Here is another actress who grew up right before our eyes. Brenda Song made her first appearance on the big screen at the tender age of six through a television commercial before moving on to television shows such as Fudge in 1995 and 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd, which was shown in 1999. The aspiring artist then signed a contract with the Disney Channel, which cast her in 2002 in a leading role in getting a Clue, an original Disney Channel film.
The American-born actress, model, singer, and film producer is best known for her role in the Disney sitcom Suite Life of Zack and Cody, in which she was portrayed as London’s Tipton. Her portrayal of this character has been recognized as the longest continuous female character on the Disney Channel. After spending many fruitful years as a child actress with the channel, Brenda Song successfully switched to mainstream film in 2010.
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Brenda Song Bio
The famous actress was born into a Hmong and Thai family with the first name Brenda Julietta Song. Her birth took place on March 27, 1988, in Carmichael, California, United States of America. Her housemother is of Thai-American origin, while her father, a second-grade teacher, is descended from the Hmong. She grew up in California with two brothers, Nathan and Timmy Song, who now live with their parents in a suburb of LA. Brenda’s paternal grandparents came from the Xiong clan, but her last name was changed to Song after successful migration to the USA.
At the tender age of six, Brenda moved with her mother to Los Angeles to support her incipient acting career; the other family members joined them after two years. During her formative years, the aspiring actress wanted to join a ballet class, but her mother forced her to choose taekwondo because her brother had already chosen a taekwondo class. According to her mother, she just wanted to bring both of them to the same place. Although Brenda cried during her entire first class, she actually started to love the act and in the long run, she was named All-American Scholar in the 9th grade and received her black belt in Taekwondo.
The movie star was home-schooled and received a high school diploma at the age of 16. She joined a community college and also participated in an online study at the University of California, Berkeley, majoring in psychology and minoring in economics.
Is Brenda Song Married, Who Is The Boyfriend Or Husband?
The actress has experienced her share of romantic relationships in the past, although she has never been married. In 2010 she started dating Trace Cyrus, a popular singer, and they had an official engagement next year (2011), but unfortunately, they ended in 2012. They got back together in January 2013, but it was obvious that they were not meant for each other, as they separated for good in April of the same year.
Currently, Brenda’s Changeland co-star Macaulay Culkin has been keeping her love life busy since October 2017, her relationship is expected to run smoothly, perhaps wedding bells are just around the corner. Previously Brenda Song has been with several men; she dated Raviv Ullman from 2006 to 2007, Aaron Musicant was in the scene in 2007, Jesse McCartney lasted from 2007 to 2008, and from 2008 to 2009 was Jason Dolley’s turn. In the past, she was also associated with Flo Rida.
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A highly reliable source reported Brenda Song’s net worth of $5 million generated by her salaries. Her 2010 social network collected the proud sum of $224.9 million at the box office. Her starring role in The Suite Life of Zack and Cody in 2005 earned her the sum of $2,800,000, Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior in 2006 made her $1,200,000 richer, and the film entitled The Suite Life on Deck earned her a whopping $3,500,000 in 2008.
As a teenage actress, Brenda Song earned some cool rankings for herself. In 2006, she was ranked 5th on the Forbes list of Hollywood’s top-paid tweens, the same year People Magazine ranked her 5th on the list of Hollywood’s richest children, and she was also ranked 7th on the Forbes list of top young earners. The young actress enjoys a lavish life, her luxurious house in Toluca Lake California was purchased for the sum of $1 million.