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Sophie Turner: The Game-Changing Wife of Joe Jonas

Sophie Turner is an English actress who rose to fame as Sansa Stark on the HBO series Game of Thrones. She also starred in X-Men: Apocalypse, Dark Phoenix, and Survive, and has upcoming roles in The Staircase and Strangers. She is married to Joe Jonas, one of the members of the pop-rock band Jonas Brothers. In this article, we will explore her life, career, and achievements, as well as some fun trivia about her.

Early Life and Education

Sophie Belinda Turner was born in Northampton, England on 21 February 1996, the daughter of Sally, a nursery school teacher, and Andrew, who works for a pallet distribution company. She moved to Chesterton, Warwickshire when she was two years old. She attended Warwick Prep School until she was 11, and later attended The King’s High School for Girls. Turner has been a member of the Playbox Theatre Company since she was three years old. She has two older brothers. Her twin died in utero.

Turner had a tutor on the set of Game of Thrones until age 16. She achieved five GCSE A-grades and four Bs, including a B in Drama.

Breakthrough Role as Sansa Stark

Turner was cast as Sansa Stark, a young noblewoman, in the HBO fantasy drama series Game of Thrones in August 2009. Filming began in July 2010, when Turner was 14 years old. Sansa was Turner’s first television role. Turner’s drama teacher encouraged her to audition for the part, and she dyed her blonde hair auburn for the role, although in Season 7 she began wearing wigs.

Turner appeared in all eight broadcast seasons of Game of Thrones, which ran from 2011 to 2019. For her performance, she received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2019. She also received four nominations for Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, as well as a Young Artist Award nomination for Best Supporting Young Actress in a TV Series.

Turner’s portrayal of Sansa Stark earned her critical acclaim and international recognition. She became one of the most popular and influential characters on the show, as well as a feminist icon. She also developed a close friendship with her on-screen sister, Maisie Williams, who played Arya Stark.

Film Career and Other Projects

While playing Sansa Stark, Turner also pursued a film career. She had her first movie role as the lead character in the independent thriller film Another Me, based on the novel of the same name by Catherine MacPhail. She starred as Adeline March in the 2013 television film The Thirteenth Tale. She also starred in the action comedy Barely Lethal, alongside Hailee Steinfeld, which was released in 2015.

Turner also narrated the audiobook version of the Lev Grossman short story “The Girl in the Mirror”, which was included in the short fiction anthology Dangerous Women and was edited by George R. R. Martin.

Turner played mutant Jean Grey / Phoenix in the X-Men film series, appearing in X-Men: Apocalypse in 2016 and Dark Phoenix in 2019. She received mixed reviews for her performance, but was praised for her chemistry with her co-stars.

In 2020, Turner starred in the Quibi series Survive, based on the novel of the same name by Alex Morel. She played Jane, a suicidal woman who survives a plane crash and has to fight for her life in the wilderness. She also served as a co-producer on the show.

Turner has two upcoming projects: The Staircase, a crime drama series based on the true story of Michael Peterson, who was accused of murdering his wife, and Strangers, a dark comedy film about two strangers who swap murders.

Personal Life and Marriage to Joe Jonas

Turner met Joe Jonas, a singer and actor, in November 2016, after he slid into her Instagram direct messages following suggestions from mutual friends that they should meet. They started dating shortly after, and made their relationship public in January 2017.

Turner and Jonas got engaged in October 2017, after he proposed to her with a pear-shaped diamond ring. They had a surprise wedding ceremony at A Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas on 1 May 2019, just hours after the Billboard Music Awards. The wedding was officiated by an Elvis impersonator, and was live-streamed by Diplo, a DJ and friend of the couple.

Turner and Jonas had a second, more formal wedding in France on 29 June 2019, at the Château de Tourreau in Sarrians. The wedding was attended by their family and friends, including Nick Jonas, Priyanka Chopra, Kevin Jonas, Danielle Jonas, Maisie Williams, and Ashley Graham.

Turner and Jonas welcomed their first child, a daughter named Willa, on 22 July 2020. They live in Los Angeles, California, with their two dogs, Porky and Waldo.

Turner and Jonas are one of the most famous and adorable celebrity couples in the world. They often share their love and support for each other on social media, as well as their sense of humor and fun. They also collaborate on various projects, such as music videos, podcasts, and documentaries.

Trivia

Here are some fun facts about Sophie Turner:

CategoryInformation
TwinHad a twin who died before birth
Adopted PetAdopted Zunni, the Northern Inuit dog who played Sansa Stark’s direwolf, Lady, on Game of Thrones
Favorite ActorJack Nicholson
Favorite MovieOne Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Language SkillsFluent in English, proficient in French
FearArachnophobia
Favorite TV ShowsHannibal, Breaking Bad
ModelingModeled for Karen Millen’s Fall 2014 Campaign
Music VideoStarred in Bastille’s music video “Oblivion”
BalletTalented ballet dancer, but gave it up to concentrate on acting
Role Based on Social MediaWon a role based on social media following
Name ChangeChanged last name from Turner to Jonas after marrying Joe Jonas
VegetarianVegetarian and animal rights activist
TattoosSeveral tattoos, including the date “07.08.09” marking the day she was cast as Sansa Stark, the letter “G” on her pinky finger for her grandfather, and the House Stark sigil on her wrist
Natural Hair ColorNatural blonde, dyes hair red for her role as Sansa Stark
Taylor Swift FanFan of singer Taylor Swift
Mental HealthSuffers from depression and anxiety, has sought therapy and medication
FeministFeminist and advocate for women’s rights
ActivismSupports Time’s Up and Me Too movements, speaks out against sexism and harassment in the entertainment industry

Conclusion

Sophie Turner is an amazing actress and a wonderful person. She has achieved a lot in her career, and has also overcome a lot of challenges in her life. She is a role model for many young women, and a source of inspiration for many fans. She is also a loving wife and a proud mother. She is truly a game-changer in every sense of the word.