Brenda Song, the Young Artist Awards-winning American actress got a breakthrough from TV series 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd (2000- 2002).
Turned professional since 1993, the Carmichael, California-born actress started as a child fashion model & now stands among one of the inspiring figures in TV show business.
With nearly 3 decades of career, Song records 74 acting credits; has appeared in the film The Social Network (2010) and in TV series: The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (2005- 2008) & its spin-off series The Suite Life on Deck (2008- 2011).
What Is Brenda Song’s Net Worth In 2020?
32-year-old American actress Brenda Song has a net worth of $7 million as of May 2020. The Celebrity Net Worth stated her wealth accumulation at $5 million in 2019.
Primarily, Song earns a hefty sum through her acting career; in 2006,Forbes ranked her #5 among Forbes Hollywood’s Top-Paid Tweens with annual revenue of $5.5 million.
From 2000 to 2002, she appeared in the TV sitcom 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd (19 episodes), which proved to be her career breakthrough.
Furthermore, in 2002, Brenda signed a contract with Disney & appeared in the TV film Get a Clue, which opened the portals to career success.
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Salary From Films & TV Series
Over the years, Song has kept curtains over most of her payroll details; indeed, her earnings averages in the rich 6-digit figure per year.
Reportedly, for the 2006 film Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior starring Shin Koyamada, where Brenda herself was also co-producer, she took a salary of $1.2 million.
The 5 ft. 2 inches tall actress portrayed London Tipton in the teen sitcom The Suite Life on Deck (2005- 2008, 87 episodes) & earned $2.8 million.
The TV series also starred Cole Sprouse, Dylan Sprouse, and Ashley Tisdale.
Later on, she worked in the spin-off of the aforementioned series, The Suite Life on Deck (2008- 2011, 71 episodes) & pocketed a whopping sum of $3.5 million.
Success In Movies & TV Shows
After appearing in 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd in the early 2000s, Brenda made brief appearances in many TV series: 7th Heaven (2000), ER (2001), and Phil of the Future (2004- 2005).
Brenda then got wide acclaim with her work in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (2005- 2008) & later appear in its spin-off The Suite Life on Deck (2008- 2011).
Furthermore, her hands in film career turned out a success too; she landed in a debut lead role through the Disney film Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior (2005).
Her 2010 film The Social Network starring Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, and Justin Timberlake, became a box-office hit as well as critical success.
Reportedly, the biographical drama film grossed $224.9 million (the budget was $40 million) & receive a rating of 9.01/10 by Rotten Tomatoes.
Her other notable acting credits include Scandal (2012- 2013), New Girl (2013), Dads (2013- 2014), and Pure Genius (2016- 2017).
Was A Child Model Before Turning Actress
In 1993, Song made her TV debut at the age of 6, through the Little Caesars commercial & later in Barbie commercial.
Thereafter, she landed in a TV career as an actress in Thunder Alley (1993- 1994) and Fudge (1995).
What Is Brenda Currently Doing?
Following her appearance in Seth Green’s 2019 film Changeland, Brenda is yet to come up with film roles for now, while her activity in TV series is seemingly raging.
Having appeared as a recurring role in Station 19 (2018- 2020), the American actress, now plays the main cast Madison Maxwell in Dollface (2019- Present).
Moreover, Brenda Song provides voice-over as Anne Boonchuy in Amphibia (2019- Present, 20 episodes).
Resides In Los Angeles
Currently, Brenda Song lives in Los Angeles, California, though, she is yet to open up the details & worth of her residence.
As reported, in April 2019, Song along with her boyfriend Macaulay Culkin, the Home Alone actor, were house-hunting.
They viewed a 5-bedroom and 6-bathroom house in Studio City near Ventura Blvd, next to Empire star Jussie Smollett.
The 3, 400-sq. ft property was listed for $2,399,999, however, no reports on the trade of the house have come up to date.
Formerly a spokesperson for Disney’s Friends for Change, Brenda participates in many charitable events aiming for the benefit of causes such as children, cancer & youth activism.
To benefit Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services, she hosted “A World Of Change”, an annual charity fashion show in 2006.
In 2006 & 2007 Brenda participated in YMCA Healthy Kids Day in Chicago and also has an association with charity causes for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
In 2007, The Suite Life on Deck actress began hosting Disney special daily segment called Pass the Plate.
Did you know? She joined Paula Abdul & other celebrities in the commercial “Our Time to Vote” aimed to encourage American citizens to vote during the 2008 presidential election.
Lawsuit Against An Escort Agency
In 2008, Brenda filed a libel suit against an escort agency, seeking $100,000 in damages as they used her image in an ad in LA Weekly.
It was settled in March 2009, with an agreement to pay her $16,000 in damages.
Was Engaged To Trace Cyrus: Current Relationship Status?
Brenda Song was in a relationship with American musician Trace Cyrus; the on-off couple began dating in 2010 & were engaged on October 14, 2011.
However, after a year of engagement, they broke-up in June 2012.
Since 2017, Song is dating former child actor Macaulay Culkin, famous for the Home Alone film series.
Brenda Julietta Song was born on March 27, 1988, in Carmichael, California, the USA, to a Thai and Hmong family. Her father works as a school teacher while her mother is a homemaker.
Song has 2 younger brothers: Timmy and Nathan.
An American by nationality, Song hails from American-Asian descent. Reportedly, her paternal grandparents were from China & changed their surname from ‘Xiong’ to ‘Song’ after immigrating in the United States.
In 2009, Brenda majored in psychology & minoring in business from the University of California, Berkeley.
Activity On Social Media: Instagram & Twitter
Song is an avid user of Instagram as well as Twitter. As of May 2020, her Instagram (@brendasong) followers count 1.7 million while Twitter (@BrendaSong) followers are over 254K.