Kulap Vilaysack is the child of Lao refugees. Born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Eagan, Minnesota, she currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband, Scott, and two dogs, Georgia Michaela and Molly Ringwald. Her debut documentary ORIGIN STORY, chronicles a road trip into her complicated past. Vilaysack is also the creator and showrunner of the 4-season semi-scripted comedy series BAJILLION DOLLAR PROPERTIE$. She served as showrunner on the NBC special, A LEGENDARY CHRISTMAS WITH JOHN & CHRISSY.