Known best for her work on the BBC One reality program Strictly Come Dancing, Manrara also appeared on the American television series Glee and was a finalist in the So You Think You Can Dance reality talent competition.
Before becoming a professional dancer, she earned a degree in finance from Florida International University and worked at a bank for nearly a decade.
She has earned over 180,000 Twitter followers. She performed in Burn the Floor in both the UK and US in 2010 and 2011.
She was born and raised in Miami, Florida. During her time on Strictly Come Dancing, she began a relationship with fellow professional dancer Aljaz Skorjanec. The couple later married in the summer of 2017.