Gemma Oaten Biography

Gemma Oaten

Quick Facts About Gemma Oaten

Celebrated Name Gemma Oaten
Age 37 Years
Nick Name Gemma
Birth Name Gemma Oaten
Birth Date 1984-05-08
Gender Female
Profession Actress
Nationality British
Place Of Birth Kingston upon Hull, United Kingdom
Birth Nation England
Ethnicity British-white
Race White
Religion Christian
Horoscope Taurus
Father Dennis Oaten
Mother Marg Oaten
Siblings 1
Marital Status Unmarried
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Acting career
Net Worth $3 milion
Height 5ft 4 inches (1.57 m)
Weight 55 kg
Body Type Slim
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
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Gemma Oaten is a versatile British actress who is well known for her portrayal of Rachel Breckle on the popular British soap opera "Emmerdale" between 2011 and 2015. She is also notable for her appearances on "Doctors", "Rise of the Footsoldier 3", "Holdy City", and "Casualty" as well as for her hosting work with the United Kingdom's Capital FM radio station. Gemma performed in a touring production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Evita when she was just nine years old. She has also produced "Made You Look" which is a romantic movie. She also previously worked in several different occupations before coming as an actress which includes being a cleaner and a shop assistant. As well, Gemma was nominated as Best Newcomer for 2012 for the British Soap Awards and the TV Quick Awards, UK.

Famous For

  • Being a British actress.
  • For her portrayal of Rachel Breckle on the popular British soap opera "Emmerdale".

Gemma Oaten played the role of Rachel Breckle in Emmerdale

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Where was Gemma Oaten Born?

Gemma Oaten opened her eyes for the very first time on 8th May 1984 in Kingston upon Hull, United Kingdom. She is of British nationality and she belongs to British-white ethnic background. Likewise, she follows the Christian religion. Gemma's present age is 37 which she celebrated recently in 2021. As per her birth date, her star sign is Taurus. Thus, her race is white. She was born to her father, Dennis Oaten, and her mother, Marg Oaten. She has one sibling a brother named Chris Charles who is a rugby player.

Regarding Gemma's education, she completes her education from the primary school at Hull, and then she visits the university for higher education and graduation.

Gemma Oaten's brother shares haunting photo before a heart attack

Gemma Oaten's brother has shared a haunting photo taken just days before the Emmerdale star suffered a heart attack. Sharing the photo to social media Chris said: "I have seen my sister, Gemma, go through many tough battles, visited her in referral units and hospitals not knowing if she would pull through and know that I would not wish this illness on any person or family."

Chris is running the Virgin London Marathon in aid of the charity SEED Eating Disorder Support Services, which was set up by their mother, Marg Oaten, and is now championed by Gemma, who has come close to losing her life to the illness. In launching his public appeal to fundraise for SEED, Chris shared a photograph of himself with his sister, he said: "The top photo on the cover of this campaign was taken days before my sister suffered a heart attack in her late teens. "It still haunts me to think I nearly lost her too many times, but it shows the severity of this devastating mental health illness."

Is Gemma Oaten Dating Anyone?

Gemma Oaten is an unmarried lady. She had been pictured with her new boyfriend Stuart Earp just two days before he was dumped by his fiancee however she said they split on Sunday just two days after he was pictured with Gemma on Friday. Later, Stuart's former fiance then told that the couple was still together until she finally dumped him. So as of now, we can assume that Oaten is currently living a single life. Concerning her sexual orientation, she is straight.

Gemma Oaten and Stuart Earp

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What is the Net Worth of Gemma Oaten?

Gemma Oaten has a net worth of $3 million as of 2021 whereas her exact amount of salary has not been disclosed yet. She has a long road ahead of her and she definitely holds all the potential to make it big in the industry. Gemma has not endorsed any brands yet. In addition, her major source of income is from her acting career.

How tall is Gemma Oaten?

Gemma Oaten is 5ft 4 inches (1.57 m) tall and her body weighs around 55 kg. She has good-looking blonde hair and blue eyes color. Gemma's body build type is slim. Additionally, as a result of being bullied, she developed anorexia. She suffered from the eating disorder for over a decade before finally overcoming it in her early twenties. She spends 11 months in the adolescent psychiatric unit due to her anorexia at the age of 11. Her parents set up an eating disorder charity SEED in 2000 to help other people affected by eating disorders. 

Did You Know?

  • When Gemma was just nine years old, she performed in a touring production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Evita.
  • She nearly died four-time because of her eating disorder.
  • She suffered from the eating disorder for over a decade before finally overcoming it in her early twenties.
  • Her Emmerdale character is the sister of the character portrayed by Kelli Hollis.
  • She is also known for her hosting work with the United Kingdom's Capital FM radio station.