Notable for her role as Kara in the 2014 film God's Not Dead and for her portrayal of Hannah in the 2011 feature Adventures of Serial Buddies, she is also recognized for her appearances in episodes of Blue Bloods and The Suite Life on Deck.
She made her screen acting debut in a 2005 episode of That's So Raven.
She was cast in a starring role in the 2015 horror movie The Gallows.
Born in New York City, she is the daughter of football player-turned-sportscaster Frank Gifford and talk show host Kathie Lee Gifford. She has three brothers and a sister. She got engaged to Ben Wierda in 2019.
In 2015, she began production on Caged No More, co-starring in the film with actors Kevin Sorbo and Cynthia Gibb.