Sonia Ben Ammar

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Sonia Ben Ammar
Born (1999-02-19) 19 February 1999 (age 21)
Paris, France
NationalityFrench[1]
EducationUniversity of Southern California
OccupationModel, singer, actress
Parent(s)Tarak Ben Ammar
Beata Sonczuk

Sonia Ben Ammar (born 19 February 1999 in Paris)[2] is a French fashion model of Polish and Tunisian descent,[3] actress and singer known mononymously as SONIA. Her first music video for the single "Joyride" premiered on Billboard on 26 September 2019, hinting at an upcoming EP release.[4] PAPER Magazine later revealed another track, "Games," on 29 October 2019, announcing that her four-track debut EP would be released on 8 November 2019.[5]

Biography[edit]

Ben Ammar is the daughter of the film producer Tarak Ben Ammar and actress Beata Ben Ammar.[1] Her Tunisian-born father is Muslim.[6] Ben Ammar played minor roles in the film Jappeloup and the stage musical 1789: Les Amants de la Bastille.[7] She graduated from the American School of Paris and started attending the University of Southern California in fall 2017.[8]

In 2016, Ben Ammar signed with IMG Models and has since modeled for Dolce & Gabbana, Miu Miu, Carolina Herrera, Topshop, Nina Ricci and Chanel.[9][10][11][12] She has also appeared in magazines such as Vanity Fair, Harper's Bazaar Arabia, Love, and L'Officiel.[8][11]

Discography[edit]

EPs[edit]

Title Year
SONIA[13][better source needed] 2019

As featured artist[edit]

Title Year Album
Creation Come Alive (Petit Biscuit + SONIA)[14] 2017 Presence

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bhoyrul, Anil (1 November 2017). "INTERVIEW: November Cover Star Sonia Ben Ammar Is The Face Of A New Generation". Harper's Bazaar Arabia. Archived from the original on 3 January 2019. Retrieved 11 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Barbara Palvin, Estella Boersma y Sonia Ben, las nuevas supermodelos". mujerhoy.com (in Spanish). 15 October 2018.
  3. ^ "SONIA AMMAR on Instagram: "For anyone who feels lost in translation... hopefully this helps a bit. I was born & raised in Paris but my father is Tunisian & my mother…"". Instagram. Retrieved 21 July 2020.
  4. ^ Aniftos, Rania (26 September 2019). "NEWS: Sonia Unveils Dreamy 'Joyride' Music Video". Billboard.
  5. ^ Kaplan, Ilana (29 October 2019). "MUSIC: SONIA's 'Games' Is a Mind-Bending Dark Pop Maze". PAPER Magazine.
  6. ^ "Tarak Ben Ammar: The Great Negotiator". Videoageinternational.com. Retrieved 25 August 2011.
  7. ^ Duverger, Sarah (4 April 2017). "Qui est Sonia Ben Ammar?". Glamour (Paris) (in French). Archived from the original on 24 March 2018. Retrieved 11 January 2019.
  8. ^ a b Okwudu, Janelle (20 June 2017). "Sonia Ben Ammar Went From Dolce & Gabbana's Runway to Graduation in 48 Hours". Vogue. Archived from the original on 21 June 2017. Retrieved 11 January 2019.
  9. ^ Cenea, Laia (5 August 2017). "La revolución de las modelos bajitas". La Vanguardia. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  10. ^ Allen, Kelly (5 December 2017). "Topshop enlists rising stars for a new Christmas song (& we love it)". Glamour. Archived from the original on 30 January 2018. Retrieved 11 January 2019.
  11. ^ a b Anastasiou, Zoe (20 July 2018). "Who is Anwar Hadid's New Love Interest Sonia Ben Ammar?". Elle Australia. Retrieved 11 January 2019.
  12. ^ Ghanem, Khaoula (28 May 2017). "Meet Sonia Ben Ammar: The Tunisian Model Who Lit Up Cannes". Vogue Arabia. Archived from the original on 23 December 2017. Retrieved 11 January 2019.
  13. ^ "SONIA, SONIA EP". Linkfire. Retrieved 8 November 2019.
  14. ^ Garden, Sarah (19 April 2018). "Sonia Ben Ammar Performs Live at Coachella". Harper's BAZAAR Arabia. Archived from the original on 29 April 2018. Retrieved 29 April 2018.

External links[edit]

Media related to Sonia Ben Ammar at Wikimedia Commons