Was in a long term relationship with comic Bobcat Goldthwait. Some sources claim they were engaged. They met while filming the TV show, Unhappily Ever After (1995).
Ranked #89 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women In The World" (2002)
Due to the heavy workload as a child actress, she elected to drop out of Santa Monica's St. Monica's parochial school after the 8th grade, then earned her high school diploma at 16 after working with tutors on the set.
Was in a relationship with Kevin Connolly from 1995 until 1998. They met on the set of Unhappily Ever After (1995) where they play brother and sister.
She is the Step-mom of Jay's son Jackson.