Bream attended Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia and graduated in with a degree in business. While attending Liberty University she entered the Miss Virginia pageant. Bream won the title of Miss Virginia in She participated in the Miss America pageant and was one of the top 10 finalists that year. She is married to her long time boyfriend. They met each other while studying at Liberty University.
Bream has been vocal about her conservative upbringing growing up in Florida. She was raised by a strict mother and a former Marine and police officer father. She participated in the Miss America pageant. Her scholarship award covered much of her education. McCollum would later become the Florida Attorney General. She eventually made a career change from the legal profession to pursue a career in television news. With his encouragement, she submitted audition tapes to Fox News.