Diana was born in Merced, California and raised in Long Island, New York. She attended Marymount of Manhattan College, in New York for Ballet and Hunter College, NY for Modern and Contemporary dance. Diana has also trained at the Martha Graham School in Prague. Prior to serving on staff at CBC, Diana was the Artistic Director for Positions Dance School in Babylon, New York for over 10 years. Diana is married to her husband Eric and they have a son, Noah. The Matthews live in Laguna Hills.