SONG Praise The star’s daughter Aled Jones has been named the “next great thing” in Hollywood by fashion magazine Vogue.
Emilia Jones, 19, appeared on the professional stage in the musical Shrek at the age of eight alongside Amanda Holden.
Now a decade on, the teenage girl delivered her breakout performance at the Gotham Awards by performing the Indie CODA track, respectively, which was nominated for Best Picture at the Golden Globes and the Academy Awards. Critics’ choice.
To all her acclaim, Vogue has branded Emilia as “The Breakout Star of 2022 to Watch”.
Last month, the Welsh singer – who is best known for his festive cover of Walking In The Air – discussed his famous daughter during an appearance on ITV’s This Morning last month.
During the interview, the father-of-two briefly mentioned his daughter Emilia – noting that she is working as an actress.
Although Aled has worked in television since his days as a choir boy, presenting ITV’s Daybreak with Lorraine Kelly and Kate Garraway, fans may not know about his daughter.
But in fact, this young star has appeared in many popular shows, including the hit Netflix series Locke and Key.
Emilia stars as Kinsey Locke on the show – which follows three siblings searching for the gruesome murder of their parents on their ancestral estate.
She recently starred in the Apple TV flick CODA as the lead character Ruby, the only hearing member of a family of hearing impaired and adaptation of the novel La Famille Bélier.
Emilia has also had roles in Incident in a Ghostland, Brimstone, and a cameo in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
Her impressive track record extends to modeling, where she has posed for covers of magazines such as The Hollywood Reporter and Foxes.
She recently sat at a roundtable of famous actresses including Spencer stars Kristen Stewart, Jessica Chastain and Jennifer Hudson.
While Aled’s father remains in the UK, Emilia is often seen living and working in the US – photographed in New York and Los Angeles.
Looks like the apple didn’t fall far from the tree as Aled was also frequently seen on screen, he found his feet as a TV presenter after his days working in the choir .
Aled rose to fame in 1985 with his version of Walking in the Air, the song behind the Channel 4 Christmas short film The Snowman.
The song peaked at number five in the UK singles chart.
Aled went on to have a successful music career, releasing 16 albums by the age of 16 and selling over six million copies.
He became a radio host for Classic FM in 2002 before becoming the face of Praise in 2004.
Aled has been married to his wife Claire Fossett since 2001 and shares two children Emilia and Lucas.
https://www.thesun.ie/tvandshowbiz/8237378/aled-jones-daughter-named-next-big-star-hollywood/ Stunning British actress dubbed ‘Hollywood’s next big thing’