Middle sister of Todd Tesen and Schuyler Thiessen.
The guests at her wedding included Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990) co-stars Jason Priestley, Tori Spelling, and Lindsay Price.
Taking the advice of her uncle, screenwriter/actor Roger Ernest, she began modeling at the age of eight.
Listed her Studio City home at $2.8 million. The house, built in 1963, has five bedrooms and 5 1/2 bathrooms in slightly less than 5,000 square feet. 
Her middle name Amber, was chosen by her grandmother. She initially dropped it from her name professionally, in order to be taken more seriously as an actress.