She has a brother named Josh. She also has a sister, Heidi, who died from a tumor in 1994.
She has been married to Ernest "Ernie" Mirich since 1994 and has one daughter with him named Kathryn Grace.
She is a trained soprano and has a beautiful voice that your can hear a sample of in a scene in the movie "Hot Under The Collar".
She is best friends with Hudson Leick (who played Callisto), her co-star on Xena: Warrior Princess.
She is a huge fan of the Doors and had the song "L.A. Woman" played for her at her wedding reception to Ernie Mirich in 1997. She had become very intoxicated and did an exotic pole dance to the song in front of everyone that evening. (This was all stated in an interview with Melinda on Conan O'Brien in 1998.)
Melinda's astrological sign is Taurus.
She has brown hair, green eyes and is 5'7".
Mindy and Ernie were married on June 28, 1997 in Dana Point, California. They had a small, private ceremony which was for close friends and family only.
Melinda has starred in many on-stage theater productions during her career including "West Side Story", "The Elephant Man", "Dark Side Of The Moon", "Hello Dolly" and "The Sound Of Music".… Expand