- Was born in South Africa and has lived in Canada, New Zealand and Australia.
- Was 9 years old when she and her younger sister, Clara, watched their father collapse from a heart attack and die.
- Met her fiancé, James Stewart, on the set of the Australian TV series Packed to the Rafters, on which they played lovers.
- Daughter Scout is named after the character in To Kill a Mockingbird.
- Is a brand ambassador for the Linneys jewelry line in Australia.