She was later chosen as the bachelorette for the 8th season of The Bachelorette.
Emily has a daughter, Josephine "Ricki", with her ex-fiance Ricky Hendrick. He died before their daughter was born.
She chose Jef Holm on The Bachelorette and accepted his proposal. Maynard and Holm ended their relationship in October 2012.
She married Tyler Johnson in 2014 and they have a son, Jennings Tyler. They welcomed a second son, Gibson Kyle, on September 16, 2016. On August 29, 2017, they announced that they are expecting their third child in a few weeks. Their third son, Gatlin Avery, was born on November 12, 2017.