Brittaney Bennett was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada and raised in the mountains of British Columbia. She was a competitive downhill skier, and trained in both karate and kickboxing. After winning local pageants as a teen, and placing as a finalist in the Miss Interior BC pageant, Brittaney attended the University of Victoria. She then went on to graduate from Studio 58 Theatre School in Vancouver. Brittaney spent two years studying Buddhism with a Buddhist monk, has toured across Canada doing theatre, and continues training and performing as a Middle Eastern dancer. Ms Bennett now resides in Toronto.