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Schad was born in Walnut Creek, California to Native American parents of Choctaw and Cherokee descent 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. Schad was approached to become a model when she was 14 years old while trying on a swimsuit at a store in Japan.
She has appeared on the cover of Cosmopolitan UK, Vogue, ELLE and GQ UK magazines. Schad has also appeared in Wonderbra advertisements, where she got the nickname "Miss Wonderbra." Schad also appeared in the movies Head over Heels and D.R.E.A.M. Team.
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.
In an 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 Naomi Campbell's date. She also sat next to Albert II, Prince of Monaco for a date organized by a client of hers and that she had a "fantastic time", calling him a "wonderful person." She also lived in Italy for a "very short time."
In an August 2014 article, Schad was described as being a 44-year-old mother of two. She sued Fredrik Broberg, the father of her child son, for child support in 2014 in New York. In 2001 she was linked to American actor Matthew Modine.
- Brenda Schad at the Fashion Model Directory
- Julia Marsh (August 8, 2014). "Hedge fund honcho sues ex-Wonderbra model in rental feud". New York Post. Retrieved January 18, 2015.
- Julia Marsh (August 19, 2014). "Former ‘Miss Wonderbra’ sues moneyman ex for support". New York Post. Retrieved January 18, 2015.