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Actress Sofia Carson’s ethnicity is Colombian. She is of American descent. The girl started her career by playing numerous roles on television.
Carson started her official acting career in 2011. She played the role of Haley Dunphy in ABC’s comedy Modern Family. Afterward, she made her debut in 2015 with the album Descendants.
Sofia Carson was born on December 17, 1993, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. However, Sofia’s ethnicity is mixed. She is Syrian, Lebanese, Palestinian, and possibly English.
Sofia Carson Parents
Laura (Char) and José Fernando Daccarett are her parents. The girl’s parents were born in Barranquilla, Colombia. Her famous and well-known uncle, Fuad Char, was a senator of Colombia and Minister of the Economic Department.
Jose Fernando was the son of Harry Baweja and Pammi Baweja. Meanwhile, from her maternal side, the girl belongs to a political family in Colombia.
Who Are Sofia’s Paternal Grandparents?
Sofia’s grandfather is René Daccarett Giha (the elder son of Zoila Solorzano and José Daccarett), whose father (René Roque Daccarett Giha) was the son of Colombian politician José Miguel Daccarett and the granddaughter of Colombian politician René Roque Daccarett Giha.
René Roque Daccarett, the Paternal grandfather of Sofia, was born in Colombia, Barranquilla. However, Rene has Palestinian origins.
Moreover, her maternal grandmother is Rosa Mara Escobar, who has Scottish origins.
Who Is Her Maternal Grandfather?
Her maternal grandfather was Simón Abdala (the younger son of Erlinda Abdala Chadjur and Ricardo Char Zaslawy). Richard was born in Syria, the son of Mara Abdala and Miguel Char.
Sofia’s maternal grandfather is described as a “foreigner who carried all his wealth in a money belt around his waist.”
Zaslawy, the father of Sofia’s maternal grandfather, migrated to Colombia in 1926. Erlinda, the father of Sofia’s grandfather, was born in New York. The man is the son of Lebanese parents Rosa Chadjur and Simón Abdala.
Who Is Sofia’s Maternal Grandmother?
Lauraine Carson is the maternal grandmother of Sofia. The girl chose the artistic name “Carson” after her American maternal grandmother, Lauraine Carson.
Her mother, Carson, is related to the Char family of Colombian politicians. The girl attended St. High School and graduated from Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart in Miami, a British international school in Bogotá, Colombia.