Sonja Sohn is a famous and very talented American actress. She was born on May 9, 1964, in Fort Benning, Georgia, the United States. In addition, she holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity of African-American- Korean. Likewise, she was born to very supportive family. Her father is African-American and her mother has Korean ethnicity. While talking about his academic career, she attended and graduated from Warwick High School in Newport News, Virginia. Also, she studied English at Brooklyn College which led to her writing poetry.
She is a married and divorced woman of 55 years old. Previously, she was married to an Australian didgeridoo player, composer, and producer, Adam Plack in 2003. Unfortunately, they divorced each other in 2011 after having two children. As for now, she is living happily with her family and friends.
She is a beautiful actress with a tall and slim body figure. Similarly, she stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs about 58 kg. Furthermore, she looks more attractive with her black colored hair and brown colored eyes.
She started acting from minor roles in films such as Shaft and Bringing Out the Dead. Then after, she appeared in independent films Perfume, G and The Killing Zone. Likewise, she rose to fame when she started working and appeared in five seasons of the HBO series The Wire, she held a starring role as Detective Kima Greggs. Similarly, in 2008 and 2009, she appeared as a guest star in the ABC series Brothers & Sisters, and in 2010 she appeared in an episode of CBS series The Good Wife. And, some of her popular series are The Killing Zone, Step Up 2: The Streets, The Missing Girl, etc.
Apart from acting, she was involved in political activism, she campaigned in North Carolina in support of Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential bid. Thus, she gained a good name and popularity in her successful career. In addition, she won several awards like Gotham Awards, Sundance Film Festival, Asian Excellence Awards, etc.
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She collected an excellent amount of money from her successful career. Thus, she has an estimated net worth of $1.5 Million.
- Full Name: Sonja Sohn
- Age: 55 years 8 months
- Birth Date: May 09, 1964
- Horoscope: Taurus
- Birth Place: Fort Benning, Georgia, USA
- Height / How tall: 5 feet 5 inches (1.65m)
- Ethnicity: Mixed (African-American- Korean)
- Nationality: American
- Profession: Actress
- Education: Warwick High School in Newport News, Virginia
- Weight: 58 Kg
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Brown
- Net Worth: $ 1.5 million