Meet Emma Wareus Parents [Photos]

The apple doesn't fall far from the tree

By  | Jun 03, 2022, 08:25 AM  | Relationships

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Emma Wareus is without a doubt one of the most beautiful women in both Botswana and the world, and she has the Miss World first runners up title to prove it.

The beauty queen won the Miss Botswana title in 2010, and she came close to winning the Miss World title in the same year after coming in second.

Emma is a woman of two worlds- a perfect blend of genes from both Africa and Europe, and like the old saying “the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree” Emma is the daughter of a former beauty queen too.

If you have been curious, like us, about who Emma Wareus’ parents are, what they do and who her siblings are as well as who her children are- if she has any, then here are all the answers to your questions. We will also let you know what Emma Wareus is currently doing.


Who are Emma Wareus' parents?


Details about Emma Wareus’ parents' backgrounds, how they met and their marriage have not been provided.

However, from her social media posts, it is clear that the pageant queen is very fond of both her parents and she doesn’t shy from gushing over them on social media.

Here is everything we have gathered about Emma Wareus’ mother and father.

Emma Wareus mother


Emma Wareus mother, source: Facebook

Emma Wareus’ parents are quite prominent like herself. Her mother is Tshepho Chapel-Wareus who won the Miss Botswana title in 1978 when she was only 19 years old. 32 years later in 2010, Emma Wareus was also crowned Miss Botswana and at the time she was also 19 years old.

After retiring from the runway, Emma Wareus’ mother joined the political world. At some point, she served as a councillor and in 2014, she got elected to Kweneng District Council as vice president, becoming the first woman to ever hold that position in the district.

Emma Wareus father


Emma Wareus with her father, source: Facebook

Emma Wareus’ father is a Swedish man called Jan Wareus. According to his Linkedin profile, Jan Wareus is a retired architect and planner with over 45 years of experience in the field in both Botswana and Sweden.

Emma Wareus siblings

Emma Wareus with her parents and some of her family, source: Facebook

Emma Wareus has several half-siblings from her father’s previous marriage and a few full-siblings including a big brother named Olle Wareus.

Although she was mostly raised in Botswana, Emma Wareus spent a great deal of time in Sweden with her father and her half-siblings.


Is Emma Wareus married?


Emma Wareus is very private about her personal life and relationships and it’s not clear if she is married or dating anybody at the moment.

It is also not clear if she has any children yet but she has nieces and nephews that she absolutely adores.

Emma Wareus’ current projects


In 2020, Emma Wareus received her Masters’ degree from Elliott School of International Affairs and she is currently the director of operations for a tech company called Dobby. 

In 2022, she was among the Forbes 30 under 30 speakers at the Forbes summit which was held in Gaborone.


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