| Singer, Actress|
2014 - present
| Sofia Daccarett Char|
April 10, 1993 (age 22) (1993-04-10) Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.
Dove Cameron, Booboo Stewart, Cameron Boyce, Keegan Connor Tracy, Kristin Chenoweth
Sofia Carson Wikipedia
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 2015, she appeared as Evie, the daughter of the Evil Queen, in the Disney Channel Original Movie, Descendants and reprised her role in its 2017 sequel, Descendants 2. In 2016, she appeared as Lola Perez in Adventures in Babysitting, Melanie Sanchez in Tini: The Movie and Tessa in A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits.
Carson was born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, to José F. Daccarett and Laura Char Carson, who had moved there from Colombia. She chose the artistic name "Carson" after her American maternal grandmother, Lauraine Carson. Through her mother, Carson is related to the Char family of Colombian politicians.
She attended St. Hugh School and graduated from Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart in Miami. She has revealed via Instagram that she attended In Motion Dance Studio, where she was part of the IMPAC Youth Ensemble program, competing all over the US. She often likes and comments on their pictures on different social media platforms. She was taught by teachers like Marie Louis Gaschler and Renee Rich. She has also revealed that she is very fond of a particular current dancer Paloma H, however she hasn't revealed much about her for her safety. She subsequently attended UCLA, majoring in communications with a minor in French.
In 2012, Carson was signed with BMI as a "singer-songwriter". Her acting career was launched in 2014 when she was cast as guest star, playing Chelsea, on the Disney Channel series Austin & Ally. A few months later, Carson was cast as recurring guest star, playing Soleil, on MTV's series Faking It. In 2014, she was cast in a starring role in the Disney Channel Original Movie Descendants, in which she plays Evie, the daughter of the Evil Queen from Snow White.
On January 9, 2015, Carson was cast in the co-lead role in the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie Adventures in Babysitting. Filming began in spring 2015, for an early 2016 television premiere. In March 2016, The Hollywood Reporter announced that Carson landed the leading role in the latest installment of the A Cinderella Story series, A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits, directed by Michelle Johnston and produced by Dylan Sellers, which will be released direct-to-DVD In an August 2015 interview Carson stated she was working on her first album. In September 2015 Carson was added on the list of Hollywood Records artists. Previously, some of Disney Channel Europe websites reported the incorporation of Sofia to the label. In March 2016, Hollywood Records and Republic Records officially announced that Sofia had signed a joint worldwide record deal with both companies. Her debut single is "Love Is the Name", an interpolation of Opus' "Live Is Life", and was released on April 8. Carson released a promotional single on August 26, 2016 entitled "I'm Gonna Love You". In January 27, 2017 she released her single "Back to Beautiful" featuring Alan Walker and in February 15, 2017 she released the official music video on YouTube. Through August 2017, it has gathered over 18 million views.
Carson has performed in NBC's 2015 Thanksgiving Parade, ABC's Disney Parks Christmas Celebration, Univision's Feliz 2016 (New Year's Eve Special) and the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards, and was a presenter on ABC's Disneyland 60th Anniversary Special. She performed "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the 2017 A Capitol Fourth, an annual concert at the United States Capitol in celebration of Independence Day.
Carson reprised her role as Evie in the 2017 sequel Descendants 2. On August 25 Carson released her single called "Ins and Outs".