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Sofia Boutella

Sofia Boutella is a model, dancer, and actress from Algeria. Sofia Boutella is best known for her roles as Ahmanet in the 2017 action adventure fantasy film “The Mummy” and Yasmine in the comedy romance television series “Modern Love” (2019 – 2021).

Early Life

Sofia Boutella was born in Bab El Oued, Algiers, Algeria on 3 April 1982. She is 40 years old (as of 2022) under the zodiac sign Aries. Boutella holds Algerian-French nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnicity.

Regarding her family background, She was born to Safy Boutella, a jazz musician father, and her architect mother. She was raised along with his brother Seif who works in the entertainment industry as a visual effects artist.

Education

Speaking of her educational background, She graduated early from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. Besides that, other information about her academic qualifications is unavailable.

Sofia Boutella – Net Worth 2023

The French singer, dancer, and actress, Sofia Boutella has an estimated net worth of $4 million as of 2023. Boutella credits wise stock investments, significant real estate holdings, and lucrative endorsement deals with CoverGirl cosmetics for her wealth.

Career and Professional Life

Talking about her career, Sofia Boutella began exhibiting her love of dance at a young age and started studying classical dance at the age of five. She won the freestyle championships in Los Angeles as well as the break dance championships in St. Denis, France.

Sofia Boutella started out dancing in the hip-hop and street-dancing genres. She was a part of the troupe “Vagabond Crew,” which won the 2006 “Battle of the Year” competition.

She was a member of the collective known as “Chienne de Vie and Aphrodites,” which was founded by Momo of the “Vagabond Crew.” Blanca Li, a choreographer, recognized her talent and gave her additional instruction.

She started acting around this time and played the part of “Samia” in the dance-focused movie “Le Défi.” Sofia then began to participate in a variety of contests, concert tours, television shows, and advertisements.

She made a breakthrough in 2007 when renowned choreographer Jamie King chose her to appear in a Nike commercial as a dancer and a role model for hip-hop and femininity.

Her career received a major boost from the Nike advertisement, and she soon began working with well-known celebrities like Madonna and Rihanna. Sofia joined the diva on her Confession Tours and appeared in a few of her music videos. In the course of the “Madonna for H&M” campaign, she rose to fame on a global scale.

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Caption: Sofia in the 2017 action adventure fantasy film ‘The Mummy’ source: YouTube.

More about her career

Sofia was later chosen to perform at the Michael Jackson This Is It concerts, but she was unable to do so because the Madonna tours had been extended. Soon after, she received another opportunity to collaborate with Jackson as luck once more smiled upon her.

She played the lead role in Michael Jackson’s music video for “Hollywood Tonight” in February 2011. Sofia co-starred in “Kingsman: The Secret Service” and played the lead role of Eva in the drama movie “StreetDance 2,” which was the follow-up to “StreetDance 3D.”

In the July 22, 2016, release of “Star Trek Beyond,” she played the alien warrior Jaylah. She was cast in the HBO film “Fahrenheit 451,” which also starred Michael B. Jordan, and Michael Shannon, and “The Mummy,” in June 2017.

Brand Endorsements

She also owns a football team (the “Algiers Angels”), several restaurants (the “Fat Boutella Burger” chain) in Paris, her vodka brand (Pure Wonderboutella – France), a fashion line (Sofia Boutella Seduction), and is targeting the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Sofia).

Personal Life

Regarding her love life, Sofia is currently in a relationship with Alita: Battle Angel actor Keean Johnson. However, there is no detail about their first meeting and romantic life. Robert Sheehan, an Irish actor, and Boutella were romantically involved from March 2014 to October 2018.

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Caption: Sofia with her partner Keean Johnson source: Daily Mail.

Body Measurements

Sofia Boutella is very beautiful undoubtedly. She has a perfect height of about 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m/165 cm) and weighs around 54 kg (119 lbs). In addition, Boutella has black pair of beautiful eyes and black hair color.

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Caption: Sofia posing for a photo source: Pinterest.

Sofia Boutella – Social Media

Sofia is active on her Instagram account @sofisia7 with 553K followers. Moreover, she also has 59.2K followers on Twitter and 168K followers on Facebook.