Emily McWaters Wiki – Emily McWaters Biography
Emily McWaters is an Australian national and the founder and Creative Director at SOL Group Australia. She is an Australian entrepreneur who has revolutionized the Australian online gift hamper market when she founded The Hamper Emporium in 2010. Being a veteran of the food industry, she has gone on to build a multi-million dollar gifting empire that proudly supports Australian-made products and local produce, as well as sources some of the world’s finest foods and wines that are packaged up and delivered. As a businesswoman, she leads by example and has a strong, hands-on work ethic and attention to detail.
To scale The Hamper Emporium for growth, she has partnered with leading international brands including Moet & Chandon, Hennessy, L’Occitane, Jurlique, Seafolly, and more. Her corporate gifting customers include companies such as Qantas, AMP, AMEX, and Westpac. She started her career at 22 when she bought a café in Sydney’s Rose Bay, selling it within two years for a six-figure profit. Her next venture was Kingston Foods, a wholesale business where she sourced gourmet food from overseas and distributed it through Coles, Woolworths, and David Jones. In 2010, she identified a gap in the market for luxury hampers at an affordable price and launched The Hamper Emporium. From selling a single table of hampers in a shopping center, The Hamper Emporium during its Christmas peak now sells a hamper every 14 seconds.
In 2014, she established SOL Group Australia which consisted of four online gifting stores: The Hamper Emporium, Gifts Australia, and Everything But Flowers. Her sister Amy is the COO of The Hamper Emporium and SOL Group. Dedicated to the gourmet food journey, she relocated from Sydney to Kangaroo Island where she sources local produce. She farms Black Angus cattle and recently planted 420 truffles, which will be ready for harvest to be included in her company’s luxury hampers in 2023. She went to study at St Peter’s Collegiate Girls’ School from 1990 – 2000. She dropped out of a law degree at the Gold Coast’s Bond University Gold Coast.
Emily McWaters Age
She is 31 years old as of 2021.
Emily McWaters Husband
She is married to her husband Enzo Di Lalla and they have two children together.
Emily McWaters Children
She lives with her husband and two children, Rocco and Lucy on a 100-acre property that they purchased in 2017.
Emily McWaters Family
She has a great bond with her family members. In an interview, she stated that she moved from Sydney to Kangaroo Island in 2015 to be closer to her parents. Her elder sister Amy is also the of The Hamper Emporium and SOL Group. She has a younger sister named Libby.
Emily McWaters Net Worth
Emily McWaters’s net worth is unknown. However, she sold her Hamper Emporium business at an estimated price of $40m.