Sent in her audition tape for the show Chuck (2007) while in the US doing an audition for two other shows. She was contacted by the producers of "Chuck" the next day to come in to "run lines" with Zachary Levi, who played "Chuck". The chemistry was undeniable and the producers called her back a week later to let her know she got the job. Six months later she moved to the US and was cast as the leading lady on "Chuck" three days later.
In March 2008 she was ranked #24 on Wizard magazine's Sexiest Women of TV list.
Was a straight-A student in school.
Had a nose ring for five years and says that the hole is still visible from close-up.
Is of Polish descent and speaks fluent Polish.
Her parents emigrated to Australia from Warsaw, Poland. After her acting success, they moved to the US to be near her. All of of her remaining relatives reside in Poland.
Her last name, Strahovski, is the phonetic pronunciation of her actual last name--Strzechowski.
Ranked #77 in Maxim's Hot 100 of 2010.
Ranked #50 in the 2011 FHM (Australia) list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World".
In May 2012 she was ranked #35 in Maxim's Hot 100 of 2012.
In 2011 Cosmopolitan Magazine (Australia) awarded her the Fun Fearless Female of the Year along with Favorite TV Actress.
She is a supporter of PETA and appeared in an ad for their "Adopt, Don't Buy" campaign.
She was honored, along with Liam Hemsworth, for her work in international roles with the 2012 Australians in Film Breakthrough Award.
Ranked #46 in Maxim's Hot 100 of 2013.
Over the summer 2017 she secretly married her boyfriend of more than 6 years Tim Loden in Northern California.
In Chuck (2007), she beat Beau Garrett, Karolina Kurkova and Nicole Richie.
(May 11, 2018) Expecting her first child with her husband Tim Loden.