Was born in South Africa and has lived in Canada, New Zealand and Australia. Was 9 years old when she and her younger sister, Clara, watched their father collapse from a heart attack and die. Met her fiancé, James Stewart, on the set of the Australian TV series Packed to the Rafters, on which they played lovers. Daughter Scout is named after the character in To Kill a Mockingbird. Is a brand ambassador for the Linneys jewelry line in Australia.