Krista began playing the piano when she was only two years old.
Krista has two older sisters named Kim and Kelly.
Krista, who left Guiding Light in 1989, returned for a guest appearance in a 2002 episode. She said returning to the show was like attending a class reunion.
Krista has appeared in over twenty television commercials, including several spots for Diet Coke.
Krista says that if she wasn't an actress she'd like to go into the advertising business or become a lawyer.
Krista's all-time favorite television show is Star Trek.
From 1991 to 1992, Krista was married to Robert Mione, during that time she was sometimes credited as Krista Mione.
Krista is 5'2" and has blonde hair and green eyes.
Krista appeared on the cover of Hairdo Ideas in July of 1999. She also appeared on the cover of Bride World Quarterly in the Fall 2004.
Krista enjoys golf, running, yoga, and riding motorcycles.
Krista's theater credits include:
- Don't Call Me Henry
- Babes in Arms
- The Boyfriend
In 2003, Krista won an Electronic Retail Association award for her appearance in a Swiffer Wet Jet infomercial.
Krista says her favorite piano composer is Chopin. She also enjoys ragtime and classical music.
The first time Krista's husband, Glen Strauss, asked her out on a date, she said no.
Krista was a judge at the 1985 Miss Teen USA pageant.
Krista was a part of the improv comedy troupe, The Groundlings.
Krista is represented professionally by Blair Taylor of Commercial Talent Agency in Los Angeles.
In 1981, Krista won the title of Miss Teen Missouri.
Krista: I am a big believer that fitness is such a big part of who you are. Even though I have an insatiable sweet tooth, I keep myself in good shape. I exercise not only to stay in shape, and to have more energy, but to experience wellness and a sense of balance - both physically and emotionally.