Sophie Turner is a famous young actress from England, best known for playing Sansa Stark in the legendary fantasy drama TV series “Game of Thrones”. She is still in her early twenties but has already achieved a great amount of success in her career. Read on to learn more about her career, personal life, and earnings.
Early and Personal Lifeinsta
The young British actress was born on February 21, 1996, in Northampton, England. Her father works in the Pallet Distribution Company, while her mother is a nursery school teacher. The family moved to Chesterton when Sophie was two years old. There, she attended Warwick Prep School. She later moved to The King’s School for Girls for her high school education.
During her school years, Sophie got interested in acting. She decided not to go to a university and pursue an acting career. Her career actually started at three, when she joined Playbox Theater Company.
When it comes to her love life and relationships, she appears to be a dream girl for many guys out there. She has been in several short relationships so far. For a couple of months in 2014, she dated Vamps McVey. She then dated Thomas Mann, an American actor, that same year, but they broke up. Finally, she found love with singer Joe Jonas. Since 2016, they have been together. They got engaged in 2017, and are one of the most popular Hollywood couples at the moment.
As mentioned, Sophie Turner started her career in her early years. One of her teachers discovered her acting skills, and encouraged her to take a shot and audition for a role on the hit TV series by HBO, “Game of Thrones”. At 16 years of age, she auditioned for the role of Sansa Star, and wowed the people there. She got the role, which as the first step into worldwide fame and stardom. The series is a book series adaptation and has many fans. It changed the TV series’ forever, and Sophie was and is there for its entirety. Except for this role, she starred in other TV material as well as movies.
Her debut in movies came when she got the lead role in “Another Me” in 2013. Her other movies include “Barely Lethal” from 2015, and “Josie” and “Time Freak” in 2018.
Her second most recognized role is that of Jean Grey, one of the X – Men characters from the Marvel Comics series of the same name. X – Men are a group of people with super abilities. She first played the role of Jean in a 2016 movie “X – Men: Apocalypse”, and is set to reprise her role this year in the sequel “Dark Phoenix”. These two movies were produced by 20th Century Fox.
Awards and Achievements
Sophie Turner won most of the awards thanks to her role on Game of Thrones. So far, she has won the Empire Hero Award, Glamour Award for Best UK TV Actress, Best Supporting Actress Award, International Movie Award, and Best Global Actress Award. She may add more awards, as the 8th and final season of the show is set to premiere on HBO on April 14 of this year.
As of this year, the estimated net worth of the actress Sophie Turner is around $18 million. This is an extraordinary accomplishment, as she is only 23 years old. An amazing career is already behind her, and she is only getting started. Reportedly, she now earns around $4 million per year and around $1 million per “Game of Thrones Episode”. She has a very bright future ahead of her, and she already made it big. Her net worth and fame will only increase starting next month, when the final episodes of the beloved show airs and ends.