Born on November 16, 1984, Gemma Atkinson is an English actress and ex-glamour model who is best known for playing Lisa Hunter on Holyoaks (2001–2005) and on three spin-off series, Hollyoaks: After Hours (2004), Hollyoaks: Let Loose (2005) and Hollyoaks: In the City (2006); and for playing Tamzin Bayle on Casualty (2011–12, 2014) and Carly Hope on Emmerdale (2015–17). Read the article below for more information.

Gemma Atkinson

Before Fame: She rose to fame playing Lisa Hunter on the Channel 4 teenage soap opera Hollyoaks.

Family/ Relationships

Gemma Atkinson Ethnicity/Religion

Born in Bury, Greater Manchester, she took her GCSEs at Castlebrook High School.

Gemma Atkinson Affair/Married/Husband

She is currently dating Olly Foster. Contact her on twitter and Instagram for more information.

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Profile / Wiki / Information

Personal Information

  • Full Name: Gemma Louise Atkinson
  • Nicknames: Gemma
  • Birthday: November 16, 1984
  • Age: 33 years old
  • Birthplace: Bury, Greater Manchester, England
  • Current Residence: Not Available
  • Education: Castlebrook High School
  • Profession: Actress, ex model
  • Nationality: British
  • Ethnicity/Race: White
  • Religion: Not Available
  • Zodiac: Scorpio
  • Spouse/Wife:  Not Available
  • Boyfriend/Dating: Olly Foster (2013-present)
  • Children: Not Available
  • Net Worth: Not Available


  • Height: 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm)
  • Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
  • Dress Size: 6 (US)
  • Shoe Size: 8 (US)
  • Chest Size: 39 inches
  • Waist Size: 24 inches
  • Hips Size: 36 inches
  • Bra Size/ Breast Size: 34E

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • She knows Muay Thai, which is a combat sport of Thailand.
  • She does exercises daily by going to the gym and also goes for boxing classes two times in a week.
  • She was first signed to a modeling agency at the age of 14 by her mom.
  • Gemma has also appeared in a Bollywood film Fever, where she played the role as Ria alongside Rajeev Khandelwal.
  • She underwent a breast enlargement surgery in early 2006.

Memorable Quotes:

It’s so mortifying dancing close and keeping eye contact with the professionals. It’s like kissing one of your mates on Emmerdale.