She was a child actress, starring in a local Boulder, Colorado production of the musical Annie. She wrote her first song on piano when she was four years old. She starred in a feature film called Olivia Rox! The Movie at the age of ten.
She was almost cast in the Disney pilot for Bits and Pieces. She booked a role in a sci-fi film called Tears and was featured in a commercial for AT&T.
Her father is saxophonist Warren Hill and her mother is music producer Tamara Van Cleef.
She sang alongside former American Idol champion David Cook during her time on the show.