Famous for portraying Eva Strong and Tricia Dingle on the respective British soap operas Hollyoaks and Emmerdale, she is also well known for her role as Dakota Davies on the Australian soap Neighbours.
She trained at both the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts and the Sylvia Young Theatre School and made her stage acting debut at the age of twelve in a Cambridge Theatre production of The Rink.
She competed in the 2005 season of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! and in the 2015 season of Celebrity MasterChef.
She and her four brothers were born and raised in London, England. Her marriage to Australian professional soccer (football) player
In early 2007, she and Mark Durden-Smith co-hosted the ITV2 program Soapstar Superstar: Bonus Tracks.