Sofia Pernas Is Much More Than Just Justin Hartley's Rumored New GF
We're hearing a lot more about actress Sofia Pernas right now, since she's rumored to be Justin Hartley's new girlfriend following his headline-grabbing divorce from Selling Sunset star Chrishell Stause. If you only know about Pernas from her possible relationship status, though, you're absolutely missing out! Pernas is an actress with a resume spanning several years and multiple starring roles on TV, plus some supercool hobbies and talents. Plus, she's got an adorable dog — what's not to love? For those who are just learning about Pernas now, we've rounded up a few of the most important (and fun!) things to know about her. Keep reading for more about her life, career, and favorite things!
She's From Morocco
According to SoapHub, Pernas was born in Fes, Morocco, before her family relocated to the US and settled down in Los Angeles.
A 2015 SoapHub feature revealed that Pernas is impressively multilingual. Along with speaking English, of course, she also can speak Spanish, German, and Arabic!
She's Already Got an Impressive Resume
Pernas might not be a household name at the moment, but there's a pretty good chance you've seen something she's been in. Her first big break came in 2015, when she joined the cast of the soap The Young and the Restless as Marisa Sierras. Since then, she's had a notable guest role on Jane the Virgin and costarred on two adventure dramas: The Brave from 2017 to 2018, and Blood & Treasure currently.
She Has an Extremely Cute Dog
Pernas is a devoted dog mom! Her Instagram often features pictures of Tala, her sweet wolf-malamute pup.
She Loves Staying Up on Pop Culture
Although she stays busy with her acting work, Pernas always makes time to keep up with other pop culture too! According to her official CBS bio for Blood & Treasure, Pernas "is an avid gamer, lover of books, and self-proclaimed sci-fi nerd."
She's Got a Lot of Fun Hobbies
In her CBS bio, Pernas revealed just a few of her hobbies and "hidden talents": playing the piano, tennis, volleyball, moonwalking, rapping in German, and motorcycle riding. Honestly, we'd just really like to be her friend!