|Born Name||Lachlan Gillespie|
|Birth Place||Brisbane, Australia|
|Height||6 feet 1 inch|
|Age||33 years old|
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If you have heard about Australian children’s music group The Wiggles, then you must know Lachlan Gillespie who wears the purple shirt.
Gillespie, who is an American actor and singer, came to fame through his appearance in The Wiggles. Not to mention the team of The Wiggles also performed in an international show in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Well, we are familiar with his professional life, but what about his personal life?
Has Lachlan Gillespie Tied the Knot with His Partner?
The 33 years old multitalented actor and singer Lachlan Gillespie married his longtime girlfriend, Emma Watkins. She is also an Australian singer and actress famous as a member of the children’s group The Wiggles.
Lachlan and his spouse Emma met in December of 2013. Just after weeks of their first meeting, the two began dating. However, Gillespie and his girlfriend Watkins kept their relationship private. After two years of their affair, the love birds made their relationship public.
After being together for several years, Lachlan and his lover announced their engagement in May 2015. The following year, the girlfriend and boyfriend shared their wedding vows on 9 April 2016 in Bowral, New South Wales at Hopewood House.
In an interview with Australian Women Weekly, Watkins told that she and Gillespie have been touring for seven years before they tied the knot. She also added:
We knew so much about each other — what we’re like when we are tired and hungry. What we like to eat. We were already a family.
The husband and wife lived happily for two years; however, they couldn’t maintain their relationship for a long time and hence, got divorced.
Divorced, Yet Best of Friends?
Well, Lachlan Gillespie and his former wife were together for two long years but, they couldn’t hold on to their relationship. Hence, they separated. The news of their separation was announced on through an emotional Facebook post on the Wiggles page.
In the message, they wrote;
We have shared the most beautiful life , but we wanted to let you know that privately for the last six months we have been navigating through a trial separation, and we have made the decision to separate as a couple
At the time of their break up, the ex soulmate performed in several shows as part of the Australian children’s musical group. The two also stated that they like to keep their personal life and professional life on a different path.
Even though the Lachlan and Emma got divorced, they are still the best of friends. Are they really over each other or are they just lying?
Lachlan Gillespie Found Love in Dana Stephensen
After ending his relationship with his former partner, the 33 years’ old actor found love with his current girlfriend, Dana Stephensen. She works as a senior artist for Australian Ballet.
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The love birds met while recording a video segment for The Wiggles. However, the couple has not confirmed about their affair!
The duo has been very skeptic about sharing their personal life to the public. Until they do, let’s just stay positive about their relationship!
Dana Stephensen Was Already Married
Before the rumor of her affair with Lachlan, the Australian Ballet had already walked down the aisle with her former partner, Michael Kai. Her former partner is a Melbourne photographer.
During their relationship, the duo welcomed a son. In spite of this, the pair separated and walked separate paths.
Quick Fact: Lachlan Gillespie
- Lachlan wrote a song Kola-by.
- He is working with The Wiggles for 10 years.
- He stands at the height of 6 feet 1 inch.
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