Sofia Pernas

Birth Day July 31st, 1989
Birth Place Ifrane
Age 34 Years Old

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Sofia Pernas is an American-Moroccan actress. She is famous for her portrayal in the NBC series "The Brave" and the Paramount+ action-adventure series "Blood & Treasure". She is also best known for her appearance in the daytime soap opera "The Young and the Restless" as Marisa Sierras from 2015 to 2017. Additionally, she garnered popularity for her recurring character Catalina in the romantic drama series "Jane the Virgin" from 2016 to 2017. Sofia Pernas and her husband, Justin Hartley set the tone for the 2024 Golden Globe Awards with a passionate red carpet kiss.

Famous For

  • For her role in movies including Age of the Dragons (2011), The Green Ghost (2018), and Secret Society of Second-Born Royals (2020)
  • For her appearance as Marissa Sierras in the television soap opera The Young and The Restless

Early Life & Family

Sofia Pernas was born on 31st July 1989. She is from Ifrane, Morocco. She holds Moroccan nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnic background, with Galician Spanish roots from her father's side and Moroccan heritage from her mother's side. She celebrated her 34th birthday in 2023. About her family, she is the daughter of her father, David Jesus Pernans, and her mother, Saida Tighza. She also has a brother. Relocating to the United States at the age of five, she grew up in Orange County, California. Pursuing her education, she attended the University of California San Diego, completing her studies and graduating in June 2015. Although she initially planned a career in journalism, she was redirected to a career in modeling and acting after being scouted. 

Moroccan-American Actress, Sofia Pernas


  • Sofia Pernas started her acting in the year 2009 with "The Immortal Voyage of Captain Drake," portraying Isabella Drake in the television film. 
  • In 2011, she appeared in the 2011 film "Age of the Dragons" and Marine First Lieutenant Gabriela Flores in the 2011 episodes of "NCIS" titled "Engaged (Parts I & II)." 
  • After that, she appeared in the 2011 TV series "Leverage" followed by the films " Roger Corman's Operation Rogue" and "Indigenous" in 2014. 
  • She next portrayed the role of Marisa Sierras in "The Young and the Restless" from the year 2015 to 2017 and appeared as Catalina in "Jane the Virgin" during its third season. 
  • From 2017 to 2018, she took on the main role of Hannah Rivera in "The Brave" and further expanded her cinematic presence with films like "Secret Society of Second-Born Royals" (2020), where she played Princess Anna. 
  • In 2019, Pernas embarked on a main role as Lexi Vaziri in the television series "Blood & Treasure". 
  • Her journey continued with diverse projects like "Quantum Leap" in 2022, where she portrayed Tammy Jean Jessup / Carla in the episode "A Decent Proposal."

Net Worth & Salary

Sofia Pernas, a highly accomplished actress, has an estimated net worth of $3 million in 2024, a testament to her successful career in both movies and television. Notable projects such as "The Young and the Restless" and "The Brave" have contributed to her financial prosperity. Currently earning an annual salary surpassing $500,000, Pernas' primary source of wealth stems from her thriving presence in the entertainment industry. Beyond acting, she diversifies her income through brand promotions, endorsements, and sponsorships. Sofia leads a lavish lifestyle as of now. 

Personal Life

Sofia Pernas is a married woman. She tied the knot to her husband, Justin Hartley, in March 2021. Her spouse, Justin Hartley is a well-established actor, renowned for his notable roles in projects like "This Is Us," "The Young and the Restless," "Smallville," and "Passions." Their romantic journey began in June 2020, marked by a public display of affection with a kiss on May 28, 2020, and celebrating New Year's Eve together later that year. Currently, the couple is residing in Los Angeles, California, the USA. 

Sofia Pernas and her husband, Justin Hartley

Body Measurements

Sofia Pernas is a beautiful actress with a standing height of 1.67 m (5 feet 6 inches). She has a well-maintained body weight of 128 lbs (58 kg) with a slim body type. She has a pair of dark brown eyes color while her hair color is dark brown. She often tends to dye her hair in different shades. She has a sharp nose with a defined jawline. 

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