Emily Joyce Yoakam

Emily Joyce Yoakam - Updated Jan 2023

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Emily Joyce Yoakam is an English actress known for her role as Janet Dawkins in my Hero. Emily Joyce Yoakam is also famous for being the wife of Dwight Yoakam.

Early life and Education

On April 12, 1969, Emily Sian Joyce was born in her birthplace, Woolwich, London, England. Likewise, her current age is 53 years old. She holds British nationality, belong to the English-Irish ethnicity and her zodiac sign is Aries. She also has 2 elder sisters named Rachel and Rin and she is the youngest one. Additionally, Rachael is an author while Rin is a film producer. She was taken by her mother to the theatre shows constantly as they both loved it.

For her schooling, she attended Sydenham High School. Later, she joined National Youth Theatre, at the age of 15. Soon after a few months, she began working for Vogue Magazine. Moving on, she became the lead singer of the band In Spite of All That. Additionally, she joined the Royal Shakespeare Company.


In 1995, Emily Joyce started her professional acting career by appearing in the TV series “Cracker” for 2 episodes. Moving on, for 1 episode, she appeared in Television series such as “Wycliffe” and “Casualty”. She was seen playing the role of Laura in the British drama-comedy Grafters, in 1998. As her career started uplifting, she got many offers and has also appeared in several television films. Moreover, she was seen in films like “Trial by Fire”, “Hero of the Hour”, and “Jane Eyre”.

Emily Joyce Yoakam

Caption: Emily Joyce Yoakam’s husband in an interview. Source: Instagram

In 2000, she got her biggest breakthrough, as she began starring as Janet Dawkins. Thus, she played the character in the British television sitcom My Hero. Till 2006, she stayed in the series and she was appreciated a lot for her role. In 2003, she played the role of Nicky Strong in the series Ultimate Force. Besides that, Emily has made a guest appearance in many TV series. She has been seen in series like Hotel Babylon, Doctors, Fairy Tales, Waterloo Road, New Tricks, etc.

More about career

In 19997, she also acted in the movie The Woodlanders. In addition, she has been seen in movies like National Treasure: Book of Secrets and Universal Soldier: Regeneration. Likewise, in the year 2013, she portrayed the role of Jane Grace in the ITV drama series Lewis.

Moreover, she has appeared in series like New Tricks, Lapland, and Silent Witness. And, she was seen in My Almost Famous Family, Mutual friends, and East Enders. Also, she was seen playing the role of Melissa in the series “Friday Night Dinner” for one episode.

She is also widely known as the wife of Dwight. Dwight released ‘Dwight Sings Buck, in the year 2007.  Therefore, the sin was a tribute to American musician and singer ‘Buck Owens’. In addition, he has also released 3 Pears’ (2012) and ‘Second Hand Heart’ (2015). Thus, 3 Pears peaked at the 18th position on the US Billboard 200. Later on, he came up with the song titled A Heart like Mine. Eventually, it was the 39th best song of 2012 by Rolling Stone.

Emily Joyce Yoakam – Net Worth 2023

This popular face has earned a decent amount of money throughout her career in photography. She enjoys a net worth of $700k as of 2022. Other than this, there is no information available about her salary, assets values, cars, endorsements, and so on.

Emily Joyce Yoakam – Personal life

Emily Joyce Yoakam is married to Dwight Yoakam, singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. Her husband has been listed on the Nashville Songwriters of Fame. In the year 2010, the couple started dating and they were engaged in 2011. Finally, in March 2020, they were married at St. Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica.

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Caption: Emily Joyce Yoakam with her husband. Source: Instagram

Therefore, they married during the corona pandemic. Soon they were blessed with a son named Dalton Loren Yoakam, on August 16, 2020. As of now, 3 of the family are living in Los Angeles. She was married to Adam Astle previously. And, she has 2 sons named Gabriel Astle and Bailey Jem Astle from a previous marriage.

Emily Joyce Yoakam – Body Measurements

Emily Joyce Yoakam has a well-maintained body. Additionally, she has a fair complex with light brown hair and brown pairs of eyes. Also, she stands 5 feet 3 inches tall and her body weight is 61 kg. Moreover, Emily’s body weight is 34-23-34 inches respectively.

Social Media

Likewise, she has her Instagram account named @Emily.Joyce.Photographer, with 25k followers.

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