She was cast in a main role, but before Alaina could seize the opportunity, she was recruited by a model scout who sent her to model high fashion runways in Europe and Japan.
She took up acting roles in a series of independent films while at school.
She belongs to Croatian ancestry.
She saw the opportunity to live in the United States and enroll in college when her parents moved to Dallas, leaving the modeling behind.
She is known for the Canadian television series Painkiller Jane, where she played the character Maureen Bowers.
She tweeted that she had given birth to Lincoln on December 15, 2011.