Antonella Iacobone was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. She attended Bishop Watterson High school as well as The Ohio State University, where she attained a degree in Italian Education. She has taught in Columbus Public Schools as well as Bishop Hartley High School, and has been teaching at St. Francis DeSales High School since 2011. For the past 25 years, she has traveled extensively to Italy, where she met her husband, Angelo. They have two boys, Rocco and Giuliano. She enjoys cooking and travelling as well as spending time with her family. She is a Pinterest enthusiast, and loves learning new things.