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Emily Shah

New Jersey

Hometown: Edison

Height: 5’ 7”

Age: 19


Emily will represent the Garden State at Miss USA. At a young age, Emily was immersed into acting & dancing, studying at prestigious institutes in NYC, LA, & Indian such as; Lee Strasburg, NYFA, Madumati's Bollywood, & Princeton Ballet, to name a few. Subsequently graduating high school, Shah partook in several opportunities within the entertainment industry. After working with the stunt team on "Captain America 2", she landed an assistant job to Clint Eastwood on "Jersey Boys". Emily then moved on to working with the stunt team on Liam Neeson's "Run all Night". Her current project is "Fast and Furious 7" as an assistant to the stunt director. She hopes to work on action films and says her dream job would to become a "James Bond Girl" or the next Agent Salt. Speaking Hindi & Gujarati fluently, Shah wouldn't mind a crossover in Bollywood & Hollywood! Emily is the youngest Miss NJ USA & hopes to bring the crown home to NJ for the first time!

Favorite Things

Movie : The Dark Knight

Song : "Whoomp! (There It Is)" by Tag Team

Sport : Soccer

Food : Pizza!

fun facts

  1. 1

    While working on Jersey Boys, Clint Eastwood asked her to be his body guard for the day.

  2. 2

    Can fluently speak two Indian languages, Hindi & Gujurati.

  3. 3

    Great grandfather was an advisor to Mahatma Gandhi.