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Lachlan Gillespie

Birth Name

Lachlan "Lachy" Gillespie


October 23, 1985 (age 33)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia


6' 1" (1.85 m)


Lachy Wiggle

Years active



Emma Watkins (2016-2018)

Lachlan "Lachy" Gillespie (born October 23, 1985) is the current purple wiggle, he had many roles. For example, he played Captain Feathersword a few times in the Dorothy the Dinosaur shows, 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 The Saturday Cafe radio interview. One time, he appeared on the original 1996 music video of Ding Dong Merrily on High. As of March 2015 he announced his two year relationship with yellow wiggle Emma Watkins. In May 2015, Lachy announced the news that he and Emma are engaged after two years relationship. They were married April 9th, 2016. In August 2018, He and Emma announced their separation.

He is the same age as Cassandra Halloran, which they were both born on October 23rd.


  • Koala-by is the first song Lachy ever wrote.