- Grew up on a fruit and vegetable farm.
- Is allergic to cats.
- Started her singing career with the Tampa Bay Childrens' Choir at the age of 8.
- Hosted the first season of the reality show The Ultimate Fighter in 2005.
- Played celebrity quarterback for the Dallas Desires in the pay-per-view Lingerie Bowl in 2006.
- Featured in the March 2006 issue of Playboy.
- Has her own publishing company, MandahME Music Publishing.
- Has a tattoo of the first bar of the song "Amazing Grace" on her arm.