Sonya Smith Net Worth is
Sonya Smith Biography
Sonya Eleonora Smith Jacquet was born on the 23rd April 1972 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA, and is of Venezuelan and German ancestry. Best known by her stage name of Sonya Smith, she is an actress who earned her fame and net worth starring in many telenovelas including “Milagros” (2000), Destino De Mujer (1997) and her most memorable role as Estrellita Montenegro in the telenovela “Cara Sucia” (1992)
Have you ever wondered how rich Sonya Smith is? According to sources, it has been estimated that Sonya Smith’s net worth is $5 million, with most of her wealth coming from starring in telenovelas, but also in films.
Sonya Smith Net Worth $5 Million
Although born in USA, she moved to Venezuela with her mother after the latter’s divorce from Sonya`s father. Thanks to her mixed origins, she is now fluent in German and Spanish languages, and also English. While she was living in Venezuela, Sonya attended the Universidad Central de Venezuela, where she obtained a degree in psychology.
Sonya`s career began in the early 1990s with a few part time roles in telenovelas, but she made a breakthrough in the lead role of Estrellita Montenegro in the telenovela “Cara Sucia” (1992). Her success was instant, and Sonya was soon cast in another tevenovela, “Rosangelica”, and soon her net worth began to rise.
Sonya`s next accomplishments in the acting industry were roles in telenovelas “Maria Celeste” (1994) and “Guajira” (1996). In 1997, Sonya appeared as Mariana Oropeza in another telenovela, entitled “Destino De Mujer”, and in 2000, she was cast as Milagros Vargas, a lead role of the popular telenovela “Milagros”.
Her net worth increased further as she made her Hollywood debut in the sci-fi comedy film “Cyxork 7” (2006), alongside Ray Wise and Beata Pozniak. The same year she was cast in another lead role, this time in the telenovela “Olvidarte Jamas”. The following year she worked on another telenovela, “Acorralada”, and was featured in films “La Misma Luna” and “Ladron Que Roba A Ladron”, alongside Fernando Colunga, Gabriel Soto and other stars. Of course her net worth rose steadily with these appearances.
In recent years, Sonya has been more dedicated to the big screen, so she made appearances in films such as “Unknowns” (2012, “Hunted By Night” (2010), and “I Didn`t Know Who I Was” (2008). However, she also stayed faithful to her career as a telenovela actress, appearing in series such as “Corazon Valliente” (2012), “Vuelveme A Querer” (2009), “Aurora” (2010-2011), and “Donde Esta Elisa” (2010), all of which contributed to her net worth.
Her latest ventures in the entertainment industry include the role of Cayetana Belmonte del Yunco in telenovela “Tierra De Reyes”.
Overall, Sonya is one of the stars of South American productions, as she has appeared in over 30 TV and film titles, for which she has also earned several prestigious recognitions, such as Latin Pride National Awards for Outstanding Woman Achievement in 2008 and Miami Life Award in 2011.
Regarding her personal life, Sonya currently lives in Oklahoma City, with her mother. In the past Sonya was secretly married to Mexican actor Gabriel Porras, whom she met on the set of telenovela “Olvidarte Jamás” (2006). Together they lived in Miami, Florida until they divorced in 2013.
|Full Name||Sonya Smith|
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Date Of Birth||April 23, 1972|
|Place Of Birth||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Education||Universidad Central de Venezuela|
|Spouse||Gabriel Porras (m. 2008–2013)|
|Parents||Federico Albertini Smith, Ileana Jacquet|
|Nicknames||Sonya Eleonora Smith Jacquet|
|Awards||Latin Pride National Awards for Outstanding Woman Achievement (2008), Miami Life Award (2011)|
|Movies||“Milagros” (2000), “Cyxork 7” (2006), Destino De Mujer (1997), “Cara Sucia” (1992)|
|TV Shows||“Maria Celeste” (1994), “Guajira” (1996), “Destino De Mujer” (1997), “Acorralada” “Olvidarte Jamás” (2006)|
|1||Sonya Smith is the daughter of Venezuelan actress, Ilana Jacquet. Both mother and daughter are beautiful blue-eyed blondes, although Sonya has achieved more starring roles in Venezuelan mini-series than her mother. Sonya and her mother reside in Oklahoma City in between acting roles in South America.|
|Case Unknown||2017||Short completed||Claudia Smith|
|Las Princesas||2016||TV Mini-Series||Dolores Villanueva|
|Off Script||2016||TV Mini-Series||Dolores|
|Tierra de Reyes||2014-2015||TV Series||Cayetana Belmonte del Junco|
|Marido En Alquiler||2013||TV Series||Griselda Carrasco|
|Corazón Valiente||2012||TV Series||Isabel Uriarte de Arroyo|
|Aurora||2010||TV Series||Angela Amenabar|
|¿Dónde está Elisa?||2010||TV Series||Dana Riggs|
|Hunted by Night||2010||Tania|
|Vuelveme a querer||2009||TV Series||Liliana Acosta|
|I Didn't Know Who I Was||2008||Short||Michelle|
|Azucar Morena||2008||TV Movie||Manuela|
|Pecados Ajenos||2007-2008||TV Series||Elena Sandoval|
|Tiempo final||2007||TV Series||Claudia|
|Ladrón que roba a ladrón||2007||Veronica Valdez|
|Under the Same Moon||2007||Sra. Snyder|
|Acorralada||2007||TV Series||Fedora 'La Gaviota' Garcés Soriano|
|Cyxork 7||2006||Angela LaSalle|
|Olvidarte Jamás||2006||TV Series||Luisa Dominguez / Victoria Salinas|
|East L.A. King||2004||Video||Nurse Diaz|
|Mariú||2000||TV Series||Coralia Lozada de Gálvez|
|Milagros||2000||TV Series||Milagros De La Torre Vargas / Chachita Vargas|
|Destino de mujer||1997||TV Series||Mariana Oropeza|
|Guajira||1996||TV Series||Sonia Arbeláez|
|María Celeste||1994||TV Series||María Celeste Paniagua|
|Rosangelica||1993||TV Series||Rosangélica González Hernández / Elisa Montero|
|Cara sucia||1992||TV Series||Esterella Montenegro|
|Un sueño en el abismo||1991|
|El desprecio||1991||TV Series|
|Pacto de sangre||1987||Short|
|The 2nd Annual Women in the Arts Miami||2012||Video||Herself - Winner|
|Camino a la 6ta entrega de los Miami Life Awards con Mundo Urbano TV||2012||Video||Herself - Guest|
|The 6th Annual Miami Life Awards||2012||Video||Herself - Winner: Best Play Theatre Lead Actress|
|The 5th Annual Miami Life Awards||2011||Video||Herself - Winner: Best TV Lead Actress|