Sonia Couling

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Sonia Couling
Born (1974-06-08) June 8, 1974 (age 43)
Bangkok, Thailand
Residence Bangkok
Spouse(s) Paul-Dominique Vacharasinthu (m. 2007)

Sonia Couling (Thai: ซอนย่า คูลลิ่ง; June 18, 1974 in Bangkok, Thailand) (also spelled Sonia Cooling, Sonya Couling or Sonya Cooling), nickname Pim (Thai: พิม; rtgsPhim), is well known in Asia as a fashion model, TV personality and cover girl. She has acted in many Thai TV shows, been a VJ for MTV Asia, and has produced and hosted Thailand's Next Top Model in 2005.

She is Eurasian or Luk kreung, with an English father and a Thai mother.[citation needed] She was educated in England and is fluent in both Thai and English.

Sonia started her modeling career in a Seven Up advertisement when she was 13 and has been the face of beauty products all over Asia, like Olay, Nivea Visage and L'Oreal.



Year Title Role Network Notes With
2003 Payak Rai 6 Pandin N/A Channel 3 Lead Role Dom Haetrakul
2005 Thailand's Next Top Model Presenter & Headjudge Thai TV 3
2009 Sood Sanae Ha Sophita "Ta" Jarukorn Channel 3 Main Cast Willy MacIntosh
Susarn Phutesuan Mataenai/Nithitepin Channel 3 Main Cast/Villain Nattapol Leeyawanich
2011 Miss Earth 2011 herself/ as host ABS-CBN Host Jason Godfrey
2012 Nuer Mek 2 Rawee Channel 3 Main Cast None
2013 Miss Grand International 2013 herself/ as host Channel 7 Host Utt Panichkul
2014 Miss Grand International 2014 herself/ as host Channel 7 Host Matthew Deane Chanthavanij

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