Emeraude Toubia (born March 1, 1989) is a Canadian-born American actress and model best known for her role as Isabelle Lightwood in the Freeform fantasy series Shadowhunters. She is of Mexican and Lebanese descent and has previously appeared as Dulce Rincón in the Venevisión telenovelas Cosita Linda and Voltea pa’ que te enamored as Stephanie Karam.
Toubia was born in the city of Montreal, Quebec.
She was raised as an only child in Brownsville, Texas. Martha Sonia (Née Solis), his mother, was born and raised in Ciudad Victoria, Mexico, and her father was a Lebanese-American.
She was professionally trained as a child in classical ballet, flamenco, belly dance, and lyrical dance.
Toubia received her secondary education at Brownsville’s Homer Hanna High School.
Toubia had competed in several beauty pageants since the age of fifteen, winning titles such as Miss South Texas, Miss Rio Grande Valley America, and Miss Teen Brownsville.