Donnabella was born and raised in Seattle, WA. As a child she utilized every outlet available- including leads in musicals, dance recitals, ice skating performances, beauty pageants, and runway shows. However, don’t be fooled by her girlish appearance; Donnabella was a tomboy growing up. She enjoyed climbing, snowboarding, sports, playing with firecrackers, and even building forts with her boy cousins growing up.
She became the cheerleading captain for Seattle Preparatory, where she excelled academically, graduating a year early. She continued as a cheerleader through her college years at Seattle University, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Criminal Justice Forensic Psychology and a B.A. In Humanities. Upon graduation, she pursued her dance ambitions and became a professional dancer/cheerleader for the NBA with the Seattle SuperSonics.
Yearning for more creative substance, Donnabella relocated to Los Angeles to pursue her childhood dreams of being an actress. Since Donnabella has appeared in various television shows and films such as House, Oliver Stone’s: Savages, How to Get Away with Murder, Ray Donovan, NCIS, Jane The Virgin, RETAIL, The Cost of Living, Escape The Night, The Young and The Restless, Westworld, Mary + Jane, Mistresses, Freshwater, Let Me In, Ulterior Motives: Reality Tv Massacre, Love That Girl, and Reverie.
In addition to her theatrical work, Donnabella has also commercially collaborated with household brands such as McDonald’s (collaboration #1) / McDonald’s (collaboration #2), Coca-Cola, T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon, Pizza Hut, and Ford. She has also various narrated audio-books including, but not limited to, Amie Kaufman’s (This Shattered World / Iluminae ) and George R.R. Martin’s (Aces Abroad: Wild Cards IV).