Who is Aled Jones' daughter Emilia Jones? | The Sun

ALED Jones launched to fame as a child star with his hit Snowman song, Walking In The Air.

Fast forward nearly four decades and now his daughter Emilia is a rising star in her own right.

Who is Aled Jones' daughter Emilia Jones and how old is she?

Born in London on February 23, 2002, Emilia Jones is an English actress and singer.

She is best known for her lead role as Ruby Rossi in the Academy Award-winning 2021 film CODA for which she has received a Bafta nod for Best Actress.

Aged eight, Emilia's acting career began in 2010 when she appeared as Jasmine in the film One Day.

She then made her professional stage debut in the musical Shrek at the age of eight alongside Amanda Holden.

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Since hitting the big time Emilia was named as the "next big thing" by fashion bible Vogue.

Meanwhile, her famous Welsh father Aled Jones became a star at 14 when his ­version of Walking in the Air, from Christmas film The Snowman, reached No5 in 1985.

By the time he reached 16, he had sold six million records and sang in front of the Pope, the Queen and the Prince and Princess of Wales, Charles and Diana.

Aled is now a regular presenter of Songs of Praise and hosts a morning radio show on Classic FM.

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What has Emilia Jones been in?

It was the Oscar winning film CODA that really put Emilia on the map.

She played the lead role Ruby, the sole hearing member of a deaf family in the adaptation of the novel La Famille Bélier.

Emilia learnt American Sign Language (ASL) and an American accent for her meaty role, which earned her the Verified Hollywood Music in Media Award for Best Onscreen performance. 

Away from CODA and the young star has in fact featured in plenty of popular programmes, including Netflix's hit drama Locke and Key.

Emilia played the lead character Kinsey Locke in the show – which follows three siblings looking into the horrific murder of their parents on their ancestral estate.

She has also had roles in Incident in a Ghostland, Brimstone, and a cameo role in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

Does Aled Jones have any other children?

Aled married his girlfriend Claire Fossett in Covent Garden, London, on January 6, 2001.

They had met in Blackpool when he was performing in Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.

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Together the couple have two children, which includes Emilia.

They also have a son named Lucas who was born in April 2005.

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