A Canadian of Filipina descent, Aida King was born and raised in the downtown neighbourhood of Parkdale in Toronto Ontario, Canada. She grew up loving all things creative, including design, art, fashion and had a preoccupation with music. She became an accomplished violinist and talented vocalist during her high school years. While studying at Ryerson University, she realized that she had an interest in acting, all the while graduating with a business degree majoring in marketing. This actress/model was discovered while on vacation in Hollywood.