Nori was born and raised in Willow, Alaska. She attended undergraduate and graduate school at Eastern Washington University, graduating with a Bachelor degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in 2012 and a Master of Occupational Therapy in 2013. She returned to Alaska after finishing her studies, settling in Anchorage. She worked for several years in skilled nursing, then started at Providence Rehabilitation Services in 2015. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, being outdoors, fishing, camping, hiking, and traveling.