Full Name: Sofía Daccarett Char
Known as: Sofia Carson
Date of Birth: April 10, 1993
Birthplace: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.
Sofía Daccarett Char, better known as Sofia Carson (born April 10, 1993), is an American singer and actress. Her first appearance on television was as a guest star on the Disney Channel show, Austin & Ally. In July 2015, she appeared as Evie, one of the main characters in the Disney Channel Original Movie, Disney’s Descendants.
Carson was born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to José F. Daccarett and Laura Char Carson who had moved there from Colombia. Through her mother, Carson is related to the Char family of Colombian politicians.
At the age of three, Carson started her dance training. For seventeen years, she trained in ballet, pointe, jazz, musical theatre dance, hip hop, flamenco, modern, contemporary and tap. In 2001, Carson starred in her first musical production as Dorothy from the “Wizard of Oz” at the Riviera Theatre in Miami. One year later, she was accepted into the University of Miami’s Musical Theatre Summer Intensive, where she trained in dance and vocal performance, and performed in multiple musicals throughout the summer. She has competed in multiple renowned National Dance Competitions, such as Star Power, Onstage, and Hall of Fame, where she won top performance awards (for dance, vocal performance, musical theatre, and acting) such as First Place Award (for group and solo performance), Critics Choice Award, Triple Threat Award, and Broadway Diva Award, to name a few. In 2006, Carson started classical vocal training. She attended St. Hugh School and graduated from Carrollton School in Miami.
Carson has had a passion for performing since an early age, competing in national dance and vocal competitions, and musical theatre productions throughout her childhood.
She has guest-starred in Disney Channel’s hit series “Austin & Ally” and in MTV’s “Faking It.”
In early 2016, Carson stared alongside Girl Meets World’s Sabrina Carpenter in the Disney Channel Original Movie, “Adventures in Babysitting.”
In addition to acting, Carson is a dedicated singer/songwriter and has worked with acclaimed producers including Ron Feemster, Rafa Sardina, Jason Evigan and Steven Kofsky from Hans Zimmer’s team.
Carson is a student at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) where she is a Communications major and French minor. Carson was born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and is of Colombian descent. She has a younger sister and is fluent in Spanish, French and English.
source: Wikipedia & Disney Channel