How many of you remember Baltimore detective Kima Greggs in the HBO drama The Wire ? You are thinking about why we are asking this. The character was played by American actress Sonja Sohn. Today we will tell you the detailed biography of Sonja Sohn along with her age, ethnicity, net worth, children, and lots more.
Sonja Sohn Biography, Age, Ethnicity, Net Worth, Children & More
Who Is Sonja Sohn ?
Sonja Sohn is an American actress, activist, and filmmaker, best known for portraying Baltimore detective Kima Greggs in the HBO drama The Wire. Before actress, she is a slum poet. 3 years ago she was arrested in North Carolina and charged with felony possession of cocaine. Her real and full name is Sonja Denise Plack.
Sonja Sohn Age & Date of Birth
Sonja Sohn was born on 9th May 1964, in Fort Benning, United States of America. Currently, she is 58 years old.
Sonja Sohn Nationality, Religion & Ethnicity
Sonja is a Christian by religion with American Nationality. Her ethnicity is mixed. Her mother is a Korean and her father is African/American. Overall, she is of Korean/African/American descent.
Sonja Sohn Education
Sonja completed her school life at Warwick High School. After that, she graduated from Brooklyn College where she studied English literature subject.
Sonja Sohn Profession & Career
Sonja debuted in Hollywood with the movie Work in 1996. Her Television debut was two years later in 1998 with the TV Series Bronx County. She becomes popular with the role of Detective Shakima Kima Greggs for the TV Series The Wire in 2002. Her last movie High Flying Bird released three years ago. So far she has been part of 33 Hollywood flicks including TV Series to date.
Sonja Sohn Awards
Sonja has won three prestigious awards in her entire career. She won the Gotham Awards for best Best Breakthrough Actor for the movie Slum in 1998. For the same movie and in the same year she won the Grand Jury Price at Sundance Film Festival. In 2008, Sonja Sohn won the best Outstanding Television Actress award for the TV Series The Wire at Asian Excellence Awards. In 2011, she was presented with the Woman of the Year award from the Harvard Black Men’s Forum.
Sonja Sohn Net Worth 2022
Sonja is in the Hollywood industry for the last 25 years or more. So one can expect a high income from her. The estimated net worth of Sonja Sohn is around 2.65 Million US Dollars.
Sonja Sohn Marriage, Husband, Divorce & Kids
Sonja Sohn married to didgeridoo player Adam Plack. There is no exact information regarding her wedding date. She has two daughters Sakira Wang and Sophia Wang respectively. Sonja and Adam’s marriage didn’t last long. Both divorced in the year 2011.
Sonja Sohn Height, Weight & Body Measurements
Sonja is 5 feet 5 inches tall. Her height is 1.65 meters. She weighs around 60 Kg (132.27 Pounds). Her hair color is black with golden color eyes. She has a half-curvy body with measurements of 34-25-35 inches. You can also check here surprising body measurements of her daughter Sakira Wang.