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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 21 January 1976Barnet, Hertfordshire, England, UK
Birth NameEmma Lee Bunton
Nickname Baby Spice
Height 5' 2" (1.57 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Emma Lee Bunton was born on the 21st January 1976 in Finchley, North London to parents Pauline, a karate instructor, and Trevor, a milkman. They split up when Emma was 11, and she stayed with her mum. She also has a younger brother, P.J. (Paul) who she is very close to. Emma's career began at an early age when she started doing modeling work for such things as Mothercare, Mentadent P toothpaste and Polly Pocket. She attended the famous Sylvia Young Drama School in London, during which time she auditioned for several TV parts including that of "Bianca" in EastEnders (1985), but none of them really panned out. She can be seen briefly in both EastEnders (1985) and The Bill (1984), but only in minor parts. It wasn't long after she left Sylvia Young's that she joined the Spice Girls (after the original 5th Spice Girl, Michelle Stephenson, left). 2 albums, 8 No. 1 singles and a film later and the Spice Girls are still going strong. Emma is due to appear in the BBC musical drama Sleeping Beauty (1987), which is filming at the moment and will be out by the end of the year. The Spice Girls' 3rd album, "Forever", was released in November 2000 and reached the #2 spot on the UK charts. It also features the Spice Girls' 9th #1 single, "Holler/Let Love Lead The Way". Since then, the Spice Girls haven't worked together again. In April 2001, Emma released her first solo album, "A Girl Like Me", which featured her 1999 cover of Edie Brickell's "What I Am" and Emma's own #1 hit "What Took You So Long". In 2003, Emma released her second solo album, "Free Me", which includes her four hits "Free Me", "Maybe", "I'll Be There" and "Crickets Sing For Anamaria". Her promo tour lead her to the US in early 2005, where a remix of "Free Me" was a popular club track.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Andrew Morris <gemma_murphy@yahoo.co.uk>

Trade Mark (2)

Her gorgeous stunning face with bright blue eyes and remarkable smiles
Her fine & slim medium voluptuous figure with medium bust.

Trivia (28)

Has her name "Baby Spice" tattooed on her behind.
Chosen by "People" magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World along with the four other Spice Girls.
Winner of the 1997 MTV Video Music Award for Best Dance Video, "Wannabe".
Started her own solo work. Her first single, "What I Am", recorded in collaboration with the UK dance band, Tin Tin Out, was out in November, 1999.
Ranked as #70 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005)
She has a Blue Belt in Karate
Announced she and boyfriend Jade Jones are expecting their first child (26 January 2007).
Is close friends with television actress Louisa Lytton.
Gave birth to her son Beau Lee Jones, with boyfriend Jade Jones, at Portland Hospital, London at 11.12am, weighing in at 7lbs 15oz (10 August 2007).
A former member of Spice Girls.
Godmother of Geri Halliwell's daughter Bluebell Madonna, along with Victoria Beckham.
Early in her career she auditioned for the role of Bianca Jackson in EastEnders (1985), but lost out to Patsy Palmer.
Announced that she and boyfriend Jade Jones are expecting their second child (4 November 2010).
Gave birth to her son Tate Lee Jones, with fiancé Jade Jones, at Portland Hospital, London, weighing in at 7lbs (6 May 2011).
Was 6 months pregnant with her son Beau when she filmed her "Prego" commercial for the US.
Returned to work 4 months after giving birth to her son Beau when she began performing in "The Spice Girls Tour 2007".
Was 7 months pregnant with her son Tate when she finished judging the 6th series of Dancing on Ice (2006).
Returned to work 5 months after giving birth to her son Tate in order to begin presenting the radio show "Heart Breakfast".
Revealed that her boyfriend of 11 years, Jade Jones, had proposed to her on her 35th birthday (21 January 2011).
Feared that she would never become a mother after being diagnosed with endometriosis in 2001, aged 25.
Daughter of Pauline Bunton.
Born at 5:52 PM on a Wednesday.
Finishing her second solo album in USA and UK. [November 2003]
On tour with the Spice Girls. [December 2007]
Currently finishing the work on her third solo album, which will be released in autumn 2006. [August 2006]
After her second solo album's success in the UK, she started the European promotion of the single "Maybe" (released in October 2003 only in the UK). The single, that will be in the EU's stores from the second half of June, is already a big radio airplay hit. [June 2004]
Now in USA promoting her latest solo album 'Free Me'. Her first ever US single is going to be the title track itself, 'Free Me'. Her first US solo performance will be on Billboard Dance Summit on 20th September in New York. The album release will follow in October 2004. [September 2004]
Promoting her new single "I'll Be There" in UK. The single is out in UK on 26th January 2004, followed by her second album called "Free Me" on 9th February 2004. [January 2004]

Personal Quotes (2)

It's so funny - when I record I sing with a hand over each of them. (On her fascination with her breasts)
I do have panic attacks every time I go on stage so I'm really not sure why I put myself through this.

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