Her father is of English and Ashkenazi Jewish descent. Her mother is from a Dominican family. Monica had a Bat Mitzvah ceremony.
Her grandfather, Edward Charles Raymund, was a philanthropist and businessperson, who founded the family company Tech Data Corp., a multi-billion dollar corporation, that distributes computer components and software.
Studied acting at Julliard.
She has two tattoos: a moth on the arm and a feather on the sternum.