Sonia Braga Biography

(Actress)

Sonia Braga is a Brazilian actress known in the English-speaking world for her Golden Globe Award-nominated for her acts in Kiss of the Spider Woman in 1985 and Moon over Parador in 1988. She is not dating anyone currently.

More about the relationship

Sonia Braga’s marital status right now is single and is not dating anyone right now

He had also a relationship with actor Robert Redford. She had married her first husband named Arduino Colasanti in 1970. But unfortunately, they got separated in 1976.

After that, she tied the knot with Antonio Guerreiro in 1976. They were living a happy life but they were also divorced in 1988. She has 2 beautiful daughters.

Relationship Facts of Sonia Braga

  • Sonia Braga is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Sonia Braga?

Sonia Braga is a Brazilian actress known in the English-speaking world for her Golden Globe Award-nominated for her acts in Kiss of the Spider Woman in 1985 and Moon over Parador in 1988. She is noted for her work in The Cosby Show in 1986, Alias in 2005, and Fatima in 2020.

Sonia Braga: Age, family, Siblings

Sonia Maria Compos Braga was born on 8 June 1950 in Maringa, Parana, Brazil and now she is 71 years old. Barga holds Brazilian nationality and belongs to multiracial ethnicity.

Barga was born to her mother Maria Jose Braga and her father Helio Fernando Ferraz Braga. She also has 2 younger brothers named Helio Braga and Julio Braga. She has 2 elder sisters Ana Braga who is an actor and Maria Braga. They all moved to Curitiba then migrated to Campinas, Sao Paulo. When he was the age of 8 her father passed away.

Education, School, College

She had attended a convent school in the city of Sao Paulo. She has not mentioned her school name to the local media. In her youth, Sonia worked as a receptionist and typewriter at Buffet Torres, wedding reception and event catering facility in the City of Sao Paulo.

Sonia Braga: Professional life, Career

She had a minor role in a children’s show and teleteatros on TV Tupi when she was 14 years old. Then she joined a theatrical group in Santo Andre, which is located in the ABC area. Then, at the age of 17, she makes her first appearance in Santo Andre with her show George Dandin.

In 1968, she conducted the first Brazilian staging of the musical Hair. The next year, she appeared in the film O Bandido da Luz Vermelha, as well as minor roles in A Moreninha and Cleo e Daniel. Ten years later, she played in A Menina do Veleiro Azul, a soap opera created by Tv Excelsior but never shown. Then, because of her role in the television series Vila Sesamo, she became a household name.

In 1975, Braga featured in Gabriela, a telenovela based on the novel Clove, and Cinnamon which was a huge national and worldwide hit, establishing Sonia Braga as a sex icon.

In 1976, she starred in the film Dona Flor and Her Husbands. After that, in 1983, she performed in Gabriela. She went on to appear in many successful movies and television shows in the years that followed.

Then, in 2001, she made appearances in the romantic drama film Angel Eyes. Barga returned to Globo’s drama Paginas do Vida in 2006. Sonia appeared in the episode A Adultera da Urca in 2010. She participated in the Tapas & Beijos series in 2011.

Braga also appeared in Netflix’s Marvel series Luke Cage. She has accomplished and contributed significantly to the entertainment business. She was also voted best actress in Indie Wire’s 2016 critics poll.

The New York Times listed her #24 on their list of the 25 Greatest Actors of the Twenty-First Century in 2020.

Some of her films and television series are Kiss of the Spider Women, The Rookie, Roosters, Two Deaths, Perfume, I Love You, Fogo Sobre Terra, Dancin’ days, Chega Mais, The Man Who Broke 1000 Chains, and many more.

Awards, Nominations

Barga has received many awards. some of her Awards are:

YearsAwardsCategoryWorkResult
1995Primetime Emmy Awardsoutstanding Supporting Actress in a MiniseriesThe Buring SeasonNominated
2011Premio Contigo Cinema, BrazilBest Supporting ActressLopeNominated
2014The Platino Awards for lberoamerican CinemaBest ActressAquariusWon
2016SDFCS AwardsBest ActressAquariusWon
2016Premios FenixBest ActressAquariusWon
2016New Mexico Film AwardsBest ActressAquariusWon
2017SESC Film Festival, BrazilBest ActressAquariusWon
2017Premio GuaraniBest ActressAquariusWon
2020International Online Cinema AwardsBest Supporting ActressBacurauWon
2021ICS AwardsBest Supporting ActressBacurauWon

Sonia Braga: Net worth, income

Her entire wealth comes from her career as an actress. She has not shared her annual salary but her estimated net worth is $82 million as of 2022. She is one of the richest actresses in the world.

Sonia Braga: Rumors, Scandal

Sonia has not been involved in any controversy and rumors as she has always kept her private and business life separated.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

She has an hourglass body and stands at the height of 5 feet 2 inches tall with 55kg weight. Her body measurements like bra, waist, and hips sizes are 34-24-36 inches respectively. Her bra size is 34B and has black hair and dark brown beautiful eyes.

Social media:

She is active on social sites like on Instagram with the name @SoniaBragaOficial where she has got 97.5k followers, has 83k followers with 8092 tweets on Twitter, and has got 34553 fans on Facebook.

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