She first appeared on stage in high school musical productions of Grease and Annie.
She had a supporting role in the 2010 sci-fi film Skyline.
She grew up as an only child in Roseville, Michigan. She began dating Darren McMullen in 2013. In 2017, the couple got engaged.
She acted with Ryan Gosling in the 2011 film Crazy, Stupid, Love.