Toubia was born in Canada and raised in Brownsville, Texas as the only child of a Mexican mother and a Lebanese father. Discussing her nationality and heritage, Toubia stated: "I am so proud of where I come from. My mom is Mexican, my dad is Lebanese and I'm American, and I think that's what being an American is. It's a melting pot."
- ↑ Simon, Samantha (December 22, 2015). "8 Things to Know About Shadowhunters Star Emeraude Toubia". InStyle. “The 26-year-old Mexican-Lebanese actress from Brownsville, Texas...”
- ↑ Fernandez, Celia (June 1, 2015). "10 Things to Know About 'Shadowhunters' Star Emeraude Toubia". Latina.
- ↑ Rodriguez, Priscilla (January 13, 2015). "Emeraude Toubia on What Makes 'Shadowhunters' Isabelle So Bad Ass!". Latina.