Sophia Loren Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Sophia Loren Quick Info
Height5 ft 8½ in
Weight64 kg
Date of BirthSeptember 20, 1934
Zodiac SignVirgo
Eye ColorGreen

Sophia Loren is an eminent Italian singer and actress who is best known for her appearance in numerous films. Over the course of her career, she has been awarded many prominent awards such as an Oscar, David di Donatello Awards, Golden Globe awards, BAFTA award, Grammy, and a Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award to name a few.

Born Name

Sofia Villani Scicolone

Nick Name

The Italian Marilyn Monroe

Sophia Loren as seen in a picture taken at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2014
Sophia Loren as seen in a picture taken at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2014 (Georges Biard / Wikimedia / CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Rome, Kingdom of Italy

Residence

Geneva, Switzerland

Nationality

Italian nationality

Occupation

Actress, Singer

Family

  • Father – Riccardo Scicolone (Construction Engineer)
  • Mother – Romilda Villani (b.1910–d.1991) (Piano Teacher, Actress)
  • Siblings – Maria (Sister) (b.1938), Giuliano (Paternal Half-Brother), Giuseppe (Paternal Half-Brother)

Manager

Sophia is repped by Leonard Hirshan Management, Inc.

Genre

Jazz, Pop, Pop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

She has released her music with various record labels such as Stage Door Records, JB Production CH, and Master Classics Records.

Build

Voluptuous

Height

5 ft 8½ in or 174 cm

Weight

64 kg or 141 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Sophia has dated –

  1. Carlo Ponti (1950-2007) – They have 2 sons named, Carlo Ponti Jr. (b. December 29, 1968) (Orchestral Conductor) and Edoardo Ponti (b. January 6, 1973) (Director)
  2. Cary Grant (1957) – Rumor
Sophia Loren as seen in a picture with her husband Carlo Pinto taken in January 1958
Sophia Loren as seen in a picture with her husband Carlo Pinto taken in January 1958 (IMS Vintage Photos / Wikimedia)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Beautiful eyes
  • Hourglass physique
  • Seductive deep voice
  • Wears a pair of reading glasses

    Sophia Loren as seen in a vintage picture
    Sophia Loren as seen in a vintage picture (skeeze / needpix.com)

Brand Endorsements

She appeared in the GCDS ‘Dinner’s Ready’ Fall 2019 Fashion Ad Campaign.

Religion

Roman Catholicism

Sophia Loren as seen in a picture taken in Paris at the César awards ceremony in 1991
Sophia Loren as seen in a picture taken in Paris at the César awards ceremony in 1991 (Georges Biard / Wikimedia / CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Sophia Loren Facts

  1. She was born at the Clinica Regina Margherita in Rome.
  2. Loren’s parents did not tie the knot as a result of which her mother had to raise 2 daughters single-handedly with no proper financial support.
  3. Sophia spent most of her younger days growing up at her grandmother’s house in Pozzuoli.
  4. She had only met her father 3 times at the ages of 5, 17, and at his deathbed in 1976.
  5. Sophia had witnessed the horrors of the “Second World War” first hand. During one such bombing raid at Pozzuoli, she was struck by a fragment in the chin while trying to run to safety to a shelter. After the incident, the family moved to Naples and returned after the war had ended.
  6. In the past, she along with her mother, sister, and grandmother opened a pub in the home where she would cater to American GIs whilst her sister sang and mother played the piano.
  7. She competed at the “Miss Italia” 1950 beauty pageant and earned herself #2 place amongst 4 other contestants from the Lazio area. She was awarded the title of Miss Elegance 1950. 60 years later, in 2010, she received the title of the “71st Miss Italia.”
  8. Sophia was 17 years old when she enrolled in acting classes.
  9. Loren gained fame worldwide in 1958, after signing to 5-film contract with Paramount Pictures.
  10. Between 1964 and 1977, she had received 4 Golden Globe awards.
  11. Loren was given the prestigious “Academy Honorary Award” and was titled “one of the world cinema’s treasures” in 1991.
  12. She has a home in Naples and Rome.
  13. Loren filed a lawsuit against 79 adult websites in September 1999, for altering pictures of her and posting it to their websites.
  14. Her career as a singer includes the release of various albums and singles including Bing! Bang! Bong! (2014), Cinema (2009), and Zoo Be Zoo Be Zoo (1999).

Featured Image By Kate Gabrielle / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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