Actress and reality television contestant who won the twelfth-season of ABC's The Bachelor and went on to appear in Couples Therapy in 2012.
She was born in Malibu, California as the daughter of Michele Cathy Smith and soap opera actor Lorenzo Lamas.
She had a small, recurring role on the soap opera, General Hospital from 2003 to 2005.
She married blogger Nik Richie in 2010, and the couple welcomed a daughter in November 2011.
She and Melissa Rycroft were both winners of The Bachelor. However, neither contestant ultimately made it to the altar.