Originally, her family is from Bissingen, district of Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Lydia developed an interest in photography at an early age.
She was born and raised in Germany and moved to the United States alongside her family sometime prior to the year 2011. As of early 2022, her family had been residing in East Tennessee.
Lydia and her family were subject to a civil case for Asylum in the United States. While in Germany her parents had been persecuted for homeschooling their children as they are believers in the Evangelical Christian faith.