- Moved to Australia at the age of 2; spent her summers with family in Brazil.
- Took a summer program at the National Institute of Dramatic Art, where one of her teachers was actor Nicholas Bishop; the pair later played love interests on Body of Proof.
- Was cast as the lead in an Aaron Spelling pilot called Mermaids, but the show ultimately wasn't picked up.
- Appeared in the music video for Bruno Mars' "Just the Way You Are" in 2010.
- Volunteered with Indigenous Australians in inner-city Sydney.