Who is Purple Heart actress Sofia Carson?
Sofia Carson is an actress and singer who recently played the lead role of Cassie in Netflix’s hit romantic drama purple hearts.
She rose to fame after playing Evie, the Evil Queen’s daughter in the Disney Channel movie descent and took over the role of Descendants 2 and Descent 3.
Now the Disney star has gone on to produce hit music and garnered a huge fanbase.
Since the release of purple hearts, where she took on the role of struggling singer-songwriter Cassie, fans wanted to know more about Sofia, including if she speaks Spanish and if she’s a princess!
If you want to know the answers to these questions, read below…
Is Sofia Carson a princess?
Sofia isn’t a princess in real life, but she played Princess Evie in the hit Disney Channel movie descent and again in the sequels, which propelled her to stardom.
In an interview with teen vogue (opens in a new tab), the actress was thrilled to have the opportunity to play the role of a Disney princess, saying, “On the first day of filming, we were shooting the opening number, ‘Rotten to the Core.’ My mom flew in and I remember having the biggest case of butterflies in my stomach, but it was magical.As much as the movie is a fairy tale, even the filming felt like a fairy tale.
“Being part of something with The Walt Disney Company where I can play the daughter of a heritage character — playing, like, a real Disney princess, it was so surreal.”
Does Sofia Carson speak Spanish?
Sofia can actually speak three languages and is fluent in English, Spanish and French. Her parents moved from Colombia to Florida, where she learned English at school and Spanish at home while regularly visiting family in Colombia.
The polyglot actress then studied at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), where she specialized in communication and French.
How old is Sofia Carson now?
Sofia is 29 years old and was born on April 10, 1993.
Why is Sofia Carson so famous?
After making her television debut when she starred in the Disney Channel series Austin and ally, Sofia shot to fame after landing a role in the descentwhich has quickly become a massive Disney fan favorite.
She has since appeared in Babysitting Adventures, Tini: The Movie, A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits, the drama series Freeform Pretty Little Liars: perfectionists, feel the beat and more recently, the Netflix movie Purple hearts.
Sofia is also big in the music industry, making her debut as a singer in 2015 with the descent soundtrack album and released its single Rotten to the core in the same year.
After signing with Hollywood Records, Sofia then released her first single love is the name in 2016.
purple hearts is available to stream on Netflix now.