She started dancing when she was three years old at her mother's school, Ballet Elza Prado. She then studied at Kirov Academy of Ballet when she moved to the United States.
She has modeled in the Morumbi Fashion Show, Elle Magazine, and DressFierce. She has over 70,000 followers on her ferlyprado Instagram account.
She was married to Jeremy Dunn from 2004 to 2008.
She and Stevie Doré are both dancers who have appeared in pop stars' music videos.