Kimberley says she looks up to actress Maeve Kinkead, calling her "so elegant and so sophisticated and so professional." While she was on Guiding Light, Kimberley looked to Maeve [who played Vanessa] as a mentor.
Kimberley, and her husband Chris, have one adopted daughter, Tuesday Grace Minghui, who was born in China.
In 1991, Kimberley won a Soap Opera Digest Award in the category of "Outstanding Female Newcomer" for her portrayal of "Mindy Lewis" on Guiding Light.
Kimberly previously dated her Guiding Light co-star, Vincent Irizarry. The couple played husband and wife on the show.