Adopted the surname Fonda out of admiration for the Fonda acting dynasty, especially Henry Fonda and Jane Fonda.
Is 6 years older than Nina Dobrev, who played her mother on The Vampire Diaries (2009).
Has two step-sons, Tristan River Waite (b. October 12, 1998) and Asher Sky Waite (b. September 2001).
In 2011, she began dating Liam Waite and they got engaged on December 31, 2013. They got married in the summer of 2015 after 4 years together.