Emma Watkins is best known for her role as the yellow Wiggle and the first female in The Wiggles, the world’s favourite children’s entertainment group. The Wiggles’ fans have spoken and Emma is officially the most popular Wiggle ever! The effervescent singing, dancing, drum playing, French speaking, bow wearing Wiggle has charmed audiences across the globe. Emma items are the number one sellers and The Wiggles’ audiences are filled with children dressing just like Emma.
Emma continues to attract new audiences with her warm, fresh, engaging personality and unique talents.
Over the last 25 years, The Wiggles have sold:
The Wiggles are iconic Australians and are advocates for children all over the world, promoting healthy eating habits, an active lifestyle and allergy awareness.
The Wiggles tour extensively through Australia, New Zealand, UK, Ireland and North America performing shows to audiences of over a quarter of a million people each year across hundreds of shows, many of which are sold out.
The Wiggles and Emma’s TV shows are broadcast worldwide in over 195 countries.
"With their music videos reaching over 100 million views on YouTube alone, it is fair to say that The Wiggles dominate online platforms"
With their music videos reaching over 100 million views on YouTube alone, it is fair to say that The Wiggles dominate online platforms when it comes to children’s entertainment. Looking at Emma’s social media presence, she certainly has struck a chord with her audience. Climbing towards 100,000 followers across her social channels, Emma has over 47,000 Instagram followers and 45,000 Facebook followers and a steadily growing online fan base. Her audience is not just large, but is actively engaged. The “Emma-Army” regularly share photos of Emma Wiggle inspired arts, crafts, costumes and parties.
Emma is passionate about sign language and since 2016 The Wiggles have incorporated more sign language into their videos and live performances. Working with the Deaf Society of NSW, The Wiggles have included signing throughout their live shows and into their choreography.
Emma has released a sign language dance film over the last three years that sees her signing to a contemporary soundtrack. In 2016, in celebration of National Week Of Deaf People, Emma released a video of her signing to Justin Timberlake’s ‘Can’t Stop The Feeling’ which has had over half a million views on Facebook.
As an advocate of sign language, 2017 sees Emma commencing her PHD on ‘Cinematic representation of visual music for children with a hearing impairment’ at Macquarie University.
2x ARIA Award Winner - The Wiggles – Wiggle Town! (2016) & Taking Off! (2014)
2016 | Cosmopolitan Women Of The Year Awards
Former Australian Prime Minister
Sun Herald Columnist & Fashion and Lifestyle Blogger
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Back up dancer for Jessica Mauboy, John Paul Young, Marcia Hines and Adam Lambert