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“When life gets more sparkly!” Yellow Wiggle Emma Watkins announces her engagement to fellow bandmate Oliver Brian

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Nearly three years since announcing her break-up from husband and Purple Wiggle Lachlan Gillespie, Yellow Wiggle Emma Watkins is set to tie the knot again.

On Monday evening, the much-loved children’s entertainer took to Instagram to confirm her engagement to boyfriend and Wiggles band member Oliver Brian.

“When life gets more sparkly ✨💍❤️,” the singer beamed alongside a loved-up snap with her husband to-be.

In the photo, Emma cuts a casual figure in a buttoned-up red dress, a high bun and black-rimmed glasses as she shows off her stunning diamond sparkler while Oliver proudly cuddles up to his newly-minted fiancée.

The engagement announcement also marks the first public Instagram post Emma has shared of her partner.

The 31-year-old has been dating Oliver, who is also a back-up musician in The Wiggles, since 2019 but has kept their romance away from the spotlight.

Emma’s ex-husband Lachlan Gillespie, who is now engaged to Wiggles dancer Dana Stephensen, was one of the first to congratulate the pair on their happy news.

“Love you guys,” Lachy said with a slew of purple love heart emojis.

Emma’s fiance Oliver Brian plays the guitar and banjo for The Wiggles.

(Image: Instagram)

While the singer rarely talks about her love life, she previously confessed to Stellar that she was indeed “in love” with her colleague and had known the musician for four years before he asked her out on a dinner date.

“He’s very opposite to me,” she told the publication.

“He’s a very calm and thoughtful person and I’ve always been interested in his mind and his take on life, and his morals. He loves talking about the environment and food production. It’s not very ‘Wiggly’, but it’s been nice for me to talk about things not just concerning ourselves, but people everywhere around the world.”

Emma and Lachy tied the knot in 2016 but split two years after their wedding, the pair remain close friends.

(Image: The Wiggles)

Meanwhile Emma and Purple Wiggle Lachy were once considered the ultimate Wiggles power couple, but just two years after tying the knot, they caused shockwaves when they announced their surprise split in August 2018.

Despite calling time on their marriage, the pair have always vouched to remain close friends as they continue to work together in the children’s band.

Emma’s ex-husband Lachy has since moved on with Wiggles dancer Dana Stephensen.

Lachy has since moved on with Wiggles dancer Dana Stephensen. The pair are the proud parents to six-month-old twin daughters, Lulu and Lottie, and announced their engagement in April last year.

Indeed the children’s supergroup has become somewhat of a magnet for on-set romances with Red Wiggle Simon Pryce marrying Wiggles back-up dancer Lauren Hannaford in 2017. The Wiggles duo welcomed their first child together, son Asher, in January this year.

A huge congrats to Emma and Oliver on your wonderful engagement news!

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