Kirsty grew up in Cobram before moving to Bendigo to study at La Trobe University. After graduating in 1999 Kirsty worked in a Bendigo accounting firm for 7 years before moving to Perth for work. Kirsty returned to Cobram and began working at Mogg Osborne in 2009 where she worked for 2 years before moving back to WA for 12 months. Once again Kirsty returned to Cobram and back to Mogg Osborne in 2012 before taking some time off for the birth of her son in 2013.
Kirsty enjoys being a mum to her two children Ella and Jack, and spending time with family and friends.