The American actress Sofia Hublitz, is perhaps best known for portraying Charlotte Byrde in the acclaimed Netflix TV crime drama show “Ozark.”
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Sofia Hublitz is a native of Richmond, Virginia, who was born under the Gemini zodiac sign on 1 June 1999, which makes her 23 years old as of 2022. She’s the daughter of the screen art director, Sosie Hublitz, and her husband, the late accountant, Keiran Lawrence Gaughan. She has a younger sister. Sadly, her father passed away in May 2018.
She developed an interest in acting at the age of 14, and as a teenager loved watching films and TV series starring Joan Crawford and Bette Davis. Her mother was very supportive of her dreams , and is the one who introduced her to arts and taught her the basics of acting.
Sofia attended a local elementary school in Virginia before her family relocated to New York when she was eight years old. She later joined Professional Children’s School in Manhattan, New York, and is an alumnus of Emerson College.
Sofia is interested in politics and formerly revealed that her best-loved politician is the 44th president of the USA, Barack Obama; she was against the candidacy of former President Trump in 2016.
She is fond of attending celebrity events, together with her co-stars.
She is also an avid book reader, and has disclosed that she reads two to three books per week. Moreover, she likes playing video games in her spare time.
In 2013, Hublitz made her first TV appearance as a contestant in the kid’s competitive reality series “MasterChef Junior”, which was adapted from the British TV series “Junior MasterChef.” The show aired from September to November 2013, and she came in at position eight, which saw her eliminated in the fourth episode. She caught the attention of viewers when she burst into tears after she made a mistake in one of the episodes, when the acclaimed chef, Gordon Ramsay who was the judge, jumped in to comfort her and guide her accordingly. To win the prize ($100,000), the contestants were required to excel in five stages: the Skill Test, Mystery Box Test, Elimination Challenge, Team Challenge, and finally the Pressure Test.
Acting Career and Rise to Prominence
In 2014, Hublitz was cast as Danielle in two episodes of the second last season of the American TV drama series “Louie,” which was nominated for several awards including a Golden Globe.
Two years later, she signed with the Beverly Hills-based United Talent Agency (UTA), and thereafter landed the role of Young Sylvia in an episode of Louis C.K.-directed web series “Horace and Pete.” Sofia made her career breakthrough when she was selected to play the starring role of Charlotte Byrde in the crime drama “Ozark,” which was created for Netflix by Mark Williams and Bill Dubuque. She shared the screen with Laura Linney and Jason Bateman, appearing in a total of 43 episodes from 2017 to 2022. During this time, she also appeared in two films, the Rebecca Eskreis-written and directed drama “What Breaks the Ice” in 2020, and “Ida Red”in the year that followed.
Awards and Social Media Presence
Sofia is a two-time nominee for Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for her appearance in “Ozark”, sharing the 2019 and 2021 nominations with the cast of the show.
The “Ozark” starlet loves connecting with her fans by sharing her videos and photos and updating them about her latest career endeavors on Instagram – @Sofiahub. She announced her father’s death on the platforms in 2018, and many people sent her their condolence messages. She has almost 75,000 fans on Instagram, and is also active on Twitter and Facebook with around 9,000 and 2,000 fans respectively.
Sofia has kept all details regarding her romantic life below the radar, and seems single and solely focused on her blossoming career as of 2022. She now resides in Los Angeles, California. The “Ozark” starlet is good friends with the famed model and actress, Madelyn Cline. Cline has been nominated for several awards such as MTV Movie and TV Awards and is famous for her roles in the films “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery,” and the TV shows “Outer Banks” and “Stranger Things.” She is highly active on Instagram with over 12.5 followers, and the duo likes posting their photos together on their respective social media platforms.
Height, weight, and Physical Appearance
Hublitz is of Caucasian ethnicity, and has long blonde hair and blue eyes. She is slimly built, weighs approximately 110lbs (50kgs), is 5ft 4ins (1.63m) tall, with vital statistics of 32B-25-35 and wears shoe and dress sizes 6 (UK) and 4 (US) respectively.
Sofia is a youthful actress who began her acting journey in 2013 and has featured in several hit projects which have made her popular. She allegedly earns around $10,000 per episode, and is worth around $500,000 as of 2022.
Who Are Sofia Hublitz’s Parents?
Hublitz’s mother, Sosie, has worked in the art department of five projects – she served as a set dresser in the film “As Summers Die” and “The Boss’ Wife” in 1986, “My Name Is Bill W.” in 1989, and “Miss Rose White” in 1992. She was also a set decorator in the 1987 Oscar Award-nominated drama film “The Whales of August,” which starred Lillian Gish and Bette Davis, and was directed by Lindsay Anderson.
Sofia’s father was a successful accountant and financial counselor who operated in New York City. He studied finance at Los Angeles University, and just like his wife, was very supportive of his daughter’s acting dreams. Lawrence had dated Sosie for several years before they walked the aisle in 1997.
Lawrence was of Caucasian ethnicity, and had a set of brown eyes and dark brown hair. He stood 6ft 2ins (1.88m) tall and weighed approximately 160lbs (73kgs). He’d accumulated a net worth of approximately $800,000 before his demise. It’s not clear how Sofia’s father died, but it’s widely believed that it was of natural causes.