Gained fame as the daughter of musical theatre and film star Audra McDonald.
Her parents were married in 2000 and she was born the following year. By 2009, her parents had divorced.
She has occasionally joined her mother in attending shows like Cinderella on Broadway.
Her father, Peter Donovan, is a bassist. Her mother married Will Swenson in 2012 and later they gave birth to her younger sister, Sally, in 2016.
She was named after her mother's close friend and Master Class costar Zoe Caldwell.