She graduated from George Washington University in 1998.
She played The Thing's wife in the 2005 film Fantastic Four.
She was engaged to David Moscow until 2007. She then married former NFL cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha in 2013. The couple welcomed a daughter named Isabelle in April of 2014 followed by a son named Caleb in October of 2016.
She played a major role in the award-winning biopic of blues artist Ray Charles.