Sonja Sohn Net Worth

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Sonja Sohn Net Worth: Sonja Sohn is an American celebrity who has a net worth of $1.5 million. Sonja Sohn was born Sonja Williams in 1964 in Newport News, Virginia. She was found while performing slam poetry and was encouraged to star in the film “Slam” in 1998. Sohn additionally brought to the film’s screenplay. She’s since appeared in movies like “Bringing Out the Dead”, “Shaft”, “Perfume”, “The Killing Zone”, “Step Up 2: The Streets”, and “The Wire: The Musical”. She’s been nominated to get a few awards and won Best Actress in the Gotham Awards for “Slam” and Excellent Television Performer in the Asian Excellence Awards for “The Wire”. Sohn is active politically and founded the organization rewired for Change, a group in Baltimore that seeks to assist kids involved with offense. She’s been married to her husband, Australian musician Adam Plack, since 2003, plus they got two kids together.

Quick Facts

Birth date: May 9, 1964
Birth place: Newport News, Virginia, United States
Profession:Actor, Screenwriter
Education:Warwick High School
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Adam Plack (m. 2003)
Awards:Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Actor
Nominations:NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Independent Spirit Award for Best Debut Performance
Movies:The Missing Girl, Step Up 2: The Streets, G, Perfume, Shaft, Bringing Out the Dead, Slam, The Killing Zone
TV shows:Body of Proof, The Wire

Interesting Facts

1Even though Sohn is the name of her Korean mother it is also the German word for son.
2Sonja Sohn's youngest daughter (of two), Sophia Wang makes several brief on-screen appearances which made it into the final cut of the show. One such moment takes place in Episode 3 of Season 5 titled "Not for Attribution" where she plays the part of Six Flags Girl #2.
3Studied English at Brooklyn College which led to her writing poetry.
4Graduated from Warwick High School. She was a cheerleader and was voted "most popular" and "most school-spirited.".
5Grew up in Newport News, Virginia.
6"Sohn" is her mother's maiden name. She changed her name because her father disapproved of her becoming an actress.
7Her father is African-American, and her mother is Korean-American.
8Was a "Slam" poet before becoming an actress...


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1998Breakthrough AwardGotham AwardsSlam (1998)· Saul Williams

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2009Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesThe Wire (2002)
2005Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesThe Wire (2002)
2003Vision AwardNAMIC Vision AwardsBest Performance - DramaThe Wire (2002)
1999Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest Debut PerformanceSlam (1998)




Shut Eye2016TV Series
Luke Cage2016TV SeriesCaptain Betty Audrey
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver2015TV SeriesPolice Officer
The Missing Girl2015Franny
The Originals2014-2015TV SeriesLenore
The Good Wife2010-2013TV SeriesSonya Rucker
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2013TV SeriesLisa Carter
Burn Notice2012TV SeriesOlivia Riley
Drop Dead Diva2012TV SeriesJudge Vivian Holston
The Wire: The Musical2012ShortDet. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs
Body of Proof2011-2012TV SeriesSamantha Baker
Bar Karma2011TV SeriesLucy
Brothers & Sisters2008-2009TV SeriesTrish Evans
The Wire2002-2008TV SeriesDet. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs
Step Up 2: The Streets2008Sarah
Cold Case2006-2007TV SeriesToni Halstead
The Killing Zone2003Jennifer
Bringing Out the Dead1999Kanita
Getting to Know You1999Lynn
Bronx County1998TV Movie
Slam1998Lauren Bell



Slam1998written by



The 40th NAACP Image Awards2009TV SpecialHerself
2008 Asian Excellence Awards2008TV Movie documentary
The Wire Odyssey2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Wire: It's All Connected2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Industry2004Video documentaryNarrator (voice)

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