Born in Louisiana but raised in California
As a child, she was a tomboy
She is of Creole descent, and she co-hosted MTV show "Kidnapped" before making her big-screen debut in The Scorpion King (2002).
In 2007 she was named to the top 10 most beautiful Victoria's Secret models of all time. She was ranked 4th, ahead of Tyra Banks and 'Heidi Klum'.
Has modeled for Escada, Noxzema, AT&T, Wilson's Leather, Victoria's Secret, and Fredrick's of Hollywood