Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is of mixed African-American, Italian, and Native American heritage. Her mother is Afro-Italian and her father is Native American. She went to Harvard Extension School to study psychology.
She was married to Finnian Lozada for 5 years, but they are now divorced. She is now engaged to John Edward Yarbrough. Bingham is well known for her preference for interracial dating. In an interview with Howard Stern she admitted that she prefers white men.
She is a vegetarian. She has appeared in advertisements for and is a member of PETA