Villa grew up in New York City and Santa Barbara, CA and has toured Scientology Churches in over 25 countries including Denmark, South Africa, France, Italy, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Singapore and Mexico. She has lived in Los Angeles, Seattle, Santa Barbara, Aarhus, Denmark and currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee. Villa is a Christian, and she credits her study of Scientology for improving her life and career. In December 2016 she married Danish writer and photographer Thorsten Overgaard after 4 years together. On September 25, 2019, she announced via social media she had amicably filed for divorce.