Sofia Christine Wylie (born 7 January 2004) is an American actress, singer, and dancer. She began her career in dance before gaining prominence through her role as Buffy Driscoll on the Disney Channel comedy-drama series Andi Mack (2017–2019).
Wylie has continued to work with Disney; her roles include Cory Bailey in the film Back of the Net (2019), Riri Williams in the Marvel Rising animated franchise, Mia Brooks in the web series Shook (2019), and Gina Porter in the Disney+ mockumentary High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (2019–).
Beyond the company, she is set to star in the Netflix fantasy film The School for Good and Evil (2022).
Early Life and Career
Sofia Wylie was born in Scottsdale, Arizona and grew up in Tramonto to parents Chris and Amy. She has an older sister, Isabella “Bella”, who appeared in an episode of Chopped Junior and won. Wylie has been dancing since she was 5 years old and trained in acting at Second City Training Center in Hollywood, California. She is a quarter Korean on her father’s side.
Wylie started her career in dance, making appearances on So You Think You Can Dance in 2011 and 2016 and America’s Got Talent in 2015. She performed on Justin Bieber’s Purpose World Tour. In 2017, she started the Internet-based 4K Dance Series with Utah dancers while filming Andi Mack. In 2019, she started Dancing with Sofia Wylie, an IGTV educational dance series.
In 2016, it was announced that Wylie would star in her first major acting role as Buffy Driscoll, a main character and one of Andi’s best friends on the Disney Channel series Andi Mack. Wylie made her film debut as Cory Bailey in the 2019 Australian film, Back of the Net, which had a theatrical release in Australia and aired on Disney Channel in the United States. Wylie debuted her first single, “Side by Side”, for Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts in January 2019. She voiced the role of Riri Williams in the animated TV movie Marvel Rising: Heart of Iron, which aired on Disney XD. She reprised the role for Marvel Rising: Battle of the Bands and in season 3 of Spider-Man.
On February 15, 2019, Wylie was cast as Gina Porter in the Disney+ series High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, which was available from launch that November. It was announced in August that Wylie would star as Mia in Shook, a short-form web series premiering on Disney Channel’s YouTube channel in September.
In March 2019, Wylie launched a production company, AIFOS and optioned the rights to adapt Jenny Torres Sanchez’s novel, The Fall of Innocence, as its first project. In June 2019, Wylie signed with United Talent Agency.
In December 2020, it was announced that Wylie would star alongside Sophia Anne Caruso in the 2022 Netflix fantasy film, The School for Good and Evil, an adaptation of the book series by Soman Chainani. Wylie will play the role of Agatha.
Sofia Wylie is said to be currently single and not dating or in an open relationship for now. Sofia Wylie is also not married.
Sofia Wylie’s net worth as of 2022 is estimated at around $1 million – $2.5 million.
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