Close friend and former roommate of Varsity Blues (1999) co-star Ali Larter.
Mother: Judy, worked at the Jean Paul Getty museum.
Pets: two cats. Yogi and Nala
Was a speaker for Heal the Bay, an organization that works on cleaning up the ocean, for seven years.
Was named one of "Organic Style" magazines "Women with Organic Style". The award is given to women who do things inspiring, that makes the world a better place. She was selected because of her work with the "Environmental Media Association", "Humane Society" and "Heal the Bay". 
Ranked #27 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women in the World" (2002).
In addition to her work with Heal the Bay, she has also been on television commercials in Michigan where her parents have a place in the Northern Lower Peninsula in Leelanau.
Named #74 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement. (2006).
Ranked #31 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.
Teaches yoga. Was certified in 2011.
She has German, English, Irish, as well as some Dutch, Swiss-German, and Welsh, ancestry.
(September 10, 2011) Married her boyfriend of a year Carter Oosterhouse following a 5-month-long engagement.
Co-owns Bonobo winery with her husband and other family members on Old Mission Peninsula in Traverse City, Michigan.
Has a daughter, Flora Oosterhouse (b.December 26, 2016), with her husband Carter Oosterhouse.
She studied ballet for ten years of her life.
Is a former model.
Her mother is Judy Carrington, a one-time Junior Miss winner.