Condor was born in Vietnam. She initially was raised in an orphanage in Cần Thơ, Vietnam, and then after adoption in Chicago, Illinois. She was adopted by American parents Mary Carol (née Haubold) and Bob Condor, on October 6, 1997, alongside her non-biological brother, Arthur. Condor's name at birth was Tran Dong Lan, but she was baptized Lana Therese Condor after her adoption. Bob Condor is a two-time Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist and the former Vice President of Yahoo! Sports. Condor and her family lived in Whidbey Island, Washington, and New York City.