Emeraude Toubia is the fierce and energetic Isabelle Lightwood whose quick moves and dexterity with the whip is a combination of beauty and ferocity is quite a spectacle. The hot shadowhunter is one person viewers have missed so dearly as the TV series (Shadowhunters) was cancelled in June 2018 when the series producer parted ways with Netflix, its chief financier. The exotically beautiful actress whose real name is Emeraude Toubia added more shine to the TV series studded with a cast of cute demon chasers. She isn’t just into acting; she is also a dancer, model, fitness trainer, and presenter. In this post, you will get to know who her more.
Emeraude Toubia’s Bio (Age and Ethnicity)
Emeraude Toubia was born on March 1, 1989, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and grew up in Brownsville, United States. While growing up, she was taught classical ballet, flamenco, belly dance as well as lyrical dance. At the age of 10, she made her first Television appearance on a children’s program known to as Mundo de Los Ninos before going for her secondary education at Homer Hanna High School, Brownsville. As a model, she started early enough to feature in beauty pageants where she got crowned as Miss South Texas, Miss Rio Grande Valley America and Miss Teen Brownsville.
Emeraude Toubia’s journey into fame started in 2008 when she was cast to participate in the second season of the Univision beauty pageant series Nuestra Belleza Latina. After their selection, she, alongside other casts, was subjected to thorough training on acting, presenting, dancing and other artistries. Eventually, Toubia was voted as the runner-up, she would go on to secure some advertisement deals from renowned companies like Sony, Maybelline, J.C. Penney, AT&T and many more.
In 2009, Emeraude Toubia made her entry into the second season of an American reality show for aspiring models known as Model Latina. There, she finished fifth and would go on to appear in the 2010 edition of Miss Texas where she made it to the semi-finals.
Growing into a famous young lady, she secured a job as a presenter in NBC Universo where she presented music and entertaining shows like The Arena, 18 $ Over and Mun2POP and worked from 2011 to 2013. Having garnered the required requisites in presenting and modelling, Toublia joined in the list of American actresses in 2013 when she acted as Elizabeth on the Nickelodeon Latin America Youth telenovela 11-11: En mi cfuadra nada Cuadra under the guidance of Adriana Barraza. Toubia has gone on to feature in over six films since 2010.
She acted as Shadowhunter Isabelle Lightwood in Shadowhunters, a Freeform movie adaptation of Cassandra Clare’s book Mortal Instruments. This was in 2016 when she also featured in a music video for Prince Royce’s hit single Culpa al Corazon.
Emeraude Toubia stayed in Miami, Florida until 2015 when she relocated to the city of Los Angeles. She is also involved in charity movements. The actress actively supports Get Schooled non-profit organization. She featured as a celebrity principal for one day at the Middle College High School in California. The actress looks forward to inspiring women across the world in any way possible.
Family – Parents
Toubia was born an only child to a Mexican mother, Mirta Sonia, and Lebanese-American father. She was raised by her mother Mirta Sonia as an only child. The actress revealed she enjoys Lebanese delicacies a lot. In an interview with Harper’s Bazaar’s Arabia, Toubia said her dad prepared the best fattoush, fassolia, bazella and baklava (well, that will make your Arabian mouth water). In the same interview, she revealed that her favourite Arabian word is hayete which means my life. Her paternal grandmother is from Koura, Lebanon.
Toubia has kept her love life under the radar for a while, not making any public acknowledgement of any romantic relationship. She had been dating the Culpa Corazon crooner Prince Royce since 2011 but confirmed their relationship in April of 2015. The young couple was spotted on the 3rd of June at Fashion Week in Miami which took place at the Ice Palace. Rumor has it that Toubia and Royce are engaged. It was reported that Royce proposed to the ex-beauty queen with a $100,000 engagement ring, yet, it hasn’t been confirmed whether they would be jumping the broom very soon. However, from all indications, Emeraude appears hooked to Royce who is equally enamored with her. So it’s very likely they will.
The beautiful actress who has a birthmark on her upper lip is 5 feet 4 inches (1.64 m) tall, her frame is supported with a weight of 56 kilograms (123.5 pounds). Her other body measurements are not quite clear but she has a fit body.