Brenda Song (born March 27, 1988) is an American actress and singer. She is best known for starring in Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior which is currently the eighth highest viewed Disney Channel Original Movie, with over 5.7 million viewers on the night of its premiere. Song helped co-produce the film, and she and Shin Koyamada will star in the Wendy Wu sequel.
She is also well-known for starring in the Disney Channel Original Series, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody as the spoiled heiress London Tipton, and has appeared in other Disney Channel original series and movies. She has guest appearances in many other television series, and she won a Young Artist Award for her work in The Ultimate Christmas Present. She was voted one of Teen People's 25 hottest stars under 25.
Brenda Song stars as London Tipton, the hotel owner’s spoiled daughter, in Disney Channel’s new hit sitcom, “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.”
Having acted since age six, Brenda is already a familiar face to Disney Channel viewers. Before beginning production on the new series, she had a recurring role as the hip and trendy Tia on “Phil of the Future.” She also starred in the top-rated Disney Channel Original Movies “Stuck in the Suburbs,” the mystery “Get A Clue” with Lindsay Lohan, and “The Ultimate Christmas Present” with Hallee Hirsh and Spencer Breslin.
Her other television credits include guest starring roles on “That’s So Raven,” “George Lopez,” “The Bernie Mac Show,” “7th Heaven,” “One On One,” “The Nightmare Room,” “Judging Amy,” “Popular,” “Once and Again,” and as a panelist on “Small Talk.” Brenda also had a starring role on the series “100 Deeds For Eddie McDowd.”
On the big screen, she starred in “Like Mike” opposite Lil’ Bow Wow and Jonathan Lipnicki, and appeared in “Leave It To Beaver” and “Santa With Muscles” starring Hulk Hogan.
Brenda was named an All-American Scholar in ninth grade and holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
A self-proclaimed “total dork,” she loves sampling international cuisine, shopping and studying. She is an avid Los Angeles Lakers fan.
Brenda was born in Carmichael, California on March 27, 1988. Her mother is Thai-American and her father is Hmong. Brenda, her parents, and her younger brothers, Timmy and Nathan, now live in a suburb of Los Angeles.