Common question people ask her is if her eyes are real.
She is of Spanish, Scottish, Irish and English descent.
Once worked as a waitress at a restaurant.
Originally auditioned for the role of Medusa but ended up getting the role of Aphrodite in Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010).
She is the younger of two daughters, and was raised in both West Vancouver (where she was born) and the island of Kauai, Hawaii.