Emily is the younger sister of 2002 Gold-medallist Sarah Hughes.
In 2002, she co-wrote a book I Am a Skater.(Random House, Young Dreamers series)
She has two older sisters, Rebecca and Sarah, two older brothers, Matt & David, and a younger sister, Taylor.
Emily is 5 feet, 5 inches tall.(1.65 m)
Emily has the same birthday as Frankie Rayder, Wayne Gretzky and Eddie Van Halen.
In the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Emily finished seventh.
She won the women's bronze medal at the 2006 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.
In 2005, Emily was the bronze medalist in the International Skating Union's World Junior Figure Skating Championships
Her coach is Bonnie Retzkin.