|Wendy was born in Pittsburgh PA and lived in North Hills until age 13. She lived in Amherst OH for 2 years , and then moved to Surfside Beach, SC. She has 1 brother, Joe, and 2 nephews, Alex and Ethan. She loved sports and played basketball, volleyball, tennis and softball. She attended the University of Central Florida and the University of California. She wrote a music column in a local paper, worked at several radio stations, taught children's acting classes, and worked in television. Her favorite activities involved teaching children.