Right from childhood, Emma Rigby has always wanted to be heard and watched on television. She actually started preparing herself for greatness at the age of four, when she began taking dance lessons. Upon clocking nine, she immediately switched her interest to acting. Although it took her a lot to work her way to the top of the ladder, the gorgeous actress is excited that she has been able to turn her dreams into reality.
Emma Rigby is one English actress worthy of knowing about. Apart from the fact that the blonde beauty is a celebrity; she has an amazing personality and holds a record for boasting a scandal-free career timeline. Keep reading to find out more about her.
Emma Rigby’s Bio
The British actress was born in St Helens, Merseyside, in the United Kingdom, on 26th September 1989. Born with the zodiac sign Libra, the movie star holds a British nationality and belongs to a multi-racial background which includes European, Iberian, and Celtic. Emma was raised in St. Helens, along with her older sister. She received her high school education at De La Salle High School. The beautiful actress is said to have achieved nine A scores on her GCSE exam.
The actress was first seen on screen in the movie, Born and Bred, where she was cast as Lisa Gunstone. So far, she has been spotted in many movies and television series. Out of all her projects in Hollywood, she owes her rise to immense popularity to the teen drama series Hollyoaks, wherein she portrayed the character, Hannah Ashworth as well as Once Upon a Time in Wonderland. She has also featured in two stage productions, which are Wolfboy (as Cherry, in 2010) and Ladies Day (as Shelly, in 2018).
In 2013, Rigby was featured in The Union’s music video for their song, Tonight I’m Alive. In the course of her fast-growing career, the British screen diva has bagged six nominations and one award – Best Actress, for her role in Hollyoaks at the 2008 British Soap Awards.
Family – Parents And Siblings
Emma Rigby is the daughter of Carole and Steven Rigby, who named her Emma Catherine Rigby after her birth. As mentioned earlier, she has an older sister and her name is Charlotte Rigby.
Who Is Her Husband?
Life, they say, is short. So, everyone should focus on what matters to them most. For Rigby, what matters to her now is not getting married but her acting career, which she once described as her ‘first love’. The actress has since moved on after two failed relationships with two handsome dudes.
Rigby’s first open relationship was with English professional footballer, Matthew Mill. The two started seeing each other in 2009 but later went their separate ways nine months later. While their friendship lasted, the actress was his biggest supporter, she attended several matches to support her then-boyfriend.
Three years later, precisely in late January 2013, Emma was seen having a lunch date with her rumoured boyfriend, Aston Merrygold, in Manchester, England. The two made the public appearance two years after the British singer/dancer/TV personality revealed at his birthday party that he was lusting after the Hollyoaks actress.
Ever since the dancer and the blonde beauty made their last appearance together in Manchester, Rigby has never been seen with a guy, neither has she opened up about her love life – she loves keeping information about her personal life to herself. In essence, she is single and not engaged to any man at this time. The actress is not married, neither has she been married in the past. The ever-impressive screen diva is very much available in the market and appears to have dropped her love life on the back burner.
What’s Her Height?
When it comes to height, the actress is not so blessed. She belongs to the class of Hollywood actresses who are average in height. Emma stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches, which is proportional to 165 centimetres. Her body weight is measured at 54 kilograms or 119 pounds. Other details of her body measurements are outlined as follows – hip: 35 inches, waist: 24 inches, bust: 37 inches. Rigby’s bra and dress sizes are 32E and 6 (US) in the given order. Her hair colour is blonde, her shoe size is 8 (US), and her eyes are blue in colour.
In 2013, she went under the knife to improve her looks. The actress first showcased her transformation at a TV event in Los Angles and later on the red carpet of 2013 Summer TCA Tour, organized by ABC Television Group and Disney to promote the American drama series, Once Upon a Time in Wonderland.