When Haworth was a toddler, she was very skinny almost to the point where it was unhealthy. At the age of 12, she began weightlifting to strengthen her muscles for softball. Throughout a typical workout, Haworth is able to lift up to 25 tons.
Haworth's mother and father's names are Shiela and Robert Haworth. She also has two sisters named Katie and Beth Haworth. Her youngest sister Katie is also a champion weightlifter. After retiring from active competition, Cheryl married her longtime girlfriend, Kalen Curtis, on February 28th, 2014.