Olivia Cheng

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Birth Name

Olivia Sonya Cheng

Gender

Female

Biography:

Olivia Sonya Cheng, actress, writer, journalist and news correspondent, was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She is Asian Canadian and was born on August 20. Her parents are immmigrants from Hong Kong. Her father was in the software business and her mother is a health aide. Her older brother, Jeff, works as a nurse. When her parents wanted her to pursue a career in science or business, Olivia attended the University of Alberta. Later, unhappy with her career path, she dropped out of the University and enrolled in the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. There, she entered their broadcast journalism program. Years later, Olivia went to work for Canada's Global News Network as a reporter and, later, as a features writer. She is now seeking work as an actor while attending school.