Where is Emily Roeske Now and How Old is She?

Emily Roeske
Profile summary of Emily Roeske
  • Name: Emily Roeske
  • Date of birth: July 15th, 1991
  • Age: 32
  • Place of birth: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
  • Nationality: American
  • Parents: James Paul Roeske Sr (father) and Ellie Roeske (mother)
  • Marital status: Married
  • Spouse: Mitch Chapman (m. 2013)
  • Occupation: Actress, martial arts instructor at Surprise Family Karate
  • Years active: 1997-2004
  • Net worth: $1.5 million
  • Instagram: @officialemilyroeske
  • TikTok

Emily Roeske is an American actress popularly known for her appearance as Sophie Piper in the first three Halloweentown series produced in 1998 and also for Halloweentown 11: Kalabar’s Revenge (2001). Presently an MMA instructor at a karate studio owned by her family the 32-year-old has done well for herself and has got lots of fans eager to know more about her personal and professional life and also what she has been up to lately. Read on to satisfy your curiosity.

Emily Roeske was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Emily Roeske

Emily Roeske and her dad – image source

Emily Roeske was born on July 15th, 1991, under the zodiac sign of Cancer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America. She is the younger of the two children born to her parents James Paul Roeske Sr and Ellie Roeske and holds American citizenship on account of her birthplace. Information on her parents’ background and occupation is not known, as such, details have not been made known to any source.

The actress as earlier mentioned is not an only child as she has a brother named James Paul Roeske II with whom she shares a strong bond. She spent her formative years with her brother who was also into acting though for a short period and is presently a Karate instructor.

With respect to her educational background, there are no available details on the schools she attended starting from high school to university, and neither is there any information as to certificates she acquired during the course of her learning but we believe the actress is well-educated, judging from her status and upbringing.

The Halloweentown star made her acting debut at the age of six

The actress developed her passion for acting at a tender age and began showcasing her talent for acting at the age of six when she made her on-camera acting debut in the movie titled Fell’s Redeemer produced in 1997, playing the character Alicia. Moving ahead as a youngster, in 1998, she landed the role to play the karate girl in the movie 3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain where she co-starred with her brother James.

She strived more in her acting career and at age seven in 1998, Emily landed a role in the Halloweentown film series to play the character Sophie Piper and there, she starred alongside Kimberly J. Brown and Debbie Reynolds. The series was a hit and became one of the best Disney Channel Original Movies of all time as it was ranked No 9 on the 25 best Disney Channel Original Movies list which was published by Complex Magazine. Emily Roeske became popular and drew the attention of many who watched how she flawlessly played the role assigned to her in the movie.

In 1999, she featured on ER in the September 30, 1999 episode titled “Leave it to Weaver’s” as Michelle Kinney. By 2001, at age 10, she landed a recurring role in the first sequel of the Halloweentown movie series Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge.

In 2004, she played a recurring role in the third installment of the Halloweentown movie series titled Halloweentown High, although later in that same year 2004, the actress took a break from acting which was probably to focus on her education and prepare herself for pursuing her other career dream which is martial arts. Also, the actress and her family relocated to Arizona which is where they now reside. In that same year (2004), Emily and her elder brother James got their second black belt in America Freestyle Karate at Burbank Family Martial Arts.

In July 2021 she took to her social media page to announce her return to the entertainment industry after taking a break for years. But we are yet to see her in a major role in any movie or TV show.

Emily Roeske’s movies and TV shows

  • Fell’s Redeemer (1997) – she played the character Alicia
  • 3 Ninjas: High Noon At Mega Mountain (1998) – she played the role of the little girl
  • Halloweentown (1998) – she played the character Sophie Piper
  • ER (1999) – She played the character of Michelle Kinney
  • Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge (2001) – she played the recurring role of Sophie Piper
  • Halloweentown High( 2004) – she played the recurring role of Sophie Piper

Emily Roeske is a martial arts black belter and former kickboxer


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Emily is a multi-talented lady but has not appeared in lots of movies as she has another passion besides acting which is martial arts. The actress is a very good martial artist and a former kickboxer. She and her brother have studied martial arts since they were still very young and she is a third-degree black belter. She is not only good in martial arts but has also won a national championship in 1998 where she was ranked No 1 for her age range in the country, courtesy of her martial arts prowess. In 2013, she earned a fifth-degree black belt.

Emily and her brother James due to their passion for martial arts jointly run a martial arts school named Surprise Family Karate which is located in Surprize, Arizona. The actress has also hinted that she has an interest in becoming a dietician someday hopefully her fans should watch out for that also.

Read Also: What Happened To Former Pornographic Actress, Brigitte Lahaie?

Emily’s love life

Another aspect of the actress’s life that is of interest to fans is her love life. The actress is married to her longtime boyfriend named Mitch Chapman, details as to when the couple first met each other or started dating is not available to any source as that aspect of her life is kept private.

Emily Roeske and Mitch Chapman tied the knot on April 21, 2013, and are so far living happily together; there has been no rumor of divorce or separation nor has there been any controversy surrounding their marriage.

How many kids does Emily Roeske have?

Emily is not only a wife but is also a mother as she has only one child (a daughter) named Evie Marie with her husband Mitch Chapman. The couple resides in Surprise, Arizona with their daughter.

What is Emily Roeske doing now?

Presently, the former actress is dedicated to working as a martial arts instructor alongside her brother James in the martial art school they established together. For now, it’s not known if Emily Roeske would be gracing our TV screens anytime soon.

Emily is quite popular on social media and makes use of social media platforms such as TikTok to regularly showcase her skits on Halloweentown. She also has her own personal website where she continues to carry on the celebration of Halloweentown. She is also on Instagram @officialemilyroeske and TikTok.

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