Carla has been in love with a director Sebastian Gutierrez who is also renowned in the film industry as a producer and a writer. He is famous for writing the movies like Gothika, Snakes on a Plane, The Eye and so on. It’s been more than a decade they have been together but till date, there is no any intention of them getting married. She has mixed ethnicity. She has a lovely height as she measures five feet and five inches tall.
When Carla was aged 2 years old, her parents announced their separation. She lived with her father in Sarasota for about two years and then at the age of 4, she moved to Paradise, California home to stay with her mother. During her childhood days, she was involved as a teenage fashion model. After her aunt Carol Merrill pursued her to study acting, she began taking acting classes. After studying acting for several years, she finally won the role of Jane in an American sitcom Who's the Boss?. In the late 1980s, she starred in several movies and TV shows like ALF, Saved by the Bell, Troop Beverly Hills, Good Morning, Miss Bliss and so on. With the turn of 21st century, she portrayed the role of Ingrid Cortez in an American science fiction action-adventure comedy film Spy Kids. This role gained her critical acclaim. Her net worth is $14 million dollars.