- The youngest of four siblings, all of whom are also actors.
- Is of Cuban and Italian heritage. Spanish was her first language.
- Started out as a child model and was the spokesperson for Texas Instruments.
- Bullied in school for her reading difficulties. She overcame dyslexia and is now the Global Ambassador for StompOutBullying.
- Active supporter of the Nomad Organization, which provides education, food and medical supplies to children in Africa.