Sofia Richie is a popular celebrity and model. The famous fashion model is at the peak of her modeling career as she is one of the most well-known American models today. Sofia Richie was born on 24th August 1998 and is currently 19 years old. Her birthplace is Los Angles, California. She is the daughter of the music icon Lionel Richie with his second wife Diane Alexander.
Sofia Richie is also the youngest daughter of Diane Alexander and has a stepsister Nicole Richie who is a successful fashion designer, television personality, and businesswoman. She only has one biological sister Miles Richie. Sofia Richie is really close friends with Paris the daughter of Michael Jackson the music legend.
She has also said that Michael Jackson was her Godfather and she has a vivid memory of going to his Ranch in Neverland as a child.
Being born as a daughter to the music icon Lionel Richie, she grew up with immense love for music and started singing at the age of 5. She learned to play the piano when she was 7 years old. When she was at the age of 14 she took vocal lessons from Tim Carter who was also Beyonce’s vocal coach, she also made appearances from a very young age on her father’s shows.
After some time, however, she left the music industry as she always felt under pressure to meet up to her father’s standards in music who was obviously a professional musician.
She then went to Oaks Christian School which was also known as celebrity high and studied there for some time but she had to leave the school because of her father’s tours and was homeschooled later. Sofia Richie was also a soccer player for some time until she broke her hip in an accident.
After leaving the singing world Sofia started her modeling career at the age of 14 and appeared in the Teen Vogue magazine. She got her first ever fashion deal with Mary Grace Swim which is a swimwear based company at the age of 15 years. She also then signed another deal in the same year with Select Model Management, a London based modeling agency.
Something that kick-started her modeling career and affixed her to the path of fame was her appearance in the Elle Magazine, “Who What Wear” page in the year 2014. She then collaborated with teen vogue and Olay that year for their fresh to school crusade online.
The most remarkable year for Sofia Richie was 2015 when she started shooting with high-end brands such as Young and Reckless and also graced ASOS Magazine’s front page in July of the same year. She then connected with Stella McCarthy and went to the Met Ball 2015 as one of the visitors for Stella.
Sofia Richie Net Worth
Sofia is a popular model known to have work with the best of brands and most of her wealth is due to her modeling career. Her family members are top known celebrities in the US and she herself is an innocent beautiful looking human with an estimated net worth of 3 million dollars.