Jordan Christine Knapp was born in Sacramento, California to Starla Knapp, a financial aid director and Greg Knapp, an NFL football coach. She was raised in San Francisco, Atlanta, Oakland, Seattle and Houston, but has found her biggest home to be on camera and on stage. She refused to sit still throughout her childhood as she ran between rehearsals for dance teams, cheer squads, choral groups and theatre troupes.
Knapp graduated from the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting for Film in 2016. Upon completion of her degree she has acted in many a short films, plays (original and Shakespearean)
and feature length films. She also performs regularly with her improv troupe,
Yes, and the Kitchen Sink (or YAKS for short).
She is a lover of languages (she proficiently speaks Spanish and Portuguese), cooking and cheap jokes. She now resides in Los Angeles.