An active athlete, Monaco grew up on the East Coast, where she
participated in soccer, swimming, track and softball, among other
sports. After the last of five girls was born, her family decided
to move from the bustling city of Philadelphia to the more peaceful
environment of the Poconos. Monaco proudly states that she is a
born competitor. In addition to athletics, she participated
intensely in speech, debate and theater during high school.
Monaco's television debut came in 1997, when she landed a recurring
role on "Baywatch." She has since segued into the feature film
world with roles in "Idle Hands," "Mumford" and "BASEketball."
Raised in an Italian Catholic home, Monaco is very close with her
family, especially her great-grandmother. She enjoys volunteering
for children's charity events, as well as working with elders. She
currently resides in West Hollywood, California.
Biography courtesy of the Internet Movie Database (www.imdb.com).