Emily Calandrelli
Emily Calandrelli
Real Name/Full Name Emily Dawn Calandrelli
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Emily Calandrelli
Birth Place: Morgantown, West Virginia
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 18 May 1987
Age/How Old: 37 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 167 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 56 Kg
In Pounds – 123 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father –  Bradley Carandelli.
Mother – Kimberly Carandelli
Siblings: Drew
School: Morgantown High school
College: University of West Virginia
Religion: Unkown
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Tommy Franklin
Kids/Children Name: Rose Kimberley Franklin.
Profession: Tv host, science Communicator and aerospace engineer
Net Worth: $1 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Emily Carandelli is an American science Communicator and aerospace engineer who is better known for hosting the show Xploration station. She is also the host of the Netflix show Emily’s wonder Lab, which started airing on 25 August 2020. Emily is also a writer of books and is best known for her book Ada Lace Series which teaches children about science.

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Biography and Early Life

Emily Dawn Calandrelli was born on 18 May 1987 at Morgantown, West Virginia. Her parents were Kimberly Carandelli and Bradley Carandelli. Not much information is given concerning her early life and family, but it is known that Emily was not the youngest in her family. She is known to have a brother named Drew, who currently works as a secondary teacher. Her dad retired from West Virginia University, where he used to work as a clerical specialist, and currently works at the mountaineering football program in the University’s sports division.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Emily Calandrelli in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Emily Calandrelli’s age is 37 years old as of today’s date 14th June 2024 having been born on 18 May 1987. Though, she is 5′ 6″in feet and inches and 167 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 123 lbs in Pound and 56 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Brown and hair color is Brown.


Emily attended Morgantown High school before she was enrolled at the University of West Virginia. She got her degree in Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering. She then proceeded to MIT, where she undertook two expert programs: a Master’s degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics and a master’s degree in Technology and Policy.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Emily is a married woman. She got married to her long-time boyfriend Tommy Franklin, who works at Google as an employee. The couple met in 2008 during an internship in NASA at Ames Research Centre. After dating for eight years, the couple got engaged in 2016 September and had their wedding in August 2017. The couple had their firstborn daughter in 2019, and she is called Rose Kimberley Franklin.

Emily is also active on social media. Her Facebook and Twitter accounts go by @TheSpaceGal. She is also an influencer on Instagram, having over 136k followers.

Emily became a licensed amateur radio operator in 2011.

Is Emily Calandrelli Lesbian?

Emily Carandelli is of a straight sexual orientation. She had been dating her current husband since 2011, and they got married in 2017. Emily has not been faced with any rumors that could convict her of being either lesbian or bisexual. For the longest time she has been in union with her husband, there have been no rumors of infidelity or anything that could lead the couple to divorce. The couple is happily married, and their marriage is speculated to go far into the future.

Professional Career

During college, Emily worked as an intern in NASA, where her roles included; researching the use of lasers to reduce harmful emissions from jet engines, coming up with chemical detection sensors, and simulation Phoenix Mars Lander’s soil testing experiment.

Calandrelli started working as a science communicator after becoming a host of Xploration Outer Space in Xploration Station on Fox. She then made a couple of appearances on Netflix episodes of Bill Nye Saves the World in 2017. She then filmed a Netflix educational series titled Emily’s Wonder Lab, which debuted on 25 August 2020.

Emily is also a professional speaker and gives presentations on space exploration, gender equality, and scientific literacy in STEM. She is also a TEDx speaker, Brooke Owens Fellowship mentor, and a TechCrunch writing contributor.


During her time as a student, Emily was awarded numerous academic awards. In 2011, she was awarded the Rene Miller in systems engineering. In addition, she was nominated for an Emmy Award for the category of Outstanding Host in a Lifestyle/Children’s viewing program for her role in Xploration station.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Emily Calandrelli in 2024

Emily Calandrelli Net Worth
Emily Calandrelli Net Worth

As of 2024, Emily’s net worth is above $1 million. It was reported that she earned a salary of between $90k and $150k while hosting Xploration Station. In addition to that, it is estimated that the average salary of an American television host is ranged between $28k and $123k. Emily also earns between $176 and $294 from each of her promotional posts on Instagram.

She is also known to own a Toyota Mirai, which costs around $60k. She also earns royalties from the several children’s books she has written. One of her books costs between 49 to $16 for the hardcover edition. More information concerning her wealth and property, especially her assets, has not been released to the public domain.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Emily has brown hair and has brown colored eyes.
  • Her Zodiac sign is Taurus.

Emily Carandelli is one of the women who is passionate about her job. She has undergone various tests of life, and in all these, she has emerged victorious. Emily believes in hard work and determination, and nothing will deter her from accomplishing what she wasn’t to do in life. To add on, she has a supportive husband who wills to back her at every time.


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