Emma Blackery

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Emma Blackery
Born Emma Louise Blackery[1]
(1991-11-11) 11 November 1991 (age 30)[2]
Basildon, Essex, UK[2]
Residence Basildon, Essex
Education Bromfords High School[3]
Occupation YouTuber, musician
Years active 2011–present
Employer YouTube
Known for Comedy, Singing, Reading, Vlogging
Notable work(s) 'Distance' EP, 'Perfect' EP.
Height 157 cm (5 ft 2 in)[4]

Emma Louise Blackery (born 11 November 1991[2]) is a British YouTuber and musician from Basildon, Essex.[2] Her main YouTube channel has over 900,000 subscribers and over 65 million video views.[5]

Personal life

Emma Blackery was born and raised in Basildon, Essex. Her parents separated when she was thirteen, leaving her to live with her father. Blackery's mother went on to have another two children, Emma's younger siblings, Febe and Travis.[6]

Blackery attended The Bromfords School[3] and SEEVIC College. While at SEEVIC she studied A-levels in Government and Politics, English Language, Mathematics and I.C.T.

She is dating fellow YouTube content creator Luke Cutforth.


Emma Blackery first created her current YouTube channel, originally called "emmablackery" but renamed to "Emma Blackery", in May 2012. She changed it back to "emmablackery", in January 2015. She originally gained a following from reading 50 Shades of Grey on her channel, but these videos were later removed for copyright reasons.[7] Her most viewed video on this channel is "My Thoughts on Google+" with over two million views.[8][9]

She currently has three active channels on the site; a main channel,[10] a secondary channel - MoreEmma,[11] and a beauty/lifestyle channel - Boxes of foxes [12]


Emma Blackery's first EP was released before her YouTube channel began, it was called Human Behaviour,[13] Emma mentioned this in a video published on the 19th of November 2014, called "MY FIRST CRUSH? | Emma Blackery".[14] In July 2013 Blackery released her second EP, Distance, accompanied by a music video for the lead track, "Go The Distance". The music video was uploaded to her main YouTube channel and currently has more than 1,000,000 views.[15] The EP reached No. 1 on the iTunes Rock chart within the first week of its release.[16][17] Blackery released her third EP, Perfect, on November 11, 2014, her 23rd birthday,[18] and the song Perfect entered the UK Rock & Metal Singles Chart at number 8.[19]


  1. "My middle name is Louise. LOUISE. LIKE EVERY OTHER EMMA ON THIS PLANET". Twitter. 4 Mar 2014. https://twitter.com/emmablackery/status/440995290577776640. Retrieved 2 September 2014. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Emma Blackery FAQ - Web Archive". http://web.archive.org/web/20130701094034/http://www.emmablackery.com/p/faq.html. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Bromfords High School - Emma Blackery". https://twitter.com/HarrietShiney/status/380758524684279808. Retrieved 22 February 2014. 
  4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xg5YxLeaRIw
  5. "Youtube profile page". https://www.youtube.com/user/emmablackery/about. Retrieved 30 October 2014. 
  6. "DRAW MY LIFE - Emma Blackery". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbtHMz35EjA. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  7. Tim Lewis, Killian Fox and Lizzi Michael (7 April 2013). "YouTube UK: 20 of Britain's most popular online video bloggers". The Guardian. http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2013/apr/07/youtube-uk-20-online-video-bloggers. Retrieved 21 February 2014. 
  8. STEPHANIE MLOT (11 November 2013). "Google+, YouTube Comment Integration Sparks User Outrage". PC Mag. http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2426963,00.asp. Retrieved 21 February 2014. 
  9. CAROLINE MOSS. "One Womans Expletive-Filled Rant About Google+ Will End Up Making Money For Google". Business Insider. pp. 13 November 2013. http://www.businessinsider.com/song-about-google-makes-money-for-google-2013-11. Retrieved 21 February 2014. 
  10. "Emma Blackery". YouTube. http://www.youtube.com/emmablackery. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  11. "MoreEmma". YouTube. http://www.youtube.com/blackerytv. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  12. "boxes of foxes". YouTube. http://www.youtube.com/boxesoffoxes. Retrieved 21 October 2014. 
  13. http://emmablackery.bandcamp.com/album/human-behaviour-ep
  14. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNnFDOOfqg8
  15. "Go The Distance - Music Video". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4celeq-Um6o. Retrieved 21 February 2014. 
  16. "TuneCore Artists Score Big on iTunes July Charts". PRWeb. 25 July 2013. http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/7/prweb10963148.htm. Retrieved 21 February 2014. 
  17. "THE UPLOAD TOUR 3 – Emma Blackery, BriBry and Dave Giles". The Academy. http://www.theacademydublin.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1829. Retrieved 21 February 2014. 
  18. "Perfect EP by Emma Blackery". iTunes. 20 October 2014. https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/perfect-ep/id930518676. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  19. http://www.officialcharts.com/archive-chart/_/10/2014-11-22/

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