- First acting experience was in junior high school where she found she was able to overcome her painful shyness.
- Was a substitute teacher, restaurant hostess, grant writer and dinner-theater performer while looking for work as an actor.
- First paying acting job was in a soft-drink commercial.
- Is a published writer with some of her work having appeared in Los Angeles Magazine.
- Melanie Goldstein — Ex-fiancée
- Keith Hanson — Fiancé
- California State University, Fullerton, California, United States (BA in Theatre)