Kraft grew up on a cattle ranch outside of Encampment, Wyoming. She entered the University of Wyoming on a basketball scholarship but quit after the 2006-2007 season to focus on academics. Kraft graduated with a BFA in fine arts in 2010. Kraft is an out lesbian. With The Patti Fiasco, she is known for her strong stage presence, costumes, and musical ability. She was awarded the FoCoMA best front person award in 2013.