Springer was born in Arlington, Texas. In 2000, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. She became involved in the entertainment industry, appearing in several commercials and film projects. Although uncredited, her first screen appearance was in a 2001 episode of Malcolm in the Middle, playing the Girl saved by Hal, a minor role. In 2008, she had a recurring role on the teen sitcom iCarly, playing Wendy, a friend of Carly, Sam, and Freddie.