How much is Brenda Song worth?
|Net Worth:||$7 Million
|Date of Birth:||March 27, 1988 (age 34)|
|Country:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 ft 1 in (1.57 m)|
About Brenda Song
Brenda Song is an American actress, model, and film producer. She gained international popularity after joining the cast of The Suite Life of Zack and Cody. Song began her acting career in the late 1990s and, among some her first television roles were in the movies Fudge and 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd.
Since then, she’s received international popularity and won multiple awards. The skilled actress also landed recurring and main roles in various television series such as Scandal, New Girl, and Dads. Even now, she’s often been dubbed the “Queen of Disney”, because of her very successful career and contributions to Disney.
She was born on March 27, 1988, in Carmichael, California. Her grandparents were from the Xiong clan and both of her parents were from Thailand. Brenda’s parents met in Sacramento, which is where they lived at the time Song and her two younger brothers were born. When Song was six years old, she moved to Los Angeles with her mother to pursue an acting career.
Simultaneously with attending the University of California, from which she graduated in 2009, Brenda Song began her acting career. Her career started off in the early 1990s as a child fashion model in San Francisco. At the age of five or six, she took part in her first commercial, promoting Little Caesars and Barbie. In 1995, she landed her first film role in the narrative Requiem. Throughout the rest of the decade, she took part in Thunder Valley, Fudge, Santa with Muscles, and Leave It to Beaver.
The young actress started to become rich in the early 2000s. Her very first role in a Disney Channel production was The Ultimate Christmas Present, which earned her two nominations for Young Artist Awards. In 2002, she appeared on The Bernie Mac Show, which earned her a nomination for “Guest Starring Young Actress”. Also that year, she took part in the family film Like Mike which earned $62.3 million in the box office from a $30 million dollar budget.
2002 marked the beginning of Song’s prosperous career as a Disney superstar. After signing a multi-million dollar contract with the company, she starred in Get a Clue and had a recurring role in Phil of the Future, where she appeared in seven episodes between 2004 and 2005.
“I was just a little girl watching TV and wanting to be in it. My parents had no idea how to get me there, but here I am as a part of this great cast on the Disney Channel. Truly, if you just want to do this, then you have to commit to it,” Brenda Song has said.
In 2005, she received the opportunity to join the cast of The Suite Life of Zack and Cody. Eventually, the show became a hit that boosted not only the Sprouse twins’ careers but also Brenda Song’s.
Besides spending most of her acting career in television series and reality shows, throughout the 2010s, Brenda Song also landed roles in a few television and independent films such as The Social Network, Little Sister, and Secret Obsession. She also lent her voice to two films – The Little Engine That Could and Cinnamon.
As one of Disney’s most popular stars, she is also known for having appearances in several music projects – Disney Channel Circle of Stars for example. She can also be heard in A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes, Bop To The Top among others.
Brenda’s Total Net Worth
The Disney star’s success continued after reprising the role of the spoiled heiress London Tipton (which was initially set for Paris Hilton). Before the fan-favorite show had ended in 2011, Song reprised her role in other Disney Channel projects such as Wizards of Waverly Place, Hannah Montana, and The Suite Life Movie.
In the following years, she had recurring roles in some of the decade’s most viewed television series – Scandal, New Girl, Dads, and Robot Chicken. Her most recent roles in TV series are in Station 19, Amphibia, and Dollface.
It has been reported that Brenda Song earned $2.9 million from The Suite Life of Zack and Cody and $3.5 million for The Suite Life On Deck. From all of her work in TV series, of which she has appeared in 44 separate shows, over a dozen for multiple episodes, Brenda has earned an estimated $9.5 million dollars.
Brenda has earned appearing in films, as well. Films like Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior and Secret Obsession have earned her more than $1 million dollar paychecks. In total, she has earned around $3.5 million in her film career.
Overall, as an actress, Brenda Song has earned a total of an estimated $13 million dollars. Of that amount, $1-2 million is expected to have been paid in business related costs. The remainder, $11.5 million, will have been taxed at around 46% as Brenda has been residing in the state of California. After tax, it is estimated that her career earnings are at around $6.21 million dollars, having paid $5.29 million dollars in taxes.
Brenda Song has been in a relationship with Macaulay Culkin since 2017 and they have one child together, Dakota. In her personal life everything has appeared normal and it is also speculated that she has invested some of her money in various investment instruments.
In her personal life Brenda has likely spent $1 million dollars of her career earnings but also probably possesses assets valued at around $500,000, not including investment assets. In her investments, she may have earned investment returns of $1 million dollars. Therefore, it is estimated that Brenda Song has a net worth of a rounded up $7 million dollars.
In just a few years, Brenda Song became one of the most favorite Disney actresses, who is highly praised for her contributions and for using her popularity to help others. The Disney superstar has achieved a ton of success since signing with the company in 2002. Whether it’s web or television series, films, or music videos, Brenda Song has starred in all of them. Her name can be seen in many magazines and she’s been included in many lists that highlight the prettiest or most promising rising stars of Hollywood.