Emily Barker Biography – Emily Barker Wiki
Emily Barker is an English professional dancer and choreographer. She is known for her role on Dancing with the Stars Ireland. She is a British champion Latin & Ballroom dancer but also trained in Contemporary & Commercial.
Barker is also a personal fitness coach and founder of Mad Hot Fit, an online personal training company established in January 2021. She is a “professional dancer and Online Fitness Coach with a huge passion for helping others embark on their own fitness journey. I just LOVE helping other females achieve a body they feel proud of, along with a healthy mindset towards food and exercise,” according to her company website.
Barker applied her focus primarily to Online Coaching in 2022 – where she works 1 to 1 with clients providing nutrition, training workouts and constant support. She “brings her expertise and background in personal training, where she loves to help others feel empowered and proud of their own body.”
The Nottingham-born dancer has toured with DWTS, Strictly come dancing, Giovanni Pernice and was leading lady to Mcflys Harry Judd in the now west end production of “RIP IT UP”. She was also the leading lady to Strictly’s Alijaz Skorjaneic on “Here Come The Boys” and The Wanted’s Jay McGuiness in “RIP IT UP THE 50s”.
She is currently signed to The Platform, a Social Media Influencers and Content Creators Agency based in Ireland.
Emily Barker Age
Dancer Emily Barker was born on 13 December 1996 in Nottingham, England, United Kingdom.
Emily Barker Dancing with the Stars Ireland
Nottingham native Emily Barker has been a professional dancer on Dancing with the Stars Ireland since Series 1. She was paired with Big Brother UK runner-up, Hughie Maughan, on series 1 in 2017. They were the first couple eliminated from the competition. She was partnered with Olympic medal-winning race walker Rob Heffernan on series 2 in 2018. They reached the quarterfinals of the competition, eventually finishing in fifth place.
Emily made it to the final on two occasions, with Fair City actor Johnny Ward on series three in 2019, losing to television and radio presenter Mairead Ronan and her partner John Nolan, and in 2020 with Kilkenny hurler Aidan Fogarty.
In series five in 2022, the pro dancer was eliminated from the show alongside her star partner, former RTÉ newsreader Aengus MacGrianna, on the fifth week of the competition. She is paired with television and radio presenter Carl Mullan on series six in 2023.
Emily Barker Boyfriend
Dancing With The Stars pro Emily Barker is in a relationship with her boyfriend, boxer Olly Ashton. Emily Barker’s boyfriend Olly Ashton moved to Ireland to be with her during Series 5 of Dancing with the Stars. She had signed a lease with Olly in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England but moved over to Dublin to take part in the RTÉ show with her boyfriend in tow.
The pro dancer was eliminated from the show alongside her star partner, former RTÉ newsreader Aengus MacGrianna, on week 5 of the competition.
Before meeting sports promoter Olly Ashton, Emily famously dated former Love Island star Curtis Pritchard before moving onto Irish actor Johnny Ward, who she was paired up with on Series 3 of Dancing with the Stars. The pair made it the whole way to the final but fell short of winning the crown and enjoyed a brief fling after the show ended.
Emily Barker Height
How tall is Emily Barker? The dancer stands at a height of 5’6″ (167cm).
She is of White / European descent.
Emily Barker Instagram
Emily Barker’s Instagram handle is @emilybarker123.