Teri was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the youngest of six. At age 5 she followed her older brother into theater at a local theater school where she found her passion for acting. She continued in theater for the next 13 years. In High School she was signed with a local talent agency moving her into modeling, commercials and a small film role. She graduated early from High School and moved to Los Angeles at eighteen. She spends her time filming, attending classes (dance, acting, vocal, and instrumental) and traveling.
Teri Andrez and Brendan Coughlin share a son Sawyer Creek Coughlin. The actress and actor were casted as boyfriend and girlfriend on the soap Days Of Our Lives.