Though Andrea was born in Washington, D.C., her family moved to Africa when Andrea was at a young age and they lived there for many years. Andréa returned to the United States at the age of seventeen and attended California State University Fullerton, where she majored in theatre.
Andrea has appeared on Aaron Spelling's show, 7th Heaven, for a handful of episodes. Andréa also appeared on WB's popular teen drama, Dawson's Creek. Her film debut occured in 2002 when she appeared as Jewel in American Gun.
Andrea feels very lucky to be able play the role of Gia Campbell on GH because she has been watching the show since high school. Andrea is currently dating, but she prefers to keep her boyfriend's name witheld.