She was born when her not-yet-famous mother was only seventeen years old. She went on to become a teen mother, herself, giving birth to her first daughter when she was sixteen years old.
In 2014, she and her family became the subjects of a reality television series co-produced by One Ho Productions and 44 Blue Productions.
She was twice married to Bernard Dean. She raised a son named Mason and daughters named Jerzey and Amarah Skye.
She appeared with her mother and Nigel Hawthorne in the 2001 TV movie Call Me Claus.