Sofia Engberg is an actress, known for Just Here (2016), Everything’s Gonna Be Alright (2021), Preso No.1 (2019), and most recently The Five Juanas/Revenge of the Juanas on Netflix.
With the growing popularity of foreign-language content, local celebrity faces are also gaining a significant Hollywood following. Moreover, these stars have not had even a single English-language film.
Such is the case of Sofia Engberg, who has suddenly attracted huge curiosity. So in the following article, find out all about her; her life before entering the entertainment industry, her love life, and much more.
Sofia Engberg Is Yet To Open Up About Her Childhood
Engberg was born in Mexico in 1995. She is of Mayan descent. As of 2021, she will be 26.
Other than the above information, the young Netflix star has not revealed much about her life before acting.
Engberg Stars In One Of The Hit Series On Netflix
In 2016, Engberg portrayed herself in a documentary called “Just Right Here”. In the same year, she was cast as Malica in Chapo: el escapa del siglo (Chapo: the escape of the century).
Sofia’s first role on television was that of Sara’s friend in the 2019 TV series Preso No 1 (Preso No 1). She then played the character of a shop assistant in another TV series, The Club. In 2021, she briefly appeared in the TV series All Will Be Well. the same year, she got her breakthrough role as Juan Bautista in the Netflix sleeper hit thriller series The Five Juanas. In the series, Engberg plays one of the lead roles alongside other famous TV actresses such as Oka Giner, Zuria Vega, Juana Arias, and Renata Notni.
The Latin American star admits that she always considered herself a bad student (academically), but in acting, she has discovered that she has always wanted to learn more.
Sofia Engberg Almost Gave Up The Role Of Bautista In The Five Juanas
Sofia once revealed that she was on a trip when the role of Juana Bautista came to her. In fact, the caramel-colored actress went to the audition at two in the morning and even thought she wouldn’t be able to make it.
What Engberg Has To Say About Her Major Career Role And Her Co-Stars?
Juana Bautista is Sofia Engberg’s first leading role, and the actress says that what makes her stand out the most is the support she has received from her four leading roles. Apparently, the closeness between the actresses is such that Engberg has been told by the same production team that this is not normal.
The May star admits that there was a lot of laughter on the set. And that all five actresses love each other very much outside the project.
Is Sofia Engberg Starrer The Five Juanas Really Worth The Hype?
Contrary to expectations, The Revenge Of The Juanas is reportedly creeping up to become the most watched on Netflix.
According to Flix Patrol, the Mexican thriller series has already reached the number five most-watched series. And that’s just 10 days after its premiere, and not just in Spanish-speaking countries.
In fact, according to some analysts, the female-led series, which will be released in October 2021, is already on the verge of dethroning Netflix’s historically successful original series The Squid Game.
What The Show Is Really About? What Is Sofia Engberg’s Role?
The Five Juanas tells the story of five women who discover they are the daughters of the same man. They find out about the relationship through moles on each of their bottoms. In addition, together they unravel some of the darker secrets, all of which are connected in one way or another to each of the sisters.
It is also a remake of the 1997 telenovela of the same name.
As already mentioned, Sofia plays a Mayan character who has supernatural powers and, thanks to them, is able to see unique things.
Will There Be A Second Season Of The Five Juanas?
Netflix originally ordered only one season of The Five Juanas. And at the time of writing, it’s still quite early for the streaming giant to pull the trigger on a second season. Typically, it will be 1-3 months before the virtual entertainment company comes up with the final fate of the series.
On the other hand, most Spanish-language sources have already stated that a second season is imminent, but none of them have quoted specific plans for the show’s presenters or cast.
Moreover, it is difficult for Netflix to just give up and move on with this kind of franchise. Although it had a very slow start in the Netflix top 10, it gradually built up a worldwide top 10. The series peaked at number 4 on Netflix’s biggest TV series chart on 15 October 2021.
Does Engberg Have A Boyfriend?
In all these years on Sofia’s social networks, the actor has never once mentioned his romantic aspects, much less a partner. The Juana’s Revenge star is certainly a gorgeous bombshell. However, she is nowhere to be seen talking about her intimate topics.
Either way, the Mexican star could be very free and probably prefers to exist alone for the time being. Sofia does not seem to be planning to get married either. However, we hope that she will soon find a suitable partner and husband.
Quick Facts About Sofia Engberg
|Age (as of 2021)
|in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
|in Kilograms – 50 kg – in Pounds – 110 lbs