She is also the surrogate mother of Alaric and Jo's twin daughters Lizzie Saltzman and Josie Saltzman.Prior to her transition into a vampire, she was known for her insecurities, which caused her to be excessively competitive, mainly with Elena.
Accola was born in Houston, Texas, the daughter of Carolyn (Clark), who was an environmental engineer before becoming a homemaker, and Kevin Accola, a cardiothoracic surgeon.
She has English, Romansh-Swiss, French, and Norwegian ancestry.
She has always had a strong bond with her childhood friends, Elena Gilbert and Bonnie Bennett.
She became best friends with Stefan Salvatore after she became a vampire and he became her mentor.
Forbes is a vampire and one of the main female characters on The Vampire Diaries.