Emma Watkins Biography and Wikipedia
Emma Watkins was born Emma Olivia Watkins is an Australian singer, actress, and dancer. Watkins is best known as the first female member of the children’s group The Wiggles.
Emma Watkins Age and Birthday
The member of the Wiggles, Emma Olivia Watkins, was born on September 21st, 1989 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Emma is 31 years old as of 2020. She celebrates her birthday on September 21st every year.
Emma Watkins Height and Weight
The Australian musician and songwriter, Emma, measures a standing height of 5 feet 4 inches tall which is equivalent to 1.63 meters. Her weight and other body measurements are currently under review. This information will be updated as soon as we have credible information pertaining to the topic.
Emma Watkins Family, Parents, and Siblings
Watkins maintains a low profile about her personal life. There is no known information about her parents, siblings nor relatives. This information is currently under review and will be updated as soon as it has been made available.
Emma Watkins Dating, Husband and Children
Emma married fellow Wiggles performer Lachlan Gillespie. The beautiful couple got married on April 9th, 2016 at Hopewood House in Bowral, New South Wales. Unfortunately, the two announced their separation on August 3rd, 2018.
In April 2018, Watkins was forced to withdraw from several shows, due to pain from severe endometriosis. She underwent surgery after being diagnosed with Stage IV endometriosis. Her specialist, Professor Jason Abbott, believes that Watkins’ speaking out about the disease helped raise awareness.
Emma Watkins Education and Career
The Australian songwriter and singer, Emma Olivia Watkins, started ballet when she was four years old. Watkins saw the Wiggles perform Irish dancing and later studied other styles of dance, including jazz, hip hop, tap, and contemporary. Emma attended The McDonald College, a performing arts school.
She also won a full scholarship at the Sydney Film School and completed a certificate specializing in musical theatre at ED5 International in Sydney. She later earned a Master’s Degree in Media Arts and Production at the University of Technology Sydney.
She has taught dance to children since she was in high school. She has also performed in Bollywood films, learned drums and other percussion instruments. She has also crowned Miss Granny Smith Apples in 2009 and was learning Australian Sign Language by 2012.
The Australian-born singer, actress, and dancer, Olivia Watkins, began performing with the Wiggles in 2010 first as Fairy Larissa and then as Wags the Dog, Dorothy the Dinosaur, and as a Wiggly Dancer. During tours with the group, Watkins used her film skills and provided the team with video and editing services.
The Wiggles announced in May 2012, that Emma would become the first female Wiggle, replacing founding member Greg Page as the Yellow Wiggle. The original members stated that they chose Watkins because she was the most qualified for the job, and commented that it was “a strategy for marketing the Wiggles into the next generation”.
In September 2019, it was announced that Watkins would host weekend afternoon programs on Sydney and Melbourne radio station SmoothFm. In October 2020, Watkins appeared in the music video for “Back 2 Back” by Samantha Jade. At the 2020 ARIA Music Awards in November, she joined an ensemble of Australian women singers to perform “I Am Woman” as a tribute to its singer and songwriter, Helen Reddy.
Emma Watkins Net Worth and Salary
Emma has made a great fortune from her dancing and acting career. Her annual salary and estimated net worth are currently under review. This information will be updated as soon as we have credible information pertaining to the topic.
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