She was born in San Francisco, CA to parents Mark and Laurelyn, a health-care consultant and an economics professor, respectively. She has two siblings, an older sister Natasha (a director/writer) and a younger brother Nikos (a student). She started performing as a child and attended a performing arts conservatory high school where she trained in dance. For college, she attended Stanford University from 2013-2017 and focused on science/technology. After graduating, she moved directly to LA to pursue a career in entertainment.