Patricia Summerland attended Crescenta Valley High School where she lettered in track and field. Patricia began her modeling carreer in 1979. Some of her first big gigs were for Catalina Swimwear catelogs and Jordache Jeans. In 1981 Patricia had her first chance at stardom dancing for American Bamdstand with Dick Clarke. Patricia attended Glendal Community College where she recieved her associates degree in Business. Patricia also became a drug and alcohol counselor. By the time she auditioned 1987 for "Glow" at 20 years old she was already a self described "beach girl," actress and Catalina Swimwear model whose wrestling-loving father convinced her to send in her head shot to a television casting request. She later went on to wrestle as Sunny The California GLOW girl. She also wrote a knock knock joke book for blind children. She is also a podcast host herself. She was also featured in the 1999 KISS issue of Playboy.