Who is Sofia Wylie?
Sofia Wylie is an American actor and dancer, best known for playing Buffy Driscoll on Disney Channel’s comedy-drama television series ‘Andi Mack.’ Sofia is also famous for appearing in a couple of other TV series, such as ‘School of Rock’ and ‘Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn.’ Her display of acting skills in television series earned her the opportunity to play the lead role in an Australian feature film titled ‘Back of the Net.’ Apart from being known as an actress, Sofia is also widely known as an internet star. While her Twitter page has more than 25,000 followers, Sofia’s Instagram page has collected a whopping 1.3 million followers. She even has a self-titled YouTube channel, which has more than 58,000 subscribers.
Childhood & Early Life
Sofia Wylie was born on January 7, 2004 in Scottsdale, Arizona. She was born to Amy and Chris Wylie and was raised along with her sister Bella. Sofia expressed interest in dance early in her life, which encouraged her parents to enroll her in dancing classes. Her dancing skills and abilities grew from strength to strength, earning her opportunities to appear in television commercials. Thanks to these commercials, Sofia became known as an amazing dancer, which eventually earned her the opportunity to perform on stage with the world-renowned Canadian singer Justin Bieber. Sofia Wylie’s popularity as a dancer sky-rocketed when she began performing in some of the most popular American TV shows, such as ‘Dance Moms,’ ‘So You Think You Can Dance,’ and ‘America’s Got Talent.’ From 2015 to 2016, Sofia was part of a hip hop dance company called ‘ImmaBEAST.’ Since Sofia started dancing at a young age, she had to balance school and work, which taught her a thing or two about planning and preparation. Sofia’s dancing skills made her popular at a young age, but what made her a household name were her acting skills, displayed in television series.
You May Like
Continue Reading Below
Along with her dancing career, Sofia Wylie wanted to explore her acting talent as well, which led her to an agent. Subsequently, Sofia got to attend a few auditions before landing an opportunity to play a recurring role on Nickelodeon’s comedy series ‘Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn.’ She was then cast in another comedy series titled ‘School of Rock’ before landing a major role on Disney Channel’s ‘Andi Mack.’ Sofia played Buffy Driscoll in the series, which turned her into a household name in the United States of America. She made her film debut in 2018, when she was cast in the lead role in Louise Alston-directed family soccer film ‘Back of the Net.’ Represented by popular talent agencies like ‘Trilogy Talent’ and ‘Osbrink Agency,’ Sofia Wylie is currently focused on her acting career.
Being a multi-talented person that she is, Sofia is also known for her modeling skills. She has posed for a number of popular magazines like ‘Elle Magazine,’ ‘Teen Vogue,’ ‘InStyle,’ and ‘Deadline.’ She also has a strong social media presence. She owns a self-titled vlog channel on YouTube, which has so far accumulated more than a million views and 58,000 subscribers. Sofia’s YouTube channel houses her own dance series, ‘The 4K Dance Series.’ She has millions of followers across various other social media platforms, such as SnapChat, TikTok, Twitter, and Instagram. Both her Instagram and Twitter accounts are packed with a number of photos that depict her professional as well as personal life. She also owns a sophisticated website that has various sections like ‘Blog,’ ‘Vlogs,’ ‘Forums,’ ‘Shops,’ etc. Her online shop sells clothing for teenagers.
Sofia Wylie is a huge fan of the famous American actress Zendaya. In one of her interviews, she had revealed that she grew up watching ‘Disney Channel’ and that Zendaya has always been her idol. She got an opportunity to meet her idol on the set of ‘K.C. Undercover.’ She was so star-struck upon seeing ‘The Greatest Showman’ actress that she couldn’t even utter a word for the first few minutes. Sofia is close to her sister Bella Wylie. She loves spending her free time with her sister. Sofia’s future goals include becoming not just a famous actress but an inspiration to many. She wants to let people know that they can do anything they want if they put their mind to it.