Sofía Daccarett Char, better known as Sofia Carson, is an American singer and actress. She is known for Descendants (2015). Her first appearance on television was as a guest star on the Disney Channel show, Austin & Ally. In 2015, she appeared as Evie, the daughter of the Evil Queen, in the Disney Channel Original Movie, Descendants. In 2016, she appeared as Lola Perez in Adventures in Babysitting, Melanie Sanchez in Tini: The Movie and Tessa in A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits.
Early Life of Sofia Carson
Carson was born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, to José F. Daccarett and Laura Char Carson, who had moved there from Colombia. She chose the artistic name “Carson” after her American maternal grandmother, Lauraine Carson. Through her mother, Carson is related to the Char family of Colombian politicians. She subsequently attended UCLA, majoring in communications with a minor in French. Sofia Carson danced at MVSA or Maria Verdeja School of the Arts.
Career Of Sofia Carson
On January 9, 2015, Carson was cast in the co-lead role in the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie Adventures in Babysitting. Filming began in spring 2015, for an early 2016 television premiere. In March 2016, the Hollywood Reporter announced that Carson landed the leading role in the latest installment of the A Cinderella Story series. In March 2016, Hollywood Records and Republic Records officially announced that Sofia had signed a joint worldwide record deal with both companies. Her debut single is “Love Is the Name”, an interpolation of Opus’ “Live Is Life”, and was released on April 8.
Carson has performed in the NBC’s 2015 Thanksgiving Parade, ABC’s Disney Parks Christmas Celebration, Univision’s Feliz 2016 (New Year’s Eve Special) and the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards and was a presenter in the ABC’s Disneyland 60th Anniversary Special. Carson is set to reprise her role as Evie in the 2017 sequel Descendants 2.