She spent time participating in beauty pageants.
She acted in Angel Heart opposite Mickey Rourke.
She married Lenny Kravitz in 1987. She and Lenny had a daughter named Zoe in December of 1988 then divorced in 1993. She officially married Jason Momoa in 2017. They are parents to a son named Nakoa-Wolf Namakaeha and a daughter named Lola.