She grew up in Newburgh, New York before moving to Phoenix when she was still a child.
She is a social media phenomenon with more than 600,000 Twitter followers and 190,000 Instagram followers.
Her father worked for both an exterminating company and the postal service. Her mother worked in education. She married Paul Kevin Jonas Sr. in August of 1985, the father of her children.
She became the mother-in-law of Danielle Jonas.