How much is Sophie Turner worth?
|Net Worth:||$8 Million
|Date of Birth:||February 21, 1996|
Who Is 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”.
After the success of “Game of Thrones”, Turner also landed roles in different 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.
English actress Sophie Turner has a net worth of $8 million dollars, as of 2020.
How Did Sophie Turner Get So Rich?
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.
Just because of her role, Turner dyed her hair blonde, however, after the show’s seventh season, she began wearing wigs. Filming for the show’s first season began in July 2010 and at the time, Sophie was 14 years old. Despite her character being one of the supporting 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 “Outstanding Supporting Actress”.
Why Is She So Famous?
Sophie Turner became famous 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.
What Makes Her So Successful?
Starring in “Game of Thrones” helped Sophie Turner establish herself as one of the most promising actresses of the new era. The show had both commercial and critical success and it took over the world in no time, boosting Turner’s career in the stardom. While she was playing the role of Sansa Stark in the epic series, Sophie landed roles in various films of different genres.
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.
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. 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.
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.
Sophie is also often praised for her fashion choices and that’s the reason why she landed many opportunities to work with popular magazines and fashion brands. Another reason why the talented actress is well-liked is because she’s constantly using her popularity to support various causes and organizations.