Yvonne's parents immigrated to Australia from Warsaw, Poland. After her acting success, they moved to the USA to be near her. All of of Yvonne's remaining relatives reside in Poland.
Ranked #35 in Maxim's Hot 100 of 2012. (May 2012).
In 2011, Cosmopolitan Magazine (Australia) awarded Strahovski the Fun Fearless Female of the Year along with Favorite TV Actress.
Won the prestigious Theatre World Award for her Broadway Debut performance in Golden Boy. Strahovski received rave reviews for her portrayal of Lorna Moon.
Sent in her audition tape for the show Chuck (2007) in the United States while in the states doing an audition for two other shows (see special features of disk 3 of Chuck (2007) Season 1 "Chuck's World". She sent in an audition tape while waiting to hear from the other two jobs. She was contacted by the producers of Chuck (2007) the next day to come in to "run lines" with Zachary Levi A.K.A. Chuck Bartowski/Charles Carmichael. The chemistry was undeniable and the producers of Chuck (2007) called her back a week later letting her know she got the job. Six months later, she moved to the United States and was cast as the leading lady on Chuck (2007) three days later.