The beautiful, passionate wife of Carlisle and adopted mother of Alice, Edward, Rosalie and Jasper. Esme was turned after a failed attempt at suicide and fell in love with Carlisle. Her transformation enhanced her motherly instincts and allows those around her to feel extremely comfortable.
Esme Anne Platt lived in an abusive household, forced to keep quiet by aggressive husband. She finally ran away and discovered she was pregnant, However, shortly after the child was born in 1912, it developed an illness and died, prompting Esme to attempt a suicide. She was saved by her brief teenage sweetheart, Carlisle who turned her into a vampire.
She is said to have natural mothering instincts and the innate ability to show unconditional love and passion to those around her, which she now does to her adoptive children of Rosalie, Jasper, Alice, Emmett and Edward.
Esme is described as being as beautiful as any vampire but in her own 'warm' way that is both welcoming and maternal. Her face is heart-shaped with caramel coloured locks of hair surrounding her youthful facial features.