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Sofia Boutella Biography

Sofia Boutella is an Algerian actress, dancer, and model who will star in Rebel Moon in the role of Kora. Rebel Moon premieres on December 22, 2023, on Netflix.

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Sofia Boutella Height

Boutella stands at a rough height of 5 feet and 5 inches.

Sofia Boutella Age

Boutella is 42 years old. She was born on April 3, 1982, in the Bab El Oued district of Algiers, Algeria. Thus, she annually celebrates her birthday every April 3rd.

Personal Life

Sofia Boutella Family and Relatives

Boutella was born to an architect mother and Safy Boutella, a jazz musician father. Aside from Boutella, they have a son named Seif who works as a visual effects artist in the entertainment industry. They raised them in a rather secular household that nurtured artistic expression and creativity.

Boutella describes her childhood as happy and she says that she was blessed to be born where she could express herself and isolate the colors in her imagination and heart. After her family encouraged her, she began classical dance education at the age of 5. When she was 10 years old, she left Algeria with her family amid the Algerian Civil War in 1992. They relocated to France where she started rhythmic gymnastics and joined the French national team at age 18. She is related to Shirine Boutella, an actress.

Sofia Boutella Spouse and Children

Boutella manages to keep her marital and relationship status private. From March 2014 to October 2018, she was in a relationship with Robert Sheehan.

Sofia Boutella Education

Boutella studied at the Berklee College of Music after completing her high school education.

Professional Life

Sofia Boutella Net Worth

Boutella has garnered a net worth ranging from $1 million to $6 million during his successful career as an actress, dancer, and model.

Sofia Boutella Career

Since she was 17 years old, Boutella practiced with Blanca Li, a Spanish choreographer. After 12 years as a dancer, she started an acting career in 2014. She started dancing in TV, commercials, films, and concert tours. In 2012, she appeared in StreetDance 2 as Eva. At first, she intentionally avoided auditioning for lead roles and sought supporting roles so that she could learn from more skilled actors.

In 2015, Boutella appeared in Kingsman: The Secret Service which set her career in motion A year later, she portrayed Jaylah in Star Trek Beyond. In 2017, she played the role of David Leitch in Atomic Blonde. The same year, she appeared as The Mummy in The Mummy. In 2018, her profile increased making her secure more central roles. She acted in Climax, Fahrenheit 451, and Hotel Artemis that same year. Boutella appeared in SN 5 of Amazon Prime’s Modern Love. She appeared as a female lead in SAS: Rogue Heroes.

Music

Aside from acting, Boutella has appeared in many music videos including;

  • Cesária Évora’s “Nutridinha”
  • Jamiroquai’s “Little L”
  • Matt Pokora’s “Showbiz (The Battle)”, “Dangerous”
  • BodyRockers’s “I Like the Way (You Move)”
  • Axwell’s “Feel the Vibe (‘Til the Morning Comes)”
  • Madonna’s “Hung Up,” “Sorry,” “Celebration,” and “God Control”
  • Rihanna’s “SOS (Nike Version)”
  • Chris Brown’s “Wall to Wall”
  • Usher’s “Hey Daddy (Daddy’s Home)”
  • Beat Freaks/Geminiz’s “Jump II”
  • Ne-Yo’s “Beautiful Monster” and “Champagne Life”
  • Michael Jackson’s “Hollywood Tonight”
  • Take That’s “Get Ready For It”
  • Thirty Seconds to Mars’s “Rescue Me”
  • Foo Fighters’ “Shame Shame”
  • Silas Bassa’s “Katia the Runaway”

Sofia Boutella Name and Ethnicity

Boutella’s surname means “the men of the mountains.” She is of Algerian descent. Even though she grew up in France, she has powerful links to her Algerian roots and identity. She said that she is proud of her Algerian roots and that goes with it everywhere.

Sofia Boutella Dancing

Boutella began classical dance education at the age of 5. Since she was 17 years old, Boutella practiced dancing with Blanca Li, a Spanish choreographer. She started dancing in TV, commercials, films, and concert tours. In 2012, she appeared in StreetDance 2 as Eva. After 12 years as a dancer, she started an acting career in 2014. In 2010, she appeared in the Dancing with the Stars episode, “Macy’s Stars of Dance.” Boutella said that her artistic influences include Fred Astaire, Daniel Day-Lewis, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Bob Fosse.

