Sonia Benezra

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Sonia Benezra (born September 25, 1960 in Montreal) is a Canadian TV and radio interviewer and personality and actress who formerly hosted shows on MusiquePlus, MusiMax, MuchMusic and MuchMoreMusic.[1] She hosted a daily live talk show on the French-language TQS television, also open to English-speaking entertainment figures, for five seasons. Over 200 shows were produced per year, with more than 1 million viewers per show. Benezra worked as co-host (2008–2009) for English-language radio station CFQR (Q92) afternoon drive show. She is involved in the "Walk for Breast Cancer" charities in and around the Island of Montreal.She is a clothing designer with her own line.

Benezra was born in Montreal, her mother from Morocco and her father from Spain. She was raised as a Jew.[2]


  1. ^ "With Sonia Benezra, interviewer becomes interviewee". The Gazette (Montreal). 15 September 2006. Retrieved 18 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Wyatt, Nelson. "Quebec TV 'outsider' beat back detractors to become vee-jay star", Toronto Star, July 8, 1992. Accessed August 31, 2011. "Born in Montreal she was raised in the Jewish faith by a Spanish father and a Moroccan mother with Spanish as her first language."