Lizahn and her family immigrated from South Africa to New Zealand in 2018. She graduated from Onderstepoort Faculty of Veterinary Science in 2006 and has practised as a nurse at various clinics including the SPCA in South Africa.
Having grown up on a farm, animals have always been a huge part of her life and were always her priority after getting home from school.

As a wife and mom of 2 young children, she enjoys any type of exercise, reading self-development books and socialising with friends.