Emma Bunton

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Emma Bunton
Emma Bunton at Heart Live Christmas 2016.jpg
Background information
Birth nameEmma Lee Bunton
Also known asBaby Spice
Born (1976-01-21) 21 January 1976 (age 43)
Finchley, London, England, UK
OriginLondon, England
GenresPop, adult contemporary
OccupationsSinger, songwriter
TV and radio presenter
Years active1994–present
LabelsVirgin (1996–2007)
Polydor (2003–04)
19 (2004–07) (US)
Universal Music (2004–07)
Associated actsSpice Girls, Jade Jones, Victoria Beckham, Melanie B, Melanie C

Emma Bunton, aka Baby Spice is a British singer-songwriter and television promoter. She was born on 21 January 1976. She was a member of girl group the Spice Girls. She gained her nickname from being the youngest of the group as well as her youthful looks. She was a contestant in the 2006 series of Strictly Come Dancing. She is also the host of the Heart FM Saturday evening slot from 4pm to 7pm.

On 12 August 2012, the Spice Girls performed a medley of "Wannabe" and "Spice Up Your Life" at the 2012 Summer Olympics closing ceremony. They got back together just for the event.[1][2] Their performance was the most tweeted moment of Olympics closing ceremony with over 116,000 tweets on Twitter per minute. [3]

Personal life[change | change source]

Bunton's long-term partner since 1998 is singer Jade Jones. The couple have two sons: Beau Lee Jones and Tate Lee Jones.[4][5] She is also a godmother, alongside with Victoria Beckham, to Geri Halliwell's daughter Bluebell Madonna Halliwell.

References[change | change source]

  1. Dadds, Kimberley. "It's back on! Spice Girls (including a reluctant Victoria Beckham) are confirmed to perform at Olympics closing ceremony". Daily Mail. Retrieved 21 July 2012.
  2. "Spice Girl Mel B Dishes on New Musical". 27 July 2012. ABC News. Retrieved 29 July 2012.
  3. "HLN". CNN.
  4. "Bouncing baby Beau for Emma". The Sun. 10 August 2007. Retrieved 10 August 2007.
  5. "Bunton celebrates birth of second child" 6 May 2011, RTE.ie