Sex Educations stars, Asa Butterfield (Otis Milburn) and Emma Mackey (Maeve Wiley) had such extraordinary chemistry in the show that anyone would be shocked to know that the two are not dating in real life. While Asa seems to be single at the moment, Emma is still dating her longtime boyfriend Dan Whitlam. Emma’s boyfriend, Dan Whitlam, is one multi-talented human as he is an actor, singer, songwriter, poet, dancer, rapper, sportsman, and whatnot. Get to know about Dan Whitlam’s family members in the wiki article below.
Who Are Dan Whitlam Family Members?
Dan Whitlam and Emma Mackey are thought to have been dating since 2018 as Margot Robbie lookalike made her relationship official in January 2018 by sharing the first photos of the pair along with an emoji of a boy and girl holding hands. However, the post is not available anymore on the Internet as Emma pulled the plug on her social media.
Although Dan is still on social media, he rarely posts about their relationship. The last time, the pair were sighted out in public was when the couple went on holiday to Cannes with their friends in 2020.
While Emma is big on the TV screen, Dan usually works on the stage. In his acting career, he has performed in major on-stage productions such as The Flood, Teechers, and Julius Caesar. His only TV credit is The 7 Deadly Sins of the Animal Kingdom, in which he played the role of Lance.
Dan is a Guildhall School of Music and Drama graduate. Once the pandemic hit, Dan began writing. He started Dan started by writing a poem about how he was stabbed with a screwdriver on his way to the Teechers audition and was rushed to hospital with a punctured lung, which later got commissioned by BBC Radio Four.
As a singer/songwriter, Dan’s newest single, Young Minds, which was about being a young person in the big city, led to him becoming a BBC Introducing featured artist.
Now talking about Dan’s family, it consists of his father David Whitlam, his mother Hannah Whitlam, who unfortunately is not in this world, and two siblings, Sarah and Lily. Detailed information on all of them is in the wiki article below.
What Happened To Dan Whitlam Mother, Hannah Whitlam?
Dan’s mother, Hannah Whitlam, passed away in 2002 at the young age of 42 due to a brain tumor (grade 4 glioma). Young Minds singer’s dad, David Whitlam, shared multiple pictures of his wife on Facebook on September 15, 2019, and captioned it: ’17 years ago Hannah slipped away from us and died at Trinity Hospice. Brain tumor research has a long way to go. Today we remember all the great times.’
On World Cancer Day (February 5, 2021), Dan himself wrote a heartfelt poem for his deceased mom and World Cancer Day to raise cancer awareness. He also created a fundraising page for the Brain Tumour Charity, a charity that he thinks does not receive the same levels of consideration and funding as larger cancer charities.
Dan’s sister, Lily Whitlam, decided to take on the London Marathon 2023 and raise money for The Brain Tumor Charity. At the time of this writing, she had already raised £1,280 of £2,700 target.
Furthermore, Lily also wore a dress in November 2021 that her mother Hannah last wore at the millennium ball at the Burgh Island Hotel at the end of 1999. David explained through his Facebook it was sweet of Lily to do that.
Who Is Dan Whitlam Father, David Whitlam?
Dan’s father, David Whitlam, turned 63 years old in 2022 and his date of birth is April 27, 1959.
According to David’s Facebook, he was a Sales and Marketing officer at Gillette from August 1990 to February 2004.
David is a singer, pianist, and keyboard player for Pink River Dolphins as well. He loves singing 70s’ pop classics. He is a one-to-one tutor for Russian, German, and French languages as well.
Dan’s father received his education from University College, Oxford, where he studied Russian and German. David did his high school studies at Bradford Grammar School.
All in all, David is not only a multiskilled person but an amazing father as well. He supports his children a lot in their work through his Facebook. On April 17, 2017, he wished good luck and care to his son Dan as he was cycling all the way to Paris. David once also shared extraordinary shots of his son as he was jumping high in the air.
On December 18, 2015, David wished a happy 21st birthday to his boy Dan.
Dan Whitlam Siblings
Dan Whitlam has two sisters, Sarah and Lily Whitlam.
Sarah was born on October 8, 1996, making her 26 years old as of December 2022. According to her LinkedIn handle, she has worked as an associate consultant at Slalom since April 2022. Previously, she worked for British Airways, Procter & Gamble, and COOK Trading Ltd. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Archaeology from Durham University.
Dan’s other sister, Lily, works as a Partnership Development Manager at Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. Before that, she was a Channel and Partnerships Sales Executive at Optimity Ltd, and even before that, she worked for GUIDELINES TO BRITAIN LIMITED. Lily has a BA in Politics and Sociology from Oxford Brookes University. She completed her A Levels from James Allens Girls School.
Where Does Dan Whitlam Family Reside?
Although David mentioned on March 29, 2016, that all of his beautiful children were away from him (Sarah in Goa, Lily in Bali, and Daniel in Cornwall) for the first time in a long time, it looks like the whole Whitlam family is now in London, UK.
Is Dan Whitlam Close To His Family?
Yes, Dan is pretty close to his family. In fact, the whole Whitlam family celebrated David’s birthday together in 2019.