Shameless actress Emmy Rossum engaged to director boyfriend Sam Esmail

Emmy Rossum has got engaged, according to reports. The actress, who appears in the US version of the hit TV series Shameless, has been dating her director boyfriend Sam Esmail for two years. The happy couple got engaged over the weekend in Los Angeles.

The joyful news comes while writer and director Sam is already on a high after he achieved success with his new US drama, Mr Robot.


Sam also directed the 2014 film Comet, which starred his wife-to-be alongside actor Justin Long.

The Phantom Of The Opera actress announced the two were dating when they appeared together at its June 2014 premiere.

Emmy was previously married to music producer Justin Siegel, but the pair divorced after two years in 2010.


Opening up about their divorice afterwards, she told InStyle Hair: "Everyone messes up in relationships and has peaks and valleys in their personal lives."

"When I realised it wasn't the end of the world and I would keep on standing, I knew it was going to be OK."

The 28-year-old plays Fiona in Showtime series Shameless, which originally caused controversy in America when it first aired due to its graphic nature.