Ever since her inauguaral role as Anne Costello in Richmond Hill in 1988, Emily Symons has graced our TV screens with her blonde, bubbly personality.
Best known as Marilyn in Home and Away (a role that Dannii Minogue auditioned for), her ditzy-ness is what's made her one of the most popular characters of all time.
Want to know more about the 49-year-old actress? Here you go.
How old is Emily Symons?
Born on 10 August, 1969 Emily will be celebrating the big 5-0 this year.
Does Emily Symons have kids?
Emily's only child, Henry Richard Francis Jackson was born on 3 August 2015 in Sydney's Mater hospital, weighing 2.6 kilos.
Did Emily Symons have IVF?
Emily underwent IVF in order to conceive a baby son with ex-partner Paul Jackson.
Is Emily Symons married?
Emily has been married twice. Her first marriage was to Nick Lipscombe (1992-94). Then in 2003 she wed Lorenzo Smith (son of British stationery giant WH Smith) but the pair got divorced in 2005.
Who has Emily Symons dated in the past?
Emily was in a four-year relationship with radio executive Paul Jackson but they separated in July 2016, a year after the birth of their son, Henry. She previously dated British footballer Matthew le Tissier as well as Canadian ice hockey player Craig Simpson and British actor Matt Healy.
Does Emily Symons currently have a boyfriend?
Emily hasn't been seen out with a partner for a while so it's assumed she's currently single and enjoying bringing up her now 3-year-old son.
Is Emily Symons pregnant?
No, Emily is not currently pregnant.
Has Emily Symons ever posed nude or topless?
Emily was one of the unfortunately women caught in naked photo scandal 'The Fappening'. The topless photos of her were also published in a UK tabloid.
Has Emily Symons lost a lot of weight in the past?
Emily has confessed she's struggled with her weight her whole life. "I put on a fair amount of weight the year I turned 22, so I went on my first big fitness kick. I went to the gym five nights a week. I lost a lot of weight, but my thighs bulked up."
"I mean, I've done everything. I've done the Thighmaster. Anything on TV, right, I'm on the phone, ringing up. I've had personal trainers, spent a fortune on gym membership. I've got exercise equipment gathering dust in every home I've lived in."
At the moment, she's svelte and happy with her weight.
What TV Shows has Emily Symons appeared in?
Emily started her TV career in Richmond Hill in 1988. She's been a staple of Home and Away since 1989, and played Louise Appleton in UK soap opera, Emmerdale.
Who did she play on Home and Away?
Emily currently plays the loveable beautician Marilyn Chambers-Fisher and has appeared in Home and Away on and off since 1989. During her time on the show she's been through hell and high water, losing a son, Byron, to cancer, and going through two messy divorces – Phil Bryant and Donald Fisher.
(FYI we're talking characters here, peeps, not real people, just to clarify!)
Her best friend is Mitzy Fraser, a gifted psychic who helped Marilyn get over the death of her son.
How long was Emily Symons on Home and Away?
Emily's first stint as Marilyn was in 1989 up until 1992. She returned in 1995 and was a regular on the show until 1999. She came back briefly in 2001 and returned once more in 2010 and is currently an integral part of the Home and Away cast.
Is Emily Symons on Instagram?
She sure is, and you'll find gorgeous pictures of the actress, her son and friends and Home and Away cast members on her feed @emilysymons_