Sofia Boutella is an Algerian-French dancer and actress gained wide recognition as a Nike Girl in the “Nike Women” advertising campaigns. She is famous as, ‘Gazelle’ that we have seen in the 2014 film “Kingsman: The Secret Service.” At age 10, she took up rhythmic gymnastics and eventually, joined the French national team for the Olympics when she was 18 years old.
|Occupation||Dancer* Model* Actress|
|Net Worth||$4 Million USD|
|Date of Birth (Age)
(How old is Sofia Boutella?)
|April 3, 1982 (36-year-old)|
|Place of Birth||Bal El Oued|
(Where is Sofia Boutella from?)
(How tall is Sofia Boutella?)
|1.65m (5 foot 5 inches)|
|Nationality||Algerian, French (Dual Citizenship)|
(Is Sofia Boutella black?)
|Religion||Sofia’s religion is not in public yet.|
(Is Sofia Boutella bisexual?)
|Straight (She is not a transgender woman)|
Sofia Boutella Family
|Father||Safy Boutella (Jazz Musician)|
|Mother||Not Known. (She was an Architect)|
|Brother||Seif Boutella (Visual Effect Artists)|
Sofia Boutella Early Life
Born on April 6, 1982, in the Bab El Oued, Algiers, Algeria. She is of Algerian-French nationality. She graduated from Berkley College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts
When she was only 5-year-old, she started training in classical dance, by the time she was 10-year-old she started to learn rhythmic gymnastics. At the age of 18, she was a part of French National Team, which represent in the Olympics.
Sofia Boutella Dating History
(Who has Sofia Boutella dated?)
Matt Pokora (2008) – French singer M. Pokora and Sofia were reportedly dating in 2008.
Robert Sheehan (2014-2018) – Sofia met Irish actor Robert Sheehan while filming the independent film Jet Trash in Goa, India in 2014. Their Relationship was come to know publicly Mara Lane, spouse of Jonathan Meyers posted a snap of the two captioning Sofia as his lady love. Robert and Sofia never confirmed the dating the rumors, until in an Interview in 2017. And later broke up after a year late of the announcement.
Chris Pine (2017) – Sofia Boutella and Star Trek co-star Chris Pine’s dating rumors began spreading in 2017. When they attended the Coachella Music Festival together seem like a couple, put a stamp of confirmed on the rumors.
Sofia Boutella Dance Career
Boutella is a tremendous dancer and probably is the best female break-dancer. Sofia was a part of ‘The Vagabond Crew’ the group even has been the winner of 2006, ‘Battle of the Year’ the best International Break-Dancing Completion.
At the age of 25, Sofia heard from a mutual friend of hers about the ‘Nike’ audition. She went into the audition and got selected, the ad campaign was not only the deal breaker for her career, but she was also lucky enough that a part member of Campaign has, ‘Madonna’ as her client. Soon after the video, Sofia Boutella was a member of ‘Madonna’ background dance crew, you might have seen her in ‘Hung Up & Sorry music video.
Alongside Madonna, she also worked with several other A-list pop stars such as Chris Brown, Usher, Rihanna, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake and many more.
Her dance skill was enough fascinating that it got the attention of, ‘King Of Pop’ Michael Jackson. He offered Sofia to be a part of his, ‘This Is It’ Tour, but unfortunately, due to Madonna’s tour extension, that collaboration never happen.
Destiny gave Sofia another chance to work with the king, as she was offered to play the lead in a music video, ‘Hollywood Tonight’ by Michael Jackson.
Sofia Boutella Movie Career
She was already conquering the world with her dancing skills, but that was not the limit of her limit. Sofia Boutella’s movie career started through ‘not so famous film’ “Super DJ” (2002). But before her breakthrough debut, Sofia studied acting courses in Paris for two years.
In 2012, we get to see her dance skill in action, in the movie, ‘Street Dance’ franchise sequel, ‘StreetDance 2.”
After this movie, the offers get lined up in front of her, and we again get to see her smoking hot performance in 2014, sci-fi movie, “Monsters: Dark Continent.”
Kingsman: The Secret Service
The big-budget and commercially successful movie of Sofia Boutella acting career. From this movie on, everyone knew who, ‘Sofia Boutella’ was, this movie got her fame, and recognition.
She was successful before but after this film, she gained a completely new level of popularity. After this movie, Sofia appeared in as, ‘Jalyah’ in ‘Star Trek and Beyond’ and later became an Egyptian princess, who came back to life to regain back what is rightfully hers.
Sofia Boutella Workout Routine
When it comes to workout we picture doing a hard scheduled exercise, same thing every day, and it comes with a hard diet But as for Sofia, she is a dancer, and a professional one, her body is used to exercise, stretching, and she is tougher than you think she is. Dancing is such a great workout on its own that she never had to do much other training.
On top of it, she is a trained, ‘Martial Artist’, during the shoot of Kingsman, she had to learn all new type of martial arts, that she never tried before. Sofia Boutella said, “The stunt training for the film was intense. They taught me Thai boxing, taekwondo and how to work with cables. Gazelle uses her legs to kill, so I had to learn different types of kicks. I’d never done anything like it before.”
You can consider yourself as lucky or not, but Sofia can kick your ass while looking super hot.
Sofia Boutella Social Media
With her distinctive features and talent, Sofia Boutella is doing pretty great in her career. For the fans who love her work or simply her, can follow her on the socials. Her Twitter, (@sofisia) has over 66.7K followers, and her Instagram account (@sofisia7) has over 373K followers.