Movies and TV Shows

Sofia Boutella Kingsman

Boutella played the role of Gazelle in Kingsman: The Golden Circle and Kingsman: The Golden Circle. Gazelle works as a personal assistant and right-hand woman to billionaire Richmond Valentine. Her legs were amputated so that she could have blades that granted her superhuman strength and allowed her to murder her foes with abandon. She helped Richmond to thin out the human population and rebuild it under his reign.

Sofia Boutella Star Trek

Boutella portrayed Jaylah in Star Trek Beyond in 2016. Jaylah endured an assault by Krall and survived. Subsequently, she lived in the wreckage of the starship USS Franklin on the planet Altamid for a couple of years. In 2263, when the USS Enterprise was destroyed, she played a key role in assisting the crew. Together, they confronted and overcame Krall, ultimately departing Altamid.

Sofia Boutella The Mummy

In 2017, Boutella played the role of Princess Ahmanet/The Mummy in The Mummy. Ahmanet, an Ancient Egyptian princess, was born in the 3000s B.C. to King Menehptre and his wife. Her mother passed away due to childbirth complications. Since there were no other heirs, Menehptre pledged the throne to Ahmanet upon his death. Consequently, she underwent rigorous physical and mental training day and night. However, in 2983 B.C., Menehptre had a son with his second wife. Regrettably, Menehptre reneged on his promise to Ahmanet, designating the boy as his successor.

Devastated by a sense of betrayal, Ahmanet struck a dark bargain with Set and assassinated her own family. She was mummified alive after her deeds were revealed. However, her pact with Set bestowed upon her the ability to defy death itself. She unleashes her wrath on Nick Morton and his group when they stumbled upon her sarcophagus in northern Iraq five millennia later. For her performance, she received a nomination for Golden Raspberry Worst Supporting Actress Award.

Sofia Boutella Atomic Blonde

In 2017, Boutella played the role of Delphine Lasalle in Atomic Blonde. Delphine is an undercover French agent. For her performance, she received a nomination for ALOS Best Supporting Actress Award.

Sofia Boutella Cabinet Of Curiosities

Boutella played the role of Dr.Zahra in Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities.

Sofia Boutella Rebel Moon

Boutella will star in Rebel Moon– Part One: A Child of Fire in the role of Kora. Rebel Moon premieres on December 22, 2023, on Netflix. Kora is a retired member of the Imperium who has a driven desire for redemption for her past association with the oppressive regime. She takes it upon herself to assemble a team of warriors from various corners of the galaxy with a mission to unite and resist the impending return of the Motherworld’s forces to the planet. In the film, she starts alongside her fellow actors and actresses;

  • Djimon Hounsou
  • Charlie Hunnam
  • Michiel Huisman
  • Staz Nair
  • Bae Doona
  • Ray Fisher
  • Cleopatra Coleman
  • Jena Malone
  • Ed Skrein
  • Fra Fee
  • Corey Stoll
  • Alfonso Herrera
  • Ray Porter
  • Cary Elwes

Boutella is set to appear in Argylle, Rebel Moon – Part Two: The Scargiver, and The Killer’s Game. In The Killer’s Game, she will portray Maize and is currently filming the movie.

Sofia Boutella Other Films and TV Shows

During her career, Boutellas has appeared in several films and TV shows including;

  • Les Cordier, juge et flic
  • Megatánc (Megadance)
  • The Confessions Tour: Live from London
  • Monsters: Dark Continent
  • Tiger Raid
  • Prisoners of the Ghostland
  • Love, Antosha
  • Settlers
  • Fahrenheit 451
  • SAS: Rogue Heroes

Sofia Boutella Social Media

Boutella has active social media platforms i.e. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has a following of over 168K on Facebook, a following of over 566K on Instagram, and a following of over 57.7K on Twitter.

Sofia Boutella Instagram

Boutella has an active Instagram account that has over 566K followers. On her page, she regularly pictures about her upcoming projects and personal life.