Phillipa Soo is a leading theater artist turned singer and actress in America. She becomes famous for her leading role in Hamilton as Eliza Hamilton. She has been active in the media and entertainment industry since 2012.
Phillipa Soo was noted by eminent directors and musicians when she did theater performances. She first took opportunities available on TV’s and later ventured into movies. She received Grammy, Broadway.com Audience Awards, Clarence Derwent Awards, and Lucille Lortel Awards for performance, best female artist, and featured actress. She was nominated as the best-supporting actress for the Drama League Awards, Critics’ Choice Super Awards, Drama League Awards, and Primetime Emmy Awards.
In this biography article, you can learn more about Phillipa Soo’s age, family, career, net worth, and other information.
Phillipa Soo was born on May 31, 1990, in Illinois, USA. As of 2022, she is 32 years old.
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She completed her schooling at Libertyville High School in Chicago. She studied there in-between 2004 to 2008. In 2012, she completed her graduation in acting from The Juilliard Schools in New York. Her moving to NYC became a game changer in her life.
Phillipa Soo was brought up in a middle-class family. Her mother was very much an appreciator of art forms. Soo reached this stardom at a young age through her love and support. Being an American national, she had slight depression related to her father being Chinese when addressing sir name to others. However, she much resembled her mother.
Phillipa Soo loved to become an actor and singer. Her dreams came true after graduating from acting. She is still blissful to give credit to the entire team of Hamilton and the Broadway theaters in NYC. Her active presence on Broadway allowed acting in TV and films later. Still today, she never rejects any offers coming from Broadway. Here is where many famous film directors noted her performance and wished her to be in their next film. She got many TV, and short film offers after performing various casts in Broadway Theatres.
|Full Name||Phillipa Soo|
|Date of Birth||May 31, 1990|
|Age||32 (as of 2023)|
|Birthplace||Libertyville, Illinois, United States|
|Zodiac sign / Sun sign||Gemini|
|Famous For||Moana (2016)|
Phillipa Soo was born and brought up in Libertyville, Illinois. Her full name is Phillipa Anne Soo. Her father was a Chinese doctor, and her mother was a Native American.
|Father Name||Not Known|
|Mother Name||Not Known|
|Brother Name||Not Known|
|Sister Name||Not Known|
She married Steven Pasquale in 2017. He is also an actor in the American film industry and on HBO.
|Affairs / Boyfriend||Not Known|
|Husband Name||Steven Pasquale|
Phillipa Soo is fair skin toned with brown eyes and black hair. Her body measurement is 34-24-33 inches, and she weighs 59 Kg. She looks bold and beautiful in simple and modern dressing. Her homely-looking beautiful face enabled her to make an entry to heater arts performances. She has long, straight hair. She curves them as per the character she will act in drama and movies. She looks incredible in all types of hairstyles and dressing.
|Weight(approx.)||Kilograms- 59 Kg|
Weight in Pounds- 130 lbs
|Height(approx.)||Centimeters – 165 cm|
Inches – 5 ft 5 in
Meter – 1.65 m
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||34-24-33|
She started her acting career in theaters first in 2012. Her first stage performance was cast as Natasha Rostova in the War and Peace novel by Leo Tolstoy. It brought her fame and limelight as a young female artist. In 2013, director Thomas Kail allowed her to act in Hamilton.
She won Tony Awards for leading actress in the best performance category. From 2017 to 2018, she was part of the Broadway. She acted in Amelie and The Parisian Woman. In 2022, she acted as suffragist Inez Milholland, the first to step away from Broadway Theaters. Her TV cast also becomes much more popular since 2013. She is well known as Lexi in Smash. It was a series on NBC television.
She was active there in all five seasons. In 2014, she did a supporting cast as Nia and a series titled Dangerous Liaisons. In 2018, she acted in the CBS series The Code. She received Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in The Code. Her first movie role was in 2013. She acted in the ‘Keep the Change’ short film as Karen.
In 2016, she gave voice for the famous animation film Moana. In 2018, she did a small role as Oona in the romantic drama movie ‘Here and Now. In 2020, she gave her voice to the animation movies like The One and Only Ivan and Over the Moon. In 2021, she appeared in the musical bio movie Tick, Tick… Boom, as a cameo appearance only.
The same year she was active in TV series titled ‘The Bite and Dopesick.’ They both were in the 6th and 7th episodes, respectively. In 2022, the movie ‘One True Loves’ is under post-production. She is acting as Emma Blair. It is a romantic film based on a novel by Taylor Jenkins Reid. The same year, her role as Jin-Sook in Shining Girls is a thriller series. She is accepting to do more in the American entertainment industry.
Yet, she is very selective in the roles that she selects. We hope she will get mega-blockbuster opportunities from the top 5 directors of Hollywood in the coming years.
As of 2021, Soo’s net worth was around 1 million USD. Her earnings were from singing, giving voice to animation films, and acting in dramas, short films, and American movies.
|Net Worth||$1 Million|
Facts and Information
Phillipa Soo once decided to change her name to hide her Chinese ethnicity. But, her decision was reversed as the film industry people said you do not look Chinese.
Her role in Hamilton made her start “The Eliza Project” to promote performing arts. It was the first ever private orphanage in NYC.
The White House invited Phillipa Soo and other casts in Hamilton to sing in the President’s hall.
In 2020, she adopted a dog in her house and named it Billie on her 30th birthday occasion.
Phillipa Soo’s love, romance, and dating boyfriend were with Steven Pasquale. They married within6 months of taming together in the film industry as artists.
She is one of the young Broadway theater artists to come into the limelight at a younger age.