She has been married to Nathan Andersen since 2001 and has two children with him.
She grew up in a big family with three siblings.
It happened when she joined the cast of Criminal Minds.
From there, everything rolled out so fast, and her acting career started.
A big tragedy struck her in childhood when she was declared legally blind in the second grade because of severe astigmatism.
At the age of 16 she decided to try acting, and began to audition for various parts.