shows and documentaries like Kenny vs Spenny, Vice Guide to Travel, Soul Quest Overdrive, Long Nights Short Mornings, and a few others.
Starting with low-paying jobs prior to her graduation, Emily shifted into a career as a publicist. She worked as a publicist and a consultant in Manhattan, New York until she married Gavin.
Not only this but she assisted her mother to preserve the rights of the ‘Ho-Chunk’ tribe, which she belongs to. Reportedly, “Ho-Chunk” has been fighting with the US government for years over the possession of their land.
Her mother Christine is a retired director of Wisconsin’s research committee on the ‘Ho-Chunk’ tribe. Well, with her mother, she was active in protecting the tribe’s culture and its language for three decades.