- Began acting at the age of 5 in a local theater company.
- Majored in journalism at Northwestern University before switching to theatre.
- Created a Web series titled Chelsey and Kelsey Are Really Good Roommates with Ellie Knaus.
- Is an avid San Francisco 49ers fan.
- Chris Thile — Husband
- Calvin Eugene Thile — Son
- Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States (BA in Theatre)