Sofia Boutella is a well known Algerian-French dancer and actress. She first became known to the masses for playing ‘Nike Girl’ in the Nike Women advertising campaigns. She has starred in many popular films and recognized for her roles as Gazelle in Kingsman: The Secret Service, as Jaylah in Star Trek Beyond, and as Princess Ahmanet in The Mummy.
Dancer, Model, Actress
Birthday / Date of Birth
Sofia Boutella was born on 3 April 1982, in Bab El Oued, Algiers, Algeria.
She is currently 36 years old.
She is of French and Algerian ancestry.
Sofia attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.
- Father – Safy Boutella (Jazz Musician)
- Mother – Architect
- Siblings – Seif Boutella (Brother)
Sofia Boutella has been in relationship with her co-star and Irish actor Robert Sheehan from 2017.
- In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
- In centimeters – 165 cm
- In meters – 1.65 m
- In Kilograms – 54 kg
- In Pounds – 119 lbs
Sofia Boutella made her onscreen debut in the 2012 British dance drama film StreetDance 2 for her role as Eva.
In 2001, she appeared in an episode of the TV crime drama series Les Cordier, juge et flic.
Being a well established dancer, she was picked by choreographer Jamie King for Nike commercial. She went on to be a lead dancer in several concert tours alongside stars Madonna and Rihanna.
Sofia has appeared in many advertising campaigns for Nike, Puma, Reebok and Adidas.
Sofia Boutella Favorites
- Favorite Actor – Sean Connery
- Favorite Skincare Brand – La Roche-Posay, Homeoplasmine
- Favorite Beauty Products – Elemis Pro-Collagen Hydra-Gel Eye Masks, Intraceuticals oxygen treatments
Sofia Boutella Net worth
She has a net worth of $4 million.
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Sofia Boutella Facts
She started to learn classical dance when she was five years old. At 10, she moved to France along with her family, where she started rhythmic gymnastics, and joined the French national team at age 18.
She is proficient in hip hop and street dance, and used to be a member of the group called the Vagabond Crew.
She started dance training from choreographer Blanca Li since the age of 17.
Sofia cities her dance influences as Fred Astaire, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Daniel Day-Lewis, and Bob Fosse.
In 2017, she starred in the HBO film Fahrenheit 451, which stars Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon.
She has won several dance competitions including Freestyle championship in Los Angeles and the breakdance championship at St. Denis in Paris.
In 2017, she starred alongside Charlize Theron in Atomic Blonde, the film adaptation of the graphic novel The Coldest City, as undercover French agent Delphine Lasalle.
Sofia Boutella has appeared in several music videos for artists including Jamiroquai, Madonna, Rihanna, Chris Brown, Usher, Ne-Yo, Michael Jackson, among others.