Emma Blackery
Background information
Birth name Emma Louise Blackery
Born 11 November 1991 (age 22)
Basildon, Essex, UK
Occupation(s) YouTuber, musician
Years active 2011–present
Website emmablackery

Emma Louise Blackery (born 11 November 1991) is a British YouTuber and musician from Basildon, Essex. Her primary YouTube channel has over 750,000 subscribers and over 50 million video views.

Early life

Emma Blackery was born and raised in Basildon, Essex. Her parents separated when she was thirteen, leaving her to reside with her father. Blackery's mother went on to have another two children, Emma's younger siblings, Febe and Travis.

Blackery attended The Bromfords School and SEEVIC College. While at SEEVIC she studied A-levels in Government and Politics, English Language, Mathematics and ICT.


Emma Blackery first created her current YouTube channel, originally called "emmablackery" but renamed to "Emma Blackery", in May 2012. She originally gained a following from reading 50 Shades of Grey on her channel, but these videos were later removed for copyright reasons. Her most viewed video on this channel is "My Thoughts on Google+" with over two million views.


In July 2013 Blackery released her debut EP, "Distance", accompanied by a music video for lead track, "Go The Distance". The music video was uploaded to her main YouTube channel and currently has more than 930,000 views. Blackery has since stated she is working on her second EP, "Perfect", which is due to be released in Spring 2014. Confirmed tracks are upcoming single "Perfect (The Way You Are)" and an untitled track, which, Blackery states, is of the country genre.