Sonja Sohn's Net Worth And Her Personal Life

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Sonja Sohn's Net Worth And Her Personal Life

Sonja Sohn came into the media limelight after her award-winning performances as a detective on the HBO series, The Wire, and on ABC’s Body of Proof.

She continued capturing many hearts from her acting on projects such as CW’s The Originals and Cold Case.

Her successful portrayal of the characters has accumulated a remarkable net worth through her hard work. 

Let’s find out more about her. 

Sonja Sohn’s Net Worth

Sonja has been pretty successful during her career in show business, collecting awards and garnering a net worth through her talent. 

She has earned her net worth mainly through her acting career. Sonja has worked as an actress and director in various TV and movie projects such as The Wire, The Chi, The Originals, and more. 

She made her debut in direction with a documentary named Baltimore Rising.

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With her acting cum directing career, she has accumulated a net worth of $1.5 million. 

Moving away from her showbiz career for a while, the actress is also the founder of a social organization named ReWired for Change, a non-profit organization that targets young people moving in and out of the juvenile justice system.

She has a wonderful professional life, but we cannot say the same for her personal life. 

Sonja Sohn’s Marriage Life

Sonja Sohn was married to Adam Plack, an Australian musician. They had tied the knot with each other back in 2003.

Adam Plack is an Australian composer and producer. He is not as well-known as his wife, but his career has earned him a great net worth. Unfortunately, he has not been open about his net worth and earnings. 

Sonja Sohn with her husband and children

Sonja Sohn with husband Adam Plack and daughters on 29 May 2003 (Photo: Getty Images)

Sonja and Adam have two children, Sakira Wang, and Sophia Wang. Their daughters are in their early 30s, Sakira Wang, age 35, and Sophia Wang, age 31. Unfortunately, there is no reliable source to confirm their profession and net worth. 

Sonja Sohn with her daughters

Sonja with her children. (Source: Instagram)

However, Sonja and her husband were unable to save their marriage. They had been married for eight years until they decided to divorce in 2011. 

According to some reports, the reason behind their divorce was Sonja’s drug addiction which created instability in her family. 

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Sonja went through a lot of ups and downs in her life. After her divorce from her spouse, she managed to make the headlines earlier in July 2019. She was arrested in North Carolina at about 2 a.m., which caused quite a stir in the industry. 

The reason for her arrest was the possession of cocaine. During the arrest, she was also said to have marijuana and drug paraphernalia with her. However, Sonja was released soon after posting $1,500 as a bond. 

Apart from her messy life, she keeps herself busy with her job and activism.

More About Sonja Sohn

Actress and social activist Sonja, age 57, was born on 29th May 1964. She was born in Fort Benning, Georgia, USA. Sonja's birth name is Sonja Williams.

Sonja is the daughter of a Korean-American mother and an African-American father. While growing up, Sonja had two siblings, a sister, and an elder brother.

Her sister's name is Debi Young, a makeup artist. But unfortunately, she lost her brother in a murder.

It was already hard to lose her brother, but she also lost her father on 5th May 2019 and posted a picture of him on her Instagram on that same day to honor his memories.

Sonja Sohn's Father

In the remembrance of Sonja's father. (Source: Instagram)

She attended Warwick High School and later studied English at Brooklyn College.

She has a perfect appearance with a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m) and a weight of around 58 kgs.

Apart from her personal life, she was also rumored to be gay. After her divorce, she was never seen with any men leading to the rumors of her being a lesbian.

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However, the actress has not said anything regarding the rumors of her being gay. 

Currently, Sonja, the mother of two daughters, is not seeing anyone and enjoying her single life. 

We will surely update you more about Sonja Sohn in the future. Till then, stay tuned.