Actress Sofia Pernas is married to ‘This Is Us’ star Justin Hartley! Learn more about the ‘Young & The Restless’ actress.
After a year of dating, Sofia Pernas, 31, has married This Is Us star Justin Hartley, 44! The couple fueled speculation that they had tied the knot after arriving to the MTV Movie & TV Awards wearing rings on their wedding fingers on May 16. A day later, a source confirmed the pair married “recently” to People magazine. HollywoodLife has reached out to reps for confirmation on the news.
Justin and his former Y&R costar were first linked amidst his divorce from ex-wife Chrishell Stause, 39. Sofia and Justin were seen sharing a romantic kiss in the parking lot of a medical center in Los Angeles on May 28, 2020, where she appeared to be dropping him off at the Southern California Orthopedic Institute.
Though they kept a low profile after that, eagle eyed fans noticed they were hanging out in Aug. 2020 based on cryptic Instagram stories that appeared to be taken in the same place. Justin and Sofia both took their romance Instagram official on New Year’s Eve, and are married just five months later! Here’s five things you should know about the stunning actress:
She co-starred on ‘The Young & The Restless’ with Justin & his ex
Sofia and Justin first met six years ago as co-stars. Justin portrayed Adam Newman on the CBS soap opera, The Young & The Restless, from 2014 to 2016. Sofia joined the show in 2015, playing Marisa Sierras — the girlfriend of Adam/Justin’s nephew. Chrishell also had a role on Y&R, playing Bethany Bryant in 2016.
She was born in Morocco
Sofia’s mother is Moroccan, and her father from Spain. The family moved to Orange County, California when she was just five years old. She speaks four languages: Moroccan, English, Spanish, and German
She wanted to be a reporter
How different her life would have been! Sofia was approached when she was young by a modeling scout, who later introduced her to an acting agent, according to IMDb. The rest was history.
She’s on ‘Blood & Treasure’
She stars as Lexi Traviris on the CBS adventure show, alongside Matt Barr, Oded Fehr, and James Callis. She has a ton of other acting credits as well, including a memorable arc as Catalina on Jane the Virgin. She’s also had roles in NCIS and The Brave.
She dated Christian Kane
Sofia dated Almost Paradise star Christian Kane, who is also a singer, from 2011 to 2013. It’s unclear why they broke up.