- Began acting in grade school, after she was cast as an understudy in a play and had to fill in when the lead actor became ill.
- Modeled in Japan for three years.
- Made her acting debut in the 1995 made-for-TV movie drama A Family Divided.
- Took up horseback riding in 2010; entered a Burbank, CA, horse show where she placed third in the competition.
- Involved with animal protection organizations including JIMI'S ANGELS and Best Friends Animal Society; created Fluffball, an animal fundraiser event, to provide monetary support for the groups.