Sofia Wylie

American actress Sofia Wylie is famous for her works in Andy Mack and High School Musical series

A dancer who found her passion in acting, Sofia Wylie marks herself among the young yet proficient actors. Wylie is widely popular as Buffy Driscoll in the Disney Channel series Andi Mack (2017-19).

And further Disney projects strengthened her fame & fandom; she portrayed Mia Brooks in Shook (2019) and Gina Porter in High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (2019- Now).  Currently, she is set to portray Agatha in the Netflix film The School for Good and Evil.

The American actress and dancer is an active social media user- has more than 2.5 million followers on Instagram. Having appeared in So You Think You Can Dance and America’s Got Talent, Sofia uploads videos of her dancer covers on her YouTube channel.

What Is Age and Height of Sofia Wylie? Who Are Her Parents?

Wylie was born on January 7, 2004, in Scottsdale, Arizona, the United States. Her birth name is Sofia Christine Wylie and her zodiac is Capricorn. As of May 2022, she is 18 years old and stands 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm) tall.

Sofia is the youngest of two children; her parents are Chris Wylie, a life coach, and Amy Wylie. She grew up with her elder sister Bella Wylie (b. January 3, 2002), a chef who won Season 2 of Chopped Junior at 15 years old.

Wylie with her elder sister Bella
Wylie with her elder sister Bella; Photo Source: Instagram@sofiawylie

An American by nationality, the Shook actress comes from a mixed ethnic background. Her father is African-American with Korean ancestry, while her mother is German-English. She has Christian beliefs.

Sofia Wylie finished her early schooling in a local school in Arizona. Passionate about dancing since 5, Wylie’s parents admired her interest & enrolled her at Second City Training Center in Hollywood, California.

As per an Instagram post of May 26, 2022, she completed her high school- she shared a picture of herself in a black graduation robe.

Career As A Dancer

A trainee at Diverse Elements Dance studio in Arizona, Sofia appeared as a dancer in So You Think You Can Dance in 2011 & later in 2016. Moreover, in 2015, she performed in America’s Got Talent on stage live at Radio City Music Hall.

In the latter days, she would run the 4K Dance Series, an internet-based program in 2017; it followed the launch of her dance series Dancing with Sofia Wylie on IGTV in 2019.

Sofia Wylie’s Acting Breakthrough From ‘Andi Mack’

Shortly after the guest appearance in Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn, Wylie’s acting career sky-rocketed as the main cast, Buffy Driscoll, in Andi Mack in 2017The comedy-drama Disney series ran for 3 seasons (57 episodes) with the conclusion on July 26, 2019.

In the series, her character is the best friend of the title character Andy (actress Peyton Elizabeth Lee). It won Sofia a Young Entertainer Award in 2016.

Other casts were Joshua Rush, Asher Angel, Lilan Bowden, Lauren Tom, and Trent Garrett.

Sofia Wylie with her Andy Mack co-stars Peyton Lee and Joshua Rush
Sofia Wylie with her Andy Mack co-stars Peyton Lee and Joshua Rush; Photo Source: Instagram@andymackTV

Even more, in 2019, Sofia earned her feature film debut in Back of the Net. Also the same year, she played the lead Amelia “Mia” Brooks in Disney’s TV series Shook (2019).

She is a talented actress as well as a voice actor- she voiced in Marvel Rising: Heart of Iron (2019, TV film) and Spider-Man: Maximum Venom (2020, 2 episodes).

Wylie Portrayed Gina Porter In TV Series ‘High School Musical’

Sofia Wylie made a remarkable TV landing as one of the main casts, Gina Porter in the Disney+ series High School Musical: The Musical: The Series in 2019. The American mockumentary musical drama is an inspiration from the High School Musical film series.

It premiered on November 12, 2019, which saw an appraisal viewership & ratings, leading to two more seasons of production.

Along with Wyile, other notable TV names Joshua Bassett, Matt Cornett, Julia Lester, Dara Reneé, and Frankie Rodriguez are in the main roles. Actors Olivia Rodrigo, Larry Saperstein, and Kate Reinders were the main casts in Season 1 & Season 2.

The story follows up theater enthusiasts teens who put give their best to put on a stage production of High School Musical: The Musical for their school. In 2020, it won a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Kids & Family Programming.

Check out the video: Wylie and Matt Cornet talk about High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.

Any Renewal For Season 4?

Already with 3 seasons, the ‘High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’ was renewed for the 4th season on May 20, 2022, ahead of the Season 3 premiere. The third season premiered on July 27, 2022, and will conclude on September 14, with 8 episodes.

What Is Sofia Wylie Doing Now?

Currently, Wylie is working on her upcoming Netflix film The School for Good and Evil. The fantasy film is based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Soman Chainani.

Reportedly, the movie was firstly under the production right of Universal Pictures before Netflix took over. It will release in the latter half of 2022.

Sofia portrays Agatha in the film, whom she described as a well-rounded character during May 2021 interview with MTV. Definitely a snarky and grouchy person but with a good heart and soul, tackling her insecurities.

The plot is the adventure of two best friends Agatha and Sophie (actress Sophia Anne Caruso) who get kidnapped to School for Good and Evil; there they would be trained to hone their fairytale-like skills.

Is Sofia Dating Currently? Is She Active on TikTok?

No wonder, Wylie’s fame not only gained showers of love from fans but curiosity about her dating life too. So far, the American actress is not in a relationship officially. Even more, Sofia seemingly doesn’t have a boyfriend or has ever discussed her love life publicly.

Currently, the High School Musical actress in her teens is alleged to be single. Probably, more focused on her career than her relationship, sources assume. Quite often, she shares pictures with her sister and her pet dog Mabel on her social media profiles.

Sofia is an active user of Tiktok with more than 9.4 million followers & 276.8 million likes. She has an Instagram account with more than 2.5 million followers, while her Twitter (joined in July 2015) amasses over 161K followers. Wylie also uses Facebook and Snapchat.

Her eponymous YouTube channel Sofia Wylie has more than 121K subscribers and over 5.77 million views. It was created on May 29, 2015, and features her dance covers, TikTok videos, and vlogs.

Net Worth of Sofia Wylie

As of 2022, Wylie owns an estimated net worth of $600,000. After TV success through Andy Mack, her career opportunities saw her roles in High School Musical: The Musical: The Series and Back of the Net. It possibly earned her a salary in the 5-digit figure per episode.

Since March 2019, she runs her own production company AIFOS Entertainment Inc.

‘The School for Good and Evil’ actress along with her on-screen journey, makes a considerable income from endorsements too. She was the brand ambassador for apparels Sadie Jane Dancewear and Kurveshop Dancewear.

Moreover, Sofia Wylie, on her Instagram, had paid partnership with Olay and Bumble and bumble (hair product). In May 2022, she became the new face of Innisfree for its UV defense sunscreen.

Her earnings per sponsored post via Instagram could be in the range of $5,115 – $8,526. As for Sofia’s TikTok, it can bring her $5,640 – $9,400 per post through sponsorships.

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