Garcia began her acting career at the age of 10 when she was auditioned for a local theater production and landed doing the lead. She made a guest appearance in an American science fiction television series seaQuest DSV, which was created by Rockne S. O'Bannon.
After a couple of years, Garcia appeared in a television drama Second Noah, which was created by Pamela K. Long. The others cast members of this series are Daniel Hugh Kelly, Betsy Brantley, James Marsden, and Joey Lauren Adams.
Later, Garcia appeared in an American sex comedy movie American Pie 2, which was directed by James B. Rogers. The co-stars of this movie are Jason Biggs, Shannon Elizabeth, Allyson Hannigan, Chris Klein. The movie became a huge hit and grossed $287.5 million at the box office against the budget of $30 million.
Likewise, Garcia also appeared in another American comedy movie Fist Fight, which was directed by Richie Keen. The others stars of this movie are Ice Cube, Charlie Day, Tracy Morgan, and Jillian Bell. The total budget for this movie was $25 million and grossed $41.1 million at the box office.
Garcia has also appeared in numerous television series including Step by Step, Love's Deadly Triangle: The Texas Cadet Murder, Party of Five, Dawson's Creek, Pacific Blue, CI5: The New Professionals. Similarly, he has also featured in Opposite Sex, What I Like About You, Welcome to the Captain, Revenge of the Bridesmaids, The Astronaut Wives Club, and Kevin (Probably) Saves the World.
Regarding her ethnicity and nationality, Garcia is a white American. In 2008, she got engaged to her boyfriend Trace Ayala, who is the co-founder of a clothing company called William Rast. After a year, she began dating Nick Swisher, a baseball player. The couple's relationship was reported by People magazine in August 2009.
After a year, the couple got engaged and married on December 11, 2010, at the Breakers Hotel & Resort in Palm Beach, Florida. The couple is blessed with two daughters, Emerson Jay and Sailor Stevie. She lives a happily married life with her husband and there are no conflicts between the couple that is suggestive of their divorce.
The talented and beautiful actress Garcia earns a big chunk of money from her professional acting career. She has appeared in numerous television series and movies from which she must have received a decent amount of salary. As per some online sources, her net worth is assessed to be $8 million.