McCurdy plays the lead role of Wiley Day in Between, she has been acting since 2000.
- She has three older brothers named Marcus, Dustin and Scott.
- She has three dogs (Snoopy, Chewie and Musashi) and two turtles (Tootsen and Zeus).
- She was inspired to become an actress by Harrison Ford after watching Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977). She later acted alongside Harrison Ford in Hollywood Homicide (2003).
- Collects stuffed animals, hats, books and crafts.
- Loves to read and write poetry and screenplays.
- She is a StarPower Ambassador for the Starlight Children's Foundation.
- She loves to figure skate in her spare time, and has been in a few figure skating competitions.
- Her mother, Debra, battled recurrences of breast cancer, which first occurred in March 1996. This was thought cured after a bone marrow transplant, chemotherapy, breast surgery, and radiation sessions [June 2011], but unfortunately she died on Sept. 20, 2013.
- She is of Irish, French, Swedish, Italian, English, and Dutch descent.