10 Things to Know About Disney's Rising Star Sofia Carson
The sky's the limit for Carson, whose stars seem to be aligning more than perfectly. The actress and singer is making 2017 her year starring in new movies and releasing an album among many other projects. Here are the five things you should know about the up-and-comer.
To read more on Sofia, be sure to pick up the July issue of People en Español, on stands now!
Disney holds a special place in the heart of this actress. This summer, she brings her character Evie back to the small screeen fro Descentdants 2. Her first role was actually a guest role on a Disney Channel Series "Austin & Ally."
And acting isn't her only talent. Sofia is also a singer, who released her single "Back to Beautiful" earlier this year. She's also at work for her debut album which she "cannot wait to share with the world."
Did you know that Sofia dreams of writing a song with Ed Sheeran or Bruno Mars? "They are both such incredible storytellers and performers."
Think Audrey Hepburn meets Gwen Stefani, both of whom she calls her fashion icons. Whether it's Paris Fashion Week, a performance on stage or a red carpet event, this style queen brings her A-game from head to toe.
"Growing up, having both cultures—American and Colombian—expanded my musical and cultural influences. I am so proud to say that being bi-cultural has been a beautiful advantage in my life and career," Carson, who speaks fluent Spanish, tells Chica.
"My dream [acting] role would be to challenge myself with a dark and raw story, like Angelina Jolie in 'Girl Interrupted,'" the actress reveals.
Fun Fact: The actress keeps her nails dark blue all year long, no matter what outfit. "It's my favorite color, and I feel the most like myself with them," she shares.
Carson admits she's got heart eyes for Andrew Garfield. And her dream date with? "A romantic dinner and dancing."
The actress and singer says the best part of her job is "being able to work with beautiful foundations like the Make-A-Wish Foundation because to be able to give, smile, a laugh, a moment of happiness is the most important gift we can ever give."
Being comfortable on stage and in front of cameras, there's no reason why Disney wouldn't ask Carson to host the Radio Disney Music Awards, which she did this year.