About Emme...

Supermodel EMME Photo Credit:  Lily Cummings

Supermodel EMME
Photo Credit: Lily Cummings

Known for over two decades as the award winning, iconic American supermodel and trusted voice in the fashion, wellness, beauty and news industries, Emme is globally recognized as the innovative social reformer for women’s empowerment and positive body image.

 A TV personality, brand spokesperson, TV and podcast host, consultant, author, Revlon spokeswoman, keynote, creative director of her clothing lines (EMME®, mebyEMME®, and TrueBeautybyEMME®), Emme’s message is clear – “to awaken the inner magnificence inherent in each of us, to be whole.” 

 She is the first celebrity body image and self esteem champion invited to speak before a Congressional subcommittee in Washington, D.C. with a mission to increase public awareness of the dangers of eating disorders and poor body image for women, girls, men and boys.  


Named in 2018 by Oprah Magazine as the Godmother of the full figured industry, a TEDx presenter, Emme has twice been selected to People Magazine’s "50 Most Beautiful People" and Ladies’ Home Journal chose her as one of the "Most Important Women in America" and one of the "Most Fascinating Women of the Year." She has also been honored as one of Glamour magazine’s "Women of the Year" and as one of Biography magazine’s “25 Most Influential Women”.  Emme is a long time Ambassador to The National Eating Disorders Association, board member of the Model Alliance, honorary board member of Project Heal, and Kent School Trustee.

Emme is a sought-after media, healthcare, marketing and retail consultant, tapping into her invaluable insight from her 30 years in the TV, fashion and beauty industries. She is dedicated to positive body image and celebrating a woman's body™ and is frequently interviewed by the media on a variety of topics relating to eating disorders and body image, fashion & beauty trends, marketing, inclusive fitness, wellness, surviving cancer and women's health. She regularly visits: Today Show, GMA, CBS The Early Show, CNN, MSNBC, HLN, OWN, FOX News, OMG! Insider, Huff Post Live, Access Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight, and others to share her point of view on these topics.  

Emme has authored five books translated in a variety of languages, “True Beauty- Putnam”, “Life’s Little Emergencies -St Martin’s Press”, “Morning Has Broken - Penguin”, “What Are You Hungry For?” – Harper Collins, and Chicken Soup for The Soul book series: “Curvy and Confident: 101 Stories of Loving Yourself and Your Body”.

Her work receives national and international coverage from the NYTimes, Women’s Wear Daily, R29, Bustle, People Magazine, Glamour Magazine, Marie Claire, TIME Magazine, HuffPost, WSJ, Yahoo!Style, PeopleStyleWatch, USAToday BusinessInsider.com, Vogue Italia, Tribune India, MTV, The DailyMail, among many others.

Emme is the founder of her passion project: Fashion Without Limits (FWL) - a first of its kind in USA, in its 5th year co-founded with Syracuse University’s School of Design – FWL is an inclusive fashion design initiative, teaching future fashion designers how to design for all women size 0-24+ , addressing 100 million women not able to buy clothes that fit and reflect their personality and style in the US alone.

Invited to the US '84 Olympic Trials for rowing, Emme’s passion for nature and fitness fuels her active lifestyle, which includes triathlons, rowing, snowshoeing, boogie boarding, hiking, yoga, swimming and yes, camping. 

Raised in Saudi Arabia, Emme is a Mom, passionate traveler, and enjoys creating a deeper and long lasting societal impact by working with leading companies that support the wellbeing and wellness of their employees and customers.



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