Emily Head was born in London on December 15, 1988 to parents Anthony Head and Sarah Fisher. She trained in dance at the Dorothy Colebourne School of Dance in Bath and in theatre at the BRIT School in Croydon. Her sister, Daisy Head, is also an actress.
Emily also appeared in an episode of M.I. High where she was the evil mastermind behind hundreds of thousands of bank details being stolen and gaining millions and millions of pounds for her boss The Grand Master.