Espensen was born in Lianjiang, China on February 10, 1999. She is of Cantonese descent and fluent in Mandarin. She has made guest appearances on Hannah Montana, True Jackson, VP and Zeke and Luther, before landing a main role as Piper on Nickelodeon's new series, Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures which premiered July 1, 2011. She played Ashley Argota's little sister in the hit TV show. Ms. Espensen currently plays Belinda in the Disney XD series Kirby Buckets beginning in 2014.