Sofia Carson is an American entertainment star in the making. She is both a singer and an actress who has featured in a couple of TV series and movies, especially on the Disney Channel. Projects on which she has appeared include Descendants, Austin & Ally, and Adventures in Babysitting. Read on to learn more about her.
Sofia Carson Biography, Age
Sofia Carson was born Sofía Daccarett Char on April 10, 1993, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Her father is José F. Daccarett and her mother is Laura Char Carson. From her mother’s side, Sofia Carson descends from the Char family known for political power in Colombia. She decided to retire her father’s name “Daccarett” and use her grandmother’s surname, “Carson” for reasons best known to her. Members of her family are actually migrants to the United States. She is of white ethnicity and her nationality is American.
Sofia began her high school education at St. Hugh School before she moved to Miami and completed her high school year at Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart. She graduated from the University of California (UCLA) in Los Angeles where she earned a degree in Communications as a major and then a minor in French. Sofia was part of the IMPAC Youth Ensemble program when she enrolled at the Motion Dance Studio, which gave her the opportunity to travel across the country and compete with other members.
Sofia Carson had her eyes set on getting on the stage from an early age. She had always been interested in singing and acting and wanted to make a career out of it. She got signed as a singer and songwriter by New York-based Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) in 2012. She made her acting debut in 2014 when she made a guest appearance on the Disney Channel series Austin & Ally as Chelsea. This gave her the opportunity to be picked in the movie, Descendants by Disney Channel where she interpreted the role of Evie. The roles continued to roll in as she went on to play Soleil on the TV series Faking It.
In 2015, another Disney role came calling. Sofia was cast in a Disney movie titled Adventures in Babysitting. In the same year, she got the main role in another series directed by Michelle Johnston titled A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits. She began working on her debut album and then released her debut single Love Is the Name in April 2016. Another single, I’m Gonna Love You followed four months later and then the audio version of Back to Beautiful featuring Alan Walker in January 2017. The official video was released on YouTube the following month and it hit 19 million views in its first 7 months.
Sofia went back in front of the camera for the sequel of the Disney film, Descendants. She is still featured in her original role as Evie, the daughter of the evil queen. Going forward, she is scheduled to be part of the cast of the TV series.
Sofia Carson’s Affairs, Boyfriend
Beautiful and charming as she is, many fans, especially the male fraction, are very eager to know all there is to know about her relationships and affairs. But the whole fact is that there is nothing really going on in actress and singer Sofia Carson’s love life at the moment. She is single and has been so since her last relationship ended in 2016. She was romantically involved with Manolo Vergara and shared a very special relationship with him and since she moved on from him, she seems to be absolutely smitten with her work and is paying little attention to advances from the male folk for the time being.
As a young actress, Sofia is trying to push herself as hard as she can so that she can make headway in her acting and singing career and not get carried away at the moment with relationships. When quizzed if she believes in marriage, she was evasive in her response and when asked further who her idea of an ideal man was, she was quick to say that whoever he is must accept her the way she is and allow her room to be herself, doing the things she loves doing.
Net Worth and Other Facts – Height, Weight, Zodiac Sign
Birth name: Sofía Daccarett Char
Known as: Sofia Carson
Profession: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: April 10, 1993
Zodiac sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Parents: José F. Daccarett and Laura Char Carson
Height: 5ft 4in (1.63 m)
Weight: 51 kg (117 lbs)
Eye color: Brown
Hair color: Brown
Net worth: The Fort Lauderdale-born native according to the Celebrity website has a net worth of about $6 million.