She got her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara before getting her Masters of Fine Arts from the University of California, San Diego. She was initially studying math at UC Santa Barbara.
She became a managing director at the Chalk Repertory Theatre. She earned a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
She married Jonathan Reeves in June of 2005, but would file for divorce. She has lived in Northern California, Houston, Texas, Grand Rapids, Michigan and Los Angeles, California.
Katharine Hepburn's role in The Philadelphia Story inspired her to become an actress.