World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Brenda Schad

Article Id: WHEBN0006218818
Reproduction Date:

Title: Brenda Schad  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Native Americans in the United States
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Brenda Schad

Brenda Schad
Born (1971-04-03) 3 April 1971
United States
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)[1]
Hair color Dark brown[1]
Eye color Brown[1]
Measurements 35-24-35[1]
Dress size 6 (US); 36 (EU)[1]

Brenda Schad (born April 3, 1968) is a former American model.

Early life

Schad was born in Walnut Creek, California[2] to Native American parents of Choctaw and Cherokee descent[3] Schad was adopted by a military family as a child and was raised all over the United States. Schad stated she always knew she was adopted and knew who her natural mother was.[4] Schad was approached to become a model when she was 14 years old while trying on a swimsuit at a store in Japan.[5]


She has appeared on the cover of Cosmopolitan UK, Vogue, ELLE and GQ UK magazines.[6][7] Schad has also appeared in Wonderbra advertisements, where she got the nickname "Miss Wonderbra."[8] Schad also appeared in the movies Head over Heels[9] and D.R.E.A.M. Team.[10]

Schad advocated Native American causes, and she founded the Native American Children's Fund in Oklahoma.[11] She speaks English, French, Italian and Japanese.[12]

Personal life

In an interview Brenda stated by the age of 19 she was "modelling in Paris and had married to a French man." She also stated she was "too young" and her parents didn't think it was a good decision. They later divorced, Schad raising their daughter Sterling as a single mother.[13][14]

In a interview for Sky Magazine in 2001 Schad stated that she had only dated one "rich man"-British millionaire businessman Robert Hanson, whom she met at a party when he was [16]

In an August 2014 article, Schad was described as being a 44-year-old mother of two.[17] She sued Fredrik Broberg, the father of her child son, for child support in 2014 in New York.[18] In 2001 she was linked to American actor Matthew Modine.[19]

Schad has an apartment in Gramercy Park, Manhattan and an apartment in Los Cabos, Mexico.[17][18]


  1. ^ a b c d e Brenda Schad at the Fashion Model Directory
  2. ^
  3. ^
  4. ^
  5. ^
  6. ^
  7. ^
  8. ^
  9. ^
  10. ^
  11. ^
  12. ^
  13. ^
  14. ^
  15. ^
  16. ^
  17. ^ a b
  18. ^ a b
  19. ^

External links

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.