Everything About Sofia Wylie’s Parents Chris Wylie & Amy Wylie
Sofia Wylie is the youngest child of her parents, Chris Wylie and Amy Wylie. Her father is a former break dancer and her mother Amy is a real estate broker. On top of being an actress, Sofia found her love for dancing because of her dad’s background as a break dancer.
Both Chris and Amy have been a constant presence of support in their children’s lives. Let’s find out more details about Sofia’s mom and dad in this article below.
- Sofia Wylie’s mom, Amy, and dad Chris have mixed backgrounds.
- Amy is a real estate broker who currently works at Daisy Dream Homes Real Estate.
- Chris’ dad has served in the military.
- Chris is 52 years old while Amy is 50 as of 2023.
Who Are Sofia Wylie’s Parents Amy and Chris Wylie?
Sofia’s mother Amy is a real estate broker and her father Chris Wylie is a former dancer. Her mom and dad come from diverse backgrounds. Amy is of German and English Descent while Chris is of African-American and Korean heritage.
Talking about Sofia’s relationship with her mom and dad, the actress is quite close to both of them. She often flaunts her love for her parents via her social media handles, frequently sharing their pictures on their birthdays or other occasions.
Sofia’s Mom Amy Wylie Is A Designated Broker
Amy has been a designated broker at Daisy Dream Homes Real Estate in Phoenix, Arizona, United States since October 2018. Before this, she worked as a realtor and associate broker at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services AZ from July 2002 to October 2018.
However, in the past, Amy started her professional journey in the journalism industry. She got her Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Northern Arizona University and started working as an Assistant News Producer at CBS News in August 1997. Amy worked there for nine months and then worked at FOX 10 News as a News Producer-FOX 10 Arizona Morning from April 1998 to March 2002.
Sofia’s Father Chris Wylie Was A Break Dancer
Chris is a former hip-hoper dancer. He has encouraged and inspired his daughter with his background – Sofia started dancing at the age of five. During an interview with Dancespirit, Chris’ daughter spoke of him being her inspiration for dance:
My dad was a dancer during the original hip-hop movement, and he encouraged me to learn about all styles of dance, including the culture and community that created each one!
How Long Have Amy Wylie and Chris Wylie Been Married?
Although Sofia Wylie’s parents Amy and Chris are an interracial couple, they have been married for several years. Time and again, Amy expresses her appreciation for her husband Chris via her social media handles.
Back in July 2016, the celebrity mom posted a picture writing of themselves on her FB and wrote, “I am so thankful for you Chris Wylie… and thankful for our marriage. You are a wonderful example of how to love your wife and how to love your kids!”
Chris And Amy Wylie’s Parents
Chris was born in 1972 to his dad Bruce Wylie and Kum Wylie. His dad is of African-American descent and his mom is Korean. An interesting thing to note about Chris’ dad is that he served in the military. Sofia has posted a video on her Facebook account writing “I am so proud to say that my grandfather Bruce Wylie and many of my family have served the in the military!!”
On the other hand, her mom Amy was born on November 30, 1973, to her father Arthur “Bud” Wiedoff, and her mother Ann Elizabeth Mader.
Amy And Chris Have Two Daughters
The couple became parents for the first time when they welcomed their first daughter, Isabella Wylie, on January 3, 2002. Then, they welcomed their second daughter, Sofia Wylie, only two years later, on January 7, 2004.
Their Eldest Daughter Isabella Is An Athlete
Isabella is a student-athlete who is currently on the swimming team at Georgetown University. She took an interest in swimming at the age of seven and since then, she has not stopped. She has also participated in the Scottsdale Aquatic Club national team.
Before being a member at Georgetown, she was a member of the Paradise Valley High School’s swimming and diving team for four years. She holds Paradise Valley record in the 50 Free, 100 Free, and 100 Fly.
Besides that, she also had a passion for cooking, even participating in a second season of the cooking competition, ‘Chopped Junior,’ in June 2016.
Chris And Amy’s Youngest Daughter Is An Actress
Their youngest daughter, Sofia is a well-known actress who initially started her career in dancing. She participated in the reality shows, So You Think You Can Dance in 2011 and 2016 and America’s Got Talent in 2015.
Then, she made her debut in acting career in the comedy-drama series, Andi Mack (2017), as Buffy Driscoll on the Disney channel.
She made her first single debut for Marvel in Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghost in January 2019. Her second time in Marvel was when she voiced a role in the animated movie, Marvel Rising: Heart of Iron.
In addition to her career as a dancer and actor, Sofia also opened the production company, AIFOS, in March 2019.