How much is Sophie Turner worth?
|Net Worth:||$8 Million
|Date of Birth:||February 21, 1996 (age 26)|
|Height:||5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)|
About Sophie Turner
Sophie Turner is a popular British actress and model. She began her career in 2011 when she starred in the global phenomenon Game of Thrones. Portraying the role of Sansa Stark, Turner received a lot of international fame and recognition. She earned herself awards, as well as fans from all over the world. Thanks to the role, she also earned her first nomination for the prestigious Primetime Emmy Award in the category of “Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series”.
Besides Game of Thrones, Turner is also popular because she participated in two films from the X-Men franchise. Her first appearance was in the 2016 film X-Men: Apocalypse, where she played the role of mutant Jean Grey.
Sophie Turner started to gain traction thanks to her promising acting skills. She was born in Northampton, England on 21 February 1996. Her mother was a nursery school teacher and her father was a worker in a pallet distribution company. Shortly after her birth, Sophie was moved to Chesterton, Warwickshire where her family decided to live. Sophie attended the Warwick Prep School until the age of 11. Later, she attended The King’sHigh School for Girls.
Sophie’s parents signed her to the Playbox Theatre Company since she was 3 years old. Until the age of 16, she was accompanied by on the set of Game of Thrones. The actress has cited many times that her main inspirations to become an actress were the successful Natalie Portman, Cameron Diaz, and Dakota Fanning.
The key to Sophie Turner’s riches was her being cast as ‘Sansa Stark’ in Game of Thrones Just like most of her colleagues on the hit series that portrayed the characters of the Stark children, she was asked to join at a very young age. Sophie’s drama teacher was the one who initially encouraged the aspiring actress to audition for the part. She auditioned for the show in 2009 before the production started.
Eventually, she was accepted and given the role of Sansa Stark – a young noblewoman that’s part of the Stark family. “My whole adolescence has been on ‘Game of Thrones;’ I don’t know what I’m going to do without it,” she said after the completion of the show.
Filming for the show’s first season began in July 2010 and at the time, Sophie was just 14 years old. Despite her character being one of the supporting cast at the beginning of the show, roles switched towards the end and she became a prominent figure in the show’s final three seasons.
Thanks to her performance, Sophie earned not only recognition but a lot of awards. Shortly after the show began, she received her very first awards nominations – Screen Actors Guild Award, Scream Awards, and Young Artist Awards, among many others. She won her first award in 2015 – an Empire Hero Award by the namesake ceremony.
Her performance in the final two seasons was so spectacular that they not only further elevated her career but also earned her first nomination for a Primetime Emmy Award in the category of “Outstanding Supporting Actress”.
In 2019, she reprised that role in the film Dark Phoenix, which takes place in 1992 and follows the events of the previous film. Her performance earned her two nominations for a Kids Choice Award and Teen Choice Award in 2017 and 2019, respectively.
Turner’s Total Net Worth
Starring in Game of Thrones helped Sophie Turner establish herself as one of the most promising actresses of her generation. The show had both commercial and critical success and it became popular worldwide, boosting Turner’s career as a result. Sophie was paid $175,000 per episode in the later seasons. While she was playing the role of Sansa Stark in the epic series, she also landed roles in various films of different genres.
After the success of Game of Thrones, Turner also was cast in many more popular productions. Among some of the young actress’ most notable appearances are in films The Thirteenth Tale, Another Me, as well as the final two sequels of the X-Men franchise.
Besides her prosperous acting and fashion career, Sophie also gained a lot of attention after she married Joe Jonas, a popular singer, and songwriter, who is one of the three brothers that form the widely-known boy band – Jonas Brothers.
In 2013, Sophie played her first movie role as she starred in the independent film Another Me. In the thriller, she played the lead role of Fay and Lila Delussey – a young woman whose life is surrounded by mystery and she’s suffering from an identity crisis. Also that year, she took part in the films The Thirteenth Tale and Barely Lethal. All three were met with positive reviews and Turner’s acting skills were praised by many critics.
For her appearances in multiple TV series, as well as her film work, in addition to the appearances that she has made as herself, including in advertising. It is estimated that Sophie Turner’s career earnings have been some $15.5 million dollars.
While today Sophie lives in Miami, Florida, during her high earning years she was almost exclusively based in the United Kingdom and will have had to pay around 45% tax on her income. Before paying her taxes, Sophie will have deducted her business costs as a self-employed tax payer. Of her $15.5 million dollars income, $1-2 million is expected to have been paid in business related costs. The remainder, $14 million, will have become $7.7 million dollars, having paid $6.3 million dollars in taxes.
Sophie Turner married singer-songwriter, Joe Jonas, in 2019. They have two children together and Sophie’s life seems stable and secure. She has never had an alcohol problem, in fact she has looked after her health, it is likely that she has looked after her finances as well.
While she will have incurred agent and management fees, among other business costs, as well as her many personal expenditures. It is speculated that she has also earned from her investments. She has made some real estate investments, it is likely she has also invested a small portion of her capital in stocks as well.
In 2019, Sophie and Joe Jonas paid $14.1 million for a 15,000 square-foot property in the Encino area of Los Angeles. She also owns a condo in Manhattan worth around $4.5 million. It is unclear how much Sophie paid, if at all, for the properties because they may actually belong to her very rich husband, Joe Jonas.
In her personal life Sophie has likely spent $1-2 million dollars of her career earnings but also probably possesses assets valued at around $700,000, not including investment assets. In her investments, she may have earned investment returns of $800,000. Therefore, it is estimated that Sophie Turner has a net worth of a rounded up $8 million dollars.
Outside of her successful acting career, Sophie Turner is also an activist, actress, and model. In early 2017, the young actress announced that she began working as a patron for the Women of Women organization that fully supports female war survivors. Also that year, she began a partnership with the popular brand Wella Hair, becoming the brand’s first international brand ambassador.
Sophie has also appeared in many magazines. She has graced the covers of the likes of Vogue, Glamour, Rolling Stone, ELLE, Gracia, Marie Claire, InStyle, Joy, and many other popular magazines. She has also been featured as a print work and model for luxury brands like Louis Vuitton, Givenchy, Christian Dior, and Carolina Bucci.
Besides being one of the most popular faces from the epic television series Game of Thrones, Sophie Turner is known for both her charisma and fantastic acting skills. It didn’t take too long for the young actress to find success and she boosted her career after her performance in the X-Men franchise.