Through reality TV shows, the world can see how incredibly talented everyday people are and as a result, these talented people are catapulted from obscurity to stardom for the sake of it. Many people have come to build active entertainment careers from their appearance on a reality show and one of them is dance prodigy, Sophia Lucia who has the show of a lifetime Dance Momsthank for his fame. She graced the show with her incredible dancing skills in 2012, leaving an indelible memory in the minds of viewers who gradually overwhelmed her social media platforms in a bid to get more. Lucia now has over 1.5 million followers on Instagram alone. In addition to dancing, she has embarked on theater and singing and we can dare say that the future looks rather bright for Sophia Lucia.
Sophia Lucia Bio (How old is she, where is she from?)
Watching Sophia Lucia do what she would do leaves anyone with burning questions about who she really is. Many want to know how old she is and where she is from. Sophia was born on September 7, 2002 and is from San Diego, California. She is not an only child as she has a brother named Vinny Lucia.
Sophia Lucia fell in love with dancing at the age of 2 and immediately began taking dance lessons at the San Diego Dance Center in Poway, California. Her cousin Kristen Hibbs, who reportedly first introduced her to dance, is the owner of the San Diego Dance Center where she began her dance training. The dance seems deeply rooted in the lineage of Sophia. She has an older cousin named Nicole Lucia who is not only a dance enthusiast, but owns a dance studio in San Diego called Danceology.
A year of training for Lucia was enough to prepare her for competitions, and at the age of 3 she began to participate in local dance competitions.
Her appearance on Dance Moms
Eight years later and her talents began to catch the attention of many and among those who would be interested were the producers of the reality TV show, Dance Moms. Alongside her mother Jackie Lucia, Sophia made her debut in the show’s third season in 2012. Abby Lee Dance Company, who originated the show, had invited her to be part of a category from the series called “The Replacement Team”.
As she started participating in the show, Sophia’s talent Lucia immediately won her over as she became a favorite. She would go on to be part of the elite team before leaving the show in 2013. Lucia would later reveal that the reason she left the show with her mother was because of her grandfather needing help. careful because of his failing health.
Her fleeting appearance on the show notwithstanding, Lucia had gained enough exposure to launch her entertainment career, serving as a catalyst in her career was the fact that she set a Guinness World Record for most consecutive spins with a total of fifty -five, March 30, 2013.
Other TV show appearances
During her time on Dance Moms, Sophia Lucia was able to appear on other television shows and continued after leaving the show Lifetime. She performed at the Live Season Finale of X Factor in 2012, The Ricki Lake Show in 2013, the 2013 finales of Dancing with the Stars, America’s Got Talent, as well as an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2012 – she appeared again in Ellen in 2016.
A lifelong fan of So You Think You Can Dance, Sophia, fulfilled her desire to appear on the show in 2016. In 2013 and again in 2016, Lucia appeared as a guest on Home & Family
Sophia Lucia Actor and Music Career
Sophia Lucia has become comfortable in the spotlight and has tried acting. Her first film appearance was as a dancer in a 2012 episode of the television series, Shake It Up. She also had small parts in the television series; Kirby Buckets (2014) and Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn (2015). Her first major acting role came as Sadie in the Hallmark Channel Christmas movie, A Nutcracker Christmas released in 2016. Sophia continues to seek out other roles and aspires to one day become the lead character in a TV series. for teenagers.
Lucia has proven to be a multi-talented woman, she has amazing singing and in 2018 released her first song “Ain’t Gonna Play” which was influenced by her first romantic relationship. Additionally, Sophia Lucia also operates an eponymous YouTube channel. She also designed her own line for California Kisses Dance Wear and continues to thrive.