Emily Sioma

Pageant Contestant

Birthday October 4, 1993

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace Michigan

Age 30 years old

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Pageant contestant who, as the Miss Michigan USA representative, went viral upon giving her opening statement at the 2019 Miss America pageant. Her statement "I'm from the state with 84 percent of the U.S.'s fresh water, but none for its residents to drink" was featured as the best moment of the pageant by The Washington Post. 

Before Fame

She earned her degree in women's studies from the University of Michigan. 


Her social platform as Miss Michigan was "I Believe You" to empower victims of sexual violence. Her opening statement at Miss America 2019 was also featured in the New York Times, People Magazine, and on CNN. 

Family Life

She was originally born and raised in Michigan. 

Associated With

She competed against eventual winner Nia Franklin at Miss America 2019.