Felicia Sonmez is an American news reporter and Journalist. Felicia Sonmez gained media attention after she Tweeted a controversial link that leads to Kobe Bryant’s rape case. Similarly, she has kept the majority of her life a secret and is very careful not to give out any details.
Table of Biography
Felicia Sonmez was born in the year 1983 on June 6th. She was born in Washington DC, USA. Similarly, the journalist is 37 years old at the moment. She belongs to Caucasian ethnicity and American nationality. Moreover, Felicia was born under the star sign Gemini.
Moving on to her family, she has not revealed the names of her parents. Similarly, there is no information on the Journalist’s siblings either. Thus, the names and identifies of her family are still in the dark. She grew up in Washington, DC with her parents.
Felicia Sonmez attended a local high school. After her high school graduation, she went on to Attend one of the most reputed universities, Harvard University. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Government and graduated in the year 2005.
Furthermore, she also attended Tsinghua University located in Beijing, China. While at the University she studied Advanced Chinese and became fluent in the Language.
Career and Professional Life
Felicia Sonmez is currently a multi-lingual reporter and journalist at the Washington Post. While at the Tsinghua University she taught English to local children. Similarly, she also was an Agence France-Presse correspondent too. During her time in China, she became an editor for China Real Time Report.
After moving back to the states, she worked with numerous media houses and has written hundreds of articles. She has worked with The L.A times, Huff Post, Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, and The Independent Uk. Likewise, she covered the 2008 US election for a Japan-based newspaper agency. She has also worked as the co-editor for the Wake-Up call.
Felicia first joined Washington Post in the year 2010. She worked as a reporter and reported national politics till the year 2013. Felicia covered the 2012 US elections too. Furthermore, she faced suspension from the post following her controversial tweet. She was cleared of suspension and now works for the Washington Post.
Awards and Net worth
Felicia Sonmez has not received any awards to date. Likewise, she has earned a decent sum of wealth through her Journalist career. She has a net worth of 200k USD.
Felicia Sonmez is a married woman. However, she has not revealed any details on her husband and marriage. She has kept a low Internet profile and is mindful of what she posts on the Internet.
Felicia Sonmez gained notoriety and media attention when she tweeted a controversial link leading to Kobe Bryant’s rape case. The tweet was posted only a few hours after Bryant died after a helicopter crash. Moreover, Kobe was accused of raping a 19-year-old staff at the Colorado resort back in the year 2003. However, Kobe had stated that the two had consensual sex and admitted cheating on his wife, Melissa Bryant.
Following her tweet, she had to move to a hotel after her home address was revealed. Moreover, she also received numerous death threats and rape threats too. She was also suspended from her post at the Washington Post.
Body measurements and Social media
Felicia Sonmez is in her late 30s. As for her height, she stands tall at 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 56 kg. Likewise, her body measurements(chest-waist-hips) are not available at the moment. She has light brown colored hair with a pair of honey-glazed brown eyes.
Felicia Sonmez is an active Twitter user. She often Tweets news reports and has 95k followers on her verified Twitter account. She also has a private Instagram account with over 1.7k followers.