Elena Lyons was born in Madrid, Spain and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. After graduating High School she moved to Los Angeles at 17 and immediately started working as an Elite Model in numerous high fashion print editorials and national commercials.
Elena then began pursuing her dream of becoming an actress and started with guest starring roles in television, which subsequently brought her to the attention of television mogul Peter Engel and landed her the role of “Lauren” on the hit NBC series USA HIGH. Elena starred in 95 episodes of the series, which soon started airing worldwide, and brought her legions of young fans from all over that identified with her character.
After USA HIGH, Elena continued to work in numerous television series, guest starring on such hits as C.S.I., George Lopez, N.C.I.S., LAS VEGAS and TWO AND A HALF MEN. Elena also had a recurring role on GROUNDED FOR LIFE as the sassy and mischievous Nicole Flordelisi. And most recently appeared as “Della” in multiple episodes of the Daytime Emmy Award winning DAYS OF OUR LIVES and again numerous episodes as Marisol in The Young and Restless.