Bruce Willis is a name that most definitely rings a bell in the ears of movie lovers. Apart from his enviable catalogue, he also has an admirable family, which includes his adorable young daughter, Evelyn Penn Willis.
Within the family, the younger Willis shares a special bond with her four older siblings, three of whom are stepsiblings from her father’s previous marriage.
In this piece, Skabash! goes deeper to understand Evelyn Penn Willis’ background, her philosophy regarding life and her relationship with her famous father.
Who is Evelyn Penn Willis?
Evelyn Penn Willis comes from a lineage of renowned parents. She was born and raised in the vibrant city of Los Angeles, situated in the U.S. state of California. She is the daughter of celebrated Hollywood figures, Bruce Willis and Emma Heming.
Much of Willis’ life has been kept out of public view. It is, however, known that she is an American citizen.
Evelyn Penn Willis’ age
Willis was born on May 5, 2014. She is nine years old as of 2023.
Evelyn Penn Willis’ net worth
Being a minor without an established source of income, Willis, therefore, does not have significant assets in her name that can be evaluated.
Her parents, on the other hand, have acquired an impressive amount of wealth over the years through their work on and off-screen. According to Celebrity Net Worth, her father, Bruce Willis, is worth $250 million as of 2023. As for her mother, Emma Hemming, she has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Evelyn Penn Willis’ family
Willis’ maternal granddaughter is Zorina Heming. Within her paternal lineage, she finds a notable figure as her grandfather, David Willis, a renowned producer and author in the United States.
Willis has four siblings: Rumer Willis, Tallulah Belle Willis, Scout Willis and Mabel Ray Willis.
Rumer Willis, the eldest daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, is an American actress and singer. Born on August 16, 1988, Rumer’s name pays homage to the cherished author, Rumer Godden, who is beloved by her parents. At the age of five, she embarked on her acting journey, starring alongside her mother in the film, Now and Then. Rumer’s cinematic presence further extended to notable works such as Striptease, The Whole Nine Yards, House Bunny and From Within.
In the Heming-Willis household, Mabel Ray Willis holds the distinction of being Bruce and Emma Heming’s eldest child. She was born in Los Angeles in April 2012. Mabel, who is currently in her second grade, actively assists her mother with household responsibilities.
Bruce Willis hilariously acknowledges the challenge of finding moments of tranquillity with his children, remarking, “Two children? There are few peaceful locations, but my office is functional. The kids don’t want to participate since I’ve made it so boring there.”
Additionally, Evelyn Willis has an aunt named Florence Willis and two uncles, Robert and David Willis.
Evelyn Penn Willis’ parents
Willis comes from a famous Hollywood family, with both her parents being prominent figures in the entertainment industry.
Her mother, Emma Heming Willis, started her career as a model at the age of 16. She achieved great success in the modelling world as she graced the covers of renowned publications such as John Frieda, W Magazine, Palmers, US Glamour, Elle, Maxim and Shape. She also gained recognition as the face of the popular lingerie brand La-Senza.
In 2001, she made her acting debut in the film, Perfume and went on to appear in other notable films like The Comeback, Perfect Stranger, and Red 2. Alongside her acting pursuits, Emma Willis is an accomplished entrepreneur who runs multiple companies specialising in shoes, fragrances, and home goods.
On the other hand, Bruce Willis, Willis’ father, is a celebrated actor, producer, and singer. He made his acting debut in the 1970s in an Off-Broadway production and rose to prominence through his role in the television series, Moonlighting.
The show allowed him to showcase his comic talent and earned him several accolades, including a Golden Globe for “Best Actor” and an Emmy for “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series”. Bruce has since appeared in over 70 films, gaining widespread recognition as an action hero for his portrayal of “John McClane” in the Die Hard series.
His filmography includes notable works such as Death Becomes Her, Pulp Fiction, 12 Monkeys, The Jackal, Moonrise Kingdom, Split and Glass.
Additionally, the older Willis ventured into music with the release of his album, The Return of Bruno, in 1987.
Willis Senior and Emma first crossed paths at the gym and quickly fell in love. They exchanged vows in Turks and Caicos on March 21, 2009, and had a civil ceremony in Beverly Hills, California, six days later to ensure their marriage was legally binding.
While this is Emma’s first marriage, Bruce Willis was previously married to Demi Moore from 1987 to 2000. Reports suggest that Bruce Willis and Emma started their relationship around 2007 and made their public debut as a couple at the Sundance Film Festival in 2008.
They celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary by renewing their vows. They have been married for 14 years, as of the time of this piece’s publication.
After decades of gracing the big screen, Bruce Willis retired from acting in March 2022, due to health issues. The actor was diagnosed with aphasia in February 2023.
Aplasia is a neurological condition that affects cognitive function. Along with that, he was also diagnosed with dementia, which forced the actor to be under constant care and surveillance from members of his family. According to reports, Evelyn Penn Willis’s mother, Emma Hemming Willis, currently oversees the well-being of the prolific actor.
His ex-wife Demi Moore, has also been there to support the actor since his diagnosis. She updated the public about the state of Willi’s health in early 2023.