Sonia Benezra

Sonia Benezra (born September 25, 1960 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian TV and radio interviewer and personality and actress who formerly hosted shows on MusiquePlus, MusiMax, MuchMusic and MuchMoreMusic.[1] She hosted a daily live talk show on the French-language TQS television, also open to English-speaking entertainment figures, for five seasons.

Sonia Benezra and JoJo Savard during Halloween episode of Sonia Benezra Show on TQS in 1997.

Over 200 shows were produced per year, with more than 1 million viewers per show. Benezra worked as co-host (2008–2009) for English-language radio station CFQR (Q92) afternoon drive show. She is involved in the "Walk for Breast Cancer" charities in and around the Island of Montreal.She is a clothing designer with her own line.

Benezra was born in Montreal, her mother from Morocco and her father from Spain. She was raised as a Jew.[2]


  1. ^ "With Sonia Benezra, interviewer becomes interviewee". The Gazette (Montreal). 15 September 2006. Retrieved 18 August 2011.
  2. ^ Wyatt, Nelson. "Quebec TV 'outsider' beat back detractors to become vee-jay star", Toronto Star, July 8, 1992. Accessed August 31, 2011. "Born in Montreal she was raised in the Jewish faith by a Spanish father and a Moroccan mother with Spanish as her first language."