Lachlan "Lachy" Gillespie (born October 23, 1985) is the current Purple Wiggle, Before he was the Purple Wiggle, however, he played Captain Feathersword a few times in the Dorothy the Dinosaur series, and planned to replace Jeff Fatt as the Purple Wiggle in mid 2012. He has two younger brothers. Like Emma, Lachy also watched the Wiggles when he was a kid according to a Saturday Cafe radio interview. As of March 2015 he announced his two year relationship with Yellow Wiggle Emma Watkins. In May 2015, Lachy announced that he and Emma got engaged after two years in a relationship. They were married April 9th, 2016. In August 2018, he and Emma announced their separation.