Sonja Sohn Married, Children, Net Worth, Arrested
Sonja Sohn came into the media limelight after her award-winning performances on the HBO series, The Wire, in which she portrayed the character of a lesbian police detective.
She continued capturing many hearts from her acting on projects such as CW’s The Originals, and Cold Case.
But unfortunately, she also grabbed attention for being arrested in early 2019. But why was she arrested? Stay put and take a trip through the life of this headline-grabbing actress.
Married Life And Children
Sonja Sohn was married to Adam Plack, an Australian musician. They had tied the knot with each other back in 2003.
Sonja Sohn with husband Adam Plack and daughters on 29 May 2003 (Photo: Getty Images)
But, their marriage could only last for eight years as the ex-couple got divorced in 2011. The former partners separated because of the actress' drug addiction problems, which created chaos in her home.
However, the actress has two children from her failed marriage. Her two daughters’ names are Sakira Wang and Sophia Wang. Sophia's age is not known, whereas Sakira is 33-years-old.
The mother of two is single as pf 2019, but she keeps herself busy with her job and activism.
Net Worth Talks
Sonja has been pretty successful during her career in show business, collecting awards and garnering a net worth of $1.5 million.
She has earned the net worth mainly through her acting career. Sonja has worked as an actress and also as a 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.
Moving away from her showbiz career for a while, the actress is also the founder of a social organization. ReWired for Change, a non-profit organization targeted young people, moving in and out of the juvenile justice system.
Arrested In 2019
Sonja managed to make the headlines earlier in July 2019 but for the wrong reasons this time around. She was arrested in North Carolina at about 2 a.m.
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The reason for her arrest was the possession of cocaine. She was also said to have marijuana and drug paraphernalia with her during the arrest. However, Sonja was released soon after posting $1,500 as a bond.
Bio And Height
Actress and social activist, Sonja was born on 29th May 1964 and is 55 years of age. Her birthplace is Fort Benning, Georgia, USA. She attended Warwick High School and later studied English at Brooklyn College.
Sonja's birth name is Sonja Williams. She is 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m) tall in and weighs around 58 kgs.
Talking about her parents, Sonja is the daughter of a Korean-American mother and an African-American father. She lost her father on 5th May 2019 and posted a picture of him on her Instagram on that same day to honor his memories.
Growing up, Sonja had two siblings. She had a sister and an elder brother. Her sister's name is Debi Young, who is a makeup artist. But unfortunately, she lost her brother in a murder.