Began a B. Arts (Communication) at The University of NSW before dropping out to study dramatic arts at the University of Western Sydney (fellow graduates include Ned Kelly's Joel Edgerton).
Speaks some Portuguese, and still has family in Portugal and Brazil.
Family is originally from Portugal.
She has formed a production company, "4 One One", with Wentworth (2013) star Danielle Cormack.
A stage performer as well as a television actress, she appeared in Australian theatrical productions of Kenneth Lonergan's This is Our Youth and Federico Garcia Lorca's Blood Wedding.
She co-stars on Wentworth with Danielle Cormack.
Early in her career, she played the recurring role of Sasha Fernandez in the popular Australian drama series All Saints.
She is a native of Sydney, Australia.