Wong is noted for her Netflix stand-up specials Baby Cobra and Hard Knock Wife, as well as her television appearances in American Housewife, Are You There, Chelsea?, Inside Amy Schumer, and Black Box. She also wrote for the first four seasons of the sitcom Fresh Off the Boat.1
Wong was born in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco, California. Her father, Adolphus Wong, was an American-born citizen whose forebears are from China.
Her mother, Tam "Tammy" Wong, emigrated in 1960 to the United States from Huế, Vietnam. She is the youngest of four children.
In 2000, Wong graduated from San Francisco University High School, where she was student body class president. She graduated from UCLA in 2004, where she majored in a BA in Asian American Studies.
During her time in college she spent a summer working at The Lair of the Golden Bear, a California alumni summer family camp.
At UCLA, Wong discovered her love of performing as a member of the university's LCC Theatre Company, the largest and longest-running Asian-American theater company in the United States.
During her junior year, she spent time in Hanoi, Vietnam.[1}