Talyah Miller is one of seven children along with her mum and dad, Susan and Stephen Miller. She lives in Manurewa. After preschool, Talyah was homeschooled for a year before spending primary years at Manurewa East Primary school, and then to South Auckland Middle School. she is of Samoan and NZ European descent, and regularly attends New Life church, where her parents are pastors. Her interests lie strongly in music and art, and she is known as a good friend and fun person by her peers.