Tepe is a native of Norwood, Ohio. She has appeared in several short and feature films. Her television credits include General Hospital, Dexter, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Cory in the House, That's So Raven, Entourage and a recurring role on Disney's Wizards of Waverly Place as many different characters. Active in live local theatre, Tepe has performed in various Los Angeles productions, including shows with the Elephant Theatre, McCadden Place Theatre, Whitefire Theatre, ACME Comedy Theatre, and Interact Theatre Company, of which she is a member. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from CalArts and holds a Master of the Arts in Educational Theatre from New York University.