Enjoys listening to punk rock, plays guitar and plays piano.
Ranked #88 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women in the World" (2002).
Parents are Solomon Feldthouse and Cathryn Falk.
While her first name is Persian, Fairuza herself is not of Persian descent. Fairuza has stated that her father is of Romani (Gypsy) and Cherokee Native American ancestry. Fairuza's maternal grandfather, Frederick Franklin Balk, was of German descent, while Fairuza's maternal grandmother, Lavergne Leone White, had English ancestry.
When she was born, her father took one look at her eyes and exclaimed "Firuze!" which is Farsi for "turquoise".