Sophie Turner – 'X-Men,' 'Another Me,' 'Josie.' She is also the red head Sansa
Sophie Turner started playing the character of the cunning Sansa Stark at the age of 13. She has grown up with the character from HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’. Sansa Stark is known for her red hue and intricately woven braids, but Sophie Turner says that she is happy to have her natural blond color back now.
After doing so many seasons of the HBO series, Turner thinks that she has grown split personalities where the red head Sansa is independent and strong and the blond head Turner is the other side of her personality. Turner is back to being her own self after finishing the seventh season of the HBO series 'Game of Thrones.' She's also acted in films such as 'X-Men,' 'Another Me,' and 'Josie.'
Early life of Turner
Sophie Turner was born on February, 21 1996 in Northampton, England. When she was two years old, she moved to Chesterton and attended the Warwick Prep School until the age of 11. After that she went to The King’s High School for Girls. Turner was always interested in acting, and she's been associated with the Playbox Theater Company since the age of three. Turner is the youngest of three siblings and during an interview she shared a childhood memory where she enjoyed playing in the mud in her big Edwardian house.
Turner is also fond of her on-screen pet whom she has adopted. Though Turner started acting at the age of 13 she made sure that her education wasn't hampered due to her passion for acting. So, Turner arranged for a tutor who would help her secure good grades while on set.
Turner secured 5 GCSE A-grades and 4 B-grades and it was Turner’s drama teacher who ecouraged her to audition for the role of Sansa Stark for the HBO fantasy drama series. Turner didn’t want to go for the wig; instead, she dyed her hair blond to get that natural look. She has been part of all seven seasons of the series.
Movie and net worth
The net worth of Turner is $5 million dollars at present. She is in her twenties and her career in movies has just started. She has a long way to go to build on her current net worth.
In 2013, Turner made her big screen debut with a thriller movie 'Another Me.' For the first time in her career, Turner played the lead character in a movie, 'Another Me.' The movie was about a doppelganger who wants to gain the identity of the real Turner.
The psychological horror movie was quite creepy and audiences thought that she has already been tormented enough throughout the HBO series. Aside from being part of the popular TV series franchise, she has also been part of the 'X-Men' franchise where she has starred in 'X-Men' movies like 'X-Men: Apocalypse'and 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix.' In both the 'X-Men: Apocalypse' and 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix,' her character Jean Grey has gained huge popularity and is deemed as the future of 'X-Men series.'
Apart from that, her movie Josie also seems to be on the same line. Turner plays a tattooed stranger in the movie Josie where she has a dark past. Josie is the name of the character she plays in the movie who is making her presence felt in the spooky southern town.
In her early twenties Turner has earned a good amount of net worth for herself. In the HBO series the characters are divided into Tier A and B group when it comes to their per day salary. Turner is in the Tier B, still, it’s a solid amount that she takes back home.
Social media presence
Turner is very popular on Instagram. She enjoys huge followers and her pics on Instagram get a huge number of likes the moment she uploads it. Turner was recently in the Maldives enjoying her vacay with fiancé Joe Jonas.
Her Instagram account is filled with pics from the beach. She also advised everybody to not only take care of their skin when they are sunbathing, but they should also take care of their hair. Turner uses heat protection spray on her hair, so that once she is back from her holidays her hair doesn’t feel or look dry. The spray protects her hair from the extreme heat.
Her engagement to Joe Jonas was announced by her on her Instagram account. Turner shares her story with her fans through social media starting from her movie release date to vacation pics. She has 7.5 million followers on her Instagram account.
Her Instagram account is @sophiet. Once she was done with the shooting of Game of Thrones, Turner revealed in her interview that there are many characters in the series, who preferred wigs and some even went for beard wigs. She revealed some more details about hair fake-outs. Turner said that there were some actors who used to glue little hair pieces to fill up the gaps that were there in their beards.