Sonia Ben Ammar

Sonia Ammar (born 19 February 1999 in Paris)[2] is a Tunisian-French model and singer. In November 2019, she released her debut EP SONIA.[3]

Sonia Ammar
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Ben Ammar in 2017
Born (1999-02-19) 19 February 1999 (age 22)
Paris, France
NationalityFrench, Tunisian[1]
EducationUniversity of Southern California
OccupationModel, singer
Parent(s)Tarak Ben Ammar
Beata Sonczuk

Life and careerEdit

Ammar is the daughter of film producer Tarak Ben Ammar and actress Beata Ben Ammar.[1] She is half Polish, half Tunisian.[4] Her Tunisian-born father is Muslim.[5] She graduated from the American School of Paris and started attending the University of Southern California in fall 2017.[6]

In 2012, Ben Ammar had a role in the stage musical 1789: Les Amants de la Bastille.[7] In 2013, she made her acting debut appearing in the film Jappeloup. In 2016, she signed with IMG Models and has since modeled for Dolce & Gabbana, Miu Miu, Carolina Herrera, Topshop, Nina Ricci and Chanel.[8][9][10][11] She has also appeared in magazines such as Vanity Fair, Harper's Bazaar Arabia, Love, and L'Officiel.[6][10]

In 2019, Ben Ammar had her musical debut with the music video "Joyride", which premiered on Billboard in September 2019.[12] In the same year, she released her self-titled debut EP SONIA. In September 2020, Ben Ammar was cast in an undisclosed role on the fifth Scream film, which was directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett.[13][14] The film will be released on January 14, 2022.[15][16]

DiscographyEdit

EPsEdit

Year Title
2019 SONIA[17]

As featured artistEdit

Year Title Album
2017 Creation Come Alive (Petit Biscuit + SONIA)[18] Presence

FilmographyEdit

Film roles
Year Title Roles Notes
2022 Scream Liv McKenzie Post-production[19]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Bhoyrul, Anil (1 November 2017). "INTERVIEW: November Cover Star Sonia Ben Ammar Is The Face Of A New Generation". Harper's Bazaar Arabia. Archived from the original on 3 January 2019. Retrieved 11 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Barbara Palvin, Estella Boersma y Sonia Ben, las nuevas supermodelos". mujerhoy.com (in Spanish). 15 October 2018.
  3. ^ Kaplan, Ilana (29 October 2019). "MUSIC: SONIA's 'Games' Is a Mind-Bending Dark Pop Maze". PAPER Magazine.
  4. ^ "SONIA AMMAR on Instagram: "For anyone who feels lost in translation... hopefully this helps a bit. I was born & raised in Paris but my father is Tunisian & my mother…"". Instagram. Retrieved 21 July 2020.
  5. ^ "Tarak Ben Ammar: The Great Negotiator". Videoageinternational.com. Retrieved 25 August 2011.
  6. ^ a b Okwudu, Janelle (20 June 2017). "Sonia Ben Ammar Went From Dolce & Gabbana's Runway to Graduation in 48 Hours". Vogue. Archived from the original on 21 June 2017. Retrieved 11 January 2019.
  7. ^ Duverger, Sarah (4 April 2017). "Qui est Sonia Ben Ammar?". Glamour (Paris) (in French). Archived from the original on 24 March 2018. Retrieved 11 January 2019.
  8. ^ Cenea, Laia (5 August 2017). "La revolución de las modelos bajitas". La Vanguardia. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  9. ^ Allen, Kelly (5 December 2017). "Topshop enlists rising stars for a new Christmas song (& we love it)". Glamour. Archived from the original on 30 January 2018. Retrieved 11 January 2019.
  10. ^ a b Anastasiou, Zoe (20 July 2018). "Who is Anwar Hadid's New Love Interest Sonia Ben Ammar?". Elle Australia. Retrieved 11 January 2019.
  11. ^ Ghanem, Khaoula (28 May 2017). "Meet Sonia Ben Ammar: The Tunisian Model Who Lit Up Cannes". Vogue Arabia. Archived from the original on 23 December 2017. Retrieved 11 January 2019.
  12. ^ Aniftos, Rania (26 September 2019). "NEWS: Sonia Unveils Dreamy 'Joyride' Music Video". Billboard.
  13. ^ Keslassy, Elsa (17 September 2020). "'Sonia Ammar Joins Cast of 'Scream 5,' Set to Start Shooting Later This Month (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 17 September 2020.
  14. ^ "Sonia Ben Ammar celebrates as 'Scream' wraps filming". ArabNews. 22 November 2020. Retrieved 23 November 2020.
  15. ^ Miska, Brad (28 August 2020). "Relaunch of 'Scream' Slashing Into Theaters on January 14, 2022!". BloodyDisgusting. Retrieved 28 August 2020.
  16. ^ Kroll, Justin (24 June 2020). "New Scream Movie From Spyglass Media Will Be Released by Paramount (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 24 June 2020.
  17. ^ "SONIA's 'Games' Is a Mind-Bending Dark Pop Maze". PAPER. 29 October 2019. Retrieved 17 December 2020.
  18. ^ Garden, Sarah (19 April 2018). "Sonia Ben Ammar Performs Live at Coachella". Harper's BAZAAR Arabia. Archived from the original on 29 April 2018. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  19. ^ "Filming for horror relaunch gets underway in Wilmington". WWAY. 22 September 2020. Retrieved 22 September 2020.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Sonia Ben Ammar at Wikimedia Commons