- Began acting at age 10 in a production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.
- Was voted "Most Photogenic" in a teen beauty pagent in Hawaii.
- Won a 2001 Ammy Award, which honors Asian-Americans in the arts, for her work in Gilmore Girls.
- Eloped in December 2005 with Shin Kawasaki of the rock band Los Desnudos; the pair tied the knot in a helicopter above Las Vegas.
- Leant her voice to the character of Yori on Disney's Kim Possible for three seasons.
- Attended the Puppet School of Los Angeles.
- Performs with the techno-pop band the Flying Platforms.