She began singing when she was eight and studied modern dance in California during her high school summer vacations.
She appeared on the show I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here in 2012 and lost after receiving 49.44 percent of the votes.
Her father was the drummer for The Mamas and the Papas, her mother was a Pilates instructor, and they raised her in Phoenix, Arizona. She began dating fellow Strictly Come Dancing pro Giovanni Pernice in late 2018, but their relationship ended in early 2020. She once dated Matt Johnson.
She appeared in the "Oh Aaron" and "Not Too Young, Not Too Old" music videos with Aaron Carter.