Place of Birth: Carmichael, Sacramento, California, United States
Date of Birth: March 27, 1988
Ethnicity: Hmong, Thai
Brenda Song is an American actress, singer, producer, and model. She has appeared in the films Leave it to Beaver, College Road Trip, Secret Obsession, The Ultimate Christmas Present, and The Social Network, among others.
Her father is a Hmong who emigrated to the U.S. from Laos. Her mother is Thai, and was adopted by Hmong parents. Brenda has a son with her partner, actor, musician, and podcaster Macaulay Culkin.
Her father’s family name was originally Xiong, but was changed to Song after her father moved to the U.S. Brenda is fluent in Hmong and stated in an interview that her father encouraged her and her brothers to speak Hmong at home to keep their culture.