Gave birth to her third child at age 38, a daughter Eleanor Patricia Whitesell on January 15, 2008. Child's father is her husband, Patrick Whitesell.
She attended the University of Southern California, where she majored in communications.
She attended El Camino College in Torrance, California, where she made the Dean's list and wrote for the college newspaper, The Warwhoop.
She is an avid runner and recently completed her first Boston Marathon (2005)
Gave birth to her second child at age 36, a son Evan Whitesell on June 22, 2006. Child's father is her husband, Patrick Whitesell.