Elyse grew up outside of Anchorage in Soldotna, Alaska, where she spent her childhood ice-skating and snowmobiling. She found warmer a climate when she relocated to Scottsdale, Arizona, where she now works as a makeup artist. She also enjoys hiking, reading and spending time with friends over good food and wine.
- Her favorite holiday is New Year's Eve because of the glitter, glam, and hope of new beginnings.
- She has never been out of the country.
- She says the easiest way to relate to someone is through laughter.