|Sofia Pernas Quick Info
|5 ft 6 in
|Date of Birth
|July 31, 1989
Sofia Pernas is a Moroccan-Spanish actress who shot to fame in 2015 when she appeared as Marissa Sierras in the television soap opera The Young and The Restless. She gained further popularity by starring in the romantic drama series Jane the Virgin (2016-2017) in the recurring role of Catalina and in numerous other TV shows like the military drama series The Brave (2017–2018) where she featured in the lead role of Hannah Rivera. She has also performed in several movies including the fantasy film Age of the Dragons (2011) where she portrayed the part of Rachel and The Green Ghost (2018) in which she played the character of Karina.
Sofia M. Pernas
Los Angeles, California, United States
She went to the University of California San Diego and graduated in June 2015. She had initially planned a career in journalism but had ended up being switched to one in modeling and acting, after being scouted.
- Father – David Jesus Pernas
- Mother – Saida Tighza
- Siblings – She has 1 brother.
She is represented by –
- Innovative Artists
- Zero Gravity Management
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
58 kg or 128 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
She has dated –
- Christian Kane – She started dating actor Christian Kane in 2011.
- Justin Hartley (2020-Present) – She started dating actor Justin Hartley in 2020. They were spotted kissing on May 28, 2020, and also spent New Year’s eve together that year. In May 2021, it was confirmed that they had tied the knot after they were spotted wearing rings on their wedding fingers at the 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards.
Race / Ethnicity
She is of Galician Spanish descent on her father’s side of the family and of Moroccan descent on her mother’s side.
She often tends to dye her hair in different shades.
- Sharp nose
- Defined jawline
Sofia Pernas Favorite Things
- Passion – Good food, Cooking, having displayed that on Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family by preparing a delicious dish dedicated to her Moroccan heritage
- Enjoys – Humor
- Hobbies – Playing video games, tennis, and the piano, reading books
- Has Proudly Identified As – A member of the Ravenclaw House, having declared her love for Harry Potter
- Weakness – Chocolate cake
Sofia Pernas Facts
- She moved to the United States at the age of 5 and grew up in Orange County.
- Her parents are both multilingual as a result of which she is fluent in 4 languages including Arabic, English, Spanish, and German.
- Sofia has a brother and a cousin in the US Armed Forces.
- Soon after her career had kickstarted upon being approached by a talent agent for modeling, she had settled in Los Angeles in order to pursue acting.
- Sofia made her debut in the made-for-television film The Immortal Voyage of Captain Drake (2009) as Isabella Drake.
- She has been “The Angry Green Girl”, advocating a cleaner lifestyle.
Featured Image by Sofia Pernas / Instagram